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Full-time teaching-stream position as Lecturer and Program Co-ordinator, Woodsworth College’s foundational first-year program, Woodsworth ONE. Woodsworth College, University of Toronto.
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Tenure track position, Feminist Philosophy, Department of Philosophy at Memorial University

The Department of Philosophy at Memorial University is advertising a tenure track position at the level of Assistant Professor, beginning 1 July, 2015. The Department is seeking to hire a specialist in Feminist Philosophy. The successful candidate must have a strong background in and be working within the history of philosophy. The Department is particularly interested in candidates with expertise in figures and topics within the historical period between the Ancients and the 19th century. The successful candidate will contribute to one or more of the Department's three research clusters: Metaphysics and its History, Ethics and Social and Political Philosophy, and Kant and Continental Philosophy. The teaching load includes five courses in total per year with the opportunity to teach in our graduate program (MA and PhD) and chances for a course remission, while maintaining an active research agenda and engaging in academic service. The Department of Philosophy at Memorial University of Newfoundland is a vibrant program with an undergraduate Ethics Diploma, a monthly public lecture series, a winter colloquium series, as well as a weekly philosophy-related discussion group, and is committed to service to the local community. For more information on the Department, including members' research interests, applicants are invited to consult the Department's website at http://www.mun.ca/philosophy.

As the province's only university, Memorial University plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to almost 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John's, a safe friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, graduate school transcripts, teaching dossier, short writing sample, and three letters of reference to:

Dr. Arthur Sullivan, Head
Department of Philosophy
A-3069, Arts & Administration Building
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, NL, A1C 5S7.

(Applications sent by email will not be accepted.)

The closing date for applications is 28 November 2014. [VPA-PHIL-2014-001]

Deadline: 28 November 2014

Fay Horton Sawyier Pre-Doctoral Teaching Fellowship in Philosophy. Illinois Institute of Technology

One year fellowship, renewable for a second year, intended for graduate students at the dissertation stage of their studies. Begins August 2015. We are interested in candidates with a research specialty in at least one of the following areas: philosophy of the social sciences, especially economics; experimental philosophy; or early modern philosophy (pre-Kant). Teaching responsibilities typically consist of one upper-level undergraduate philosophy course and one lower-level humanities course each semester. Salary $36,000 per year plus benefits and relocation assistance. Funding for travel to professional conferences is available on a case to case basis. Candidates must have completed all the requirements for the Ph. D. except for the dissertation, which they should expect to defend no earlier than the spring semester of 2016. IIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Send or have sent a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to sawyiersearch2014@gmail.com. Inquiries may be directed to Warren Schmaus, Department of Humanities; Illinois Institute of Technology; 3301 S. Dearborn, Chicago, IL 60616. Email: schmaus@iit.edu. Applications must be received by the deadline of December 1, 2014 in order to receive consideration.

Deadline: 1 December 2014

Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Ryerson University. AOS: Early Modern Philosophy (including Kant).

The Department of Philosophy at Ryerson University (www.ryerson.ca/philosophy) in Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position will commence on July 1, 2015 (subject to budgetary approval).

The area of specialization is Early Modern Philosophy (including Kant). Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Philosophy by no later than June 30, 2015. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of philosophy courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, and to teach courses that serve the needs of the interdisciplinary B.A. program in Arts and Contemporary Studies — a program which offers, among other courses, team-taught courses in the history of ideas. The philosophy department would also benefit from faculty who can teach large introductory critical thinking courses (and manage teams of teaching assistants and graders for such courses). Candidates should have a strong research profile and evidence of an emerging scholarly record, evidence of high-quality teaching and student training, as well as capacity for collegial service

The Philosophy Department, consisting of 16 tenured and tenure-track faculty members, prides itself both on the quality of its teaching and the breadth and excellence of its research. The Department is committed to both analytic and continental approaches and traditions.

Ryerson University is known for innovative programs built on the integration of theoretical and applied learning. More than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs are distinguished by a professionally focused curriculum and strong emphasis on excellence in teaching, research and creative activities. Ryerson is also a leader in adult learning, with the largest university-based continuing education school in Canada. Ryerson University is located in the multi-cultural heart of Downtown Toronto.

This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA). The RFA collective agreement can be viewed at: http://bit.ly/1rPPvQA. The RFA’s website can be found at: http://rfa.ryerson.ca/. A summary of RFA benefits can be found at: http://bit.ly/1t8qGLv

Applications should include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests (including plans for dissemination), two recent writing samples, three confidential letters of reference, and results of teaching surveys (or equivalent evidence, such as a teaching dossier). Please note that applications by fax or e-mail will not be accepted. Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.

Confidential inquiries can be directed to Klaas Kraay, Chair of the Departmental Hiring Committee (kraay@ryerson.ca). The deadline for submission of applications is November 14, 2014. Applications should be submitted in care of:

Mr. Ryan Walters, Administrative Assistant,
Department of Philosophy, Ryerson University
350 Victoria Street,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5B 2K3

Ryerson University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Deadline: 14 November 2014

Assistant Professor, Global Biopolitics. Huron University College at Western University

The Centre for Global Studies at Huron University College, London, Ontario, invites applications for a probationary tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment in Global Biopolitics, effective July 1, 2015.

The Centre for Global Studies is an interdisciplinary site of learning and research, promoting critical inquiry into how we may effectively and responsibly engage the world. The Centre offers degree modules in three streams of interrelated learning: Globalization Studies, Global Culture Studies, and Global Development Studies, each promoting and embracing the interplay of inquiries generated across the humanities and social sciences. For further information, please refer to the Centre's institutional webpage at:

http://www.huronuc.on.ca/Academics/FacultyofArtsandSocialScience/CentreforGlobalStudies

The person filling the Global Biopolitics position will teach existing and new undergraduate courses in ways that critically examine historical and contemporary formations of a world of bodies, populations, things, and spaces, along with the social, political, legal, industrial, and commercial technologies and institutions through which these products of modernity are managed and ordered in accordance with the goals, questions, and celebrations of modern life. S/he will teach courses that: trace and study the emergence of global biopolitical orders; explore biopolitical theory and analysis in relation to problems of globalization, global culture, and global development; and examine specific social and material problems in the management of life in the world.

Applications are welcome from persons who have completed or are near completion of a PhD in any discipline or interdisciplinary context across the humanities and social sciences. The Centre for Global Studies is particularly interested in applications from persons with research and teaching expertise in biopolitical studies of the address and management of human movement, migration, and displacements, as well as the management of the mobilities of materials and non-human biological life. Still, applications from scholars engaged with any aspect of Global Biopolitics are welcome, intersecting with a wide range of possible areas of focus, including but not limited to: gender and sexuality; critical ecology; racialisations and biological taxonomies; territorialisations; health, virality, and immunisation; posthumanism; biometrics; community, law, and politics; and relations of death/killing to life/freedom.

