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Job #2018-3: Concordia University (QC)

Published on January 16, 2018
Rank: Assistant Professor
Job type: Tenure Track
AOS: History of Philosophy, Modern Philosophy, Early Modern Philosophy, Kant, Late Modern Philosophy, 19C Philosophy
AOC: Open
Apply by: January 31, 2018
Source: https://www.concordia.ca/artsci/about/jobs/tenure-track-appointments/philosophy.html
Details:

Tenure-track appointment in Philosophy

The Department is seeking an outstanding historian of philosophy, engaged in innovative and potentially ground-breaking research within the timespan from the Early Modern period to the Enlightenment, into the 19th century (ca. 1500-1900) — a historian whose research will advance departmental work in the intersection of philosophy of the sciences, philosophy of values, and/or philosophy of human identity and difference. The Department has a special interest in hiring someone specializing in the philosophy of Kant. AOS must include Kant, or a figure or topic within this timespan; AOC is open. We are seeking a scholar who complements our research expertise, which extends across a spectrum of work in analytic philosophy, history of philosophy, and continental philosophy; and a strong teacher who will contribute to our teaching strengths, be active in our graduate program, and be capable of developing and renewing our curriculum.

Applications should consist of:

a cover letter,
a current CV,
a statement of research achievements and plans,
a statement of teaching philosophy/interests,
evidence of teaching effectiveness, and
copies of recent publications.

These are to be combined in one PDF, in that order, with the subject line “2018 History Hire Application.” All applications will receive an e-mail confirmation. Three letters of reference are to be sent electronically, via third party dossier services such as InterFolio, or directly from referees.

Applications are to be sent to: phil-apps@lists.concordia.ca

To the attention of:

Prof. Matthias Fritsch, Interim Chair, Department of Philosophy
Concordia University
1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd.
Montreal, QC, H3G 1M8

Subject to budgetary approval, we anticipate filling this position, normally at the rank of Assistant Professor, for August 1, 2018. Candidates should have a PhD. Normally, teaching load for an active researcher is 2/2. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. All applications should reach the Department no later than January 31st, 2018. Inquiries should be directed to Prof. Matthias Fritsch at philosophy.chair@concordia.ca.

Employment equity

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply for this position; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Concordia University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, members of sexual minorities, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversification.


Job #2018-2: Concordia University (QC)

Published on January 16, 2018
Rank: Assistant Professor
Job type: Tenure Track
AOS: Open
AOC: Open
Apply by: February 28, 2018
Source: http://www.concordia.ca/artsci/about/jobs/tenure-track-appointments/philosophy-smart-cities.html
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Tenure-Track position in Philosophy - Smart, Sustainable and Resilient Communities and Cities

The Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Arts and Science at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment for a scholar whose research engages with and complements Concordia’s Canada Excellence Research Chair and as part of the University’s cluster hiring initiative in the area of “Smart, Sustainable and Resilient Communities and Cities”. The position is open to any philosopher whose research engages in issues related to this area.

About Concordia

Concordia University is reimagining how we dwell in and develop urban centres. The university has proven strength in the development of clean energy technologies, expertise in navigating the effects of climate change, and an established track record in creating transformative community outreach programs. In redefining metropolitan infrastructure, scholarship and civic engagement as we know it, researchers are paving the way for new and improved solutions in human mobility, energy efficiency, integrated design, natural resource conservation and more.

According to the latest rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), Concordia's hometown is the best in the world for university students. Montreal is a truly unique city – safe and clean, vibrant and diverse, with new things to discover around every corner. With four major universities and 12 smaller colleges located on the island – Montreal is an exciting place to live.

About the Faculty

The Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS) is a federation of foundational disciplines and a generator of fundamental knowledge and scholarship. Home to some of the most innovative classroom teaching and cutting-edge research in Canada, the FAS holds 27 Departments across three sectors: the Sciences, the Humanities, and the Social Sciences. We are committed to being an engine of interdisciplinary experimentation by harnessing the power of our diversity to create new ways of imagining the academic and research experience.

