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Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor, Division of Engineering, Hisory of Science and Technology

Saint Mary's University

The Division of Engineering at Saint Mary’s University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the History of Science and Technology.

The successful candidate will be appointed to the Division of Engineering with a cross-appointment to the Department of History.


The successful candidate will teach the introductory courses needed to meet the Humanities requirements of students in the Division of Engineering, currently HIST 1301 “The History of Science and Technology.” In addition, an opportunity to teach an upper level course in the candidate’s area of specialization will be made available through the History department.


The successful applicant will hold a PhD in History with an established record of research in the History of Science and Technology. The Division of Engineering particularly encourages applications from candidates with experience teaching introductory courses to a diverse range of students. The standard teaching load at Saint Mary’s is 3-2. Subject to budgetary approval, the appointment will begin on 1 July 2019.


Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a sample of recent academic writing, graduate school transcripts, and names and contact information of three referees. Applications are to be submitted electronically in a single PDF file with the subject heading “History Position” to For more information about this position, contact Prof. Donald MacNeil, Director, Division of Engineering ( or Prof. Michael Vance, Chair, Department of History (

The deadline for applications is 31 Jan 2019. Please note that this position is subject to final budgetary approval.
Saint Mary's University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary's University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications as outlined in the Saint Mary's University Collective Agreement.

Saint Mary’s University
Founded in 1802, Saint Mary's University is one of Canada's oldest and leading institutions of higher learning and has evolved into a vibrant and engaged community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni from more than 100 countries around the world. Saint Mary's University is home to one of Canada's leading business schools, a Science Faculty widely known for its cutting-edge research, a comprehensive and innovative Arts Faculty and a vibrant Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research.

Saint Mary's is a public university of about 7200 students, offering a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees. The university is committed to serving the local, regional, national and international communities, and integrating such activity as part of the learning environment for undergraduate and graduate students. Saint Mary's University is located in the historic port city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, a vibrant, urban community of over 350,000 people. Halifax is a major educational centre for Atlantic Canada and is home to five universities. It is conveniently located close to major urban centres in Canada and Northeastern United States.

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