The successful applicant for this position will be expected to develop and maintain a program of research related to her/his areas of teaching. And it is hoped that s/he will be able to develop this program of research so that it can serve as a basis of collaborative studies with her/his colleagues in the Centre for Global Studies. Applicants for this position should be aware that the Centre does not seek to define or conserve a disciplined understanding of Global Studies per se but, rather, proposes Global Studies as an open site of critical intellectual and scholarly contest in mutual information. Applicants should be aware also of the fact that faculty members in the Centre for Global Studies are committed to teaching their students to read, think, conduct research, write and communicate their ideas with considerable scholarly rigour. We take our students seriously and treat them with the respect deserved by persons who are seeking rich events in learning and intellectual, personal, and social challenge. Commitment to a high level of thoughtful pedagogical engagement is requisite for this position.

Each applicant for this position should prepare the following application materials: a letter of application in which the applicant describes her/his expertise and experiences, in relation to this position, in terms of research, teaching, and experiential learning; a statement of teaching philosophy, in which the applicant provides examples of how s/he could draw on her/his research in formulating and teaching both new courses in the Centre and current course offerings; a current curriculum vitae; three letters of reference; a writing sample, of article length; and evidence of teaching effectiveness. The deadline for submission of these application materials is November 7th, 2014. Email inquiries to the Director of the Centre, Dr. Mark F. N. Franke (mfranke@huron.uwo.ca). However, all application materials and letters of reference should be sent, in paper form, to:

Global Biopolitics Search
c/o Ms. Julie Bennett
Centre for Global Studies
Huron University College
1349 Western Road
London, Ontario
N6G 1H3 Canada

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Huron University College is committed to the highest standards of equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, members of minorities, aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities. Huron values its place in an interconnected world and desires to create a diverse and equitable employment and educational environment that recognizes the inherent worth and dignity of every person.

Deadline: 7 November 2014

Assistant Professor, Philosophy of Mind. University of Toronto

Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts and Science, St. George Campus (downtown Toronto)

Job Description:

The Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Arts and Science on the St. George campus of the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure‐stream appointment in philosophy of mind at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2015.

Candidates must hold a PhD by July 1, 2015 or shortly thereafter, and must demonstrate excellence in both research and teaching. A clear commitment to ongoing development in both teaching and research is also required. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Toronto has three campuses, St. George, Scarborough, and Mississauga, each with its own Department of Philosophy offering undergraduate programs. The advertised position is on the downtown St. George campus. The Graduate Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto is a tri‐campus department, consisting of the philosophy faculty appointed on all three campuses. Graduate teaching and supervision typically take place on the St. George campus. The successful candidate must be able to teach a wide range of courses in philosophy from the introductory to advanced levels, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

To apply, please visit https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1401565.

The following elements of the application should be submitted online (in pdf format only) by November 13, 2014:

  • (1) a cover letter and (2) a curriculum vitae, combined in a file labelled “cover letter and CV.pdf”;
  • (3) a statement outlining current and future research interests and (4) a sample of academic writing (about 25 pages), combined in a file labelled “research.pdf”;
  • (5) a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy) in a file labelled “teaching.pdf”.

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters directly to search.philosophy@utoronto.ca.

Please note that for this search the required files must be in PDF format and must be labelled as indicated above. General submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how‐to‐apply.

If you have questions about this position, please contact search.philosophy@utoronto.ca.

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto is widely recognized as Canada’s best and most comprehensive philosophy department and as an international leader in the field. The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse and cosmopolitan cities in the world.

For information about the Department of Philosophy, please visit http://www.philosophy.utoronto.ca.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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

Application Deadline: November 13, 2014

Past Deadline

Temporary position, Université de Moncton (Campus de Moncton)

Le département de philosophe invite les candidatures pour un poste temporaire d'une durée de six (6) mois au rang d'adjoint à compter du 1er décembre 2014. La préférence sera accordée aux candidates et candidats spécialisés en Études féministes et culturelles (Gender Studies, Cultural Studies) et en philosophie continentale contemporaine. Les candidates et les candidats seront titulaires d'un doctorat en philosophie (ou il ou elle sera relativement avancé dans son doctorat). La maîtrise de la langue française, tant à l'oral qu'à l'écrit, est essentielle. Les personnes souhaitant postuler sont priées de faire parvenir, d'ici le 3 octobre 2014, un dossier complet incluant un curriculum vitae détaillé, une lettre d'intention spécifiant leur champs d'intérêt en enseignement et en recherche, un exemplaire de publications ou de travaux de recherche récents, une copie des relevés des études universitaires et des diplôme obtenus, tout document pertinent permettant d'évaluer les compétences en enseignement et le potentiel en recherche et trois lettres de recommandation qui devront être envoyées directement et sous plis séparés. Faire parvenir le tout à l'attention de la doyenne de la Faculté des arts et des sciences sociales, Madame Lisa Roy, soit par voie électronique, par télécopieur ou par la poste à :

Madame Lisa Roy, doyenne
Faculté des arts et des sciences sociales
Pavillon des arts, pièce 173
Université de Moncton, 18 avenue Antonine-Maillet
Moncton NB E1A 3E9;
téléphone : 506 858-4018;
télécopieur : 506 858-4166;
courriel : lisa.roy@umoncton.ca

L'Université de Moncton souscrit à l'équité en matière d'emploi et encourage les candidatures de toute personne qualifiée, femme ou homme, y compris les Autochtones, les personnes handicapées et les membres des minorités visibles. Conformément aux exigences relatives à l'immigration, ce concours s'adresse en priorité aux citoyennes et aux citoyens canadiens ainsi qu'aux personnes ayant obtenu le droit d'établissement au Canada.

Deadline: 3 October 2014

Postes de professeur-e suppléant en idées politiques, Département de science politique, Université Laval

Le Département de science politique de l'Université Laval sollicite des candidatures pour un poste de professeur suppléant en idées politiques. L'entrée en fonction est prévue au 1er janvier 2015. La durée du contrat est d'un an renouvelable pour un an.

Les fonctions incluent l'enseignement aux trois cycles d'études, l'encadrement d'étudiants aux deuxième et troisième cycles, les activités de recherche.