About the Department

The Department of Philosophy brings the philosophy of values, philosophy of the sciences, and philosophy of human identity & difference into a dynamic intersection. This dynamic intersection helps advance research and teaching both in and beyond philosophy, on topics ranging from climate change and biodiversity to global justice, gender, and embodiment. The expertise, scholarship and publications of our faculty extends across a spectrum of work in analytic philosophy, history of philosophy, and continental philosophy.

Candidate Profile and Qualifications

We are seeking a philosopher whose research profile constitutes a critical approach to issues related to “Smart, Sustainable and Resilient Communities and Cities” and who will demonstrate the important contributions that philosophy and the humanities can make in this area. Interdisciplinary linkages will be an asset. Examples include, but are not limited to, philosophers working on:

sustainable and socially just modes of community formation and resource use;
the ethical/human aspects of relations between cities/communities & their environments;
critical analysis of big data and implications of the technological infrastructure of smart cities.

AOS and AOC is otherwise open. The Department is searching for an outstanding scholar engaged in innovative and potentially ground-breaking work, in the above areas, who can also help us advance our defining focus on the nexus of science, values, and identity & difference. We are seeking a strong teacher who will contribute to our teaching strengths, be active in our graduate program, and be capable of developing and renewing our curriculum. Normally, the teaching load for an active researcher is 12 credits (4 courses) per year. Candidates should have a PhD.

How to apply

Applications should consist of: 1) a cover letter, 2) a current CV, 3) a statement of research achievements and plans, 4) a statement of teaching philosophy/interests, 5) evidence of teaching effectiveness, and 6) copies of recent publications. In addition, three letters of reference directly from referees are required.

Applications should be submitted on or before February 28, 2018.

For inquiries about the posting, please contact:

Prof. Matthias Fritsch, Interim Chair, Department of Philosophy
philosophy.chair@concordia.ca
Concordia University
1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W.
Montreal, QC, H3G 1M8

Concordia is partnering with the executive search firm Perrett Laver on this search process. To apply, please submit your application online here: https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/611/tenure_track_appointme...

Reference letters can be sent directly to AnLi.Xu@perrettlaver.com or can be uploaded in the “Apply Now” section found at the Perrett Laver URL above.

To learn more about working at Concordia, applicants are encouraged to consult:

Faculty of Arts and Science: http://www.concordia.ca/artsci.html
Department of Philosophy: http://www.concordia.ca/artsci/philosophy.html
Life in Montreal: http://www.concordia.ca/campus-life/life-in-montreal.html

Subject to budgetary approval, we anticipate filling this position, normally at the rank of Assistant Professor, for August 1, 2018. Appointments at a more senior level may also be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Employment equity

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply for this position; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Concordia University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, members of sexual minorities, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversification.


Job #2018-1: University of Maine (ME)

Published on January 10, 2018
Rank: Assistant Professor
Job type: Tenure Track
AOS: Environmental Ethics, Environmental Studies
AOC: Logic, Applied Ethics, Bioethics & Medical Ethics, Business Ethics, Ethics of Technology, Ethics and Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, Open
Apply by: February 9, 2018
Source: https://umaine.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=45582&job=assistant-professor-of-philosophy
Details:

Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Maine

The University of Maine’s Department of Philosophy seeks a dynamic, innovative scholar and teacher to join our small, collegial, pluralistic department at Maine’s flagship land and sea grant institution. This is a tenure-track, academic-year position at the assistant professor level anticipated to start September 1, 2018.

We invite applicants for an academic-year, tenure-track position as assistant professor with an area of specialization in environmental philosophy, broadly construed. Candidates will be expected to teach core and advanced courses in environmental philosophy, including environmental ethics, with a standard 3-2 load. Area of concentration in applied ethics, including teaching one or more courses such as contemporary moral problems, biomedical ethics, business ethics, technology and philosophy, and/or philosophy of law. Ability to teach logic is desirable. We prefer candidates with an interest in publicly engaged philosophy. An interest in collaborating across disciplines in service, research and/or teaching is also desirable. Service to the department, college, and university is expected.

