Assistant Professor, History of Science (University of Guelph)

Deadline: March 30, 2004

Position Description: 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 2004 or negotiable. Preference will be given to those with a completed PhD and who can demonstrate an interest in science as it relates historically to the environment and/or agriculture. The appointee will be expected to contribute to undergraduate teaching at all levels in History and in the university’s Bachelor of Arts and Science Program, and to participate in History’s graduate (M.A. and PhD) activities through the Tri-University Graduate Program in History. Teaching for this position is apportioned 60% History / 40% Bachelor of Arts and Science Program. The appointee will have demonstrated commitment to teaching and research excellence. Engagement with new teaching technologies is desirable. The University of Guelph is a mid-sized, highly ranked comprehensive university located one hour’s drive west of Toronto.

Applicants should send current curriculum vitae, email address, statement of research and teaching interests, and samples of publications, and should arrange to have three letters of reference sent to:

Dr. Peter Goddard, Chair of Selection Committee Department of History University of Guelph Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1

to be received before the application deadline of 30 March 2004. 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.