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Full-time tenure-track appointment, Ryerson University. AOS: Non-Western Philosophy or Metaphysics and/or Epistemology.

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, 2017 (subject to budgetary approval).

The area of specialization is either (i) Non-Western Philosophy or (ii) Metaphysics and/or Epistemology. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Philosophy (or equivalent) by no later than June 30, 2017. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of philosophy courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Candidates should have a strong research profile and/or evidence of an emerging scholarly record, evidence of high-quality teaching and student training, as well as capacity for collegial service.

We strongly encourage applications from those who would contribute to the further diversification of 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. Ryerson University and our Department are strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to and meaningful experience with the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will be expected to demonstrate their ability to work with a diverse student population.

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

Applicants should submit their application online via the Faculty Recruitment Portal at www.ryerson.ca/jobs. Applications should include the following components uploaded, in the following order, as a single PDF:

  • a letter of application
  • a curriculum vitae
  • a statement of research interests (including plans for dissemination)
  • two recent writing samples
  • and results of teaching surveys (or equivalent evidence, such as a teaching dossier).

Applicants should arrange for at least two confidential letters of reference to be sent to Mr. Ryan Walters at r2walter _at_ ryerson.ca.

Any inquiries regarding the Faculty Recruitment Portal can be sent to Mr. Lindsay Wiener, HR Consulting Advisor, at l2wiener _at_ ryerson.ca.

Aboriginal candidates who would like to learn more about working at Ryerson University are welcome to contact Ms. Tracey King, M.Ed., Aboriginal HR Consultant, Aboriginal Recruitment and Retention Initiative, at t26king _at_ ryerson.ca.

Applicants are asked to indicate in their application if they are a citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

Applications must be received by December 6, 2016. Confidential inquiries can be directed to David Hunter, Chair of the Departmental Hiring Committee (david.hunter _at_ ryerson.ca). Mailed and emailed applications will not be accepted.

As an employer, Ryerson University is working towards a "people first" culture and we are proud to have been selected as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers and a Greater Toronto's Top Employer for 2015 and 2016. To learn more about our work environment and innovative educational environment, visit http://www.ryerson.ca, check out @RyersonU, @RyersonHR and @RyersonEDI on Twitter, and visit our LinkedIn company page.

This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA). The RFA collective agreement can be viewed on the RFA collective agreement page. A summary of RFA benefits can be found on the RFA benefits page. The RFA's website can be found at: www.rfanet.ca.

Deadline: 6 December 2016

Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities. Lakehead University.
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Temporary postion, Winter 2017. Douglas Collge.
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Tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The Department of Philosophy of Glendon College, York University. AOS open; AOC law and social thought.

The Department of Philosophy of Glendon College, York University invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2017. AOS open; AOC law and social thought. Qualified applicants must be fluent in English and French and able to teach in both languages. For complete job description and application details, visit www.yorku.ca/acadjobs. York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Le Département de Philosophie du Collège universitaire Glendon, Université York, sollicite des candidatures pour un poste au rang de professeur(e) adjoint(e) menant à la permanence, débutant le 1er juillet 2017. Ce poste est soumis à l’approbation de l’autorité budgétaire de l’Université. Les candidat(e)s doivent être titulaire d’un doctorat en philosophie. Le domaine de spécialisation est ouvert. Les champs d’expertise doivent inclure la philosophie du droit et la pensée sociale. Les candidat(e)s doivent être bilingues (français-anglais) et capable d’enseigner dans ces deux langues dans un contexte pluriculturel. Pour la description complète du poste et faire une demande, consultez le site www.yorku.ca/acadjobs. L’Université York est un employeur qui met en œuvre un programme d’action positive et qui attache une grande valeur à la diversité en son sein, y compris celle de genre et de sexe. Le programme d’action positive s’applique aux autochtones, minorités visibles, personnes ayant un handicap et aux femmes. Pour plus de renseignements sur le programme veuillez consulter le site Web de York à l’adresse: www.yorku.ca/acadjobs, ou vous adresser au Bureau d’action positive au (416) 736-5713. Toutes les personnes qualifiées sont encouragées à poser leur candidature; toutefois, priorité sera accordée aux personnes de citoyenneté canadienne ou détenant le statut de résident permanent au Canada.

