Dear ISH Colleagues,
   Below are three additional announcements that you might find of interest.
***In the future, I will send bi-weekly announcements. So please plan to send any listings by the 1st and 15th of each month. We will be happy to also consider distributing additional announcements for emergency cases.

New Opportunities



The University of Adelaide is seeking candidates for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow opportunity, on a new NHMRC Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) grant through the ELSI (ethical, legal, and social issues) stream of the 2020 Stem Cell Therapies Mission. The successful candidate will collaborate with an interdisciplinary team on a project entitled “Developing an Evidence–Based Model for Building Trust in Australian Stem Cell Research and Therapies,” led by Prof Rachel A. Ankeny.

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The Faculty of Arts is a place of innovative practice and thought leadership in a diverse range of disciplines clustered around the arts, humanities and social sciences.



The Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Archives, with the support of the Goelet Family Trust, seeks to fill a two-year Historian of Sciences position (with a possibility of extension) to assess historical collections of original materials in our Archive, participate in writing grants for history of science projects, and contribute to the activities of our Center for Humanities & History of Modern Biology. See:



Harvard University - Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of History of Science Cambridge, MA

Position Description: The Department of History of Science seeks to appoint a tenure-track Assistant Professor or tenure-track Associate Professor in the History of the Modern Life Sciences, broadly construed. Applicants with interests in the history of Race and Ethnicity in the Life Sciences are encouraged to apply. Candidates should have a strong scholarly record and teaching experience, or show promise of excellence in academic research, publications, and teaching. The position involves undergraduate and graduate teaching, as well as advising graduate students at M.A. and Ph.D. levels. The appointment is expected to begin on 1 July 2022.

Keywords:  faculty, tenure-track, history, biology, biomedicine, race, ethnicity, life science,
Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, MA, Northeast, New England

Basic Qualifications: Doctorate in History of Science or related disciplines required by the time the appointment begins.
Additional Qualifications: Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching and advising is desired.
Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal ( Applications must be submitted no later than 15 October 2021

  1.  Cover letter.
  2.  Curriculum Vitae.
  3.  Teaching/advising statement (describing teaching philosophy and practices, draft syllabi may be included).
  4.  Research statement.
  5.  Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas.
  6.  Names and contact information of 3 referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required by the closing date of 15 October, and the application is considered complete only when three letters have been received. At least one letter must come from someone who has not served as the candidate’s undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral advisor.
  7.  Writing sample or copies of publications.
Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information: Yaz Alfata, Search Committee, Department of History of Science, Harvard University, Science Center 371, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge MA 02138.
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Best, Lloyd

Lloyd Ackert, Ph.D.

Teaching Professor
Department of History

Research Associate
Patrick Center for Environmental Research
Academy of Natural Sciences

Drexel University
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