Cornell University, Department of History

Position ID:Cornell-History-ASSTPROFSCI [#25479, WDR-00039827]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, History of Science, pre-1850
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: History / History of Science - Pre-1850
Salary Range:$76,200-$211,000 (Actual salary offers in the College of A&S will be based on education, experience, discipline, and relevant skills)
Appl Deadline:2023/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup* (posted 2023/08/28, listed until 2024/02/28)
Position Description:    

The Department of History at Cornell University seeks applicants for a tenure track assistant professorship in the History of Science, Technology, and/or Medicine before 1850, region open, to begin (July 1, 2024). We welcome applicants from all areas, including historians of natural philosophy, and those with a non-Western, Western, comparative, international, or global focus. 

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Applicants must apply electronically by submitting the following materials to Academic Jobs Online not later than 1 December 2023:
  • Cover letter describing research, teaching, and mentoring experiences and interests
  • Current CV 
  • Writing Sample (1) 
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)

Pay Range: $76,000 - $211,000 
Actual salary offers in the College of Arts and Sciences will be based on education, experience, discipline, and relevant skills. 




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Pay Ranges:

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  • Prior relevant work or industry experience.
  • Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.
  • Academic Discipline (faculty pay ranges reflects 9-month annual salary)
  • Unique applicable skills.


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Further Info:
email address
607-255-6737
 
Department of History
Cornell University
450 McGraw Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853