Current job postings
- Two, One-year Positions, Department of Philosophy, Brandon University
Brandon University is a leader in providing high quality education in arts, sciences, education, music, and health studies. Based in southwestern Manitoba, Brandon University also offers pre-professional and Masters programs, as well as innovative and award-winning outreach programs in a personalized learning environment.
The Department of Philosophy at Brandon University invites applications for TWO, one-year full-time limited term appointments for the August 2016- July 2017 academic year to teach courses in the following areas: Ancient Philosophy, Critical Thinking, Political Philosophy, and Philosophy of History. In addition to teaching responsibilities, the candidates will be expected to carry out an active research program and to engage in collegial governance within the department.
Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD in Philosophy (though applicants holding the minimum qualification of an M.A. in Philosophy will also be considered); post-secondary experience in teaching courses in the areas mentioned above or similar courses; a record that provides evidence of teaching effectiveness; and a record of research success appropriate for the candidate’s career stage. Further information about the Department can be found at: http://www.brandonu.ca/philosophy/ .
Rank and Salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Deadline for applications is until the position is filled. Start Date is August 15, 2016 or as mutually agreed.
Applicants should provide curriculum vitae; a teaching dossier that includes sample course outlines; student course evaluations (where available); a record of research success; a writing sample, three (3) letters of reference, and citizenship status in one pdf document to:
PhilSearch _at_ brandonu.ca .
Dr. D. Tryphonopoulos
Dean of Arts
PhilSearch _at_ brandonu.ca
For more Information visit:www.brandonu.ca
Short listed candidates will be expected to provide copies of credentials at time of interview. Brandon University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply including women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Deadline: start date 15 Aug 2016
- Limited-term position, Mount Allison University
The Department of Philosophy at Mount Allison University invites applications for a full-time position for the 2016-2017 academic year. Candidates should have a PhD in Philosophy or one nearing completion, and have a commitment to undergraduate teaching and a deep interest in the history of philosophy. The course load for the year is 2/3. Courses to be taught include: a first year introductory course in philosophy called "The Changing Image of Nature" (see http://www.mta.ca/faculty/humanities/philosophy/ for description); an introductory course in philosophy of science; a third year course on the Rationalists; a third year course on the Empiricists; and a fourth year seminar ideally on philosophy of science or environmental philosophy.
The appointment will be made at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor and will commence no later than August 1, and end June 30 2017, subject to budgetary approval. Submissions must include a letter of application with curriculum vitae, transcripts, three letters of reference, teaching dossier and a sample of writing. Electronic applications are strongly encouraged and should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Paper submissions should be sent to:
Chair of the Search Committee
Department of Philosophy
Mount Allison University
63D York Street
Sackville, NB E4L 1G9
Consideration of applications will begin Monday, July 11, 2016 and will continue until an appointment is made.
Mount Allison University has earned a national reputation for its excellent undergraduate programs. Mount Allison University welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified men and women, including aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Canadians and permanent residents should indicate their citizenship status in their application.http://www.mta.ca/
Deadline: 11 July 2016
- Two limited-term positions at Langara College, philosophy of science and critical thinking
Here are the links for the two jobs at Langara College: one for PHIL 1103 (philosophy of science) and PHIL 1104 (critical thinking):http://langara.ca/about-langara/employment-opportunities/faculty/instructor-philosophy-f025-16.html
the other for two sections of PHIL 1100 (ethics, social and political philosophy):http://langara.ca/about-langara/employment-opportunities/faculty/instructor-philosophy-f027-16.html
You can apply for either or both jobs. If you apply for both jobs, you need to apply for each separately.
Deadling: 09 June 2016
- Limited term faculty position, Ryerson University
Faculty of Arts
Limited term faculty position
The Department of Philosophy invites applications for a one‐year Limited Term Faculty (LTF) position at the rank of Assistant Professor effective July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.
The Department prefers a candidate with demonstrated experience as an effective teacher of large undergraduate courses, who can provide evidence of currency in the teaching areas listed below, and who has experience supervising grading assistants. The average class size is anticipated to be 150 students; grading assistance is provided. Applicants should clearly identify experience in teaching courses that introduce the discipline of Philosophy to first year students, in addition to experience in all other courses, at any level, related to the areas listed below. The successful candidate will carry out the teaching and service obligations required of faculty members at Ryerson University; there are no research expectations.
