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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.

Date limite : 21 mai

Poste temporaire, histoire des sciences et des techniques, 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.

Date limite : 27 avril

Postes temporaire, 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.

Date limite : 30 avril

Poste temporaire, University of British Columbia. Spécialisations : philosophie éthique / sociale / politique.

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

Date limite : 1 mai 2014

Poste temporaire de 10-mois, 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.

Date limite : 30 avril 2014

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Postes à temps partiel, Mount Allison University

The Department of Philosophy at Mount Allison University invites applications for part-time position(s) to teach two courses during the 2014/2015 academic year: a second year course in Logic (PHIL 2611) or a third year course in the Philosophy of Law (PHIL 3731), and a third year course in Environmental Ethics (PHIL 3721). The courses are to be taught either one in each term or both in the Winter, depending on the instructors' schedule(s).

The anticipated class size is 60 for the logic course and 30 for the third year courses. The courses involve 3 contact hours of class time per week, and office hours are expected in addition. Candidates should have a PhD in Philosophy or be close to completing one. Submissions must include a letter of application with curriculum vitae, transcripts, three letters of reference, teaching dossier and a sample of writing. Candidates are encouraged to rank their teaching and scheduling preferences in their letter of application. Electronic applications are strongly encouraged and should be sent to philosophy@mta.ca. Paper submissions should be sent to:

Chair of the Search Committee
Department of Philosophy
Mount Allison University
63D York Street
Sackville, NB E4L 1G9
Phone: 506-364-2556
Fax: 506-364-2645

Date limite : Consideration of applications will begin March 20, 2014, and will continue until an appointment is made.

Endowed chair in the Philosophy of Neuroscience, Western University

Western University invites applications or nominations for an endowed chair in the Philosophy of Neuroscience. We are seeking a leader in the field of philosophy of neuroscience to contribute to growing interdisciplinary collaborations among the Department of Philosophy, the Rotman Institute of Philosophy and the Brain and Mind Institute at Western University. The successful candidate will hold an academic appointment in the Department of Philosophy, will be affiliated with the two Institutes, and will work collaboratively with both philosophers and neuroscientists. This is a great opportunity to develop and build an emerging area within a flourishing research environment and graduate program.

The successful applicant must have published in the leading (top-tier) academic and practitioner journals in the area of philosophy of neuroscience or related fields including neurophilosophy, neuroethics, and consciousness studies, must have a demonstrated track record of interdisciplinary research and teaching, and must have 5-7 years experience of providing academic and administrative leadership in interdisciplinary collaborations in the field of philosophy of neuroscience. The rank of the academic appointment will be Associate or Full Professor with tenure depending on qualifications and experience. Salary is negotiable and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications including a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, a teaching dossier, a description of a 5 year research plan and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three potential referees to: Professor Henrik Lagerlund, Chair, Department of Philosophy, Stevenson Hall, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B8. Please ensure that the form available at
http://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/faculty/Application-FullTime-Faculty-Position-Form.pdf is completed and included in your application submission.

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent oral and written communication skills in English.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  Western University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.

Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2014

Bourse postdoctorale en histoire et philosophie des sciences, University of Notre Dame.

The History and Philosophy of Science Graduate Program at the University of Notre Dame seeks to appoint a Postdoctoral Fellow beginning August 2014 for one year, renewable for a second year. Applicants must have completed all requirements for the doctoral degree by June 30, 2014.

Applications are welcome from scholars in any area of history and philosophy of science. In addition to pursuing his or her research and participating actively in the intellectual life of the program, the HPS Postdoctoral Fellow will teach two graduate courses per year, one of which may be in the candidate's area of specialization. We are especially, but not exclusively, interested in candidates able to teach our graduate philosophy of science survey course (interest in teaching one of our graduate history of science survey courses may also be an asset), and encourage you to explain how your research and teaching experience is well suited to our interdisciplinary program.

The annual stipend is $48,000. The fellowship package also includes health insurance and $3000 per year towards research expenses and conference travel. A summary of benefits can be found at: http://hr.nd.edu/assets/121245/p1_benefit_summary_2014.pdf.

Applicants should send the following materials in electronic form only, in PDF format by email attachment, to reilly@nd.edu, including "HPS post-doc" and your last name in the subject line. The deadline for receipt of application materials is March 30th.

  1. Cover letter giving a brief summary of your primary field of expertise and qualifications for the fellowship.
  2. Summary of your dissertation (two page maximum).
  3. Plan of research to be undertaken during a two-year fellowship period (two page maximum).
  4. Writing sample (30 page maximum).
  5. Where applicable, a proposal for a graduate philosophy of science survey course, bearing in mind that our courses are taken by history-, philosophy-, and theology and science-track students (one page maximum).
  6. Proposal for a graduate seminar in your area of specialization (one page maximum).
  7. Full curriculum vitae.
  8. Names and affiliations of three referees whom you have asked to write to us directly.

Please note: applications that are printed and received via mail or courier will not be accepted and processed.

The three letters of reference should be sent separately, either electronically (reilly@nd.edu) or by mail (Reilly Center, 453 Geddes Hall, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556), to arrive by the application deadline. Candidates are responsible for ensuring that their letters of reference arrive by the deadline.

The HPS graduate program is housed in the Reilly Center for Science, Technology and Values, and draws faculty from a variety of departments including History, Philosophy, the Program of Liberal Studies, Theology, and English. For further information about the Reilly Center and the HPS program, please visit http://reilly.nd.edu/. The HPS Postdoctoral Fellowship is funded by the College of Arts and Letters.

Inquiries may be directed to Anjan Chakravartty (Director, History and Philosophy of Science Graduate Program): chakravartty.1@nd.edu.

The University of Notre Dame is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer with strong institutional and academic commitments to racial, cultural, and gender diversity. Women, minorities, and those attracted to a university with a Catholic identity are encouraged to apply. Information about Notre Dame, including our mission statement, is available at http://www.nd.edu.

Date limite : 30 mars

Chaire de recherche du Canada sur les fondements de la physique, Western University.

The Department of Applied Mathematics and the Department of Philosophy at Western University invite applications for a Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in the Foundations of Physics. The Canada Research Chair program has been established by the Government of Canada to enable Canadian universities to foster research excellence and enhance their role as world-class centres of research. The holder of this Canada Research Chair will have enhanced opportunities to pursue research activities. Further information on the program is available on the CRC web site at http://www.chairs.gc.ca.

Western University, as home to the Rotman Institute of Philosophy and an affiliate of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, is a major Canadian centre for research both in Theoretical Physics and in Philosophy. The successful candidate will join a vibrant and active research community.

We are looking for a future leader in the field of Foundations of Physics. Areas of research include, among others, cosmology, quantum mechanics, quantum gravity, quantum information, and statistical physics. Applicants should have strong qualifications in both physics and philosophy, with a Ph.D. in at least one of these fields. The assessment of candidates will include consideration of the number and quality of peer-reviewed publications, success in securing research funding, and reputation in the field, as evidenced, for example, by a record of invited presentations, editorships and similar measures. The successful applicant will be appointed jointly to both Applied Mathematics and Philosophy, and have research, teaching and service responsibilities in both. The rank will be either Assistant Professor (tenure-track) or Associate Professor with tenure depending on qualifications and experience. Salary is negotiable and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The review of applications will begin on March 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. All Chairs are subject to review and final approval by the CRC Secretariat.

Applications, including a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, a teaching dossier, a description of a 5-7 year research plan and the names of three referees, should be sent, preferably electronically, to crc-foundations@uwo.ca. Hard-copy applications can be sent to

Professor David Jeffrey
Chair, Department of Applied Mathematics
Western University
London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B7.

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent oral and written communication skills in English. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Western University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.

Date limite : 1 mars

Bourses postdoctorales, Rotman Institute of Philosophy, Western University

The Rotman Institute of Philosophy at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada invites applicants for up to three Postdoctoral Fellowships (one year with a possibility of renewal for a second year).  The positions are as follows:

Rotman Institute Postdoctoral Fellow. Applications are invited from scholars working in any of the core research areas of the Rotman Institute (such as general philosophy of science, philosophy of neuroscience, bioethics, history of philosophy of science, and others).

Postdoctoral Fellow in Foundations of Physics (possible vacancy). Applications are invited from scholars holding a doctorate in Philosophy or Physics with a strong research profile in issues in Foundations of Physics. The Fellowship will provide a new scholar in foundations of physics with a unique opportunity to pursue his or her chosen areas of scholarly research in collaboration with physicists and philosophers.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Philosophy of Science (possible vacancy). Applications are invited from scholars interested in working on general philosophy of science, and especially issues in the metaphysics of science. This Fellowship is associated with the Canada Research Chair currently held by Prof. Stathis Psillos.

The purpose of Rotman Institute Fellowships is to provide an opportunity for new scholars interested in the engagement of Philosophy with the sciences to pursue important projects in a research intensive environment. The Rotman Institute of Philosophy ( HYPERLINK "http://www.rotman.uwo.ca/" http://www.rotman.uwo.ca/ ) is situated in one of Canada's leading departments of philosophy, and it brings together philosophers and scientists to work on problems of global significance. Rotman faculty include two Canada Research Chair holders, and ongoing research focuses on a variety of aspects of contemporary physics, biology, neuroscience and medical science.

Postdoctoral Fellows will have an office within Rotman Institute in the Department of Philosophy. They will have the use of the University's internet and library resources. It is expected that each Fellow will give one lecture on her or his research during the course of the year at Western and that the Fellow will participate fully in the research life of the Rotman Institute of Philosophy, including participation in conferences, research groups, and reading groups. Fellows are offered to teach a half course in the Department of Philosophy (i.e. a one-semester course).

Candidates must have had a PhD conferred within five years from the start of the Fellowship. All PhD requirements must be completed by the starting date of the postdoctoral Fellowship, normally Sept. 1. The stipend is $38,000 CND plus the possibility of further funding for teaching a course in the Department of Philosophy. The fellowship also comes with a research allowance of $5,000 CDN. 

Please send curriculum vitae, writing sample, research statement, and three letters of reference to: Carol Suter, 2150A Stevenson Hall, Western University, 1151 Richmond St, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B8.  Fax: 519-661-3261. E-Mail: HYPERLINK "mailto:csuter4@uwo.ca" csuter4@uwo.ca . Email applications are encouraged. In the case of letters of reference, these should come directly from referees.

Applications must be received by March 1, 2014. Applicants should have fluent oral and written communication skills in English. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Western University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.

Date limite : 1 mars 2014

Poste temporaire de 9 mois, Trent University à Oshawa

The Department of Philosophy at Trent University in Oshawa invites applications for one 9-month limited term position, starting August 1, 2014. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

The LTA teaching load in the department is six courses. The department’s teaching needs at its Oshawa campuses for 2014-15 include:

  • PHIL1100H FA Introduction to Philosophy: Moral and Political
  • PHIL1200H FA Critical Thinking
  • PHIL2010H FA Love and Desire
  • PHIL2390H WI Biomedical Ethics
  • PHIL1000H WI Introduction to Philosophical: Knowledge and Reality (Oshawa)
  • PHIL1000H WI Introduction to Philosophical: Knowledge and Reality (UOIT)

Candidates should have a completed Ph.D or be near completion, and should demonstrate excellence in teaching.The Philosophy Department offers a broad-based curriculum in Philosophy to a large number of students. (See http://www.trentu.ca/philosophyfor further information about our course listings, and http://www.trentu.ca/oshawa/ for information about Oshawa campuses.)

Please send applications, including a curriculum vitae and cover letter detailing your suitability for the position, teaching dossier, and the names and contact information of three referees to: philosophy at trentu.ca,attention LTA Search Committee, Department of Philosophy. Please note that applications will only be accepted in PDF format via e-mail. Candidates who have already sent all relevant materials in support of other applications this year may simply ask us to re-open their file. The deadline for receipt of applications is February 28, 2013.

TrentUniversityis actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive campus community and encourages applications from qualified candidates for the following groups: women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and Aboriginal persons. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Date limite: 28 fevrier

Deux postes temporaires de 9 mois, au rang de chargé-e de cours ou de professeur-e adjoint-e. Trent University, Peterborough.