Required Qualifications:
* Ph.D. in Philosophy required by date of hire
* Research specialization in environmental philosophy
* Demonstrated ability to teach successful courses at the undergraduate level
* Evidence of ability to develop and pursue a research agenda, including peer-reviewed publications, in the candidate’s area of expertise
* Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
* Interest in public/engaged philosophy
* Interest in collaborating on service, teaching, and/or research with colleagues outside the philosophy department

Housed in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Department of Philosophy has 40 undergraduate majors. The Department offers the B.A. degree in Philosophy, and minors in Philosophy and in Ethics and Social Philosophy.

The University of Maine is the flagship campus of the University of Maine System and is the principal graduate institution in the state. It is the state’s land, sea, and space grant university, enrolling over 11,000 students. Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools in neighborhoods where children can walk to school, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live. The University of Maine is located just 60 miles from the scenic Bar Harbor area and Acadia National Park and two hours from Portland.

Appropriate background checks are required.

All UMS employees are required to comply with applicable policies and procedures, as well as to complete applicable workplace related screenings, and required employee trainings, such as Information Security, Safety Training, Workplace Violence, and Sexual Harassment.

To apply, please use the link at the bottom of the following HireTouch webpage: https://umaine.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=45582&job=assistant-profe.... A complete application consists of (1) an application letter describing the applicant’s experience and interests with respect to the required and preferred qualifications for the position, (2) updated CV, (3) updated unofficial transcripts (official transcripts may be requested at a later date), (4) a sample of scholarly work, (5) summary of course evaIuations, (6) sample syllabi, (7) letters from three professional references. Candidate-submitted materials must be submitted via the HireTouch website listed above; letters of reference should be sent by referees directly to phisearch@maine.edu with candidate’s name in the subject line. Incomplete applications cannot be considered. Review of applications will begin on February 9, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. For questions about the position, contact Kirsten Jacobson, Search Committee Chair, kirsten.jacobson@maine.edu.

The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Job #2017-31: University of Nevada-Las Vegas (NV)

Published on December 28, 2017
Rank: Assistant Professor
Job type: Tenure Track
AOS: Applied Ethics, Ethics and Moral Philosophy
AOC: Engineering Ethics, Environmental Ethics, Ethics and Moral Philosophy
Apply by: January 4, 2018
Source: https://philjobs.org/job/show/8514
Details:

ROLE of the POSITION

This is a tenure-track position in the Department of Philosophy that comes with the research, teaching, and service expectations of a research institution. AOS: Applied Ethics. AOC: Engineering/Environmental Ethics, pertaining to urban sustainability with attention to water issues. We seek candidates with an outstanding research program in any area of applied/practical ethics who also can participate in University initiatives in the areas of urban sustainability and water resources management. The position involves teaching courses in the philosophy major as well as regularly teaching Ethics for Scientists and Engineers—a seminar-style philosophy course, limited to 25 students per section, that is part of the general education curriculum for students in the Engineering College.

QUALIFICATIONS

This position requires a Ph.D. from a regionally accredited college or university at the time of appointment. Previous experience teaching courses in engineering ethics strongly preferred.

SALARY RANGE

Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.

PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY

UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at: http://www.unlv.edu

COMMITTMENT to DIVERSITY

The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.

APPLICATION DETAILS

Applications must be initiated though UNLV’s online application portal at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu. To navigate to the vacancy from this entry point, click the gray “Faculty” heading bar and then find and click on the vacancy with the title

Engineering Ethics/Urban Sustainability - Water, Assistant Professor [18525]

The direct link to the vacancy is https://hrsearch.unlv.edu/empApplyLogin.aspx?vacancy=18525

Applicants must upload three documents: (i) a letter of interest that includes a research statement and plan with specific reference to the minimum and preferred qualifications of the position, (ii) a CV, and (iii) a list of professional references. Applicants must also send three additional items directly to the search committee at formand@unlv.nevada.edu: (iv) two writing samples and (v) a teaching dossier presenting evidence of teaching excellence.

