Employment Opportunities

Assistant Professor in History of Technology

The Department of History at Purdue University invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professorship in the History of Technology with a specialization in western technology and a possible teaching and research field in military technology.  Ph.D. in History required.  The successful candidate will develop undergraduate and graduate courses in the history of technology in western civilization and military technology as well as contribute to the intellectual life of the department.  Please submit a letter of application, C.V., writing sample (which may be a dissertation chapter, article, or book), evidence of teaching excellence, and at least three letters of reference.  Questions about the position should be directed to Doug Hurt, Head, at doughurt@purdue.edu.  Electronic applications can be sent to Rebecca Gwin, Administrative Assistant rgwin@purdue.edu or to the Department of History, 672 Oval Drive, University Hall 231, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907. Review of the applications will begin on November 30, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.  Invited interviews will be held at the annual meeting of the American Historical Association in Denver on January 5-7, 2017. A background check is required for employment in this position.  Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Four Directions: Building a Foundation for Native Scholars

Four Directions is a project funded by the Provost’s Diversity Transformation Award. The objective of Four Directions is to increase the representation of Native Americans at Purdue University. The Tecumseh Postdoc is the centerpiece of this project. The two positions are open to any discipline across the university and are administered by Dawn Marsh (PI) through the Department of History. Please direct any questions regarding the Tecumseh Postdoc to dmarsh@purdue.edu 


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