Les candidates ou candidats doivent posséder un Doctorat en science politique ou dans une discipline connexe (les candidatures au stade du dépôt initial de la thèse de doctorat seront considérées) et la maîtrise du français parlé et écrit. Ils doivent en outre posséder un dossier de publications avec comité de lecture, et ils devront fournir la preuve de leur excellence en enseignement. La préférence sera accordée aux candidats ayant la compétence pour enseigner la méthodologie aux trois cycles d'études.

Les dossiers de candidature doivent comprendre une lettre de motivation expliquant les projets de recherche de la candidate ou du candidat, un CV complet, un exemplaire de publications, un exemplaire de plan de cours et les évaluations de l'enseignement. Les candidates ou candidats doivent également demander à trois personnes de faire parvenir une lettre de recommandation confidentielle directement à l'adresse ci-dessous.

Les dossiers de candidature doivent parvenir au plus tard le 1er septembre 2014 à François Pétry, Directeur, Département de science politique, Université Laval, Pavillon Charles-De Koninck, 1030, avenue des Sciences-Humaines, local 3453, Québec (Québec) G1V 0A6. Les dossiers peuvent être envoyés par la poste ou, de préférence, électroniquement à direction@pol.ulaval.ca.

Valorisant la diversité, l'Université Laval invite toutes les personnes qualifiées à présenter leur candidature, en particulier les femmes, les membres de minorités visibles et ethniques, les autochtones et les personnes handicapées. La priorité sera toutefois accordée aux personnes ayant le statut de citoyen canadien ou de résident permanent.

Date limite : 1 septembre

Professor in continental philosophy, 19th century to the present. L'Université Laval.

La Faculté de philosophie de l’Université Laval souhaite combler un poste de professeur régulier à rang ouvert en philosophie continentale du 19^e siècle à nos jours.

Description du poste

Le ou la titulaire de ce poste à temps plein assumera des enseignements réguliers aux trois cycles de la formation universitaire à la Faculté de philosophie. Il ou elle devra contribuer par ses publications à la recherche en philosophie continentale du 19^e siècle à nos jours et superviser les travaux de maîtrise et de doctorat des étudiants et étudiantes de philosophie dans ce domaine. Il ou elle devra de plus participer aux activités universitaires et administratives de l’unité de rattachement.

Qualifications requises

Doctorat en philosophie ou l'équivalent au moment de l’embauche. Solides connaissances d’un champ particulier en philosophie continentale du 19^e siècle à nos jours. Capacité d’entreprendre des recherches autonomes et originales dans le domaine, avec des perspectives de diffusion internationale. Expérience d’enseignement. Publications scientifiques pertinentes.

Calendrier de recrutement

Date de clôture du concours : 10 août 2014 Date prévue de l’entrée en fonction : 1^er janvier 2015

Merci de faire parvenir un curriculum vitae, accompagné d’une photocopie des relevés de notes, d’une copie d’une publication et de trois lettres de recommandation à :

Victor Thibaudeau, doyen
Faculté de philosophie
Pavillon Félix-Antoine-Savard
2325, rue des Bibliothèques
Bureau 438
Université Laval
Québec (Québec)
Canada
G1V 0A6

Pour information : doyen.thibaudeau@fp.ulaval.ca
www.fp.ulaval.ca

Valorisant la diversité, l'Université Laval invite toutes les personnes qualifiées à présenter leur candidature, en particulier les femmes, les membres de minorités visibles et ethniques, les autochtones et les personnes handicapées. La priorité sera toutefois accordée aux personnes ayant le statut de citoyen canadien ou de résident permanent.

Deadline: Aug 10

One-year Term Position, Brandon University

The Department of Philosophy invites applications for a one year full-time limited term appointment for the 2014 -2015 academic year to teach Philosophy courses in the following areas: Plato and the Presocratics, Environmental Ethics, Continental Rationalists, Critical Thinking, Epistemology, Contemporary Social Issues. In addition to teaching responsibilities, the candidate will be expected to carry out an active research program and engage in collegial governance within the department.

Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD in Philosophy (applicants holding the minimum qualification of an M.A. in Philosophy will also be considered), post-secondary teaching experience, particularly with the above or similar courses, a record that provides evidence of teaching effectiveness and a record of research success appropriate for point in career. Further information about the Department can be found at: http://www.brandonu.ca/philosophy/

Rank and Salary: commensurate with qualifications and experience Deadline for applications: August 05, 2014, or until the position is filled. Start Date: September 1, 2014, or as mutually agreed.

Applicants should provide a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier that includes sample course outlines, student course evaluations (where available), a record of research success, citizenship status, and the names, addresses and e-mails of three referees.

Contact:

Dean of Arts Office
Brandon University
270-18th Street
Brandon, Manitoba
R7A 6A9

or to:

philsearch@brandonu.ca

Brandon University is a leader in providing high quality education in arts, sciences, education, music, and health studies. Based in southwestern Manitoba, Brandon University also offers pre-professional and Masters programs, as well as innovative and award-winning outreach programs in a personalized learning environment.

We thank all applicants for their interest in applying for this position and advise that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Short listed candidates will be expected to provide copies of credentials at time of interview. Brandon University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply including women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

For more information visit: http://www.brandonu.ca

Deadline: 05 August 2014

Sessional lectureships, University of British Columbia

The UBC Department of Philosophy invites applications for part-time sessional lectureships for the 2014 Winter Term 1 and Winter Term 2 session to teach the following Philosophy courses:

Term 1:

  • PHIL 101: Introduction to Philosophy
  • PHIL 102: Introduction to Philosophy II
  • PHIL 433: Biomedical Ethics

Term 2:

  • PHIL 375: Philosophy and Literature
  • PHIL 435: Environmental Ethics
  • PHIL 441: Philosophy of Perception

For more details on these courses see:
http://www.calendar.ubc.ca/vancouver/courses.cfm?page=name&code=PHIL

A PhD in Philosophy is required and preference will be given to applicants with post-secondary teaching experience and a record that provides evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants from both inside and outside UBC are encouraged.

Applicants should include with their letter of application a c.v. that includes a record of teaching experience and a list of all post-secondary courses taught; a teaching dossier that includes sample course outlines, other course materials, and evidence of teaching effectiveness; three confidential letters of reference mailed directly to the Department from the referees. Applicants should send application materials to:

Sessional Search Committee
Department of Philosophy
1866 Main Mall - E370
University of British Columbia
Vancouver BC V6T 1Z1

Or by email to: simone.dharmaratne@ubc.ca

For more information, please visit:philosophy.ubc.ca

All positions are subject to availability of funds and will be governed by UBC's "Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Faculty Members." The current minimum salary is $6,264 per 3-credit course. UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. We encourage all qualified persons to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

Deadline: All materials must be received by Monday, July 7, 2014 at 12 noon.

