Job opportunity: history and sociocultural study of global health

The University of Pennsylvania has begun a faculty search in the history and sociocultural study of global health at the assistant professor level. The announcement is pasted below and a live link can be found here: https://hss.sas.upenn.edu/story/tenure-track-position-global-health

The University of Pennsylvania’s Department of History and Sociology of Science invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the history and sociocultural study of global health, to begin July 1, 2015. In addition to contributing to the graduate program, the successful candidate will play a crucial role in the Health and Societies Program, a thriving interdisciplinary undergraduate major administered through the department.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, statement of research, and the contact information for three individuals who have agreed to provide a letter of recommendation at http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/274. Recommenders will be contacted by the University with instructions on how to submit a letter to the website. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. For additional information, contact Beth Linker, chair of global health search committee, Department of History and Sociology of Science, at [email protected] The Department of History and Sociology of Science is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to establishing a diverse faculty (for more information see: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html). The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.