The Department of Philosophy at Trent University in Peterborough invites applications for TWO limited term nine month appointments at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, commencing August 1, 2014. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

The LTA teaching load in the department is six courses. We are seeking two candidates who can teach a combination of courses including the following:

  • PHIL1100H- Introduction to Philosophy: Moral and Political
  • PHIL2010H- Love and Desire
  • PHIL2110H- Moral Issues
  • PHIL-POST2150H- Philosophy of Law
  • PHIL 2340H- 19th-century Existentialism
  • PHIL 2360H- 20th-century Existentialism
  • PHIL-AHCL2420H- Ancient Philosophy I: PreSocratics to Plato
  • PHIL-AHCL2430H- Ancient Philosophy II: Aristotle and the Hellenists
  • PHIL-ASCI 2780H- Philosophy of Science
  • PHIL2790H- Aesthetics
  • PHIL-POST 3140H- Justice and Rights
  • PHIL-POST 3180H- Social & Political Philosophy
  • PHIL4430H- Advanced Topics: Ancient Philosophy
  • PHIL4610H- Major Texts I

Candidates should have a completed Ph.D or be near completion, and should demonstrate excellence in teaching.The Philosophy Department offers a broad-based curriculum in Philosophy to a large number of students, including majors and non-majors. (For further details, see http://www.trentu.ca/philosophy.)

Please send applications, including a curriculum vitae and cover letter detailing your suitability for the position, teaching dossier, and the names and contact information of three referees to: philosophy at trentu.ca,attention LTA Search Committee, Department of Philosophy. Please note that applications will only be accepted in PDF format via e-mail. Candidates who have already sent all relevant materials in support of other applications this year may simply ask us to re-open their file. The deadline for receipt of applications isFebruary 28, 2013.

Trent University is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive campus community and encourages applications from qualified candidates for the following groups: women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and Aboriginal persons. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Deadline: 28 February

Bourse postdoctorale en bioéthique et philosophie, Dalhousie University

This is a 1-year position (with the option of renewal), funded through the Canada Research Chair in Bioethics & Philosophy, Impact Ethics: Making a Difference. This research aims to develop and promote ethical policy in the fields of health, science and biotechnology. The PDF will critically examine the limits of mainstream bioethics and will develop and promote transformative approaches to ethical policy. The PDF will report to the Canada Research Chair, Françoise Baylis, Dalhousie University, and will be a member of the Novel Tech Ethics (NTE) research team.

The successful candidate will pursue independent and interdisciplinary research relevant to the theme "innovative, responsible and accountable" bioethics. Responsibilities of the PDF will include the review and critique of relevant scientific, clinical, philosophical, legal, political, and/or ethical literatures, as well as the development and elucidation of new perspectives and approaches. The PDF will be expected to include public outreach in research dissemination strategies. Writing for lay journals, news media, and on-line publications and blogs is anticipated in addition to publishing in relevant peer-reviewed journals. Presentations of his/her research should include Café Scientifiques and NTE public events as well as professional conferences.

Applicants must have completed, or be within one year of completion of, their doctorate in a relevant area of study (e.g., philosophy). Knowledge of policy analysis and research ethics is an asset. Good communication and interpersonal skills are required.

Review of applications will begin 1 March 2014 and continue until a successful candidate is hired. The preferred start date is 01 June 2014 (subject to negotiation).

Applications must include a CV, (scanned) transcripts, a writing sample, a statement of research interests, and the names and contact information of three referees. Applications should be submitted electronically to sandra.moore@dal.ca. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Website link http://noveltechethics.ca/about-us/job-posting----impact-ethics

For details about the Novel Tech Ethics research team, visit www.noveltechethics.ca

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.

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

Date limite : 1 mars

Deux postes réguliers de professeur-e-s à temps plein, Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Competition Number 14-19

The first position will start on May 1, 2014. The courses associated with this position will usually be offered in the Summer (May-Aug) and Fall (Sept-Dec) terms.

Competition Number 14-20

The second position will start on September 1, 2014. The courses associated with this position will usually be offered in the Fall (Sept-Dec) and Spring (Jan-April) terms.

For both positions, a Ph.D. in Philosophy is preferred, although applicants in the final stages of their Philosophy dissertations will also be considered.

We are a friendly, largely Analytic department offering a BA Major and Minor in Philosophy. Our Major program is new and we are seeking candidates who will help it thrive. The department is adequately staffed in: Normative Ethics, Applied Ethics, Metaethics, Political Philosophy, and Logic.

Areas of specialization (AOS) and areas of competence (AOC) for both positions are open, but the department is particularly interested in applicants who will be effective undergraduate teachers in the following areas: Continental Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Modern Philosophy, and Philosophy of Science. Preference will be given to applicants with clear evidence of teaching excellence. Research potential will also be considered an asset.

Those applicants interested in applying to teach can find further information on courses offered by visiting our website at - http://www.kwantlen.ca/calendar/2013-14/arts/philosophy-ba.html

KPU provides a unique regional university environment serving communities in the South Fraser region. Our university degrees and applied credentials successfully meet the evolving needs of regional and global employment markets. KPU students have a unique opportunity to integrate (or bridge) their certificate and diploma credentials to complete a bachelor's degree at KPU, creating the best of both worlds — undergraduate studies and the professional enhancement of applied programs. KPU's Office of Research and Scholarship and four research institutes assist faculty and students in their efforts to produce innovative research relevant to the communities we serve. The Philosophy Department at KPU currently offers a Bachelor of Arts, Major in Philosophy degree, as well as a Minor degree and an Associate Arts degree.

A complete application includes a current curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts of graduate degrees, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of undergraduate teaching success (including student and peer evaluations), and a list of three professional referees able to comment on your teaching ability and academic accomplishments.

Please email your application, quoting the relevant competition number by Monday, March 3, 2014 to: employ@kpu.ca.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Date limite : 3 mars

Poste menant à la permanence, York University

The Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies invites applications from qualified candidates for two (2) Alternate Stream (teaching focused) tenure-track appointments at the rank of Assistant Lecturer to begin July 1, 2014. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful candidates must be able to provide documented evidence of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level and demonstrate commitment to pedagogy with the potential for programmatic leadership. The area of specialization is open and areas of competence are logic and critical thinking. A PhD in Philosophy is required. The successful candidates will be expected to teach multiple sections of the Department’s general education course, Modes of Reasoning, each year along with one or more undergraduate philosophy courses, depending on departmental need.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a sample paper or lecture, and a teaching dossier, which should include a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course outlines, and summaries of teaching evaluations. Apply to: Professor Robert Myers, Chair, Department of Philosophy, South 431 Ross Building, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3. Candidates should also arrange to have three letters of reference mailed to this address under separate cover. The deadline for applications is February 14, 2014.

All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval. York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York’s website at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416.736.5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Deadline: 14 February 2014

Poste temporaire, Thomson Rivers University

The Department of Philosophy, History & Politics at Thompson Rivers University is inviting applications for a one term sessional position teaching Health Care Ethics [PHIL 2310], at its Williams Lake Campus.

Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in Philosophy is required.
  • Preference will be giving to candidates with a strong teaching record or potential for teaching excellence at the post-secondary level.

Apply Online:http://www.click2apply.net/45z86pb .

Deadline: until position is filled.

Poste menant à la permanence en philosophie. Concordia University College of Alberta

The Department of Philosophy at Concordia University College of Alberta seeks an Assistant Professor of Philosophy to begin August 1, 2014, subject to budgetary approval; salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The posting is open, but a background in ethics, applied ethics, philosophy of religion or epistemology would be considered an asset.

Requirements include a Ph.D. in Philosophy, demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching, and the ability to maintain an active research program.

Candidates must understand and support the Mission/Vision/Values Framework of Concordia. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, transcripts (undergraduate and graduate), and a letter describing their teaching and research experience. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference and a writing sample. Please forward the required information to:

Human Resources
Concordia University College of Alberta
7128 Ada Boulevard
Edmonton, AB     T5B 4E4
Tel: (780) 479-9214
Fax: (780) 479-2793
E-mail: humanresources@concordia.ab.ca

Date limite : 15 janvier 2014

Bourses de séjour au CRÉUM pour chercheur-e-s invité-e-s

Le Centre de recherche en éthique de l'Université de Montréal (CRÉUM) est heureux d'annoncer son programme de séjour pour chercheur-e-s invité-e-s pour la période du 1er juin 2014 au 31 mai 2015. La durée du stage pourra varier en fonction du dossier soumis et de la nature de la recherche.

La mission du CRÉUM est de contribuer à la recherche en éthique et à la qualité de la formation dans les domaines de l'éthique fondamentale et appliquée.

Nous encourageons les applications qui proviennent de chercheur-e-s oeuvrant dans les axes de recherche principaux du CRÉUM: éthique et économie, éthique et environnement, éthique et politique, éthique et santé, éthique fondamentale. Nous recevons également les candidatures provenant de disciplines diverses, pourvu que leur sujet de recherche soit en rapport direct avec des problématiques éthiques.

La bourse octroyée aux chercheur-e-s invité-e-s varie selon la longueur du séjour et selon les circonstances (p.ex. perte salariale pendant le séjour) et peut aller jusqu'à hauteur de 25 000$ can. Les candidat-e-s retenu-e-s auront accès à un bureau ainsi qu'aux infrastructures de l'Université de Montréal (bibliothèques, centre sportif, etc.) et obtiendront de l'assistance pour l'organisation matérielle du séjour.

En retour, le-la chercheur-e s'engage à mener un projet de recherche conforme à celui soumis lors de sa candidature, à participer aux activités organisées par le Centre (conférences, séminaires et colloques) et à effectuer une présentation de ses travaux en cours dans le cadre de séminaires ou de ateliers organisés par le Centre.

L'Université de Montréal est une institution francophone. Les candidat-e-s doivent avoir une maîtrise du français leur permettant de participer aux activités du Centre.

Les dossiers seront évalués selon les critères suivants : la nature et la qualité du projet de recherche, ainsi que sa pertinence dans le cadre de la mission du CREUM ; la qualité des recherches précédentes ; et la capacité du-de la candidat-e de bénéficier des activités du Centre.

Les candidat-e-s doivent soumettre les documents suivants au CREUM :

  • Un curriculum vitae;
  • Un texte publié au courant des trois dernières années;
  • Un projet de recherche expliqué en 1500 mots ou moins;
  • Deux lettres de référence (envoyées directement au CREUM avant la date limite).

La date limite pour la réception des candidatures est le 15 janvier 2014.

Bourse postdoctorale, période ancienne, University of South Carolina

AY 2014-2015

The Classics in Contemporary Perspectives Initiative at the University of South Carolina, Columbia, invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship from scholars who work on the Ancient world from an interdisciplinary and contemporary perspective. We especially welcome applications from scholars whose research interests intersect with projects and topics in ongoing CCP research and teaching. Examples include but are not limited to: democratic theory and practice; the reception of classical texts; democracy-building and citizenship in transitional societies; rhetorical invention and discourses of ethical life; Ancient philosophy and philosophy of science.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in a relevant field, such as Politics, Comparative Literature, Rhetoric, Classics, History, Philosophy, or another related discipline. Applicants should have demonstrated experience in research and teaching, a record of communicating research results via publications and/or professional presentations, and be willing and able to participate in collaborative, interdisciplinary research and teaching.

This nine month, full time, position will be available starting August 16, 2014 and ending May 15, 2015. Salary is $40,000-$45,000 depending on experience.

For full consideration, applications must be received by February 3, 2014. Applicants should submit a CV, a statement of research interests, a writing sample, and three letters of reference to: Jill Frank, Director, Classics in Contemporary Perspectives, Department of Political Science, Gambrell Hall, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208.

The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are especially encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status.

Date limite : 3 fevrier 2014

Poste menant à la permanence en philosophie, sciences cognitives et philosophie. Carleton University

The Institute of Cognitive Science and the Department of Philosophy at Carleton University invite applications for a tenure-track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor, to commence on July 1, 2014. The position will be split evenly between the two academic units.