Offer of a scholarship and salary to take a doctorate in modern philosophy at l'Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Offre de bourse et salaire pour réaliser un doctorat en philosophie moderne à l'Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières : 30.000 $ minimum sur 3 ans (soit 10.000 $ CAD par année min.)

Le Laboratoire sur l'histoire et la pensée moderne de l'UQTR (Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Canada), en la personne de Syliane Malinowski-Charles, sollicite la candidature d'étudiants souhaitant réaliser un doctorat en philosophie à l'Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières à partir de septembre 2014 ou de janvier 2015 (avec possibilité de co-tutelle pour les candidats étrangers). La thèse devrait idéalement porter sur la philosophie moderne du XVII[e] siècle, de préférence sur certains auteurs (Hobbes ou Spinoza) ou sur certains thèmes relatifs à cette période (la physique ou la morale).

Rétribution : au moins 10.000 $ CAD par année pendant 3 ans (possibilité de bonification par l'obtention de charges de cours). L'étudiant(e) choisi(e) bénéficiera d'une expérience professionnelle en tant qu'assistant(e) à la recherche, il ou elle aura la possibilité de donner un ou deux cours sur la période moderne dans le courant de ses études, et sera impliqué(e) dans l'organisation de colloques, de groupes de lecture ou de toute autre activité rattachée au Laboratoire sur l'histoire et la pensée moderne.

Pour réaliser son doctorat, le candidat retenu devra suivre 3 séminaires doctoraux la première année (ou les deux premières années) avant de commencer à proprement parler sa recherche et sa rédaction. Toute l'information nécessaire sur les cours, les examens doctoraux et les étapes de réalisation du doctorat en philosophie à l'UQTR sont disponibles sur le site du département (www.uqtr.ca/philo) sous l'onglet « Programmes d'études ».

Prière de faire parvenir d'ici le dimanche 15 juin 2014 à syliane.charles@uqtr.ca:

  • Un CV et une lettre de motivation et de présentation personnelle de l'étudiant(e), précisant le niveau d'avancement de ses études,
  • Le projet d'une à deux pages d'une thèse possible, accompagné de références bibliographiques,
  • La liste des cours suivis depuis le début des études supérieures et une photocopie du relevé de notes correspondant,
  • Le sujet et un résumé d'une page max. du mémoire de maîtrise, avec le nom du directeur (et la mention obtenue si déjà soutenu),
  • Le nom et l'adresse email (ou une lettre de recommandation si disponible) d'un ou plusieurs professeurs qui accepteraient d'être contactés pour donner leur avis sur la qualité du dossier du candidat.

Deadline: 15 June

Full-time contract faculty position. Philosophy of Science. University of Minnesota

The Department of Philosophy invites applications for a full-time contract faculty position in Philosophy of Science for academic year 2014/15 at the rank of assistant professor. This position is subject to confirmation of funding availability and may be renewed for an additional term, subject to satisfactory performance, continued curricular need, and confirmation of funding. Required qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in Philosophy or closely related field, evidence or promise of scholarly achievement, and two years of university- or college-level teaching experience. AOS: Philosophy of natural science, broadly construed (e.g., philosophy of physical science, philosophy of biological science, or general philosophy of science). AOC: Open.

Inquiries about the position should be directed to Alan Love (aclove@umn.edu). To apply or learn more about the position, please go the following URL:

http://employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=120451

Call for Applications: Master's and Doctoral grants, Groupe de recherche interuniversitaire sur la normativité (GRIN)

The Interuniversity Normativity Research Group (GRIN) is offering 10 grants of a maximum of $5000 for master's and doctoral students.

The GRIN is composed of 17 researchers interested in the philosophical study of normativity; a study characterized by its variety as well as its importance. In effect, various questions about normativity take center stage in numerous debates in contemporary philosophy. The GRIN therefore gathers researchers in ethics, philosophy of action, philosophy of mind, as well as philosophy of psychiatry and epistemology.

The GRIN is accepting applications from candidates who work under the supervision of any member of the research group*, and whose area of research addresses the sorts of questions articulated in the GRIN's current program of research:

  1. Language and nature of normativity
  2. Knowledge and normativity
  3. Normativity and psychology
Admissibility:
  • The applicant must be enrolled in full-time studies in their program during the period covered by the grant.
  • The applicant must be working under the supervision of a regular member of the GRIN.*
  • The applicant must have a working knowledge of French and English.
Grant goal:
  1. Provide support for graduate studies in the philosophy of normativity.
Grant amount and duration:
  1. Each grant is for a maximum of $5000 and covers the 2014-15 academic year. It may be conjoined with grants or scholarships from other granting institutions.
Recipient commitments:
  1. Develop the research project outlined in the research proposal.
  2. Participate in the activities organized by the GRIN (workshops, seminars, colloquia).
Application package:
  1. Letter of intent stating the applicant's research interests and their relation to the philosophy of normativity
  2. Research proposal (1-2 pages), approved by the applicant's research supervisor
  3. C.V.
Selection criteria:
  1. Quality of applicant's letter of intent
  2. Academic record
  3. Relevance of applicant's research project to the GRIN's research goals

Please send applications by email to: bruno.guindon@mail.mcgill.ca
For additional information: patrick.turmel.2@ulaval.ca

Application deadline: Monday June 30 2014, 16:00

Only completed applications submitted by this date and time will be considered.

http://grin.normativity.ca/

* List of regular members of the GRIN who may serve as master's or doctoral research supervisors: Renée Bilodeau (Université Laval), Michael Blome-Tillmann (McGill), Yves Bouchard (Université de Sherbrooke), Murray Clarke (Concordia), Maxime Doyon (Université de Montréal), Luc Faucher (UQAM), Ian Gold (McGill), Iwao Hirose (McGill), Daniel Laurier (Université de Montréal), Andrew Reisner (McGill), Mauro Rossi (UQAM), Sarah Stroud (McGill), Christine Tappolet (Université de Montréal), Patrick Turmel (Université Laval), Alain Voizard (UQAM)

Deadline: June 30 2014, 16:00

One-year academic posting in the Faculty of Humanities, McMaster University Department of Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy invites applications for a one-year, contractually limited, position to begin July 1, 2014, at the rank of Assistant Professor. Preference will be given to applicants qualified to teach the following courses: 1B03 Philosophy, Law and Society; Arts and Science 1BB3 Informal Reasoning; 2CT3 Critical Thinking; 2D03 Moral Issues; 2G03 Social and Political Philosophy; 3HH3 Metaphysics; 3N03 Political Philosophy, and one further 3 unit course. One of these courses will be offered in Spring, 2015. The starting salary for the one-year period for an assistant professor will be $68,824.