In addition, applicants must arrange to have at least three confidential letters of professional reference sent to the search committee c/o Prof. David Forman at formand@unlv.nevada.edu.

For assistance with UNLV's online applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or applicant.inquiry@unlv.edu.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin on Jan. 1, 2017 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date.

UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Job #2017-30: Claremont McKenna College (CA)

Published on November 28, 2017
Rank: Assistant Professor
Job type: Tenure Track
AOS: Regional; Gender; and Religious Philosophies, African Philosophy, African-American Philosophy
AOC: Open
Apply by: December 15, 2017
Source: https://webapps.cmc.edu/jobs/faculty/faculty_opening_detail.php?PostingID=16031
Details:

The Intercollegiate Department of Africana Studies at the Claremont Colleges invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in African/a philosophy. We seek a scholar who will contribute to the department's mission of examining through various academic disciplines, the experiences of people of African heritage worldwide. The successful candidate should, by the beginning of Fall 2018, hold a Ph.D. in Africana studies, philosophy, or related fields. The successful candidate should demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts teaching and show evidence of a productive program of scholarly research. The candidate is expected to work collaboratively in an intercollegiate setting. The teaching load for this position is 4 courses annually and will include courses in African/a philosophy and core courses in the major (e.g., Introduction to Africana Studies, Research Methods in Africana Studies, and/or Senior Seminar). The college affiliation for this position is with Claremont McKenna College.

Applications must contain a CV, cover letter, three letters of reference, statement of teaching philosophy, a brief description of research, sample syllabi, and writing sample. The application deadline is December 15, 2017. For inquiries, please contact Sonya Young, sonya_young@pitzer.edu.

APPLY: https://webapps.cmc.edu/jobs/faculty/faculty_opening_detail.php?PostingI...


Job #2017-29: Utica College (NY)

Published on November 17, 2017
Rank: Assistant Professor
Job type: Tenure Track
AOS: Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind, Cognitive Science
AOC: History of Philosophy
Apply by: December 1, 2017
Source: https://philjobs.org/job/show/8846
Details:

Job #2017-28: University of Toronto (ON)

Published on November 14, 2017
Rank: Assistant Professor
Job type: Tenure Track, Endowed chair
AOS: Jewish Philosophy
AOC: Open
Apply by: December 18, 2017
Source: https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1702103
Details:

Assistant Professor

Grafstein Chair in Jewish Philosophy

Department of Philosophy
Faculty of Arts and Science
St. George Campus (downtown Toronto)
University of Toronto

Application Deadline: December 18, 2017

Job Description:

The Department of Philosophy and the Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Science of the University of Toronto invite applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will also be eligible to be named the Senator Jerahmiel S. and Carole S. Grafstein Chair in Jewish Philosophy. This is an endowed Chair appointment begining on July 1, 2018, and is for an initial four-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 Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies (49%).

Candidates must hold a PhD in Philosophy or a closely related field by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter. They must provide evidence of excellence in research as demonstrated by publications in top-ranked and field-relevant venues or a research pipline that is at high international levels, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades for innovative work, and strong endorsements by referees of high international standing. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative, independent, and competitive research at the highest international level in the area of Jewish Philosophy and be familiar with the Jewish textual canon.

The successful candidate will teach courses in the Department of Philosophy from the introductory to advanced levels, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and will contribute to the integration of Jewish philosophy into the undergraduate and graduate programs in Jewish Studies. The successful candidate must provide evidence of excellence in teaching as demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, the statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaIuations, and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application, as well as strong letters of reference.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

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 tri-campus graduate department consists 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 Anne Tanenbaum 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.

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://www.philosophy.utoronto.ca; for information about the Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies, please visit http://www.cjs.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....