The Institute of Cognitive Science was established in 2005. Faculty members include some who are wholly appointed to the Institute and others with varying degrees of cross- appointment with these other units. The Institute is unique in Canada in offering a selection of courses specifically housed within Cognitive Science and taught by faculty members who are appointed or cross- appointed in Cognitive Science. Degrees are offered at all levels (Bachelor of Cognitive Science [B.Cog.Sc.], Master of Cognitive Science [M.Cog.Sc.], and Ph.D.). Currently the Institute has approximately 200 undergraduates and 40 graduate students. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the growing needs of this program, which has recently greatly expanded at the undergraduate level and expects further growth. Carleton’s Department of Philosophy was founded in the 1950s, and quickly grew to include a doz en full- time faculty members, the siz e it remains today. The department has an M.A. program that has successfully guided a majority of recent graduates to further academic study, and several B.A. programs, including a B.A. in Ethics and Public Affairs, which draws on faculty expertise in both ethics and scientifically informed areas such as bioethics. The research priorities of the department give philosophy of mind, philosophy of science, metaphysics and epistemology an equal place alongside ethics and political philosophy.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Philosophy or Cognitive Science (with demonstrated experience in interdisciplinary research); demonstrated excellence in teaching; and a track record of research and publication in Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science. The successful individual ideally will complement and extend our faculty members’ existing strengths. Teaching expectations will include courses in Philosophy of Mind and integrative Cognitive Science courses.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop/extend a program of research leading to significant peerreviewed publications, contribute effectively to academic life in Cognitive Science and in Philosophy. Faculty members are expected to apply for external funding.

Applications are due on December 2, 2013. Please include the following in your application package: a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as teaching scores), a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests, and samples of published work. At the same time, candidates should arrange to have three letters of reference sent to the Institute. The referee may send electronic copies of reference letters. Applications should be sent electronically to ics@carleton.ca or mailed to Dr. Jo- Anne LeFevre, Director, Institute of Cognitive Science, Carleton University, 2201 Dunton Tower, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 5B6.

Carleton University is strongly 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 faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.

Date limite : 2 decembre 2013

Bourse postdoctorale Killam, Dalhousie University

The Department of Philosophy at Dalhousie University invites applications for Killam Postdoctoral Fellowships. Currently valued at $44,000 per year (tenable for a two-year period), these fellowships include both a research ($3000) and a conference travel ($1000) allowance. To be eligible, applicants should have received their PhDs within the past two years. Those who are still working on their degrees should note that in order to take up the fellowship they must complete all requirements of their doctorate by December 31st, 2014 at the very latest.

The competition for these fellowships is university-wide and it is very keen. To be successful, a candidate must have a particularly strong academic record as well as a well-defined research program that would benefit from affiliation with the Dalhousie Philosophy Department. Interested candidates may obtain detailed information about this program and application forms here: http://killamtrusts.dal.ca/apply/postdoctoralfellows/index.php .

As part of their applications, candidates are asked to include a letter of support from the proposed supervisor with whom the candidate hopes to work. Candidates are responsible for contacting potential supervisors for support. Information about the research interests of members of the Department of Philosophy at Dalhousie University can be found at:
http://www.dal.ca/faculty/arts/philosophy.html.

Completed applications should be submitted in hard copy to the Department of Philosophy. Please ensure that all application materials, including undergraduate and graduate transcripts and letters of support, are received in the Department of Philosophy by December 16th, 2013.

Address: Department of Philosophy, Dalhousie University, PO Box 15000, Halifax, NS, B3H 4R2.

Inquiries may be addressed to: kirstin.borgerson@dal.ca

Date limite : 16 decembre.

Poste menant à la permanence. UBC Okanagan.

Rank: Assistant Professor (tenure-track). AOS: Open. AOC: logic, the philosophy of science and related areas. Deadline: applications will begin to be reviewed on December 15, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. The successful candidate will have a PhD in Philosophy, a strong research record and demonstrated excellence in and commitment to undergraduate teaching.

Applicants should provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching ability, and three letters of reference. All documents must be submitted to http://www.hr.ubc.ca/careers-postings/faculty.php (Job Opening ID# 16970).

Candidates are responsible for ensuring that letters from the three referees are sent directly to recruitment.bsas@ubc.ca . Preferred formats are Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf). Please declare whether you are legally entitled to work in Canada. All appointments are subject to budgetary approval.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations or gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. Government regulations require that Canadians and permanent residents of Canada be given priority.

Date limite : 15 decembre 2013

Poste menant à la permanence, philosophie féministe. Wilfrid Laurier University

The Department of Philosophy invites applications for a tenure-track position in Feminist Philosophy (broadly construed to include all traditions) at the rank of Assistant Professor (provisional level) beginning July 1, 2014, subject to budgetary approval. The successful candidate is expected to complement the existing curriculum, in particular courses at the 200-level, but will have the opportunity to introduce new courses.

Applicants must have a PhD in Philosophy by the start of the appointment and should have a strong research record and a demonstrated record of excellence in undergraduate teaching. The teaching workload norm is four one-term courses and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach in and help to develop our MA Program, and are expected to maintain an active research agenda and to engage in academic service.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, sample publications and a teaching dossier (which includes evidence of teaching effectiveness and a statement of teaching philosophy). Applicants should also provide contact information for three referees. All these materials should be sent to:

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

Note: Electronic applications will be accepted. 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.

To obtain a copy of this job ad (or links referenced) in an accessible format, please contact the Dean of Arts Office at 519-884-1970 ext 3361 or at artsinfo@wlu.ca.

The deadline for receipt of all materials is November 15, 2013.

Poste de professeur-e menant à la permanence, philosophie morale et politique, University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC).

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Moral and Political Philosophy. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin July 1, 2014.Qualified candidates are invited to apply for the position, with the area of concentration being open. An interest in and ability to teach bioethics is a high priority. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Philosophy by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. Applicants must demonstrate excellence in both research and teaching.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Toronto has three campuses, Scarborough (UTSC), Mississauga and St. George, each with its own Department of Philosophy. UTSC is strongly committed to maintaining a research-intensive home for its faculty and students. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a program of research that furthers the academic mission of the Department of Philosophy at the UTSC. Competitive research funding is available both internally and through Canada's SSHRC and other research funding organizations. (See http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/.). Members of the three U of T Philosophy departments are also members of the tri-campus graduate Department of Philosophy. UTSC has an interdisciplinary commitment, and a multicultural student body speaking a wide range of languages. The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world. To apply, please visit: https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1301305.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, academic writing sample, teaching dossier, a statement of current and future research interests, and a statement of teaching philosophy. All application materials should be submitted online. Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters directly to philosophy-search@utsc.utoronto.ca by the closing date, November 15, 2013.

If you have any questions about this position, please contact philosophy-search@utsc.utoronto.ca. The U of T application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoftme./how-to-apply.For more information, please visit the following links:Philosophy at UTSC: http://utsc.philosophy.utoronto.ca/The University of Toronto Scarborough: http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/home/Philosophy at the University of Toronto: http://www.philosophy.utoronto.ca/The University of Toronto: http://www.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.

Date limite : 15 novembre 2013

Direction du département, Appalachian State University

The Department of Philosophy & Religion at Appalachian State University invites applications from senior scholars for the position of Department Chair beginning July 1, 2014. Applicants must have: (1) a Ph.D. in either Philosophy or Religious Studies; (2) an academic record appropriate for appointment with tenure in the department. The area of teaching and research is open. While formal administrative experience is preferred, applications from candidates whose work experience has prepared them for this task will be considered. A record of success in or vision for securing extramural funding is desirable. The Department offers majors and minors in Philosophy and Religious Studies as well as a limited number of graduate courses. The department is linked to other units across the university and makes a significant contribution to the General Education curriculum. There are 16 tenured/tenure track faculty.

For more information, see http://philrel.appstate.edu/.

Applicants must submit a complete application consisting of a cover letter of 1-2 pages detailing qualifications for the position; a CV; a statement of approximately 500 words about the candidate's approach to leadership, teaching, scholarship, and service in a dual department and in the current environment of higher education; one sample of recent or representative scholarship; and the names and contact information for three references.

Applications must be submitted electronically in pdf format to: philrelchair@appstate.edu. Review of completed applications will begin November 4, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Appalachian State University, located in the southern Appalachian Mountains, is a highly ranked master's comprehensive university and part of the 17 campus University of North Carolina system. With more than 17,000 students, Appalachian State strives to maintain its reputation for excellence in teaching, while continuing to enhance its research reputation.

Proper documentation of identity and employability will be required before the hiring process can be finalized. Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.

AA/EOE employer. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodation in the application process should contact the search committee chair. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

For additional information about this position, please contact Dr. Sandie Gravett, Chair, Search Committee at gravettsl@appstate.edu.

Date limite : 4 novembre 2013

Chargé-e de cours et coordonnateur-rice, histoire de la philosophie, Arts and Business Program, University of Waterloo

The University of Waterloo Department of Philosophy is accepting applications for a position at the rank of Lecturer. The successful candidate will become the coordinator of the Department's business ethics offerings for Waterloo's successful Arts and Business Program and the business programs based in other Faculties. In addition to classroom teaching, the position will involve course development and mentoring new instructors, and the usual service commitments of a faculty position. While initially a three year contract position, the successful candidate will be entitled to consideration for Continuing Lecturer status at the completion of the contract. The successful candidate will have a completed PhD in Philosophy by the time of appointment, substantial teaching experience, and will provide evidence of experience in course design. Evidence of successful teaching of business ethics at a university and a record of pedagogical innovation will be considered important assets.

The position will commence on July 1, 2014. Closing date for applications is Nov. 20, 2013. Applications should be submitted through the University's Job Application System at https://artsonline.uwaterloo.ca/OFAS/PHIL. Applications should include: a cover letter; a curriculum vitae; evidence of successful teaching and course development; a writing sample demonstrating the candidate's ability as a philosopher; and arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent electronically to the address below. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The Department values equity and inclusivity. The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native peoples and persons with disabilities. More information about the Department is available at https://uwaterloo.ca/philosophy/. Further enquiries can be directed to the Department Chair, David DeVidi, at 519-888-4567, ext. 35701 (e-mail: david.devidi@uwaterloo.ca).

Date limite : 20 novembre 2013

Poste de professeur-e menant à la permanence, histiore de la philosophie, University of Waterloo

The University of Waterloo Department of Philosophy is accepting applications for a tenure track position in the History of Philosophy at the rank of Assistant Professor. The Department is especially interested in candidates whose research is in the history and philosophy of science, broadly construed (including technology and mathematics). The Department also has undergraduate teaching needs in ancient philosophy. The successful candidate will have a completed PhD in Philosophy by the time of appointment, some teaching experience, and evidence of an actively developing research program.

The position will commence on July 1, 2014. Duties include research, undergraduate and graduate teaching and graduate supervision, and service. Closing date for applications is Nov. 20, 2013. Applications should be submitted through the University's Job Application System at https://artsonline.uwaterloo.ca/OFAS/PHIL. Applications should include a cover letter, research plan and teaching statement; a curriculum vitae; a writing sample; and three confidential letters of reference. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The Department values equity and inclusivity. The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native peoples and persons with disabilities. More information about the Department is available at https://uwaterloo.ca/philosophy/. Further enquiries can be directed to the Department Chair, David DeVidi, at 519-888-4567, ext. 35701 (e-mail: david.devidi@uwaterloo.ca).

Date limite : 20 novembre 2013

Poste de professeur-e menant à la permanence. Champ de spécialisation : philosophie ancienne. King's University College de Western University (University of Western Ontario)

Assistant Professor of Philosophy (Tenure-Track) to commence on July 1, 2014. King's University College at Western University, London, Ontario, Canada.

Assistant Professor of Philosophy (Tenure-Track) to commence on July 1, 2014

The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at King's University College at Western University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2014. The successful candidate must possess a Ph.D. in Philosophy with an A.O.S. in Ancient Philosophy and an A.O.C. in Logic or Ethics by the effected date of the appointment. A broad knowledge in the History of Philosophy would also be an asset.

Candidates must demonstrate excellence in, and commitment to, both research and teaching. The candidate's research should focus on ancient philosophy broadly conceived. The successful candidate should have the ability to teach a broad range of courses from the introductory to advanced levels.

A letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of teaching evaluations, teaching portfolio, and two writing samples or publications should be sent electronically to Dr. Jonathan Geen, Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at kingsjobsearch@uwo.ca. Three letters of reference should be addressed to Dr. Jonathan Geen, Chair, King's University College at Western University, 266 Epworth Avenue, London, Ontario, Canada, N6A 2M3.

Deadlines: all applications must be received by the deadline of Nov. 30, 2013; interviews will be conducted at the Annual Meeting of the APA (or via Skype, if short-listed candidates do not attend the APA).

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience ($67,178- $80,162 plus benefits and extended health coverage).

King's University College is a publicly funded equal opportunity employer sponsored by the Roman Catholic Diocese of London. The College welcomes faculty and students from all faiths and backgrounds. Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority, however this is an international search and all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. The King's University College website is http://www.kings.uwo.ca.