McMaster University is a student focused, research-intensive university with a clear purpose: the discovery, communication and preservation of knowledge, and has a long standing reputation as Canada's most innovative university.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in philosophy, in hand or near completion by the starting date, previous teaching experience and demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate courses in philosophy. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in the research and administrative activities of the department.

Applications should include: a letter of interest, a detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and practice, an indication of successful university level teaching (course outlines for courses previously taught, summaries of student evaluations, etc.), and the names and complete contact information for three referees. Candidates must arrange to have three confidential letters of reference sent directly to the email address below.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications and supporting documentation should be sent by email, where possible, and should be addressed to:

Dr. Elisabeth Gedge, Chair
Department of Philosophy
McMaster University - UH 310
1280 Main West
Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1
Canada
Email: philadm@mcmaster.ca

All documentation submitted in support of your application becomes the property of the University and is not returnable.

Posted: May 29th, 2014

Note: All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority for these positions. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Metis and Inuit persons, members of racialized communities and LGBTQ-identified persons.

Deadline: review will begin immediately

Term appointment, Lecturer, University of Saskatchewan

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Saskatchewan invites applications for a one year limited term faculty appointment at the rank of Lecturer, for the period between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015. The responsibilities of the position include:

  • Teaching four 3 cu courses in philosophy as assigned by the Department Head. Assigned courses will be value course: including PHIL 133 Introduction to Ethics and Value and courses in applied ethics, social political philosophy, or aesthetics.

  • Acting as the Coordinator of Online Course Sharing, working to further systematize the technical and administrative aspects of delivery of OCS courses together with SESD, ICT and CCDE to develop technical and administrative processes to streamline and/or to automate issues related to registration, room and equipment booking, coordinating exam schedules between institutions, etc. in the deployment of courses using the OCS model. The Coordinator will work with CCDE to offer, and evaluate the success of, one of the courses included in his/her assigned teaching duties (PHIL 133) as a pilot-phase course delivered through CCDE using the OCS model. The successful candidate will have at least an MA in philosophy, considerable teaching and IT experience and a working familiarity with the delivery of distance and on line courses at the University.

The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of about 20,000. The university is one of Canada's leading research-intensive universities. The College of Arts & Science offers a dynamic combination of programs in the humanities and fine arts, the social sciences and the sciences. There are over 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students in the College and 325 faculty members, including 12 Canada Research Chairs. The College emphasizes student and faculty research, interdisciplinary programs, community outreach and international opportunities.

Please submit a letter of application, CV, and three letters of reference, electronically, to:

Dr. Eric Dayton, Professor and Head
Department of Philosophy,
College of Arts and Science
University of Saskatchewan
624 - 9 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
CANADA S7N 5A5
tel: (306) 966-6386 e-mail: eric.dayton@usask.ca
http://www.usask.ca/philosophy/

The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Deadline: May 29

Term appointment, Instructor, University of Saskatchewan

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Saskatchewan invites applications for a one year limited term faculty appointment at the rank of instructor, for the period between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015. The responsibilities of the position include:

  • Carrying the department's Philosophy for Children program forward into its third year as the program's coordinator: developing richer links with the Saskatoon school system, and the college of Education, conducting teacher workshops, animating community engagement, furthering the 'philosophy as a teachable in the High Schools' project, and developing links with other engaged learning projects across Canada.
  • Teaching three courses, one of which will be the course PHIL 267, Philosophy for Children which is associated with the Philosophy for Children Program

The successful candidate will have an MA or PhD in philosophy, five to ten years of experience in program development within a university environment, experience working together with the Saskatoon Public School Division, and will demonstrate a capacity for community leadership, creativity, and organizational skills.. Knowledge of Philosophy for Children movement and curriculum design will be considered an asset.

The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of about 20,000. The university is one of Canada's leading research-intensive universities. The College of Arts & Science offers a dynamic combination of programs in the humanities and fine arts, the social sciences and the sciences. There are over 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students in the College and 325 faculty members, including 12 Canada Research Chairs. The College emphasizes student and faculty research, interdisciplinary programs, community outreach and international opportunities.

Please submit a letter of application, CV, and three letters of reference, electronically, to:

Dr. Eric Dayton, Professor and Head
Department of Philosophy,
College of Arts and Science
University of Saskatchewan
624 - 9 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
CANADA S7N 5A5
tel: (306) 966-6386 e-mail: eric.dayton@usask.ca
http://www.usask.ca/philosophy/

The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Deadline: May 29

Full time sessional term position, Dalhousie University. AOS: Metaphysics, Epistemology. AOC: Early Modern Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind.

The Department of Philosophy at Dalhousie University invites applications for a full time sessional term position at the Assistant Professor level, effective 1 August 2014, subject to budgetary approval. The position will be tenable for a ten-month term in each of two years (from 1 August 2014 to 31 May 2015, and from 1 August 2015 to 31 May 2016). Areas of specialization: Metaphysics, Epistemology. Areas of competence: Early Modern Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind.

The successful applicant will teach courses at introductory, intermediate and advanced undergraduate/graduate levels, with some limited graduate student supervision and committee work. Excellence in teaching and research is required. Applicants must hold (or be about to receive) a Ph.D. in Philosophy. Salary will depend upon qualifications and experience. Course load will be 3 and 3.

Applications should include: a complete curriculum vitae, transcripts (undergraduate and graduate), writing sample, teaching dossier (including evidence of teaching effectiveness), a statement of research and teaching interests and philosophies, and three confidential letters of recommendation (in hard copy, forwarded separately by the referees). A record of publication will be an asset.

Applications should be sent to Duncan MacIntosh, Chair, Department of Philosophy, Dalhousie University, 6135 University Avenue, PO Box 15000, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4R2. (Please use dalphil@dal.ca for correspondence). The closing date for applications is May 30, 2014.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons and women.

Deadline: May 30

Philosophy instructor part time position, Red Deer College

Position Start Date: August 27, 2014
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience
Posting closes midnight May 23, 2014
Applications accepted via our website only: https://employment.rdc.ab.ca
Subject to budget approval

The successful candidate will teach in Red Deer College's two-year university transfer Philosophy program: Philosophy and Health Care Issues (2 sections) and Philosophy of Religion in Fall 2014; Philosophy of Mind, Professional Ethics, and Philosophy and Health Care Issues in Winter 2015.

