The Comparative History of Ideas Program at the University of Washington invites applications for a tenure track appointment at the assistant professor level in the humanistic study of the life-sciences and information technologies. Candidates will be expected to teach core courses in a well-established interdisciplinary program, to collaborate with other departments in developing courses of study in the designated areas, and to conduct independent research. Preference will be given to candidates who are also interested in promoting interactions with architecture and the visual and performing arts. Applications, including a curriculum vita, a statement of research and teaching interests and three letters of recommendation should be sent to the Co-Chairs of the Search Committee, John E. Toews and Leroy Searle, at address provided below. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2004, and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.

Contact Info: John E. Toews and Leroy Searle Co-Chairs of the Search Committee Comparative History of Ideas Program Box 354300 University of Washington Seattle, WA 918915

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