Date limite : 30 novembre 2013

Professeure ou professeur de philosophie grecque. Université de Montréal

Département de philosophie, Faculté des arts et des sciences

Le Département de philosophie sollicite des candidatures pour occuper un poste de professeure ou de professeur à temps plein au rang d'adjoint dans le domaine de la philosophie grecque.

Fonctions

Le candidat retenu sera appelé à enseigner aux trois cycles, à encadrer des étudiants aux études supérieures, à poursuivre des activités de recherche, de publication et de rayonnement ainsi qu'à contribuer aux activités de l'institution.

Exigences
  • Doctorat en philosophie.
  • Expérience en enseignement.
  • Dossier de publications.
  • Connaissance du grec ancien.
  • Maîtrise de la langue française.*
Traitement

L'Université de Montréal offre un salaire concurrentiel jumelé à une gamme complète d'avantages sociaux.

Entrée en fonction

Le ou après le 1[er] juin 2014.

Clôture du concours

Le dossier de candidature, constitué d'une lettre de motivation, d'un curriculum vitæ, d'un exemplaire de publications ou de travaux de recherche récents, doit parvenir à l'adresse ci-dessous au plus tard le 4 novembre 2013. Les candidats doivent également demander à trois personnes de faire parvenir une lettre de recommandation au directeur du département à l'adresse suivante :

M. Louis-André Dorion
(louis-andre.dorion@umontreal.ca)
Directeur, Département de philosophie
Université de Montréal
C. P. 6128, succursale Centre-ville
Montréal (Québec) H3C 3J7

Les personnes intéressées trouveront des renseignements sur le Département philosophie en consultant la page Web à l'adresse suivante : www.philo.umontreal.ca

Politique linguistique de l'Université de Montréal

L'Université de Montréal est une université québécoise de langue française, à rayonnement international. Dans le cadre du renouvellement de son corps professoral, elle intensifie le recrutement des meilleurs spécialistes dans le monde et s'assure par ailleurs , conformément à la Politique linguistique de l'Université de Montréal, que les professeurs qu'elle recrute qui ne maîtrisent pas le français à leur entrée en fonction bénéficient d'un programme de soutien à l'apprentissage de la langue française.

Privilège de confidentialité des candidatures

Les procédures de nomination en vigueur à l'Université de Montréal prévoient que tous les dossiers de candidature peuvent être consultés par les membres de l'Assemblée des professeurs. Toute personne désirant que sa candidature demeure confidentielle jusqu'à l'établissement de la liste restreinte de recrutement (candidats retenus pour entrevue) est priée de le mentionner dans sa lettre de motivation. Programme d'accès à l'égalité en emploi

L'Université de Montréal souscrit au programme d'accès à l'égalité en emploi et invite les femmes, les membres des minorités visibles, les membres des minorités ethniques, les personnes handicapées et les autochtones à poser leur candidature. Nous invitons tous les candidats à remplir le formulaire d'accès à l'égalité en emploi, disponible à l'adresse suivante :
http://www.drh.umontreal.ca/documents/bpe/bpe_paee/formulaire_PAEE_bpe.pdf
et à le joindre à leur dossier de candidature. Nous assurons de la confidentialité des informations recueillies qui ne seront utilisées qu'à des fins statistiques pour l'accès à l'égalité, conformément à l'article 18,1 de la Charte des droits et libertés de la personne.

Exigences en matière d'immigration

Conformément aux exigences prescrites en matière d'immigration au Canada, cette annonce s'adresse en priorité aux citoyens canadiens et aux résidents permanents.

Date limite : 4 novembre 2013

Poste de professeure-e adjoint-e en histoire de la philosophie moderne, Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto

The Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in the History of Modern Philosophy (17th and 18th centuries, including Kant) at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin on July 1, 2014. 

Candidates must hold a PhD by July 1, 2014, or shortly thereafter, and must demonstrate excellence in, and commitment to, both research and teaching. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach a broad range of courses from the introductory to advanced levels, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The University of Toronto, Department of Philosophy is a tri-campus graduate department, consisting of all philosophy faculty appointed to the St. George, Mississauga (UTM), and Scarborough (UTSC) campuses. Graduate teaching and supervision typically take place on the St. George campus.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To apply, please visit:
https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1301285 .
Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement outlining current and future research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, a sample of academic writing, and a teaching dossier. All application materials should be submitted online by November 15, 2013.

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters directly to search.philosophy@utoronto.ca by November 15, 2013.

The U of T application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB in total) per candidate profile. Using PDF/MS Word format, please label files clearly and combine them into one or two attachments. 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 .

This address may also be used to send additional documents that cannot be accommodated using the online application system.

The Department of Philosophy is widely recognized as Canada’s best and as an international leader in the field. The Department is committed to studying contemporary philosophical problems and their historical antecedents.

The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse and cosmopolitan areas 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.

Date limite : 15 novembre 2013

Poste de professeure-e (adjoint-e, agrégé-e ou titulaire) pour la Grafstein Chair in Jewish Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto

The Department of Philosophy and the Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto invite applications for the Senator Jerahmiel S. and Carole S. Grafstein Chair in Jewish Philosophy, a tenure-stream position in Jewish Philosophy at the rank of Assistant/Associate or Full Professor. The endowed Chair appointment will begin on July 1, 2014, and is for an initial five-year term, with the possibility of renewal following a favourable review.

The successful candidate will be appointed both to the Department of Philosophy (51%) and to the Centre for Jewish Studies (49%). Candidates must hold a PhD by July 1, 2014, or shortly thereafter, and must demonstrate excellence in, and commitment to, both research and teaching. The Chair holder will be familiar with the Jewish textual canon and its original languages. He or she will teach courses in the Department of Philosophy at the graduate and undergraduate level, and will contribute to the integration of Jewish philosophy into the undergraduate and graduate programs in Jewish Studies.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto is a tri-campus graduate department, consisting of all philosophy faculty appointed to the St. George, Mississauga (UTM), and Scarborough (UTSC) campuses. Graduate teaching and supervision typically take place on the St. George campus.

The Centre for Jewish Studies, within the Faculty of Arts and Science on the St. George campus, has one of the best and most comprehensive Jewish Studies programs in North America and offers courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in numerous disciplines.

To apply, please visit: https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1301284 . Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement outlining current and future research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, a sample of academic writing, and a teaching dossier. Although the search will remain open until filled, to ensure full consideration, all application materials should be submitted online by November 15, 2013.

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters directly to the department via e-mail to search.philosophy@utoronto.ca by November 15, 2013.

The U of T application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB in total) per candidate profile. Using PDF/MS Word format, please label files clearly, and if necessary, combine them to stay under the 5 attachment limit. 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 . This address may also be used to send additional documents that cannot be accommodated using the online application system.

The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse and cosmopolitan areas in the world.  For more information about the Department of Philosophy, please visit http://philosophy.utoronto.ca ; for information about the Centre for Jewish Studies, please visit http://www.cjs.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 of Canada will be given priority.

Date limite : 15 novembre 2013, or until filled

Chargé-e de cours (Lecturer), Philosophy de l'esprit et sciences cognitives, Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto

The Department of Philosophy and University College in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invite applications for a teaching-stream appointment in Philosophy of Mind/Cognitive Science at the rank of Lecturer to begin on July 1, 2014.

The successful candidate will be appointed both to the Department of Philosophy (60%) and to University College (40%) in support of the teaching mission of the Department of Philosophy and the Cognitive Science Program at University College.

Candidates must hold a PhD by July 1, 2014, or shortly thereafter, and must demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach a broad range of undergraduate courses from the introductory to advanced levels in both appointing units, and will be expected to have broad teaching competence in Philosophy. Administrative experience is an asset.

Appointments at the rank of Lecturer may be renewed annually to a maximum of five years. In the fifth year of service, Lecturers shall be reviewed and a recommendation made with respect to promotion to the rank of Senior Lecturer. Senior Lecturers hold continuing appointments at the University.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto has both a departmental and a collegiate structure.

The Department of Philosophy is widely recognized as Canada’s best and as an international leader in the field. The Department is committed to studying contemporary philosophical problems and their historical antecedents.

University College is the founding college of the University and has a long-standing commitment to challenging its diverse body of over 4200 undergraduate students to excel intellectually and to preparing them to engage in the wider world. The College’s Cognitive Science Program gives students the opportunity to explore the mind and its structures in an interdisciplinary context. University College also sponsors two other interdisciplinary undergraduate programs – Canadian Studies, and Health Studies – and is affiliated with the Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies and the Centre for Drama, Theatre, and Performance Studies.

To apply, please visit: . https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1301074.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a teaching dossier. All application materials should be submitted online by October 15, 2013.

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters directly to: search.philosophy@utoronto.ca by October 15, 2013.

The U of T application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB in total) per candidate profile. Using PDF/MS Word format, please label files clearly, and if necessary, combine them to stay under the 5 attachment limit. 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 .

This address may also be used to send additional documents that cannot be accommodated using the online application system.

The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse and cosmopolitan areas in the world. For more information about University College, please visit http://www.uc.utoronto.ca/ ; 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.

Date limite : 15 octobre 2013

Poste menant à la permanence, philosophie continentale. Ryerson University

The Department of Philosophy at Ryerson University in Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. The area of specialization is Continental Philosophy, with a preference for Social and Political Thought. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of philosophy courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

The appointment is subject to final budgetary approval and will be effective August 1, 2014.

The position will commence August 1, 2014 and is subject to final budgetary approval. Candidates will hold a PhD or be ABD with a defense date set.

The successful candidate should demonstrate evidence of high-quality teaching, a strong research profile and an emerging scholarly record, as well as the capacity for collegial service. Applications should include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a recent writing sample, results of teaching surveys (or equivalent evidence such as a teaching dossier), and be supported by three letters of reference.

The Philosophy Department, consisting of 15 permanent faculty members, is committed to excellence in teaching and research in both the analytic and continental traditions. We offer a wide range of courses in all of: our Bachelor of Arts program in Philosophy; our Master's program in Philosophy; the Philosophy Option in Ryerson's interdisciplinary Arts and Contemporary Studies Program; and a wide range of elective courses for students in other programs.

Located in the heart of Toronto, the largest and most culturally diverse city in Canada, Ryerson University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. The university is known for innovative programs built on the integration of theoretical and practically oriented learning. Our 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.

Please note that applications by fax or e-mail will not be accepted. Confidential inquiries can be directed to Andrew Hunter, Department Chair (ahunter@arts.ryerson.ca). The deadline for submission of applications is November 8[th], 2013. Applications should be sent in care of:

Christina Smith, Department Administrator
Department of Philosophy
Ryerson University
350 Victoria Street
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5B 2K3

This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA). The RFA collective agreement can be viewed at:
http://www.ryerson.ca/teaching/employment_resources/rfa.html. The RFA's website can be found at:
http://www.rfa.ryerson.ca/. A summary of RFA benefits can be found at:
http://www.ryerson.ca/hr/benefits/benefitsby_group/rfa/index.html. 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.

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.

Deadline: Applications must be received by May 1st, 2014. The successful applicant will begin their appointment on October 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: 30 April

Assistant Professor (limited-term), University of British Columbia. AOS: 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, 2014

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.

Past deadline

Part-time position(s), Department of Philosophy, Mount Allison University

The Department of Philosophy at Mount Allison University invites applications for part-time position(s) to teach two courses during the 2014/2015 academic year: a second year course in Logic (PHIL 2611) or a third year course in the Philosophy of Law (PHIL 3731), and a third year course in Environmental Ethics (PHIL 3721). The courses are to be taught either one in each term or both in the Winter, depending on the instructors' schedule(s).

The anticipated class size is 60 for the logic course and 30 for the third year courses. The courses involve 3 contact hours of class time per week, and office hours are expected in addition. Candidates should have a PhD in Philosophy or be close to completing one. Submissions must include a letter of application with curriculum vitae, transcripts, three letters of reference, teaching dossier and a sample of writing. Candidates are encouraged to rank their teaching and scheduling preferences in their letter of application. Electronic applications are strongly encouraged and should be sent to philosophy@mta.ca. Paper submissions should be sent to:

Chair of the Search Committee
Department of Philosophy
Mount Allison University
63D York Street
Sackville, NB E4L 1G9
Phone: 506-364-2556
Fax: 506-364-2645

Deadline: Consideration of applications will begin March 20, 2014, and will continue until an appointment is made.

