Assistant Professor- History of Social or Psychological Science / Technology

University of Toronto

Job Type: Tenure Track

Application Deadline: September 30, 2013


The Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (IHPST) at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in History with Concentration in the History of Social or Psychological Science, or the History of Technology. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin on July 1, 2014.

Candidates must demonstrate excellence in, and commitment to, both research and teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded research program and undertake graduate supervision as well as teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate level. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in the History of Science or the History of Technology by July 1, 2014 or shortly thereafter. We seek candidates with an established record of excellent scholarly research and publication as well as a demonstrated commitment to teaching and evidence of excellent teaching.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement outlining current and future research interests, a sample of academic writing, and a teaching dossier If you have questions about this position, please contact search.ihpst@utoronto.ca, All application materials should be submitted online.

The U of T application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two clearly labeled files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters directly to the department via e-mail to search.ihpst@utoronto.ca by the closing date, September 30, 2013. This search will remain open until filled.

To ensure full consideration, documents should be received by the closing date.

The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse and cosmopolitan areas in the world. For more information about the Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, please visit http://www.hps.utoronto.ca.

Posted: September 12, 2013