Fall 2016 Winter 2017 PHL 101 — Plato and the Roots of Western Philosophy PHL 606 — Philosophy of Love and Sex OR (depending on departmental needs) SSH 105 — Critical Thinking PHL 333 — Philosophy of Human Nature PHL 333 — Philosophy of Human Nature PHL 333 — Philosophy of Human Nature PHL 333 — Philosophy of Human Nature
Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Philosophy or a related field.
Enquiries concerning the position may be addressed to Dr. Robert Murray, Chair, Department of Philosophy at rdmurray _at_ ryerson.ca (416‐979‐5000 ext. 6160). For more information on the Department, please refer to http://www.ryerson.ca/philosophy/index.html.
Deadline for applications is 4:00 pm on June 3, 2016. Candidates should submit their application online at https://hr.cf.ryerson.ca/ams/faculty/preview.cfm?posting_id=506156, by merging into one pdf file a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, and evaluations of teaching. Also, please provide in the file the name and contact information of three (3) potential referees, at least one of whom can speak to the applicant’s ability to teach undergraduate students. Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada. The cover letter should be addressed to: Dr. Robert Murray Chair, Department of Philosophy, Jorgenson Hall 429, 350 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5B 2K3. Enquiries about submitting applications should be directed to: Ryan Walters, Departmental Administrator, at: r2walter _at_ ryerson.ca.
This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA). The RFA collective agreement may be viewed at: http://www.ryerson.ca/teaching/employment_resources/rfa.html. The RFA's website may be found at: www.rfanet.ca. A summary of RFA benefits can be found at: http://ryerson.ca/hr/benefits/benefits_by_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: 3 June 2016
- Replacement Professor (Assistant), University of Ottawa
The Faculty of Arts at the University of Ottawa invites applications for a limited-term faculty position.
Duties: The functions of a member of the academic staff include, in varying proportions: a) teaching activities; b) scholarly activities revealed by research, artistic or literary creation, or professional work; c) academic service activities, d) supervision of graduate students.
Terms: Two (2) year position, starting 1 July, 2016
Benefits package: The University of Ottawa provides a complete benefits package which includes long term disability, basic group life insurance, supplementary health insurance, University of Ottawa Pension Plan and optional life insurance.
Location of work: Department of Philosophy, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
Contact information: Paul Rusnock, Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5. email@example.com. Telephone: 613-562-5800, ext. 3681, fax: 613-562-5135
- Education : Ph.D. or equivalent in Philosophy.
- Work experience: Candidates should be active in research and have experience in teaching undergraduates in various types of courses, with expertise in the history of modern philosophy and ethics, pure and applied. Ability to teach in other areas would be an asset, as would experience with graduate supervision. Candidates must be able to teach in both French and English.
Please send your curriculum vitae, a detailed research proposal, a description of teaching interests and the names of three referees to:
Paul Rusnock, Chair
Department of Philosophy
University of Ottawa
All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. When submitting your application, please indicate your current status. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require by contacting the Office of the Associate Vice-President, Faculty Affairs at 613-562-5958. Any information you send will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence.
Application deadline: May 20, 2016.
- Two nine-month limited-term appointments (LTAs) at the rank of Assistant Professor, Trent University
The Department of Philosophy at Trent University invites applications for TWO nine-month limited-term appointments (LTAs) at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing August 1, 2016. These appointments are subject to budgetary approval.
Candidates are expected to have a completed Ph.D., demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level, and a commitment to research. Each successful candidate will teach six courses -- three in the fall semester and three in the winter semester -- on our Symons campus in Peterborough, Ontario. We are seeking candidates to teach the following combination of courses:
Fall: PHIL 2390H Biomedical Ethics PHIL 3110H Classics in Ethical Theory PHIL 4390H Advanced Topics in Value Theory Winter: PHIL 2020H Philosophy of Sport and Recreation PHIL 2390H Biomedical Ethics PHIL-POST 3180H Social and Political Philosophy
Fall: PHIL-PSYCH 3020H Philosophy of Emotion PHIL 3420H Modern Philosophy I PHIL 3210H Epistemology Winter: PHIL 1200H Critical Thinking PHIL 2010H Love and Desire PHIL 4210H Advanced Topics in Metaphysics and Epistemology
Information about our department, including information about these courses, is available on our website: www.trentu.ca/philosophy.