Endowed chair in the Philosophy of Neuroscience, Western University

Western University invites applications or nominations for an endowed chair in the Philosophy of Neuroscience. We are seeking a leader in the field of philosophy of neuroscience to contribute to growing interdisciplinary collaborations among the Department of Philosophy, the Rotman Institute of Philosophy and the Brain and Mind Institute at Western University. The successful candidate will hold an academic appointment in the Department of Philosophy, will be affiliated with the two Institutes, and will work collaboratively with both philosophers and neuroscientists. This is a great opportunity to develop and build an emerging area within a flourishing research environment and graduate program.

The successful applicant must have published in the leading (top-tier) academic and practitioner journals in the area of philosophy of neuroscience or related fields including neurophilosophy, neuroethics, and consciousness studies, must have a demonstrated track record of interdisciplinary research and teaching, and must have 5-7 years experience of providing academic and administrative leadership in interdisciplinary collaborations in the field of philosophy of neuroscience. The rank of the academic appointment will be Associate or Full Professor with tenure depending on qualifications and experience. Salary is negotiable and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications including a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, a teaching dossier, a description of a 5 year research plan and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three potential referees to: Professor Henrik Lagerlund, Chair, Department of Philosophy, Stevenson Hall, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B8. Please ensure that the form available at
http://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/faculty/Application-FullTime-Faculty-Position-Form.pdf is completed and included in your application submission.

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent oral and written communication skills in English.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  Western University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.

Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2014

Postdoctoral Fellowship in History and Philosophy of Science, University of Notre Dame.

The History and Philosophy of Science Graduate Program at the University of Notre Dame seeks to appoint a Postdoctoral Fellow beginning August 2014 for one year, renewable for a second year. Applicants must have completed all requirements for the doctoral degree by June 30, 2014.

Applications are welcome from scholars in any area of history and philosophy of science. In addition to pursuing his or her research and participating actively in the intellectual life of the program, the HPS Postdoctoral Fellow will teach two graduate courses per year, one of which may be in the candidate's area of specialization. We are especially, but not exclusively, interested in candidates able to teach our graduate philosophy of science survey course (interest in teaching one of our graduate history of science survey courses may also be an asset), and encourage you to explain how your research and teaching experience is well suited to our interdisciplinary program.

The annual stipend is $48,000. The fellowship package also includes health insurance and $3000 per year towards research expenses and conference travel. A summary of benefits can be found at: http://hr.nd.edu/assets/121245/p1_benefit_summary_2014.pdf.

Applicants should send the following materials in electronic form only, in PDF format by email attachment, to reilly@nd.edu, including "HPS post-doc" and your last name in the subject line. The deadline for receipt of application materials is March 30th.

  1. Cover letter giving a brief summary of your primary field of expertise and qualifications for the fellowship.
  2. Summary of your dissertation (two page maximum).
  3. Plan of research to be undertaken during a two-year fellowship period (two page maximum).
  4. Writing sample (30 page maximum).
  5. Where applicable, a proposal for a graduate philosophy of science survey course, bearing in mind that our courses are taken by history-, philosophy-, and theology and science-track students (one page maximum).
  6. Proposal for a graduate seminar in your area of specialization (one page maximum).
  7. Full curriculum vitae.
  8. Names and affiliations of three referees whom you have asked to write to us directly.

Please note: applications that are printed and received via mail or courier will not be accepted and processed.

The three letters of reference should be sent separately, either electronically (reilly@nd.edu) or by mail (Reilly Center, 453 Geddes Hall, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556), to arrive by the application deadline. Candidates are responsible for ensuring that their letters of reference arrive by the deadline.

The HPS graduate program is housed in the Reilly Center for Science, Technology and Values, and draws faculty from a variety of departments including History, Philosophy, the Program of Liberal Studies, Theology, and English. For further information about the Reilly Center and the HPS program, please visit http://reilly.nd.edu/. The HPS Postdoctoral Fellowship is funded by the College of Arts and Letters.

Inquiries may be directed to Anjan Chakravartty (Director, History and Philosophy of Science Graduate Program): chakravartty.1@nd.edu.

The University of Notre Dame is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer with strong institutional and academic commitments to racial, cultural, and gender diversity. Women, minorities, and those attracted to a university with a Catholic identity are encouraged to apply. Information about Notre Dame, including our mission statement, is available at http://www.nd.edu.

Deadline: Mar 30, 2014

Canada Research Chair in the Foundations of Physics, Western University

The Department of Applied Mathematics and the Department of Philosophy at Western University invite applications for a Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in the Foundations of Physics. The Canada Research Chair program has been established by the Government of Canada to enable Canadian universities to foster research excellence and enhance their role as world-class centres of research. The holder of this Canada Research Chair will have enhanced opportunities to pursue research activities. Further information on the program is available on the CRC web site at http://www.chairs.gc.ca.

Western University, as home to the Rotman Institute of Philosophy and an affiliate of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, is a major Canadian centre for research both in Theoretical Physics and in Philosophy. The successful candidate will join a vibrant and active research community.

We are looking for a future leader in the field of Foundations of Physics. Areas of research include, among others, cosmology, quantum mechanics, quantum gravity, quantum information, and statistical physics. Applicants should have strong qualifications in both physics and philosophy, with a Ph.D. in at least one of these fields. The assessment of candidates will include consideration of the number and quality of peer-reviewed publications, success in securing research funding, and reputation in the field, as evidenced, for example, by a record of invited presentations, editorships and similar measures. The successful applicant will be appointed jointly to both Applied Mathematics and Philosophy, and have research, teaching and service responsibilities in both. The rank will be either Assistant Professor (tenure-track) or Associate Professor with tenure depending on qualifications and experience. Salary is negotiable and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The review of applications will begin on March 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. All Chairs are subject to review and final approval by the CRC Secretariat.

Applications, including a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, a teaching dossier, a description of a 5-7 year research plan and the names of three referees, should be sent, preferably electronically, to crc-foundations@uwo.ca. Hard-copy applications can be sent to

Professor David Jeffrey
Chair, Department of Applied Mathematics
Western University
London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B7.

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent oral and written communication skills in English. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Western University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.

Deadline: Review begins March 1.

Postdoctoral Fellowships, Rotman Institute of Philosophy, Western University

The Rotman Institute of Philosophy at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada invites applicants for up to three Postdoctoral Fellowships (one year with a possibility of renewal for a second year).  The positions are as follows:

Rotman Institute Postdoctoral Fellow. Applications are invited from scholars working in any of the core research areas of the Rotman Institute (such as general philosophy of science, philosophy of neuroscience, bioethics, history of philosophy of science, and others).

Postdoctoral Fellow in Foundations of Physics (possible vacancy). Applications are invited from scholars holding a doctorate in Philosophy or Physics with a strong research profile in issues in Foundations of Physics. The Fellowship will provide a new scholar in foundations of physics with a unique opportunity to pursue his or her chosen areas of scholarly research in collaboration with physicists and philosophers.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Philosophy of Science (possible vacancy). Applications are invited from scholars interested in working on general philosophy of science, and especially issues in the metaphysics of science. This Fellowship is associated with the Canada Research Chair currently held by Prof. Stathis Psillos.

The purpose of Rotman Institute Fellowships is to provide an opportunity for new scholars interested in the engagement of Philosophy with the sciences to pursue important projects in a research intensive environment. The Rotman Institute of Philosophy ( HYPERLINK "http://www.rotman.uwo.ca/" http://www.rotman.uwo.ca/ ) is situated in one of Canada's leading departments of philosophy, and it brings together philosophers and scientists to work on problems of global significance. Rotman faculty include two Canada Research Chair holders, and ongoing research focuses on a variety of aspects of contemporary physics, biology, neuroscience and medical science.

Postdoctoral Fellows will have an office within Rotman Institute in the Department of Philosophy. They will have the use of the University's internet and library resources. It is expected that each Fellow will give one lecture on her or his research during the course of the year at Western and that the Fellow will participate fully in the research life of the Rotman Institute of Philosophy, including participation in conferences, research groups, and reading groups. Fellows are offered to teach a half course in the Department of Philosophy (i.e. a one-semester course).

Candidates must have had a PhD conferred within five years from the start of the Fellowship. All PhD requirements must be completed by the starting date of the postdoctoral Fellowship, normally Sept. 1. The stipend is $38,000 CND plus the possibility of further funding for teaching a course in the Department of Philosophy. The fellowship also comes with a research allowance of $5,000 CDN. 

Please send curriculum vitae, writing sample, research statement, and three letters of reference to: Carol Suter, 2150A Stevenson Hall, Western University, 1151 Richmond St, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B8.  Fax: 519-661-3261. E-Mail: HYPERLINK "mailto:csuter4@uwo.ca" csuter4@uwo.ca . Email applications are encouraged. In the case of letters of reference, these should come directly from referees.

Applications must be received by March 1, 2014. Applicants should have fluent oral and written communication skills in English. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Western University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.

Deadline: March 1, 2014

9-month limited term position, Trent University in Oshawa.

The Department of Philosophy at Trent University in Oshawa invites applications for one 9-month limited term position, starting August 1, 2014. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

The LTA teaching load in the department is six courses. The department’s teaching needs at its Oshawa campuses for 2014-15 include:

  • PHIL1100H FA Introduction to Philosophy: Moral and Political
  • PHIL1200H FA Critical Thinking
  • PHIL2010H FA Love and Desire
  • PHIL2390H WI Biomedical Ethics
  • PHIL1000H WI Introduction to Philosophical: Knowledge and Reality (Oshawa)
  • PHIL1000H WI Introduction to Philosophical: Knowledge and Reality (UOIT)

Candidates should have a completed Ph.D or be near completion, and should demonstrate excellence in teaching.The Philosophy Department offers a broad-based curriculum in Philosophy to a large number of students. (See http://www.trentu.ca/philosophyfor further information about our course listings, and http://www.trentu.ca/oshawa/ for information about Oshawa campuses.)

Please send applications, including a curriculum vitae and cover letter detailing your suitability for the position, teaching dossier, and the names and contact information of three referees to: philosophy at trentu.ca,attention LTA Search Committee, Department of Philosophy. Please note that applications will only be accepted in PDF format via e-mail. Candidates who have already sent all relevant materials in support of other applications this year may simply ask us to re-open their file. The deadline for receipt of applications is February 28, 2013.

TrentUniversityis actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive campus community and encourages applications from qualified candidates for the following groups: women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and Aboriginal persons. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Deadline: 28 February

Two limited term nine month appointments, Lecturer or Assistant Professor. Trent University, Peterborough.

The Department of Philosophy at Trent University in Peterborough invites applications for TWO limited term nine month appointments at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, commencing August 1, 2014. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

The LTA teaching load in the department is six courses. We are seeking two candidates who can teach a combination of courses including the following:

  • PHIL1100H- Introduction to Philosophy: Moral and Political
  • PHIL2010H- Love and Desire
  • PHIL2110H- Moral Issues
  • PHIL-POST2150H- Philosophy of Law
  • PHIL 2340H- 19th-century Existentialism
  • PHIL 2360H- 20th-century Existentialism
  • PHIL-AHCL2420H- Ancient Philosophy I: PreSocratics to Plato
  • PHIL-AHCL2430H- Ancient Philosophy II: Aristotle and the Hellenists
  • PHIL-ASCI 2780H- Philosophy of Science
  • PHIL2790H- Aesthetics
  • PHIL-POST 3140H- Justice and Rights
  • PHIL-POST 3180H- Social & Political Philosophy
  • PHIL4430H- Advanced Topics: Ancient Philosophy
  • PHIL4610H- Major Texts I

Candidates should have a completed Ph.D or be near completion, and should demonstrate excellence in teaching.The Philosophy Department offers a broad-based curriculum in Philosophy to a large number of students, including majors and non-majors. (For further details, see http://www.trentu.ca/philosophy.)

Please send applications, including a curriculum vitae and cover letter detailing your suitability for the position, teaching dossier, and the names and contact information of three referees to: philosophy at trentu.ca,attention LTA Search Committee, Department of Philosophy. Please note that applications will only be accepted in PDF format via e-mail. Candidates who have already sent all relevant materials in support of other applications this year may simply ask us to re-open their file. The deadline for receipt of applications isFebruary 28, 2013.

Trent University is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive campus community and encourages applications from qualified candidates for the following groups: women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and Aboriginal persons. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Deadline: 28 February

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Bioethics and Philosophy. Dalhousie University

This is a 1-year position (with the option of renewal), funded through the Canada Research Chair in Bioethics & Philosophy, Impact Ethics: Making a Difference. This research aims to develop and promote ethical policy in the fields of health, science and biotechnology. The PDF will critically examine the limits of mainstream bioethics and will develop and promote transformative approaches to ethical policy. The PDF will report to the Canada Research Chair, Françoise Baylis, Dalhousie University, and will be a member of the Novel Tech Ethics (NTE) research team.