Tenure track, Assistant Professor position, University of Victoria. Area of specialisation: philosophy of mind or philosophy of science.
Appointment in Philosophy Position Number PHIL01

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Victoria invites applications for a tenure track, Assistant Professor position to begin 1 July 2017. Area of specialisation: philosophy of mind or philosophy of science. Area of competence: open, but broad philosophical interests are assets. Duties will include research, undergraduate and graduate instruction and administrative service. The successful applicant will have the potential to be a superior researcher and an excellent teacher.

Requirements

Applicants should hold a PhD in Philosophy by time of appointment. Ideal candidates will have begun publishing and will have a well-articulated research and publication plan. The Department seeks a candidate who can offer undergraduate and graduate courses in philosophy of mind or philosophy of science and who can also teach introduction to philosophy, critical thinking and basic logic. Candidates should supply evidence of their approach to pedagogy and their preparedness to teach excellent courses. In addition, the successful candidate should be able to supervise MA and PhD students in philosophy of mind or philosophy science and should be able assist the supervision of students in related fields.

The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from 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.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Faculty and librarians at the University of Victoria are governed by the provisions of the Collective Agreement. Members are represented by the University of Victoria Faculty Association. (www.uvicfa.ca)

Applications should include a cover letter, writing sample and c.v. Applicants should also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent directly to the Chair. Application materials, including letters of reference, may be submitted via email at: philjob@uvic.ca

Or where necessary application materials may be mailed to:

Chair, Appointments Committee
Department of Philosophy
University of Victoria
P.O. Box 3045
Victoria, B.C.
V8W 3P4

Deadline: 1 December 2016.

Tenure-Track Position: Philosophy of Mind/Language. McMaster University

The Department of Philosophy invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence July 1, 2017

Area of specialization: Philosophy of Mind/Language

Areas of competence: Open, but must be able to teach at least one of the following: political philosophy; philosophy of law; ancient philosophy; environmental philosophy; or feminist philosophy.

McMaster University is a research intensive university, and the Department of Philosophy has undergraduate philosophy degree programs (Honours, Combined Honours, B.A.), an M.A. program, and a Ph.D. program. In addition, the Department is home to a new Honours Degree Program in Justice, Political Philosophy and Law. The aims of this program are to foster a sophisticated understanding of the law and legal institutions that make up the social world in which we live and of the political and moral theories that address the value and justice of these institutions.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. by the time of the appointment and demonstrated excellence in teaching and research. Duties will include undergraduate and graduate teaching, the supervision of master's and doctoral theses, and committee responsibilities. The normal teaching load in the Philosophy Department is two courses in each term, plus graduate supervision.

How to Apply

Applicants application package should include; a letter of application, together with a curriculum vitae, a writing sample of no more than 25 pages, and a brief statement of teaching interests and philosophy, including evidence of teaching effectiveness. Materials sent from applicants must be submitted through the University's electronic portal: workingatmcmaster.ca/careers/. References accepted electronically emailed to: philmind _at_ mcmaster.ca. Queries should be addressed to Dr. Wil Waluchow, Acting Chair, Department of Philosophy at philmind _at_ mcmaster.ca Applications received by November 15, 2016 will be assured of full consideration, however, applications will continue to be considered until the position is filled. Applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to reach the Department by the same date. For information about the Department of Philosophy, see philos.humanities.mcmaster.ca/

Department of Philosophy
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4K1
Phone 905.525.9140
Ext. 24312
philosophy _at_ mcmaster.ca

To comply with the Government of Canada's reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants' status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements:
   Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada
   No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

Employment Equity Statement

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, Métis and Inuit persons, members of racialized communities and LGBTQ-identified persons. If you require any form of accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection procedure, please contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247).

Deadline: 15 November 2016

Past Deadline

2-year Killam Postdoctoral Fellowship at University of Alberta

The Department of Philosophy, University of Alberta, invites applications for an Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowship, tenable for two years, any time after April 1, 2017. Research position, but some additionally remunerated teaching possible if desired. AOS: open. Citizenship: open. PhD must be completed prior to commencing fellowship; but applicants cannot be more than 2 years beyond the completion of their PhDs by the application deadline. $46,000 per annum plus benefits and a one-time $4000 research/travel grant.

Applications should include (1) a completed application form (please submit a signed and dated electronic scan of the completed application form); (2) a CV (including a list of academic honors, awards and publications); (3) a research proposal (maximum one page single-spaced) describing the applicant’s proposed postdoctoral research project; (4) a research experience statement (maximum two pages single-spaced) describing how the applicant’s academic background has prepared him/her to carry out the proposed research project; (5) a writing sample; (6) three letters of recommendation; and (7) a transcript.

