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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Deadline: until position is filled.

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

Department of Philosophy
Faculty of Arts and Science

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

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

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

The successful candidate will be appointed both to the Department of Philosophy (51%) and to the Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (49%). Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Toronto has three campuses, St. George, Scarborough, and Mississauga, each with its own Department of Philosophy offering undergraduate programs. The advertised position is on the downtown St. George campus. The Graduate Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto is a tri-campus department, consisting of the philosophy faculty appointed on all three campuses. Graduate teaching and supervision typically take place on the St. George campus. The Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto is widely recognized as Canada's best and most comprehensive philosophy department and as an international leader in the field. For information about the Department of Philosophy, please visit http://www.philosophy.utoronto.ca.

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

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

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

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

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters by November 1, 2016 directly to search.philosophy@utoronto.ca.

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

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

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

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

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

Deadline: 1 November 2016

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

Department of Philosophy
Faculty of Arts and Science

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

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

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

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters by October 13, 2016 directly to search.philosophy@utoronto.ca.

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

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

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

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

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

Deadline: 13 October, 2016

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

Department of Philosophy
Faculty of Arts and Science

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

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

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

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters by October 13, 2016 directly to search.philosophy@utoronto.ca.

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

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

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

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

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

Deadline: 13 October 2016

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

Department of Philosophy
Faculty of Arts and Science

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

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

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

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters by November 1, 2016 directly to search.philosophy@utoronto.ca.

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

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

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

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

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

Deadline: 1 November 2016

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, Philosophy of History, Logic, Epistemology, Ethics and Contemporary Continental. 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 .

Contact:

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

Past Deadline

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 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

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

Wage: TBD

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. prusnock@uottawa.ca. Telephone: 613-562-5800, ext. 3681, fax: 613-562-5135

Skills requirements:

  • 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
prusnock@uottawa.ca

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:

LTA #1
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
LTA #2
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 philosophy@trentu.ca 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 mark.mercer@smu.ca. 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 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

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.

http://www.mta.ca/

Deadline: consideration begins 21 March, 2016.

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