Assistant Professor – History of Technology

University of Toronto

Job Type: Faculty, Tenure Track

Application Deadline: September 30, 2015

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 the area of History of Technology at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2016.

Candidates must hold a PhD by the date of appointment, or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in, and commitment to, both research and teaching. Candidates must provide strong evidence of research of an internationally competitive calibre, as evidenced by publication in leading journals in the field, presentations at significant conferences, accolades or awards, and strong endorsements by referees.  Evidence of excellence in teaching is demonstrated by a strong statement of teaching philosophy, teaching accomplishments, and endorsements from referees. The successful candidate will teach courses at the IHPST at the graduate and undergraduate level and will be expected to contribute to a research-intensive doctoral program.  They especially seek candidates with a commitment to shaping the future of the field of Histroy of Technology.

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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Posted: July 16, 2015