Applications should be sent electronically only to Santhi Thomas, Executive Assistant, Department of Philosophy: santhi _at_ ualberta.ca (subject line: Killam Search). To receive full consideration, applications (including the letters of recommendation, research proposal and research experience statement) should be tailored to the Killam postdoctoral fellowship, address the applicant’s fit with the department and be written in a style accessible to non-experts. Successful candidates must provide an official copy of their PhD transcript before taking up the fellowship. Deadline for receipt of applications: November 1, 2016. (Note: this internal deadline set by the Philosophy Department overrides the official university-wide November 30, 2016 deadline of submissions listed in the application guidelines.)

Fellowships are awarded in a University-wide competition. The University of Alberta is committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

Inquiries only may be addressed to Professor Kathrin Koslicki, Killam Search Chair: kathrin.koslicki _at_ ualberta.ca. For more information on eligibility and for the link to application procedures and the application form, please see: http://www.postdoc.ualberta.ca/en/FundingandFellowships/ UniversityofAlbertaPostdoctoralFellowships.aspx. Prior to submitting their applications, applicants should choose a University of Alberta supervisor, in consultation with the relevant faculty member; but letters from the proposed supervisor are required only for finalists. Where applicable, the instructions provided in this ad override the guidelines stated on the application form.

Deadline: 1 November 2016

Assistant Professor, tenure-track, philosophy of psychology. Carleton University.

About the position: Subject to budgetary approval, the Department of Philosophy at Carleton University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to start July 1, 2017.

The area of research specialization is the philosophy of psychology (especially, moral psychology). The areas of teaching competence include the philosophy of mind and normative ethics. The nominal teaching course load (excluding graduate supervisions, tutorials and other assignments) is 2+2.

The Department of Philosophy (http://carleton.ca/philosophy) combines award-winning teaching with excellence in research. The department's strengths are in two main areas: moral, social, and political philosophy, and the philosophy of mind, language, and knowledge. Several members of the department are active researchers in the history of philosophy. The department has close ties to the Centre on Values and Ethics (www.carleton.ca/cove) and the Institute of Cognitive Science (www.carleton.ca/ics), and is the administrative home of the newly established Ph.D. program in Ethics and Public Affairs (www.carleton.ca/ethics).

Qualifications: We seek an outstanding scholar with a Ph.D. in Philosophy and a demonstrated potential for excellence in both teaching and research. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in the department's undergraduate and graduate programs, develop a program of research leading to significant peer‐reviewed publications, and contribute effectively to leadership in the department.

Application instructions: Applications (including a CV, a sample of recent research, evidence of excellence in teaching, and three letters of reference sent under separate cover) should be sent in one single PDF to: Sandra Kirkpatrick, Administrator, Department of Philosophy, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario Canada K1S 5B6 (email: sandra.kirkpatrick@carleton.ca). Consideration of applications will begin on November 1.

Located in the capital city of Ottawa, Carleton University is a dynamic and innovative institution for teaching and research, committed to developing solutions to real world problems by pushing the boundaries of knowledge and understanding. Its internationally recognized faculty, staff, and researchers provide academic opportunities in more than 100 programs of study to more than 28,000 full- and part-time students, from every province and more than 100 countries around the world. Carleton's creative, interdisciplinary, and international approach to research has led to many significant discoveries and creative work in science and technology, business, governance, public policy, and the arts.

Carleton's beautiful campus, minutes from downtown, is bordered by the Rideau River and the Rideau Canal. With over 12 national museums and the spectacular Gatineau Park close by, there are many excellent recreational opportunities for individuals and families to enjoy. Ottawa has population of almost one million and provides many opportunities for research with groups and institutions that reflect the diversity of our bilingual, multicultural country.

Carleton University is deeply committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our university, including, but not limited to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Qualified candidates able to enhance the department's presence in Carleton University Online (www.carleton.ca/cuol/) are also strongly encouraged to apply.

Please indicate in your application whether you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada. Applicants selected for an interview will be requested to contact the chair of the search committee as soon as possible to discuss any accommodation requirements. Arrangements will be made to accommodate requests in a timely manner.

Start date: July 1, 2017

Deadline: October 31, 2016

Assistant Professor - Kant and/or 19th – 20th Century Philosophy. University of Toronto, Mississauga campus.

Department of Philosophy
University of Toronto
Mississauga campus

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto Mississauga invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Kant and/or 19th-20th Century Philosophy at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2017.