The successful candidate will pursue independent and interdisciplinary research relevant to the theme "innovative, responsible and accountable" bioethics. Responsibilities of the PDF will include the review and critique of relevant scientific, clinical, philosophical, legal, political, and/or ethical literatures, as well as the development and elucidation of new perspectives and approaches. The PDF will be expected to include public outreach in research dissemination strategies. Writing for lay journals, news media, and on-line publications and blogs is anticipated in addition to publishing in relevant peer-reviewed journals. Presentations of his/her research should include Café Scientifiques and NTE public events as well as professional conferences.

Applicants must have completed, or be within one year of completion of, their doctorate in a relevant area of study (e.g., philosophy). Knowledge of policy analysis and research ethics is an asset. Good communication and interpersonal skills are required.

Review of applications will begin 1 March 2014 and continue until a successful candidate is hired. The preferred start date is 01 June 2014 (subject to negotiation).

Applications must include a CV, (scanned) transcripts, a writing sample, a statement of research interests, and the names and contact information of three referees. Applications should be submitted electronically to sandra.moore@dal.ca. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Website link http://noveltechethics.ca/about-us/job-posting----impact-ethics

For details about the Novel Tech Ethics research team, visit www.noveltechethics.ca

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.

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

The Philosophy Department at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) invites applications for two Full-Time Regular Faculty positions.

Competition Number 14-19

The first position will start on May 1, 2014. The courses associated with this position will usually be offered in the Summer (May-Aug) and Fall (Sept-Dec) terms.

Competition Number 14-20

The second position will start on September 1, 2014. The courses associated with this position will usually be offered in the Fall (Sept-Dec) and Spring (Jan-April) terms.

For both positions, a Ph.D. in Philosophy is preferred, although applicants in the final stages of their Philosophy dissertations will also be considered.

We are a friendly, largely Analytic department offering a BA Major and Minor in Philosophy. Our Major program is new and we are seeking candidates who will help it thrive. The department is adequately staffed in: Normative Ethics, Applied Ethics, Metaethics, Political Philosophy, and Logic.

Areas of specialization (AOS) and areas of competence (AOC) for both positions are open, but the department is particularly interested in applicants who will be effective undergraduate teachers in the following areas: Continental Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Modern Philosophy, and Philosophy of Science. Preference will be given to applicants with clear evidence of teaching excellence. Research potential will also be considered an asset.

Those applicants interested in applying to teach can find further information on courses offered by visiting our website at - http://www.kwantlen.ca/calendar/2013-14/arts/philosophy-ba.html

KPU provides a unique regional university environment serving communities in the South Fraser region. Our university degrees and applied credentials successfully meet the evolving needs of regional and global employment markets. KPU students have a unique opportunity to integrate (or bridge) their certificate and diploma credentials to complete a bachelor's degree at KPU, creating the best of both worlds — undergraduate studies and the professional enhancement of applied programs. KPU's Office of Research and Scholarship and four research institutes assist faculty and students in their efforts to produce innovative research relevant to the communities we serve. The Philosophy Department at KPU currently offers a Bachelor of Arts, Major in Philosophy degree, as well as a Minor degree and an Associate Arts degree.

A complete application includes a current curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts of graduate degrees, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of undergraduate teaching success (including student and peer evaluations), and a list of three professional referees able to comment on your teaching ability and academic accomplishments.

Please email your application, quoting the relevant competition number by Monday, March 3, 2014 to: employ@kpu.ca.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Deadline: 3 March 2014

Full Time Regular Faculty Position - Philosophy. Douglas College. AOS: applied ethics

The Philosophy and Humanities Department invites applicants for a full-time probationary position in Philosophy beginning Fall 2014. This position is on-going pending budgetary approval. Teaching load is 4 sections per semester.

Area of specialization is in applied ethics, and the applicant should be prepared to teach, for example, business and medical ethics. The area of competence is open, but the Department has teaching needs for feminist philosophy and the philosophy of law. The Department is seeking candidates with a broad philosophical background.

Applicants should have demonstrated experience in, and commitment to, undergraduate teaching.

Responsibilities:

You will instruct students, facilitate learning and evaluate student progress in College courses. You will plan, organize and manage learning activities and resources, provide academic advice to learners and maintain quality learner‐centered instruction.

To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need:

Completed Ph.D. in Philosophy is strongly preferred, but applicants who are ABD in Philosophy may be considered.

Link to Full Position Profile:

www.douglascollegecareers.ca/applicants/Central?quickFind=51236

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must submit a CV, along with letters of reference, as well as course evaluations and materials by 4:30 PM February 28th, 2014.

What Douglas Offers:

DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great career. We're a community of citizens who are engaged — with each other and, increasingly, with the world. Being one of the best colleges in Canada isn't just talk — it's something we work at every single day.

Douglas College is committed to being a workplace that is free of discrimination, that values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the communities we serve.

Start Date: 09-01-2014

Deadline: 28 February

One term sessional position, Health Care Ethics. Thomson Rivers University

The Department of Philosophy, History & Politics at Thompson Rivers University is inviting applications for a one term sessional position teaching Health Care Ethics [PHIL 2310], at its Williams Lake Campus.

Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in Philosophy is required.
  • Preference will be giving to candidates with a strong teaching record or potential for teaching excellence at the post-secondary level.

Apply Online:http://www.click2apply.net/45z86pb .

Deadline: until position is filled.

Assistant Lecturer (Tenure-Track), Philosophy, York University

The Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies invites applications from qualified candidates for two (2) Alternate Stream (teaching focused) tenure-track appointments at the rank of Assistant Lecturer to begin July 1, 2014. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful candidates must be able to provide documented evidence of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level and demonstrate commitment to pedagogy with the potential for programmatic leadership. The area of specialization is open and areas of competence are logic and critical thinking. A PhD in Philosophy is required. The successful candidates will be expected to teach multiple sections of the Department’s general education course, Modes of Reasoning, each year along with one or more undergraduate philosophy courses, depending on departmental need.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a sample paper or lecture, and a teaching dossier, which should include a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course outlines, and summaries of teaching evaluations. Apply to: Professor Robert Myers, Chair, Department of Philosophy, South 431 Ross Building, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3. Candidates should also arrange to have three letters of reference mailed to this address under separate cover. The deadline for applications is February 14, 2014.

All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval. York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York’s website at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416.736.5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Deadline: 14 February 2014

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Ancient period. University of South Carolina

AY 2014-2015

The Classics in Contemporary Perspectives Initiative at the University of South Carolina, Columbia, invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship from scholars who work on the Ancient world from an interdisciplinary and contemporary perspective. We especially welcome applications from scholars whose research interests intersect with projects and topics in ongoing CCP research and teaching. Examples include but are not limited to: democratic theory and practice; the reception of classical texts; democracy-building and citizenship in transitional societies; rhetorical invention and discourses of ethical life; Ancient philosophy and philosophy of science.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in a relevant field, such as Politics, Comparative Literature, Rhetoric, Classics, History, Philosophy, or another related discipline. Applicants should have demonstrated experience in research and teaching, a record of communicating research results via publications and/or professional presentations, and be willing and able to participate in collaborative, interdisciplinary research and teaching.

This nine month, full time, position will be available starting August 16, 2014 and ending May 15, 2015. Salary is $40,000-$45,000 depending on experience.

For full consideration, applications must be received by February 3, 2014. Applicants should submit a CV, a statement of research interests, a writing sample, and three letters of reference to: Jill Frank, Director, Classics in Contemporary Perspectives, Department of Political Science, Gambrell Hall, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208.

The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are especially encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status.

Deadline: Feb 3, 2014

CREUM's fellowships for visiting research fellows

The Centre de recherche en éthique de l'Université de Montréal (CRÉUM) invites applications for its visiting research fellow programme for the period of June 1st 2014 to May 31st 2015. The length of the stay can vary depending on the dossier and the kind of research envisaged.

The mission of the CRÉUM is to contribute to research in ethics and to the quality of graduate training in all fields of ethics from meta-ethics to applied questions.

We encourage applications from researchers working on themes related to the research axes of the CRÉUM: ethics and economics, ethics and the environment, ethics and health, ethics and politics, meta-ethics. We also admit applications from other disciplines, provided their research is directly linked to questions in ethics.

The fellowship for visiting research fellows varies with the length of the stay and with the circumstances (e.g. salary loss during the stay) and can attain a maximum of C$ 25 000. The selected candidates will have access to an office as well as to the infrastructure of the Université de Montréal (libraries, gym, etc.). CREUM staff will assist them in planning their stay.

In return, the visiting research fellows will conduct their research project as submitted, participate in the academic activities of the centre (conferences, workshops & seminars), and present their work in progress at the centre.

The Université de Montréal is a francophone institution. Candidates must have sufficient knowledge of the French language to be able to participate in the activities of the centre.

Applications will be evaluated according to the following criteria: the nature and quality of the research project and its relevance to the mission of the CRÉUM; the quality of previous research by the applicant; potential benefits to the applicant from a stay at the centre.Candidates should send the following documents to the CRÉUM:

  • their curriculum vitae;
  • a text published over the last three years;
  • a research project of up to 1500 words;
  • two letters of reference (to be sent directly to the CRÉUM before the deadline).

Please send your dossier, by email, to Valéry Giroux, CRÉUM coordinator, at : valery.giroux@umontreal.ca.

The deadline for applications is January 15th 2014.

Assistant Professor, Philosophy. Concordia University College of Alberta

The Department of Philosophy at Concordia University College of Alberta seeks an Assistant Professor of Philosophy to begin August 1, 2014, subject to budgetary approval; salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The posting is open, but a background in ethics, applied ethics, philosophy of religion or epistemology would be considered an asset.

Requirements include a Ph.D. in Philosophy, demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching, and the ability to maintain an active research program.

Candidates must understand and support the Mission / Vision / Values Framework of Concordia. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, transcripts (undergraduate and graduate), and a letter describing their teaching and research experience. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference and a writing sample. Please forward the required information to:

Human Resources
Concordia University College of Alberta
7128 Ada Boulevard
Edmonton, AB     T5B 4E4
Tel: (780) 479-9214
Fax: (780) 479-2793
E-mail: humanresources@concordia.ab.ca

Deadline: January 15, 2014

UBC Okanagan Assistant Professor in Philosophy. AOS: Open.

Rank: Assistant Professor (tenure-track). AOS: Open. AOC: logic, the philosophy of science and related areas. Deadline: applications will begin to be reviewed on December 15, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. The successful candidate will have a PhD in Philosophy, a strong research record and demonstrated excellence in and commitment to undergraduate teaching.

Applicants should provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching ability, and three letters of reference. All documents must be submitted to http://www.hr.ubc.ca/careers-postings/faculty.php (Job Opening ID# 16970).

Candidates are responsible for ensuring that letters from the three referees are sent directly to recruitment.bsas@ubc.ca . Preferred formats are Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf). Please declare whether you are legally entitled to work in Canada. All appointments are subject to budgetary approval.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations or gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. Government regulations require that Canadians and permanent residents of Canada be given priority.

Deadline: 15 Dec 2013

Dalhousie University — Killam Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Department of Philosophy at Dalhousie University invites applications for Killam Postdoctoral Fellowships. Currently valued at $44,000 per year (tenable for a two-year period), these fellowships include both a research ($3000) and a conference travel ($1000) allowance. To be eligible, applicants should have received their PhDs within the past two years. Those who are still working on their degrees should note that in order to take up the fellowship they must complete all requirements of their doctorate by December 31st, 2014 at the very latest.

The competition for these fellowships is university-wide and it is very keen. To be successful, a candidate must have a particularly strong academic record as well as a well-defined research program that would benefit from affiliation with the Dalhousie Philosophy Department. Interested candidates may obtain detailed information about this program and application forms here: http://killamtrusts.dal.ca/apply/postdoctoralfellows/index.php .

As part of their applications, candidates are asked to include a letter of support from the proposed supervisor with whom the candidate hopes to work. Candidates are responsible for contacting potential supervisors for support. Information about the research interests of members of the Department of Philosophy at Dalhousie University can be found at:
http://www.dal.ca/faculty/arts/philosophy.html.

