Assistant Professor- History of Science, Technology, and Medicine- Latin American History of Medicine and/or Public Health

University of Oklahoma

Department of History of Scien, OKlahoma

Job posting number: #7189070 (Ref:if127130)

Posted: October 27, 2023

Job Description

The Department of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in the Dodge Family College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Oklahoma invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the History of Medicine and/or Public Health in Latin America. Specialists in any period are encouraged to apply.

In addition to an undergraduate major and minor in the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, the Department administers and contributes to an interdisciplinary major in Health, Medicine, and Society. The successful candidate will be expected to teach an introductory course in Health, Medicine, and Society, as well as upper-division courses in the History of Medicine and/or Public Health in Latin America. The candidate will also teach graduate seminars in their thematic specialty. The annual teaching load is 2-2. The Department of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine promotes the professional development and career advancement of all its members. Successful candidates will unite excellence in research and teaching.

The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a Carnegie-R1 comprehensive public research university known for excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement, serving the educational, cultural, economic, and healthcare needs of the state, region, and nation. The University of Oklahoma enrolls more than 30,000 students and has more than 3,000 full-time faculty members in 18 colleges.

The University of Oklahoma is home to a 277-acre Research Campus in Norman that was named the top research campus in the nation by the Association of University Research Parks in 2013. Norman is a culturally rich and vibrant town located just outside Oklahoma City. With outstanding schools, amenities, and a low cost of living, Norman is a perennial contender on the “Best Places to Live” rankings. Please visit the provost’s website for more information.

Required Qualifications:


  • A Ph. D. in History, History of Science, History of Medicine, or a related field is required by August 16, 2024, the time of the appointment.
  • Area of specialization in history of medicine and/or public health in Latin America.

Please submit a letter describing research and teaching, CV, and three confidential letters of recommendation to Additional materials may be requested during the evaluation process. The position will remain open until filled. We encourage applicants to submit all materials by December 15, 2023. Please address any questions regarding this position to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Kathleen Crowther [email protected]

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Job posting number:#7189070 (Ref:if127130)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:University of Oklahoma
United States
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