Candidates must hold a PhD in Philosophy or a closely related field by the date of appointment, or shortly thereafter. They must provide evidence of excellence in both teaching and research. Excellence in research will be evinced in strong endorsements by referees of high international standing, and also by (for example) publications in top ranked and field relevant academic journals, presentations at significant conferences, and awards and accolades. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, letters of reference, and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application. Candidates must be able to teach a range of graduate and undergraduate courses in philosophy, although our primary teaching needs are in 19th-20th century philosophy.

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 affiliated with the Mississauga 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, along with conferences, colloquia, and other faculty events, typically take place on the St. George campus. All departmental committees of the Graduate Department and all faculty search committees include faculty from all three campuses.

The tri-campus 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 at UTM and the tri-campus Graduate Department, please visit
http://www.utm.philosophy.utoronto.ca and
http://www.philosophy.utoronto.ca.

Qualified applicants are invited to apply online by clicking on the link at
https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?job=1601299.

The following elements of the application should be submitted (in pdf format only) by November 1, 2016:

  1. a cover letter and curriculum vitae, combined in a file labelled "cover letter and CV.pdf";
  2. a research dossier containing (i) a statement that outlines current and future research interests and (ii) an article-length sample of academic writing, combined in a file labelled "research.pdf";
  3. a teaching dossier including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations, combined in a file labelled "teaching.pdf".

Applicants should also have at least three letters of reference sent directly to philosophy.utm@utoronto.ca by November 1, 2016.

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 send email to chair.philosophy.utm _at_ utoronto.ca.

The University of Toronto Mississauga is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

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

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please s All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Application Deadline: November 1, 2016

Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of Science, Western University (The University of Western Ontario).

The Department of Philosophy at Western University (The University of Western Ontario) invites applications or nominations for the Rotman Canada Research Chair (Tier I) in Philosophy of Science. This position will build on Western's record of research excellence in this field. We are seeking an innovative leader and exceptional scholar in any area of philosophy of science, broadly construed. This is an exciting opportunity for experienced individuals who are recognized internationally as leaders in their field and who are currently at the rank of Professor or Associate Professor (or equivalent). Salary is negotiable and commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position will be full time, and tenured at the rank of Professor or Associate Professor, in the Department of Philosophy, or as a joint appointment with Philosophy and another department, as appropriate. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a vigorous research program, and to contribute to teaching and supervising undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows. The position will commence on July 1, 2017 or as negotiated.

The successful candidate will play a key role in the intellectual leadership of the Rotman Institute of Philosophy (http://www.rotman.uwo.ca). Founded in 2008, the Rotman Institute has become a leading center for philosophical work engaging with the sciences. The Rotman Institute's vision is to make progress on foundational and socially relevant questions based on collaborations bridging philosophy, the sciences, and society. Institute faculty lead research projects in ethics and science, foundations of physics, philosophy of mind and neuroscience, and ecological philosophy.

With a full-time enrolment of 32,000, Western University is a leading research-intensive university with a full range of academic and professional programs, situated on one of Canada's most beautiful campuses. General information about Western can be found at www.uwo.ca. The university campus is in London, Ontario, a thriving city of 400,000 people, located midway between Toronto and Detroit. With parks, river valleys, tree lined streets and bicycle paths, London is known as the "Forest City" and boasts galleries, theatre, music and sporting events, and an international airport (see www.ledc.com). Western's Recruitment and Retention Office is available to assist in the transition of successful applicants and their families.

The Canada Research Chair program was established by the Government of Canada to enable Canadian universities to foster research excellence and enhance their role as world-class centers of research. Further information on the program is available on the CRC web site at http://www.chairs.gc.ca. All Chairs are subject to review and final approval by the CRC Secretariat.

Applicants are invited to submit a curriculum vitae, writing sample, teaching dossier, a description of a 5-7 year research plan, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three potential referees, in confidence to:

Professor Andrew Botterell
Acting Chair, Department of Philosophy
Western University
1151 Richmond Street, StH 3145
London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B8
abottere _at_ uwo.ca

Applications may be submitted via mail, or electronically with "CRC Application" as the subject. Review of applications will begin on Oct 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

Position is subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Carol Suter csuter4 _at_ uwo.ca.

Deadline: until position is filled.

