Two-year postdoctoral fellowship in World History of Science beginning fall 2011. Deadline: March 4, 2011

The World History Center ( and the Department of
History ( at the University of Pittsburgh seek
applicants, pending budgetary approval, for a two-year postdoctoral
fellowship in World History of Science beginning fall 2011.

This position is supported by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
We seek candidates who can demonstrate strong training in global historical
studies, and who have a specialization in history of science. The
successful candidate will direct an annual conference on a topic in history
of science at the global level, will co-edit a collective volume based on
each conference, and will participate in research, teaching, and other
activities of the center and the department. Teaching will include two
courses each year, including a graduate course in the second year. Salary
and benefits are competitive. Candidates must have completed their Ph.D.
before June 2011.

Send letter of application, full CV, a dissertation chapter, and three
letters of recommendation to Patrick Manning, Chair, World History of
Science Postdoc Search Committee, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
15260. Application materials may be submitted by e-mail to

Deadline for applications is March 4, 2011. The University of Pittsburgh is
an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer. Women and members of
minority groups under-represented in academia are especially encouraged to