Job Opening: Bo Jung and Soon Young Kim Professorship in East Asian Science and Technology

Institution:  Johns Hopkins University, History of Science and Technology
Location:   Maryland, United States
Position:   Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor, East Asian History of Science or Technology

The History of Science and Technology Department at Johns Hopkins University invites applications for the Bo Jung and Soon Young Kim Professorship in East Asian Science and Technology, starting 1 July 2012.  Rank is open and we encourage applications from scholars at all levels.  At the Assistant Professor level, the position is tenure-track, and at the Associate Professor level or above, the position will carry tenure.  Ph.D. required; junior scholars should complete all Ph.D. requirements by the summer of 2012.

The position is open to all areas of scholarship within history of East Asian science or technology in the 19thand 20thcenturies. Candidates should have a strong scholarly record and teaching experience.  The position involves undergraduate and graduate teaching as well as supervision of graduate students.  We seek someone who will be active in building the field of East Asian history of science and technology, who will work with scholars abroad and also with other faculty in Hopkins growing East Asian Studies Program. The Department emphasizes comparative study of history of science and technology and has strengths both in early modern and modern history of science and technology.  We are strongly committed to developing East Asian history of science and technology.  The Department has resources that will assist our candidate in this development through funds for research, cooperative projects with other scholars, conferences and other academic activities.

Please send a letter of application that describes scholarly activity and teaching experience, plus curriculum vitae and three references to the department c/o Mrs. Danielle Stout, History of Science and Technology, Johns Hopkins University, Gilman Hall 301, 3400 N. Charles Street, Baltimore MD 21218.   Applications may be sent electronically to: or by fax to 410-516-7502.  Please do not arrange for letters of reference to be sent at the time of application; we will solicit letters directly.   Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled.

Johns Hopkins University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator.

Contact: Danielle Stout
Johns Hopkins University
Gilman Hall 301
3400 N Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21218


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Paula lives in the vortex of academic life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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