Assistant Professor - Philosophy of Science. University of Toronto, St. George Campus (downtown Toronto)

Department of Philosophy
Faculty of Arts and Science

The Department of Philosophy and the Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology in the Faculty of Arts and Science of the University of Toronto invite applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Philosophy of Science at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2017.

Candidates must hold a PhD in Philosophy or a closely related field by the date of appointment, or shortly thereafter. They must have a record of excellence in both research and teaching and show a demonstrated record of ongoing development in both teaching and research. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated by strong letters of reference, the statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application. The successful candidate must be able to teach a wide range of courses in both units from the introductory to advanced levels, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The successful candidate's research will focus on Philosophy of Science. A focus on philosophy of physics will be an asset. The candidate will be expected to conduct innovative research at the highest international level. Strong evidence of excellence in research is required, demonstrated by publications in leading journals relevant to the field, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, a strong research dossier submitted as part of the application and strong letters of reference by referees of high international standing.

The successful candidate will be appointed both to the Department of Philosophy (51%) and to the Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (49%). 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 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. For information about the Department of Philosophy, please visit http://www.philosophy.utoronto.ca.

The Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (IHPST) is a graduate studies and research institute located on the St. George Campus at Victoria College. IHPST also offers undergraduate courses. For more information about the IHPST, please visit http://hps.utoronto.ca.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link at https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1601058.

The following elements of the application should be submitted online (in pdf format only) by November 1, 2016:

  • a cover letter and a curriculum vitae, combined in a file labelled "cover letter and CV.pdf";
  • research dossier containing a statement outlining current and future research interests and a sample of academic writing (about 25 pages), combined in a file labelled "research.pdf";
  • a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations) in a file labelled "teaching.pdf".

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters by November 1, 2016 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 University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

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

Deadline: 1 November 2016

Assistant Professor - Ancient Philosophy. University of Toronto, St. George Campus (downtown Toronto)

Department of Philosophy
Faculty of Arts and Science

The Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Arts and Science of the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Ancient Philosophy at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2017.

Candidates must hold a PhD in Philosophy or a closely related field by the date of appointment, or shortly thereafter. They must have demonstrated excellence in teaching and research and a demonstrated record of ongoing development in both. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated by strong letters of reference, teaching evaluations, and dossier and/or syllabi submitted as part of the application. 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. The ability to teach courses in non-western philosophy will be an asset. Moreover, the successful candidate will engage actively in the graduate Collaborative Program in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy (CPAMP) at the University of Toronto.

The successful candidate's research will focus on Ancient Philosophy. The candidate will be expected to conduct innovative research at the highest international level. Broad research interests and expertise within the field of ancient philosophy are especially desirable. Strong evidence of excellence in research is required, demonstrated by publications in leading journals relevant to the field, presentations at significant conferences, and strong endorsements by referees of high international standing.

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 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.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link at https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1600988.

The following elements of the application should be submitted online (in pdf format only) by November 1, 2016:

  • a cover letter and a curriculum vitae, combined in a file labelled "cover letter and CV.pdf";
  • a research dossier containing a statement outlining current and future research interests and a sample of academic writing (about 25 pages), combined in a file labelled "research.pdf";
  • a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample teaching materials, and teaching evaluations) in a file labelled "teaching.pdf".

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters by November 1, 2016 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 University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

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

Deadline: 1 November 2016

One-Year Limited-Term Assistant Professor Position, The University of Windsor.

Position # 001894LT12-2017-PHI

The University of Windsor, Department of Philosophy invites applications for a one-year limited-term faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing January 1, 2017. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences is the largest academic unit in the University of Windsor. Comprised of over 200 full-time faculty members, sessional lecturers and ancillary academic staff, 52 support staff, 6,343 full and part-time undergraduate and 550 graduate students, it offers more than 50 undergraduate and 12 graduate programs.

The Department of Philosophy offers a B.A. (Honours and General) and M.A. in Philosophy. For more information on our department and programs, see our website: www.uwindsor.ca/philosophy.

This limited-term position has an open area of specialization, but the successful candidate will need to have strengths in argumentation and will also be expected to teach `Law, Punishment, and Morality' in winter 2017. The successful candidate may also be asked to teach courses on Ethics and Reasoning Skills in fall 2017.

Essential Criteria/Experience: completed PhD in Philosophy or relevant discipline or have successfully defended dissertation by time of appointment original scholarship, including peer-reviewed publications experience teaching at the undergraduate level, preferably as course instructor strong interpersonal communication skills a willingness to follow principles of anti-discrimination, staff and student equity, occupational health and safety and other relevant legislation.