Candidates are invited to submit applications in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line: LTA -- Philosophy. Applications should include a covering letter identifying the position(s) for which the candidate is applying (candidates may apply for both) and detailing the candidate's suitability for the position(s); a curriculum vitae; and a teaching dossier that includes evidence of excellence in teaching, and sample syllabi. Candidates must also provide the names and contact information of three referees. The deadline for the receipt of applications is May 12, 2016.
Trent University is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive campus community and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Trent University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. Candidates requiring accommodation during the recruitment process are welcome to contact byronstoyles _at_ trentu.ca.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
Deadline: 12 May 2016.
- Limited term appointment, Saint Mary's University, Halifax. Critical thinking
The Department of Philosophy at Saint Mary's University invites applications for an eight-month position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin 1 September 2016. The successful applicant will teach a full-year Critical Thinking course and three one-semester courses (equivalent to a 3/2 or 2/3 load) in areas such as social or political philosophy, feminism, and philosophy of mind. The department is seeking an excellent teacher and active researcher. Applicants must have a doctorate or ABD status with the dissertation near completion. Salary will be determined according to the regular Assistant Professor scale described in the Collective Agreement, pro-rated to eight months.
Saint Mary's is a public university with approximately 7,500 students, offering a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees. The Department of Philosophy serves students from all faculties and disciplines and has a major and an honours program as well as a Master's program. Academic calendars with program and course information are available at http://www.smu.ca/sitemap.html. The department's webpages begin at http://www.smu.ca/academics/departments/philosophy.html.
Saint Mary's University is in Halifax, Nova Scotia, a city of over 350,000 people. Halifax is a major educational centre for Atlantic Canada and is home to five universities. The city is close to recreational areas and to other major urban centres in Canada and the Northeastern United States. Information about Saint Mary's is available at http://www.smu.ca/about/welcome.html
Saint Mary's University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary's University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities.
A complete application consists of a letter of application, a Curriculum Vitae, a teaching dossier, a short writing sample, graduate school transcripts, and names and contact information of three referees. Applications should be sent to Dr. Mark Mercer, Chair, Department of Philosophy, Saint Mary's University, 923 Robie Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3C3 or emailed to email@example.com. The closing date for applications is Monday 2 May 2016.
Deadline: 2 May 2016
- Twelve-month position as McCain Post-doctoral Fellow in Ancient Philosophy, Mount Allison University.
The Department of Philosophy at Mount Allison University invites applications for a twelve-month position as McCain Post-doctoral Fellow in Ancient Philosophy. Candidates should have a PhD in Philosophy or one nearing completion, and have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and a deep interest in the history of philosophy. The course load for the year is 2/2. Courses to be taught include: a first year introductory course in philosophy called “Reason, Will, and World”; an introductory course in Metaphysics; and a six-credit (two-term) course in Ancient Philosophy. See http://www.mta.ca/philosophy/ for course descriptions.
The appointment will commence July 1, 2016, subject to budgetary approval. Submissions should include a letter of application with curriculum vitae, and a teaching dossier (including, but not limited to, a brief statement of teaching philosophy and a summary of teaching experience). Longlisted candidates will be contacted subsequently to submit transcripts, three letters of reference, and a sample of writing. Electronic applications are strongly encouraged and should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Paper submissions should be sent to:
Chair of the Search Committee
Department of Philosophy
Mount Allison University
63D York Street
Sackville, NB E4L 1G9
Consideration of applications will begin March 21, 2016 and will continue until an appointment is made.
Mount Allison University has earned a national reputation for its excellent undergraduate programs. The university welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified women and men, including aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Canadian and permanent residents should indicate their citizenship status in their application.
Deadline: consideration begins 21 March, 2016.