Assistant Professor Position at University of Toronto (Deadline May 20, 2013)

Assistant Professor Position at University of Toronto
(Deadline: May 20, 2013)

The Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics (DAA) in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a one-year contractually limited term appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning September 1, 2013.

Primary responsibilities will be undergraduate teaching, mentorship, and supervision, although teaching at the graduate level is a possibility; and carrying out independent research. Qualifications include a PhD; commitment to quality undergraduate education and experience; demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching; a productive independent research program and a record of research excellence. Potential applicants are invited to visit our web site at

The University of Toronto ( offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research, and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world. Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and academic accomplishments.

All application materials must be submitted on-line by clicking on the link below. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, teaching dossier including a statement of teaching philosophy, and a research plan. Please direct any additional enquiries about this position to Professor Howard Yee at

The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (total 10 MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments in a single PDF file. Submission guidelines can be found at:

Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters via e-mail directly to the department to by the closing date, May 20 2013.

For more information about the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, please visit

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