Preferred Qualifications: completed professional development courses in teaching and learning, such as course and curriculum design and alignment, cross-cultural pedagogical issues, student engagement, effective assessment and learning outcomes.

Application Requirements

  • a letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status;
  • a brief statement that explains how the applicant's research and teaching background prepares her/him for this position;
  • a detailed and current curriculum vitae;
  • official transcripts and certification of degree;
  • a teaching dossier or teaching portfolio showing evidence of teaching effectiveness and excellence that will include sample course syllabi/outlines, teaching evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy and interests (resources and templates for completing a teaching dossier can be found at www.uwindsor.ca/ctl/links-pd); and
  • three (3) current letters of reference forwarded directly by the referees to the Department Head at the address or email listed below.

Only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted. The short-listed candidates may be invited to provide further information in support of their applications. To ensure full consideration, complete an online application (www.uwindsor.ca/facultypositions) found on the job advertisement, and ensure letters of reference are submitted by the deadline date of Wednesday, October 26, 2016. Applications may be considered after the deadline date; however, acceptance of late submissions is at the discretion of the appointment committee.

Questions and Reference Letters to be sent to: Dr. Christopher Tindale, Acting Head, Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor, Ontario, Canada N9B 3P4 Phone: 519-253-3000 Ext. 2397; Email: Ctindale _at_ uwindsor.ca

The University of Windsor is a comprehensive research and teaching institution with more than 15,500 students. We are a welcoming community committed to equity and diversity in our teaching, learning, and work environments. In pursuit of the University's Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (Women, Aboriginal Peoples, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, and Sexual Minorities) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify. If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Faculty Recruitment Coordinator (recruit@uwindsor.ca). Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility (OHREA). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Deadline: 26 October 2016

Assistant Professor - Social and Political Philosophy. University of Toronto, St. George Campus (downtown Toronto)

Department of Philosophy
Faculty of Arts and Science

The Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Arts and Science of the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Social and Political Philosophy at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2017.

Candidates must hold a PhD in Philosophy or a closely related field by the date of appointment, or shortly thereafter. They must have a record of excellence in both research and teaching and show a demonstrated record of ongoing development in both teaching and research. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated by strong letters of reference, the statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application. 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. The ability to teach courses in non-western philosophy will be an asset.

The candidate's research will focus on Social and Political Philosophy broadly conceived. The candidate will be expected to conduct innovative research at the highest international level. Excellence in research is evidenced primarily by publications in leading journals in the field, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, a strong research dossier submitted as part of the application and strong letters of reference by referees of high international standing.

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 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.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link at https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1600987.

The following elements of the application should be submitted online (in pdf format only) by October 13, 2016:

  • a cover letter and a curriculum vitae, combined in a file labelled "cover letter and CV.pdf";
  • a research dossier containing a statement outlining current and future research interests and a sample of academic writing (about 25 pages), combined in a file labelled "research.pdf";
  • a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations) in a file labelled "teaching.pdf".

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters by October 13, 2016 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 University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

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

Deadline: 13 October, 2016

Assistant Professor - Ethics/Practical Philosophy. University of Toronto, St. George Campus (downtown Toronto)

Department of Philosophy
Faculty of Arts and Science

The Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Arts and Science of the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Ethics/Practical Philosophy at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2017.

Candidates must hold a PhD in Philosophy or a closely related field by the date of appointment, or shortly thereafter. They must have a record of excellence in both research and teaching and show a demonstrated record of ongoing development in both teaching and research. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated by strong letters of reference, the statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application. 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. The ability to teach courses in applied ethics as well as in non-western philosophy will be an asset.

The candidate's research will focus on Ethics/Practical Philosophy broadly conceived. The candidate will be expected to conduct innovative research at the highest international level. Excellence in research is evidenced primarily by publications in leading journals in the field, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, a strong research dossier submitted as part of the application and strong letters of reference by referees of high international standing.

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 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.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link at https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1600986.

The following elements of the application should be submitted online (in pdf format only) by October 13, 2016:

  • a cover letter and a curriculum vitae, combined in a file labelled "cover letter and CV.pdf";
  • a research dossier containing a statement outlining current and future research interests and a sample of academic writing (about 25 pages), combined in a file labelled "research.pdf";
  • a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations) in a file labelled "teaching.pdf".

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters by October 13, 2016 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 University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

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

Deadline: 13 October 2016

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