Job: Historian of Physics, Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, University of Toronto

Applications are invited for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology at the University of Toronto.

AOS: History of physics and related sciences. Familiarity with the interplay between philosophy of science and history of science will be considered an asset. The successful candidate must be outstanding at teaching and research, and will be expected to make a significant contribution to the quality and status of the Institute. Ph.D. completed or in hand by time of appointment is required. The expected starting date for the position is July 1, 2005. Salary commensurate with qualifications.

Candidates should arrange for their CV, a writing sample, teaching materials, and at least three letters of reference to be sent to Professor Paul Thompson, Director, Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology. University of Toronto, 91 Charles St. West, Room 316, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1K7. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by November 15, 2004.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.