The University of Guelph invites applications for a tenure track position in the history of science at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective 1 July 2006. A second teachable area in History is highly desirable. Preference will be given to those applicants with a completed PhD and scholarly publications. The appointee will be expected to contribute to undergraduate teaching at all levels and to participate in graduate education through the Tri-University Graduate Program in History. Demonstrated commitment to teaching and research excellence is required. Engagement with new teaching technologies is desirable. The University of Guelph is a mid-sized, highly ranked and research intensive comprehensive university located one hour’s drive west of Toronto.

Applicants should send current curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and samples of publications, and should arrange to have three letters of reference sent to Dr Stuart McCook, Co-Chair of the History of Science Selection Committee, Department of History, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1 to be received before the application deadline of 15 October 2005. No applications will be received electronically. See:

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Guelph is committed to an employment equity program that includes special measures to achieve diversity among its faculty and staff. We therefore particularly encourage applications from qualified aboriginal Canadians, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and women.