Position, Professor of History of Exact Sciences (Asia preferred), ETH Zürich

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Institution Type:   College / University
Location:   Switzerland
Position:   Full Professor

The Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences at ETH Zurich (www.gess.ethz.ch) invites applications for the above-mentioned professorship.

The candidate should have an internationally recognized track record in history of formal sciences, e.g. either in history of mathematics, history of physics or history of computer science. Besides, he or she should have an expertise in non-Western scientific traditions (preferably the Islamic World, South Asia or East Asia) and be proficient in at least one non-European language relevant for the region under study. The successful candidate ought to be able to build and sustain an excellent research and teaching program in an interdisciplinary environment. The position is based in the “Knowledge”-section of the department, focused on critically reflecting upon the historical, societal and philosophical aspects of science and technology, and on the broader issues related to the production, circulation and reception of knowledge.

Contact: Please apply online at www.facultyaffairs.ethz.ch

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a project list, and a statement of future research and teaching interests. The letter of application should be addressed to the President of ETH Zurich, Prof. Dr. Lino Guzzella. The closing date for applications is 30 September 2015. ETH Zurich is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer and is further responsive to the needs of dual career couples. We specifically encourage women to apply.

Website: http://www.facultyaffairs.ethz.ch
Posting Date: 05/21/2015
Closing Date 09/30/2015