RDC has been a leader in education for more than 50 years. Our mission is to deliver the best education possible and create an environment where excellence is expected. We offer over 75 program options of educational opportunities, including university transfer and degree programs, career certificate and diploma programs, apprenticeship and vocational training, and continuing education.

RDC is committed to promote a learner-centered culture. Students will be encouraged to build personal learning networks and take ownership of their own success. Student engagement will be characterized by student effort and faculty commitment, active and collaborative learning, student-faculty interaction, academic challenge, and support for learners. It is our goal to support the development and sustainability of healthy communities in central Alberta.

RDC is a student-focused institution that values and supports excellence in teaching. At RDC we appreciate all types of scholarship integral to ensuring the quality, currency and relevance of our programs and their connections to local, academic, and professional communities. RDC highly values a variety of scholarly activities and has a generous Professional Development program with opportunities for scholarly support and development.

The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences spans multiple disciplines and emphasizes critical thinking, in-depth research and creativity. The Department has a strong University Transfer program and a collaborative BA degree with the University of Calgary with majors in English, Psychology, and Sociology. RDC students experience a high quality education enhanced by smaller class sizes, and personalized learning.

The Department provides a supportive atmosphere for innovation in scholarship, curriculum delivery, and student engagement.

Qualifications:
  • Minimum Masters in Philosophy
  • Post-secondary teaching experience in applied ethics, health care
  • ethics, and/or philosophy of religion
  • Evidence of experience and excellence in teaching undergraduate
  • philosophy, scholarly/research potential

Preferred qualifications: Ph.D. in Philosophy

For additional information, please contact:

Dr. Guillermo Barron
Head of Philosophy
Red Deer College
Phone: 403 314-2439
guillermo.barron@rdc.ab.ca

Dr. Paritosh Ghosh
Chairperson, Humanities and Social Sciences
Red Deer College
Phone: 403.343.4046
paritosh.ghosh@rdc.ab.ca

In accordance with Canadian Immigration regulations, this advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

Deadline: May 23

Professeur-e suppléant-e, philosophie analytique, UQTR

Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, philosophie et arts

La connaissance du français est exigée pour ce poste. Toutes les personnes compétentes sont invitées à poser leur candidature, mais la priorité sera donnée aux Canadiens et aux résidents permanents. Consultez notre site web pour la description complète et les détails de postulation au

www.uqtr.ca/postesofferts

L'UQTR est une jeune université à dimension humaine solidement implantée dans son milieu et résolument branchée sur le monde scientifique. Avec ses 200 programmes, dont certains exclusifs au Québec et au Canada, l'UQTR se démarque grâce au dynamisme de sa communauté et à l'expertise de son corps professoral.

L'utilisation du masculin dans le texte, conforme à l'usage, ne vise qu'à son allègement stylistique. Nous souscrivons à un programme d'accès à l'égalité en emploi.

Poste de professeur-e en philosophie pratique, Département de philosophie et d'éthique appliquée, l'Université de Sherbrooke.

Le département de philosophie et d'éthique appliquée de l'Université de Sherbrooke sollicite des candidatures afin de pourvoir à un poste de professeure ou professeur en philosophie pratique au Département de philosophie et d'éthique appliquée. Il s'agit d'un poste régulier à temps complet au campus principal.

La personne sélectionnée se verra offrir un poste de professeur conditionnel à l'obtention d'une chaire de recherche du Canada de niveau 2. La ou le titulaire de la chaire est admissible à une subvention de la Fondation canadienne pour l'innovation facilitant son entrée en carrière.

Fonctions

  • Recherche dans le domaine de la philosophie pratique;
  • Participation à l'encadrement d'étudiants aux cycles supérieurs;
  • Enseignement aux trois cycles d'études universitaires;
  • Participation à la gestion et à la vie universitaire;
  • Service à la collectivité.

Exigences

  • Détenir un doctorat en philosophie ou dans une discipline connexe
  • Répondre aux exigences du Programme des chaires de recherche du Canada (www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca)
  • Présenter un excellent potentiel pour réaliser une recherche originale, productive et formatrice aux cycles supérieurs pour atteindre une reconnaissance à l'international à titre de chef de file dans son domaine au cours des 5 à 10 prochaines années
  • Avoir participé à des travaux de recherche et publications témoignant d'une contribution scientifique exceptionnelle dans le domaine de la philosophie pratique
  • Avoir une bonne connaissance d'un champ de pratique particulier appuyée sur la recherche ou l'intervention
  • Posséder de l'expérience d'enseignement

Les conditions de travail sont régies par les conventions collectives en vigueur.

Lieu de travail Campus principal

Entrée en fonction 1er août 2015

Réception des candidatures

L'examen des candidatures débutera au plus tard le mercredi 21 mai 2014 et se poursuivra jusqu'à ce que le poste soit pourvu.

Nous vous invitons à soumettre votre candidature par voie électronique en cliquant sur le bouton « Postuler » . Veuillez joindre votre curriculum vitae ainsi qu'une lettre de motivation.

De plus, veuillez faire parvenir deux (2) lettres de recommandation à l'appui de votre candidature, en provenance directement des signataires, aux coordonnées ci-dessous.

Madame la Doyenne
Faculté des lettres et des sciences humaines
Offre d'emploi no 01993
Université de Sherbrooke
2500, boulevard de l'Université
Sherbrooke (Québec) J1K 2R1
direction.flsh@usherbrooke.ca

L'Université de Sherbrooke valorise la diversité, l'égalité et l'équité en emploi au sein de sa communauté et invite toutes les personnes qualifiées à soumettre leur candidature, en particulier les femmes, les membres de minorités visibles et ethniques, les Autochtones et les personnes handicapées. La priorité sera toutefois accordée aux Canadiennes et Canadiens et aux résidentes permanentes et résidents permanents.

Deadline: May 21

Postdoc, Groupe de Recherche Interuniversitaire sur la Normativité est heureux (GRIN)

Le Groupe de Recherche Interuniversitaire sur la Normativité est heureux d'offrir une bourse postdoctorale d'une valeur de maximale de 36 000$ pour l'année académique 2014-2015, avec possibilité de renouvèlement après évaluation. La durée du stage pourra varier en fonction du dossier soumis et de la nature de la recherche.

Le mandat du GRIN consiste à étudier la normativité telle qu'elle se déploie dans quatre domaines majeurs de la philosophie : l'éthique, la théorie de l'action, la philosophie de l'esprit et la philosophie de la connaissance.

Le stagiaire postdoctoral sera supervisé par un membre du GRIN et sera rattaché au Centre de Recherche en Éthique de l'Université de Montréal (CREUM), dont la mission est de contribuer à la recherche interdisciplinaire dans les domaines de l'éthique.

