https://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/1589 LECTURER IN DISCIPLINE, MAKING AND KNOWING PROJECT, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY History of Science, History, Art History, Conservation Position Title Lecturer in Discipline Department A&S History Location Morningside, Columbia University Summary Description The Department of History at Columbia University in the City of New York invites applications from qualified candidates for a postdoctoral position as part of the Making and Knowing Project. Beginning in January 2019, the Making and Knowing postdoctoral scholar will co-teach the laboratory seminar with Professor Pamela Smith and other postdoctoral scholars, and take part in all activities of the Making and Knowing Project [www.makingandknowing.org]. The Project is working toward the publication of an open access digital critical edition and translation of a late sixteenth-century French manuscript. For the three semesters of the postdoctoral position, the Scholar will teach one section of the Introduction to Contemporary Civilization, a central part of Columbia’s signature Core Curriculum [www.college.columbia.edu/core/core]. Core teaching requires instructors to attend Core Curriculum weekly instructor meetings and lectures, in addition to teaching a discussion based class twice a week (ca. 4 hours/week). The Scholar will have the opportunity to contribute content to the critical edition and to publish research on the Making and Knowing Project in collaboration with the Making and Knowing team. The Scholar will hold the title of Lecturer in History. The appointment start date is January 1, 2019. Renewal for a second year, from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020, will be contingent upon satisfactory performance. Starting salary will be about $53,000, plus benefits, and a modest research stipend. Minimum Degree Required Ph.D. Minimum Qualifications A PhD, preferably in history or a cognate discipline (such as art history, conservation, or history of science). Some experience in laboratory, conservation, or studio work, and a knowledge of French language and history. Candidates must hold the doctoral degree by January 1, 2019 or have received it within the previous three years. Preferred Qualifications A background in early modern European history and digital skills will be beneficial. Additional Information Please address inquiries about the position to the chair of the search committee, Professor Pamela Smith, at email@example.com RAPS posting date 10/08/2018 Search Closing Date When filled Special Instructions to the Applicant All applications must be made through Columbia University’s Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS). Please upload the following required materials: cover letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample (article or dissertation chapter), and list of references. RAPS will accommodate uploads of maximum two (2) megabytes in size per document. Before uploading documents, applicants first will be asked to input a name and valid email address for each reference provider. The application to this position requires a minimum of three reference letters. The applicant may enable RAPS to generate an automatic email to the reference provider, politely requesting a letter of reference and offering a secure link to the RAPS website where a letter can be uploaded quickly and easily. Wherever possible, letters should be uploaded in the online system. If this is not possible, the applicant should refer the reference provider or dossier service to the following address: Sia Mensah Department of History Columbia University 413 Fayerweather Hall 1180 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY 10027 After completing the “Provide References” screens, the applicant will come to the “Attach Documents” screen and be asked to upload into RAPS the required application materials listed above. For questions about the application process, please contact Sia Mensah at firstname.lastname@example.org Proposed Start Date 01/01/2019 EEO Statement Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer —Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran. Review Begins Applications will be reviewed as they come in.