Candidates must hold a PhD in STS, history of science and/or technology, philosophy of science and/or technology, or a closely related discipline by the date of appointment, or shortly thereafter.
Research fields of interest include, but are not limited to, the social/humanistic studies of (i) computer, information, or data science and technology; (ii) biomedicine, or biomedical science and technology, including neuroscience; (iii) environmental science and technology, including climate science. Geographical areas of research focus are open.
The Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology is one of a few units at the University of Toronto to forge intellectual and pedagogical connections between the humanities and sciences. We anticipate that the successful candidate will be involved in collaborative initiatives in research and teaching with other cognate departments depending upon their area(s) of expertise.