New Job Vacancy: Kranzberg Professorship in the History of Technology

The School of History and Sociology at Georgia Tech invites applications for the Melvin Kranzberg Professorship in the History of Technology. Melvin Kranzberg was one of the principal founders of the history of technology as an academic field in the United States. The faculty member will teach four courses per academic year. Successful candidates will be eligible for hire as associate or full professor. Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience and accomplishments. The position is open to scholars in any subfield of the history of technology. Candidates with transnational or global interests, or who study areas outside the United States, are especially encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin January 1 and will continue until the position is filled. The position will begin in August 2021. Members of historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Candidates should possess a demonstrable international reputation in the history of technology with an outstanding publication record and a strong teaching dossier. The successful candidate must show excellence in both research and teaching and will be expected to contribute to the school's undergraduate and graduate programs. An earned doctorate is required by the start of the appointment.

Required Documents to Attach: Please submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita, writing samples, and a list of three references through the Georgia Tech employment website at

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

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