Le GRIN est un groupe de recherche bilingue, mais l'Université de Montréal est une institution francophone. Les candidats doivent avoir une maîtrise de l'anglais et du français qui leur permette de participer aux activités du GRIN. Les chercheurs intéressés doivent soumettre leur candidature avant le 30 avril 2014.

Règles générales :

  • Pour postuler, il faut avoir obtenu un doctorat après le 30 avril 2009.
  • Pour les candidatures canadiennes, il faut avoir déposé la thèse au plus tard le 1er septembre 2014.
  • Pour les candidatures internationales, il faut avoir soutenu la thèse au plus tard le 1er septembre 2014, afin de rencontrer les exigences ayant trait à la délivrance de visa.

Le GRIN s'engage à offrir aux candidats sélectionnés :

  • Une bourse postdoctorale de 3 000$ par mois ;
  • Un poste de travail individuel ;
  • L'accès aux infrastructures de l'Université de Montréal (bibliothèques, centre sportif, etc.) ;
  • De l'assistance pour l'organisation matérielle du séjour.

En retour, les boursiers s'engagent à :

  • Mener un projet de recherche conforme à celui soumis lors de leur candidature ;
  • Contribuer à l'organisation des ateliers du GRIN ;
  • Participer aux activités organisées par le GRIN (conférences, séminaires, colloques) ;
  • Effectuer une présentation de leurs travaux en cours au sein du GRIN ;
  • Être régulièrement présent au CRÉUM.

Les dossiers seront évalués selon :

  • La nature des projets de recherche et leur pertinence dans le cadre du mandat du GRIN ;
  • La qualité de la recherche précédente et la capacité du candidat de bénéficier des activités du GRIN.

Les candidats doivent soumettre les documents suivants :

  • Un curriculum vitae ;
  • Un texte académique (publication ou travail) écrit dans le courant des trois dernières années ;
  • Un projet de recherche de maximum 1500 mots ;
  • Deux lettres de référence (envoyées directement avant la date limite) ;
  • Un relevé de notes des études doctorales (s'il y a lieu) ;
  • Le formulaire de candidature ci-inclus dûment rempli (télécharger ici.)

La date limite pour la réception des candidatures est le 30 avril 2014.

Veuillez envoyer votre dossier, en version électronique, à l'attention de Valéry Giroux, coordonnatrice du CRÉUM, à l'adresse suivante : valery.giroux@umontreal.ca

Deadline: April 30

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Normative Theory, University of Toronto

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellowship to be held at the University of Toronto Centre for Ethics during the 2014-15 academic year. We welcome candidates with substantial normative research interests from diverse backgrounds including philosophy, law, and the social sciences. We are especially interested in candidates with expertise in theories of distributive justice, moral psychology, or ethics in cross-cultural perspective, but we welcome all applicants with a strong interest in normative theory.

The successful candidate will teach two single-semester courses for Trinity College, participate in the seminar and workshop series at the Centre for Ethics, and help to develop an inter-disciplinary ethics community across campus. The appointment term is from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015, at a combined research and teaching stipend of $42,500 per year. Applicants must have completed all requirements for their PhD by June 30, 2014. Candidates must also be no more than 3 years from the awarding of their degree, and cannot have accepted or hold a tenure-track position.

Applicants should submit a cover letter of application, a current CV, and a sample of written work to:

Rose Jones
Assistant to the Director
Centre for Ethics
University of Toronto
6 Hoskin Avenue
Toronto, ON M5S 1H8
Canada

Applicants should arrange to have three confidential letters of reference sent to the address above, or by email to ethics@utoronto.ca. At least one of the reference letters should speak to the applicant's teaching experience and ability. Any additional inquiries may be addressed to Rose Jones. Complete applications received by May 1, 2014 will be given priority; however, the position will remain open until filled.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, members of visible minority groups, Aboriginal persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Deadline: 1 May

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Science and Technology Studies at York University

York University announces two, three-year postdoctoral Fellowships in science and religion studies, funded by the Templeton Religion Trust grant ‘Clash Narratives in Context: Uncovering the Social and Cultural Drivers of Contemporary Science vs. Religion Debates’.

This multidisciplinary social sciences and humanities research project run in partnership with Coventry University (UK) and in association with the British Library and British Science Association will employ four intersecting approaches: qualitative social science field research; oral history, historical and media discourse analysis; social psychology experimental research; and a large scale quantitative survey of public perceptions, attitudes and identity formation in the UK and Canada. The research team will be co-directed by principal investigators Dr Fern Elsdon-Baker (Coventry University, UK) and Prof. Bernard Lightman (York University).

Postdoctoral Fellowship Strand 1: Qualitative Social Sciences research into the drivers for Contemporary Science vs. Religion Debates

This strand of research will seek to build a more comprehensive understanding of scientists and publics' lived experiences of the relationship between evolution and personal belief in Canada. The post holder will be expected to work collaboratively with the whole Canada and UK based team including Co-Investigator Dr Rebecca Catto and two UK based postdoctoral research fellows who will be undertaking related comparative social science/social psychology research in the UK.

In addition to engaging in research as part of the ‘Clash Narratives in Context’ project, the Fellow will be expected to contribute to team meetings, dissemination and networking activities for the grant network in the UK and USA, including contributing the project based website and helping to plan the workshop to take place at York in Spring 2015. The successful applicant is expected to have completed his/her Ph.D. in social studies of science, and/or of religion or an STS or sociology related field, within the last five years and before taking up the fellowship.

Postdoctoral Fellowship Strand 2: Historical analysis of drivers for Contemporary Science vs. Religion Debates

This strand of research will include historiographical analysis and archival research, which seeks to reframe and revisit existing historical discourse in light of overall project findings. In particular it will examine the role of the scientific naturalists. (For example but not exclusively: T.H.Huxley, John Tyndall, Julian Huxley, E.O.Wilson.) in the 19th and 20th centuries. This core piece of analysis will build a more coherent understanding of the origins of the ‘clash narratives’ between science and evolution. The post holder will be expected to work collaboratively with the whole Canada and UK based team including Principal-Investigator Dr Fern Elsdon-Baker, a UK based postdoctoral research fellows conducting recent history research in the UK and Canada and an oral history researcher working within the National Life Stories project team at the British Library.

