University of Toronto – St. George – Post-Doctoral Fellow in the History of Mathematics

Job type: post doc

Application deadline: April 15, 2017


JOB POSTING – POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW

Area of Research:      History of Mathematics

Description of Postdoc duties:

In addition to the research in the history of mathematics that the successful candidate is expected to contribute to and participate in the intellectual life of the Institute through participation in seminars, the presentation of colloquia and the mentorship of graduate students.

Teaching: The successful candidate will be required to teach one HCE undergraduate course during the winter term of 2018 on the history of mathematics after 1700, for which the remuneration (in addition to the salary) will be at the rate of the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 instructorship for one HCE. Teaching will be covered by the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Collective Agreement.

Salary:  $40,500

Please note that should the minimum rates stipulated in the collective agreement be higher than rates stated in this posting, the minimum rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail.

Required qualifications:

Recent Ph.D.’s (within 5 years from the award of a PhD or equivalent degree) or by the time of the appointment in the history of mathematics and mathematical science are encouraged to apply for the Kenneth O. May Post-Doctoral Fellowship for 2017-2018. Evidence of substantial publication or forthcoming publications in peer-reviewed journals in the field is expected. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to and participate in the intellectual life of the Institute through participation in seminars, the presentation of colloquia and the mentorship of graduate students.

Application instructions

All individuals interested in this position must submit C.V., letters from two references and a brief description of proposed research before the closing date to Professor Craig Fraser at craig.fraser@utoronto.ca, or by postal mail to Craig Fraser, IHPST, Victoria College, 91 Charles Street West, Room 316, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1K7.

Closing date:     April 15, 2017

Supervisor:  Prof. Craig Fraser

Expected start date:  September 1, 2017

Term: one year from the date of appointment

FTE:        100%

Employment as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto is covered by the terms of the CUPE 3902 Unit 5 Collective Agreement.

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 5 Collective Agreement.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Posted: March 08, 2017