Completed applications should be submitted in hard copy to the Department of Philosophy. Please ensure that all application materials, including undergraduate and graduate transcripts and letters of support, are received in the Department of Philosophy by December 16th, 2013.

Address: Department of Philosophy, Dalhousie University, PO Box 15000, Halifax, NS, B3H 4R2.

Inquiries may be addressed to: kirstin.borgerson@dal.ca

Deadline: December 16th.

Cognitive Science and Philosophy – Assistant Professor. Carleton University

The Institute of Cognitive Science and the Department of Philosophy at Carleton University invite applications for a tenure-track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor, to commence on July 1, 2014. The position will be split evenly between the two academic units.

The Institute of Cognitive Science was established in 2005. Faculty members include some who are wholly appointed to the Institute and others with varying degrees of cross- appointment with these other units. The Institute is unique in Canada in offering a selection of courses specifically housed within Cognitive Science and taught by faculty members who are appointed or cross- appointed in Cognitive Science. Degrees are offered at all levels (Bachelor of Cognitive Science [B.Cog.Sc.], Master of Cognitive Science [M.Cog.Sc.], and Ph.D.). Currently the Institute has approximately 200 undergraduates and 40 graduate students. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the growing needs of this program, which has recently greatly expanded at the undergraduate level and expects further growth. Carleton’s Department of Philosophy was founded in the 1950s, and quickly grew to include a doz en full- time faculty members, the siz e it remains today. The department has an M.A. program that has successfully guided a majority of recent graduates to further academic study, and several B.A. programs, including a B.A. in Ethics and Public Affairs, which draws on faculty expertise in both ethics and scientifically informed areas such as bioethics. The research priorities of the department give philosophy of mind, philosophy of science, metaphysics and epistemology an equal place alongside ethics and political philosophy.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Philosophy or Cognitive Science (with demonstrated experience in interdisciplinary research); demonstrated excellence in teaching; and a track record of research and publication in Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science. The successful individual ideally will complement and extend our faculty members’ existing strengths. Teaching expectations will include courses in Philosophy of Mind and integrative Cognitive Science courses.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop/extend a program of research leading to significant peerreviewed publications, contribute effectively to academic life in Cognitive Science and in Philosophy. Faculty members are expected to apply for external funding.

Applications are due on December 2, 2013. Please include the following in your application package: a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as teaching scores), a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests, and samples of published work. At the same time, candidates should arrange to have three letters of reference sent to the Institute. The referee may send electronic copies of reference letters. Applications should be sent electronically to ics@carleton.ca or mailed to Dr. Jo- Anne LeFevre, Director, Institute of Cognitive Science, Carleton University, 2201 Dunton Tower, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 5B6.

Carleton University is strongly 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 faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.

Deadline: December 2, 2013

Tenure-track position, Feminist Philosophy, Wilfrid Laurier University

The Department of Philosophy invites applications for a tenure-track position in Feminist Philosophy (broadly construed to include all traditions) at the rank of Assistant Professor (provisional level) beginning July 1, 2014, subject to budgetary approval. The successful candidate is expected to complement the existing curriculum, in particular courses at the 200-level, but will have the opportunity to introduce new courses.

Applicants must have a PhD in Philosophy by the start of the appointment and should have a strong research record and a demonstrated record of excellence in undergraduate teaching. The teaching workload norm is four one-term courses and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach in and help to develop our MA Program, and are expected to maintain an active research agenda and to engage in academic service.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, sample publications and a teaching dossier (which includes evidence of teaching effectiveness and a statement of teaching philosophy). Applicants should also provide contact information for three referees. All these materials should be sent to:

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

Note: Electronic applications will be accepted. 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.

To obtain a copy of this job ad (or links referenced) in an accessible format, please contact the Dean of Arts Office at 519-884-1970 ext 3361 or at artsinfo@wlu.ca.

The deadline for receipt of all materials is November 15, 2013.

Assistant Professor - Moral and Political Philosophy. Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC).

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Moral and Political Philosophy. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin July 1, 2014.Qualified candidates are invited to apply for the position, with the area of concentration being open. An interest in and ability to teach bioethics is a high priority. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Philosophy by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. Applicants must demonstrate excellence in both research and teaching.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Toronto has three campuses, Scarborough (UTSC), Mississauga and St. George, each with its own Department of Philosophy. UTSC is strongly committed to maintaining a research-intensive home for its faculty and students. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a program of research that furthers the academic mission of the Department of Philosophy at the UTSC. Competitive research funding is available both internally and through Canada's SSHRC and other research funding organizations. (See http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/.). Members of the three U of T Philosophy departments are also members of the tri-campus graduate Department of Philosophy. UTSC has an interdisciplinary commitment, and a multicultural student body speaking a wide range of languages. The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world. To apply, please visit: https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1301305.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, academic writing sample, teaching dossier, a statement of current and future research interests, and a statement of teaching philosophy. All application materials should be submitted online. Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters directly to philosophy-search@utsc.utoronto.ca by the closing date, November 15, 2013.

If you have any questions about this position, please contact philosophy-search@utsc.utoronto.ca. The U of T application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoftme./how-to-apply.For more information, please visit the following links:Philosophy at UTSC: http://utsc.philosophy.utoronto.ca/The University of Toronto Scarborough: http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/home/Philosophy at the University of Toronto: http://www.philosophy.utoronto.ca/The University of Toronto: http://www.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 15, 2013

Department Chair, Appalachian State University

The Department of Philosophy & Religion at Appalachian State University invites applications from senior scholars for the position of Department Chair beginning July 1, 2014. Applicants must have: (1) a Ph.D. in either Philosophy or Religious Studies; (2) an academic record appropriate for appointment with tenure in the department. The area of teaching and research is open. While formal administrative experience is preferred, applications from candidates whose work experience has prepared them for this task will be considered. A record of success in or vision for securing extramural funding is desirable. The Department offers majors and minors in Philosophy and Religious Studies as well as a limited number of graduate courses. The department is linked to other units across the university and makes a significant contribution to the General Education curriculum. There are 16 tenured/tenure track faculty.

For more information, see http://philrel.appstate.edu/.

Applicants must submit a complete application consisting of a cover letter of 1-2 pages detailing qualifications for the position; a CV; a statement of approximately 500 words about the candidate's approach to leadership, teaching, scholarship, and service in a dual department and in the current environment of higher education; one sample of recent or representative scholarship; and the names and contact information for three references.

Applications must be submitted electronically in pdf format to: philrelchair@appstate.edu. Review of completed applications will begin November 4, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Appalachian State University, located in the southern Appalachian Mountains, is a highly ranked master's comprehensive university and part of the 17 campus University of North Carolina system. With more than 17,000 students, Appalachian State strives to maintain its reputation for excellence in teaching, while continuing to enhance its research reputation.

Proper documentation of identity and employability will be required before the hiring process can be finalized. Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.

AA/EOE employer. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodation in the application process should contact the search committee chair. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

For additional information about this position, please contact Dr. Sandie Gravett, Chair, Search Committee at gravettsl@appstate.edu.

Deadline: Review begins 4 Nov 2013

Lecturer, Coordinator, Arts and Business Program. University of Waterloo

The University of Waterloo Department of Philosophy is accepting applications for a position at the rank of Lecturer. The successful candidate will become the coordinator of the Department's business ethics offerings for Waterloo's successful Arts and Business Program and the business programs based in other Faculties. In addition to classroom teaching, the position will involve course development and mentoring new instructors, and the usual service commitments of a faculty position. While initially a three year contract position, the successful candidate will be entitled to consideration for Continuing Lecturer status at the completion of the contract. The successful candidate will have a completed PhD in Philosophy by the time of appointment, substantial teaching experience, and will provide evidence of experience in course design. Evidence of successful teaching of business ethics at a university and a record of pedagogical innovation will be considered important assets.

The position will commence on July 1, 2014. Closing date for applications is Nov. 20, 2013. Applications should be submitted through the University's Job Application System at https://artsonline.uwaterloo.ca/OFAS/PHIL. Applications should include: a cover letter; a curriculum vitae; evidence of successful teaching and course development; a writing sample demonstrating the candidate's ability as a philosopher; and arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent electronically to the address below. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The Department values equity and inclusivity. The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native peoples and persons with disabilities. More information about the Department is available at https://uwaterloo.ca/philosophy/. Further enquiries can be directed to the Department Chair, David DeVidi, at 519-888-4567, ext. 35701 (e-mail: david.devidi@uwaterloo.ca).

Deadline: 20 Nov 2013

Tenure-track, History of Philosophy. University of Waterloo

The University of Waterloo Department of Philosophy is accepting applications for a tenure track position in the History of Philosophy at the rank of Assistant Professor. The Department is especially interested in candidates whose research is in the history and philosophy of science, broadly construed (including technology and mathematics). The Department also has undergraduate teaching needs in ancient philosophy. The successful candidate will have a completed PhD in Philosophy by the time of appointment, some teaching experience, and evidence of an actively developing research program.

The position will commence on July 1, 2014. Duties include research, undergraduate and graduate teaching and graduate supervision, and service. Closing date for applications is Nov. 20, 2013. Applications should be submitted through the University's Job Application System at https://artsonline.uwaterloo.ca/OFAS/PHIL. Applications should include a cover letter, research plan and teaching statement; a curriculum vitae; a writing sample; and three confidential letters of reference. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The Department values equity and inclusivity. The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native peoples and persons with disabilities. More information about the Department is available at https://uwaterloo.ca/philosophy/. Further enquiries can be directed to the Department Chair, David DeVidi, at 519-888-4567, ext. 35701 (e-mail: david.devidi@uwaterloo.ca).

Deadline: 20 Nov. 2013

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track). AOS: Ancient philosophy. King's University College at Western University

Assistant Professor of Philosophy (Tenure-Track) to commence on July 1, 2014. King's University College at Western University, London, Ontario, Canada.

Assistant Professor of Philosophy (Tenure-Track) to commence on July 1, 2014

The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at King's University College at Western University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2014. The successful candidate must possess a Ph.D. in Philosophy with an A.O.S. in Ancient Philosophy and an A.O.C. in Logic or Ethics by the effected date of the appointment. A broad knowledge in the History of Philosophy would also be an asset.

Candidates must demonstrate excellence in, and commitment to, both research and teaching. The candidate's research should focus on ancient philosophy broadly conceived. The successful candidate should have the ability to teach a broad range of courses from the introductory to advanced levels.

A letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of teaching evaluations, teaching portfolio, and two writing samples or publications should be sent electronically to Dr. Jonathan Geen, Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at kingsjobsearch@uwo.ca. Three letters of reference should be addressed to Dr. Jonathan Geen, Chair, King's University College at Western University, 266 Epworth Avenue, London, Ontario, Canada, N6A 2M3.

Deadlines: all applications must be received by the deadline of Nov. 30, 2013; interviews will be conducted at the Annual Meeting of the APA (or via Skype, if short-listed candidates do not attend the APA).

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience ($67,178- $80,162 plus benefits and extended health coverage).

King's University College is a publicly funded equal opportunity employer sponsored by the Roman Catholic Diocese of London. The College welcomes faculty and students from all faiths and backgrounds. Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority, however this is an international search and all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. The King's University College website is http://www.kings.uwo.ca.

Deadline: 30 Nov 2013

Tenure-track assistant professor in Greek philosophy. Université de Montréal

Department of Philosophy Faculty of Arts and Sciences

The Department of Philosophy invites applications for a full-time tenure-track assistant professor in Greek philosophy.

Responsibilities

The appointed candidate will be expected to teach at all three levels of the curriculum, supervise graduate students, engage in ongoing research and publication, and contribute to the academic life and reputation of the University.

Requirements
  • PhD in philosophy.
  • Specialization in Greek philosophy.
  • Knowledge of ancient Greek.
  • Teaching and research experience.
  • A high-quality publication record.
  • Proficiency in the French language.

The Université de Montréal is a Québec university with an international reputation. French is the language of instruction. To renew its teaching faculty, the University is intensively recruiting the world's best specialists. In accordance with the institution's language policy, the Université de Montréal provides support for newly-recruited faculty to attain proficiency in French.

Salary

The Université de Montréal offers a competitive salary and a complete range of employee benefits.

Starting Date

On or after June 1st, 2014.

Deadline

The complete application, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, résumé, copies of recent publications and research must be received by the Department Chair at the email address below by November 4th, 2013.

