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Two Postdoctoral Research Fellowships, University of New South Wales

Two Postdoctoral Research Fellowships are available as part of the research program of the Practical Justice Initiative within the philosophy stream of the School of Humanities and Languages at University of New South Wales

Postdoc 1 : Political or Moral Philosophy

A postdoctoral position is available as part of the research program of the Practical Justice Initiative within the philosophy stream of the School of Humanities and Languages. The area of specialisation is flexible within the field of moral and political philosophy. However, the program of research will be expected to enhance the research focus of the Practical Justice Initiative. Major research areas currently being undertaken include topics within climate justice and contemporary egalitarianism.

About the role

  • Level A salary (A$68K - A$91K) plus 17% superannuation and leave loading Consideration for Level B salary may apply for outstanding applicants
  • Full time, Fixed term for 24 months

The successful applicant would ideally commence by November 2015.

https://jobs.unsw.edu.au/postdoctoral-research-fellow-22

UNSW Arts & Social Sciences, Ref 10992

Postdoc 2 : Climate Justice, Climate Change

A postdoctoral position is available within the area of justice and climate change as part of the research program of the Practical Justice Initiative within the philosophy stream of the School of Humanities and Languages. The area of specialisation is flexible, however the program of research will be expected to enhance the research focus of the Practical Justice Initiative.

About the role

  • Level A salary (A$68K - A$91K) plus 17% superannuation and leave loading Consideration for Level B salary may apply for outstanding applicants
  • Full time, Fixed term for 24 months

The successful applicant would ideally commence by November 2015.

https://jobs.unsw.edu.au/postdoctoral-research-fellow-21

UNSW Arts & Social Sciences, Ref 10970

Contact:

Prof Jeremy Moss
E: j.moss@unsw.edu.au
T: (61 2) 9385 2357

Find out more about working at UNSW at jobs.unsw.edu.au UNSW is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.

Deadline: 14 September 2015

Assistant Professor - Philosophy of Mind. Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts and Science, St. George Campus (downtown Toronto), University of Toronto
Job Description:

The Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Arts and Science of the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Philosophy of Mind at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2016.

Candidates must hold a PhD by the date of appointment, or shortly thereafter. Candidates must have a record of excellence in research as demonstrated through letters of reference and the research dossier, and they are expected to conduct innovative research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding research program in contemporary philosophy of mind (broadly construed to include topics at the intersections of philosophy of mind and philosophy of language, philosophy of mind and metaphysics, and philosophy of mind and epistemology). Evidence of excellence in teaching and a clear commitment to ongoing teaching development are also required as demonstrated through the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application. The successful candidate must be able to teach a wide range of courses in philosophy from the introductory to advanced levels, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Toronto has three campuses, St. George, Scarborough, and Mississauga, each with its own Department of Philosophy offering undergraduate programs. The advertised position is on the downtown St. George campus. The Graduate Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto is a tri-campus department, consisting of the philosophy faculty appointed on all three campuses. Graduate teaching and supervision typically take place on the St. George campus.

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

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

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by visiting https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1500976.

The following elements of the application should be submitted online (in pdf format only) by October 15, 2015:

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

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters by October 15, 2015 directly to search.philosophy@utoronto.ca.

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

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

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from 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: October 15, 2015

Assistant Professor - Ethics. Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts and Science, St. George Campus (downtown Toronto), University of Toronto
Job Description:

The Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Arts and Science of the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Ethics/Practical Philosophy at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2016.

Candidates must hold a PhD by the date of appointment, or shortly thereafter. They must have a record of excellence in both research and teaching as demonstrated through letters of reference and the research and teaching dossiers submitted as part of the application. They must also show a clear commitment to ongoing development in both teaching and research. The successful candidate must be able to teach a wide range of courses in philosophy from the introductory to advanced levels, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The ability to teach courses in applied ethics will be a positive asset. The candidate's research will focus on Ethics/Practical Philosophy broadly conceived.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Toronto has three campuses, St. George, Scarborough, and Mississauga, each with its own Department of Philosophy offering undergraduate programs. The advertised position is on the downtown St. George campus. The Graduate Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto is a tri-campus department, consisting of the philosophy faculty appointed on all three campuses. Graduate teaching and supervision typically take place on the St. George campus.