In addition to engaging in research as part of the ‘Clash Narratives in Context’ project, the Fellow will be expected to contribute to team meetings, dissemination and networking activities for the grant network in the UK and USA, including contributing the project based website and helping to plan the workshop to take place at York in Spring 2015. The Fellow will also work collaboratively with the John Tyndall Correspondence Project centred at York University. The successful applicant is expected to have completed his/her Ph.D. in history, philosophy, or social studies of science, or an STS related field, within the last five years and before taking up the fellowship. Preference will be given to candidates whose work focuses on nineteenth or twentieth century British science.

These awards provide a stipend equivalent to $33,500 plus limited benefits. Questions about the research project and the application procedure should be directed to Bernard Lightman: lightman@yorku.ca

Full applications will contain a cover letter that includes a description of current research projects, an academic cv, a writing sample, and at least three letters of reference. Applicants must also articulate how their research projects fit within one of the two strands of the grant. Applications (digital only please) should be sent to Michael Anderson, Administrative Assistant, Institute for Science and Technology Studies at: m_ander@yorku.ca.

The successful applicant will begin their appointment on October 1st, 2014.

Deadline: Applications must be received by May 1st, 2014.

1-year sessional position, History of Science And Technology, University of King's College

The University of King's College invites applications for a one-year sessional position in the History of Science and Technology programme (HOST) at the rank of assistant professor, starting on 1 July 2014. Candidates must have a Ph.D and teaching experience in history of science and technology or a related field (philosophy of science, science studies, etc.). Experience in interdisciplinary teaching or research would be an asset.

The successful candidate is expected to teach a) HSTC 1801 Engineering and Technology: From the Industrial Age to the Cybernetic Age, b) part of HSTC 4000 Nature and Science in the Modern Period, as well as c) three other half-credit HOST electives. The ability to teach courses in the History of Chinese Science, Modern Science (especially physics and chemistry), or Science and Religion would be an asset. Please consult the academic calendar entries for the programme on the King's website http://www.ukings.ca/ for a list of possible classes.

Applications, including a cover letter containing a statement of teaching interests, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and evidence of effective teaching should be sent (in hard copy) by 27 April 2014, to:

Sharon Brown, Administrative Secretary
History of Science and Technology Programme
University of King's College
Halifax NS B3H 2A1
Canada

email: Sharon.Brown@ukings.ca
tel: 902.422.1271, ext. 204

Although candidates of all nationalities are encouraged, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.The University of King's College is an equal opportunity employer; women, visible minorities and members of other under-represented groups are particularly encouraged to apply. Information on the History of Science and Technology Programme can be found at www.ukings.ca.

Deadline: April 27

Limited term appointment, Wilfrid Laurier University

The Department of Philosophy invites applications for a Limited Term Appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2014, subject to budgetary approval. The normal teaching load for this position is five (5) one-term courses. The successful applicant will be expected to teach PP219 (Feminist Philosophy), to offer at least one upper-level course in this area and to contribute to our MA program.Applicants must have a completed PhD in Philosophy by the time of the appointment and should demonstrate excellence in teaching.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests and a teaching dossier (including official teaching evaluations, if available). Applicants should also provide contact information for three referees. All these materials should be sent to:

Dr. James Wong, Chair
Department of Philosophy
Wilfrid Laurier University
75 University Avenue West
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3C5
Email: philosophyadmin@wlu.ca

The deadline for receipt of all materials is April 30, 2014.

Note: Electronic applications will be accepted, but all applications must be complete in order to be considered. Applicants who have already sent all relevant materials in support of their application to the earlier tenure-track position in feminist philosophy may simply ask to have their files re-opened.

For details on our programs, faculty and activities, please consult the Department of Philosophy website: http://www.wlu.ca/homepage.php?grp_id=57.

Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to employment equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons of a visible minority. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In accordance with the requirements of Human Resources Skills Development Canada and Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the successful applicant will be required to prove they are legally able to work in Canada.

Members of the designated groups must self-identify to be considered for employment equity. Candidates may self-identify, in confidence, to the Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Dr. Michael Carroll (mcarroll@wlu.ca). Further information on the equity policy can be found at https://www.wlu.ca/page.php?grp_id=2465&p=10545.

Deadline: April 30

Limited term position, University of British Columbia, ethics / social / political philosophy

The Department of Philosophy at UBC invites applications for a 2-year* limited-term position at the rank of Assistant Professor Without Review to commence July 1, 2014. *The initial appointment will be for a 12-month period and may be renewed for another year, subject to satisfactory performance appraisals, compliance with UBC agreements and policies, and availability of funds.

Area of Specialization: ethics/social/political philosophy. Areas of competence: Other areas in value theory such as philosophy of law, applied ethics (biomedical, environmental, business), aesthetics.

The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. (or expect to have successfully defended prior to 1 July 2014) and have demonstrated accomplishments in scholarship. S/he will be expected to maintain an active program of research and teaching, and to undertake service duties as assigned by the Head. The teaching load will be four 3-credit courses per year.

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a sample of their publications, a statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching ability and effectiveness. In addition, they should arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent directly to:

Search Committee
c/o Simone Dharmaratne, Administrator
Department of Philosophy
The University of British Columbia
Buchanan E370 - 1866 Main Mall
Vancouver, B.C., Canada V6T 1Z1
Phone: 604-822-3292 / Fax: 604-822-8782

Completed applications must be received by May 1, 2014.

This position is subject to final budgetary approval. The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to employment equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. We encourage all qualified persons to apply; Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will, however, be given priority.

For information about the Department, visit www.philosophy.ubc.ca

Deadline: May 1

10-month term appointment, University of Lethbridge

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Lethbridge invites applications for a 10-month term appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin 1 August, 2014. The position is subject to budgetary approval. Teaching load will be 2+3.

The area of research specialization is open. We have teaching needs in philosophy of law, history of philosophy, feminist philosophy, and ethical/social/political philosophy. Applicants should be ABD or have a Ph.D. in hand, and should have teaching experience and evidence of an active research program. The position is open to all qualified applicants, although preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University is an inclusive and equitable campus encouraging applications from qualified women and men including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons. For more information about the University, please visit our web site at www.uleth.ca.

Applications should include a covering letter, curriculum vitae, some recent course outlines, teaching evaluations, a writing sample, and a succinct statement of teaching philosophy and research interests. Arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent or made available separately. All material should be sent by email to Bev Garnett at bev.garnett@uleth.ca. Phone: (403) 380-1894; Fax: (403) 329-5109.

Direct inquiries to

Dr. Kent Peacock, Chair
Department of Philosophy
The University of Lethbridge
4401 University Drive
Lethbridge, Alberta, T1K 3M4 Canada
kent.peacock@uleth.ca

Consideration of completed applications will begin by April 30, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.

Deadline: April 30

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