Three letters of recommandation are also to be sent directly to the department chair at the following address:

Louis-André Dorion, directeur
louis-andre.dorion@umontreal.ca
Département de Philosophie
Université de Montréal
C. P. 6128, succursale Centre-ville
Montréal (Québec) H3C 3J7CANADA

For more information about the Department of Philosophy, please consult the Web site at: www.philo.umontreal.ca.

Confidentiality

The Université de Montréal application process allows all regular professors in the Department to have access to all documents unless the applicant explicitly states in her or his cover letter that access to the application should be limited to the selection committee. This restriction on accessibility will be lifted if the applicant is invited for an interview.

Employment Equity Program

The Université de Montréal upholds the principles of employment equity and welcomes applications from women, ethnic and visible minorities, aboriginals and people with disabilities. All applicants are asked to complete the employment equity identification questionnaire posted at www.fas.umontreal.ca/affaires-professorales/documents/guest-access-emploi-EN.pdf and attach it to their application. We assure you that the information collected is strictly confidential and will only be used for statistical purposes for equal access, in accordance with section 18.1 of The Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms.

Immigration Requirements

In compliance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority shall be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Deadline: November 4, 2013

Assistant Professor – History of Modern Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto

The Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in the History of Modern Philosophy (17th and 18th centuries, including Kant) at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin on July 1, 2014. 

Candidates must hold a PhD by July 1, 2014, or shortly thereafter, and must demonstrate excellence in, and commitment to, both research and teaching. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach a broad range of courses from the introductory to advanced levels, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The University of Toronto, Department of Philosophy is a tri-campus graduate department, consisting of all philosophy faculty appointed to the St. George, Mississauga (UTM), and Scarborough (UTSC) campuses. Graduate teaching and supervision typically take place on the St. George campus.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To apply, please visit:
https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1301285 .
Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement outlining current and future research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, a sample of academic writing, and a teaching dossier. All application materials should be submitted online by November 15, 2013.

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters directly to search.philosophy@utoronto.ca by November 15, 2013.

The U of T application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB in total) per candidate profile. Using PDF/MS Word format, please label files clearly and combine them into one or two attachments. 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 .

This address may also be used to send additional documents that cannot be accommodated using the online application system.

The Department of Philosophy is widely recognized as Canada’s best and as an international leader in the field. The Department is committed to studying contemporary philosophical problems and their historical antecedents.

The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse and cosmopolitan areas 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.

Deadline: November 15, 2013

Assistant / Associate / Full Professor, Grafstein Chair in Jewish Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto

The Department of Philosophy and the Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto invite applications for the Senator Jerahmiel S. and Carole S. Grafstein Chair in Jewish Philosophy, a tenure-stream position in Jewish Philosophy at the rank of Assistant/Associate or Full Professor. The endowed Chair appointment will begin on July 1, 2014, and is for an initial five-year term, with the possibility of renewal following a favourable review.

The successful candidate will be appointed both to the Department of Philosophy (51%) and to the Centre for Jewish Studies (49%). Candidates must hold a PhD by July 1, 2014, or shortly thereafter, and must demonstrate excellence in, and commitment to, both research and teaching. The Chair holder will be familiar with the Jewish textual canon and its original languages. He or she will teach courses in the Department of Philosophy at the graduate and undergraduate level, and will contribute to the integration of Jewish philosophy into the undergraduate and graduate programs in Jewish Studies.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto is a tri-campus graduate department, consisting of all philosophy faculty appointed to the St. George, Mississauga (UTM), and Scarborough (UTSC) campuses. Graduate teaching and supervision typically take place on the St. George campus.

The Centre for Jewish Studies, within the Faculty of Arts and Science on the St. George campus, has one of the best and most comprehensive Jewish Studies programs in North America and offers courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in numerous disciplines.

To apply, please visit: https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1301284 . Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement outlining current and future research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, a sample of academic writing, and a teaching dossier. Although the search will remain open until filled, to ensure full consideration, all application materials should be submitted online by November 15, 2013.

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters directly to the department via e-mail to search.philosophy@utoronto.ca by November 15, 2013.

The U of T application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB in total) per candidate profile. Using PDF/MS Word format, please label files clearly, and if necessary, combine them to stay under the 5 attachment limit. 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 . This address may also be used to send additional documents that cannot be accommodated using the online application system.

The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse and cosmopolitan areas in the world.  For more information about the Department of Philosophy, please visit http://philosophy.utoronto.ca ; for information about the Centre for Jewish Studies, please visit http://www.cjs.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 of Canada will be given priority.

Deadline: 15 November 2013, or until filled

Tenure-stream, Assistant Professor. Continental Philosophy. Ryerson University

The Department of Philosophy at Ryerson University in Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. The area of specialization is Continental Philosophy, with a preference for Social and Political Thought. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of philosophy courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

The appointment is subject to final budgetary approval and will be effective August 1, 2014.

The position will commence August 1, 2014 and is subject to final budgetary approval. Candidates will hold a PhD or be ABD with a defense date set.

The successful candidate should demonstrate evidence of high-quality teaching, a strong research profile and an emerging scholarly record, as well as the capacity for collegial service. Applications should include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a recent writing sample, results of teaching surveys (or equivalent evidence such as a teaching dossier), and be supported by three letters of reference.

The Philosophy Department, consisting of 15 permanent faculty members, is committed to excellence in teaching and research in both the analytic and continental traditions. We offer a wide range of courses in all of: our Bachelor of Arts program in Philosophy; our Master's program in Philosophy; the Philosophy Option in Ryerson's interdisciplinary Arts and Contemporary Studies Program; and a wide range of elective courses for students in other programs.

Located in the heart of Toronto, the largest and most culturally diverse city in Canada, Ryerson University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. The university is known for innovative programs built on the integration of theoretical and practically oriented learning. Our 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.

Please note that applications by fax or e-mail will not be accepted. Confidential inquiries can be directed to Andrew Hunter, Department Chair (ahunter@arts.ryerson.ca). The deadline for submission of applications is November 8, 2013. Applications should be sent in care of:

Christina Smith, Department Administrator
Department of Philosophy
Ryerson University
350 Victoria Street
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5B 2K3

This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA). The RFA collective agreement can be viewed at:
http://www.ryerson.ca/teaching/employment_resources/rfa.html. The RFA's website can be found at:
http://www.rfa.ryerson.ca/. A summary of RFA benefits can be found at:
http://www.ryerson.ca/hr/benefits/benefitsby_group/rfa/index.html. 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: 8 November 2013

Call for philosophy instructors, contract, Kwantlen Polytechnic University.

The Philosophy Department at Kwantlen Polytechnic University invites applications for qualified instructors to be added to its existing contract faculty inventory. Successful applicants will be added to a pool of qualified non-regular type 1 instructors and called upon when sessional teaching opportunities arise. A Ph.D. (or equivalent) is preferred, although applicants in the final stages of their dissertations will also be considered. Areas of specialization (AOS) and areas of competence (AOC) are open. Preference will be given to applicants with clear evidence of teaching excellence.

Those applicants interested in applying to teach can find further information on courses offered by visiting our website at - http://www.kwantlen.ca/calendar/2013-14/arts/philosophy-ba.html

Kwantlen Polytechnic University provides a unique regional university environment serving communities in the South Fraser region. Our university degrees and applied credentials successfully meet the evolving needs of regional and global employment markets. Kwantlen students have a unique opportunity to integrate (or bridge) their certificate and diploma credentials to complete a bachelor’s degree at Kwantlen, creating the best of both worlds — undergraduate studies and the professional enhancement of applied programs. Kwantlen's Office of Research and Scholarship and four research institutes assist faculty and students in their efforts to produce innovative research relevant to the communities we serve. The Philosophy Department at Kwantlen Polytechnic University currently offers a Bachelor of Arts, Major in Philosophy degree, as well as a Minor degree and an Associate Arts degree. A complete application includes a current curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts of graduate degrees, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of undergraduate teaching success (including student and peer evaluations), and a list of three professional referees able to comment on your teaching ability and academic accomplishments.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please email your application, quoting competition number 13-129 by October 18, 2013 to: employ@kpu.ca.

Philosophy Instructor, 1 year, Kwantlen Polytechnic University.

The Philosophy Department at Kwantlen Polytechnic University invites applications for a non-regular type 2 (50% part-time) faculty position. The contract year for this position is January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014. The courses associated with this position will be offered in Spring (Jan-April) and Summer (May-Aug) 2014. A Ph.D. (or equivalent) is preferred, although applicants in the final stages of their dissertations will also be considered. Areas of specialization (AOS) and areas of competence (AOC) are open. Preference will be given to applicants with clear evidence of teaching excellence.

Those applicants interested in applying to teach can find further information on courses offered by visiting our website at http://www.kwantlen.ca/calendar/2013-14/arts/philosophy-ba.html

Kwantlen Polytechnic University provides a unique regional university environment serving communities in the South Fraser region. Our university degrees and applied credentials successfully meet the evolving needs of regional and global employment markets. Kwantlen students have a unique opportunity to integrate (or bridge) their certificate and diploma credentials to complete a bachelor’s degree at Kwantlen, creating the best of both worlds — undergraduate studies and the professional enhancement of applied programs. Kwantlen's Office of Research and Scholarship and four research institutes assist faculty and students in their efforts to produce innovative research relevant to the communities we serve. The Philosophy Department at Kwantlen Polytechnic University currently offers a Bachelor of Arts, Major in Philosophy degree, as well as a Minor degree and an Associate Arts degree. A complete application includes a current curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts of graduate degrees, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of undergraduate teaching success (including student and peer evaluations), and a list of three professional referees able to comment on your teaching ability and academic accomplishments.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please email your application, quoting competition number 13-128 by October 18, 2013 to: employ@kpu.ca.

Lecturer – Philosophy of Mind / Cognitive Science, Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto

The Department of Philosophy and University College in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invite applications for a teaching-stream appointment in Philosophy of Mind/Cognitive Science at the rank of Lecturer to begin on July 1, 2014.

The successful candidate will be appointed both to the Department of Philosophy (60%) and to University College (40%) in support of the teaching mission of the Department of Philosophy and the Cognitive Science Program at University College.

Candidates must hold a PhD by July 1, 2014, or shortly thereafter, and must demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach a broad range of undergraduate courses from the introductory to advanced levels in both appointing units, and will be expected to have broad teaching competence in Philosophy. Administrative experience is an asset.

Appointments at the rank of Lecturer may be renewed annually to a maximum of five years. In the fifth year of service, Lecturers shall be reviewed and a recommendation made with respect to promotion to the rank of Senior Lecturer. Senior Lecturers hold continuing appointments at the University.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto has both a departmental and a collegiate structure.

The Department of Philosophy is widely recognized as Canada’s best and as an international leader in the field. The Department is committed to studying contemporary philosophical problems and their historical antecedents.

University College is the founding college of the University and has a long-standing commitment to challenging its diverse body of over 4200 undergraduate students to excel intellectually and to preparing them to engage in the wider world. The College’s Cognitive Science Program gives students the opportunity to explore the mind and its structures in an interdisciplinary context. University College also sponsors two other interdisciplinary undergraduate programs – Canadian Studies, and Health Studies – and is affiliated with the Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies and the Centre for Drama, Theatre, and Performance Studies.

To apply, please visit: . https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1301074.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a teaching dossier. All application materials should be submitted online by October 15, 2013.

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters directly to: search.philosophy@utoronto.ca by October 15, 2013.

The U of T application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB in total) per candidate profile. Using PDF/MS Word format, please label files clearly, and if necessary, combine them to stay under the 5 attachment limit. 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 .

This address may also be used to send additional documents that cannot be accommodated using the online application system.

The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse and cosmopolitan areas in the world. For more information about University College, please visit http://www.uc.utoronto.ca/ ; 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.

Deadline: 15 October 2013

Postdoctoral Fellow in the Philosophy of Biology, University of Calgary

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Calgary is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Philosophy of Biology. Start date is flexible: between November 1, 2013 and March 31, 2014. The fellowship is for two years. Salary is $50,000 Canadian per year. During the two-year term, the fellow will work on the fellow's own research project, collaborate with Marc Ereshefsky on his research projects, and teach two classes. All requirements for the fellow's PhD must be completed by the start date and no earlier than March 2009. Inquiries should be made to Marc Ereshefsky ereshefs@ucalgary.ca Send complete dossiers, including a CV, at least three letters of reference, a writing sample, and a detailed research proposal, via email to Merlette Schnell, Manager, Department of Philosophy schnell@ucalgary.ca Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Review of applications will begin on September 5, 2013.

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