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

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

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by visiting https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1500974.

The following elements of the application should be submitted online (in pdf format only) by October 15, 2015:

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

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters by October 15, 2015 directly to search.philosophy@utoronto.ca.

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

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

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from 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: October 15, 2015

Tenure-track, modern philosophy, UQAM

Le Département de philosophie de l'Université du Québec à Montréal (Canada) est actuellement en processus de recrutement pour le poste suivant :

Poste de professeur en philosophie moderne
Sommaire de la fonction :
  • Enseignement et encadrement aux trois cycles d'études
  • Recherche dans le domaine
  • Services à la collectivité
Exigences :
  • Doctorat en philosophie ou dans un domaine connexe
  • Compétence en philosophie des XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles
  • Dossier de réalisations scientifiques
  • Maîtrise du français parlé et écrit

Date d'entrée en fonction : 1er juin 2016

Traitement : Selon la convention collective UQAM-SPUQ

L'Université du Québec à Montréal souscrit à un programme d'accès à l'égalité en emploi. De ce fait, elle invite les femmes, les autochtones, les membres des minorités visibles, des minorités ethniques et les personnes en situation de handicap qui répondent aux exigences du poste à soumettre leur candidature. Nous encourageons les personnes qui s'identifient à l'un ou l'autre de ces groupes à remplir le Questionnaire d'identification à la présente adresse et à le joindre à leur dossier de candidature : ww.rhu.uqam.ca/visiteurs/egalite

La priorité sera donnée aux Canadiennes, Canadiens et aux résidentes, résidents permanents.

Les personnes intéressées sont priées de faire parvenir un curriculum vitae en français, détaillé, daté et signé, des tirés à part et/ou des copies de réalisations récentes ainsi que trois lettres de recommandation AVANT LE 28 OCTOBRE 2015, 17 h à :

Monsieur Alain Voizard, directeur
Département de philosophie Université du Québec à Montréal
C.P. 8888, Succursale Centre-Ville Montréal, Québec,
H3C 3P8 Téléphone: (514) 987-3000 poste 8942
Télécopieur: (514) 987-6721

Pour tout renseignement complémentaire, prière de contacter Alain Voizard : voizard.alain@uqam.ca

Pour un aperçu du Département de philosophie de l'UQAM : https://philo.uqam.ca/fr.html

Annonce sur le site de l'UQAM: https://www.rhu.uqam.ca/AffichageProfs/21606394.pdf

Deadline: October 28, 2015

Postdoctorate in the history of 18th C philosophy, Département de philosophie de l'Université de Montréal
Résumé

Un contrat postdoctoral d'une année en histoire de la philosophie du 18e siècle est ouvert au département de philosophie de l'Université de Montréal à partir du *1er janvier 2016*. La candidate ou le candidat choisi(e) devra consacrer une partie de son stage à un travail d'édition des mémoires philosophiques de l'Académie de Berlin (1744-1769) sous la direction de François Duchesneau et Christian Leduc. Les détails seront fournis lors de l'embauche. Il ou elle devra aussi soumettre une courte description d'un projet de recherche individuel sur la philosophie du 18e siècle.

Qualifications
  • Doctorat dans le domaine de la philosophie du 18e siècle
  • Très bonne maitrise du français
  • Maitrise souhaitée en allemand et en latin
Pièces à joindre au dossier
  • Un CV
  • 2 extraits de contributions à la recherche (articles, chapitre de thèse, etc.)
  • Une courte présentation du projet individuel de recherche (1 page)
  • Deux lettres de recommandation

Montant *: 30 000$ sur 1 an

Les dossiers doivent être envoyés par voie électronique à l'adresse suivante : christian.leduc.1@umontreal.ca

Deadline: 1 September 2015

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