The following elements of the application should be submitted online (in pdf format only) by December 18, 2017:

• (1) a cover letter and a curriculum vitae, combined in a file labelled “Jewish Philosophy 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 “Jewish Philosophy research.pdf”;

• (3) a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course materials, and teaching evaIuations) in a file labelled “Jewish Philosophy teaching.pdf”.

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters that are signed and on letterhead directly to search.philosophy@utoronto.ca by December 18, 2017. (Using Interfolio is acceptable.)

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.


Job #2017-27: University of Toronto (ON)

Published on November 14, 2017
Rank: Associate Professor, Professor
Job type: Tenured, Endowed chair
AOS: Jewish Philosophy
AOC: Open
Apply by: December 18, 2017
Source: https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1701539
Details:

Associate/Full Professor – Grafstein Chair in Jewish Philosophy

Department of Philosophy
Faculty of Arts and Science
St. George Campus (downtown Toronto)
University of Toronto

Application Deadline: December 18, 2017

Job Description:

The Department of Philosophy and the Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Science of the University of Toronto invite applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The successful candidate will also be eligible to be named the Senator Jerahmiel S. and Carole S. Grafstein Chair in Jewish Philosophy. This is an endowed Chair position and will begin on July 1, 2018. Appointment to the Senator Jerahmiel S. and Carole S. Grafstein Chair in Jewish Philosophy will be for a five year term and is renewable following a favourable review. The successful candidate will be appointed both to the Department of Philosophy (51%) and to the Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies (49%).

Candidates must hold a PhD in Philosophy or a closely related field at the time of appointment and have demonstrated excellence in research and teaching. They must provide evidence of excellence in research as demonstrated by sustained contributions and publications in top-ranked and field-relevant venues, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades for innovative work, and strong endorsements by referees of high international standing. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct innovative research at the highest international level in the area of Jewish Philosophy and be familiar with the Jewish textual canon.

The successful candidate will teach courses in the Department of Philosophy from the introductory to advanced levels, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and will contribute to the integration of Jewish philosophy into the undergraduate and graduate programs in Jewish Studies. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, the statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaIuations, and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application, as well as strong letters of reference.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

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 tri-campus graduate department consists 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 Anne Tanenbaum 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.

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://www.philosophy.utoronto.ca; for information about the Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies, please visit http://www.cjs.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....

The following elements of the application should be submitted online (in pdf format only) by December 18, 2017:

• (1) a cover letter and a curriculum vitae, combined in a file labelled “Grafstein 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 “Grafstein research.pdf”;

• (3) a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course materials, and teaching evaIuations) in a file labelled “Grafstein teaching.pdf”.

Applicants should also provide the names and contact details of at least three referees in their application.

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.


Job #2017-26: Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

Published on October 31, 2017
Rank: Postdoctoral Fellow/Researcher
Job type: Fixed Term, Continuing
AOS: Ancient Philosophy, Modern Philosophy, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Film, Philosophy of Law, Social and Political Philosophy
AOC: Ancient Philosophy, Modern Philosophy, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Film, Philosophy of Law, Social and Political Philosophy
Apply by: November 27, 2017
Source: https://www.ufrgs.br/filosofia/blog/2017/10/25/postdoctoral-fellow-researcher-2/
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Job #2017-25: Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

Published on October 31, 2017
Rank: Postdoctoral Fellow/Researcher
Job type: Fixed Term, Continuing
AOS: Ancient Philosophy, Modern Philosophy, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Film, Philosophy of Law, Social and Political Philosophy
AOC: Ancient Philosophy, Modern Philosophy, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Film, Philosophy of Law, Social and Political Philosophy
Apply by: November 27, 2017
Source: https://www.ufrgs.br/filosofia/blog/2017/10/25/postdoctoral-fellow-researcher-2/
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Job #2017-24: Ryerson University (ON)

Published on October 27, 2017
Rank: Assistant Professor
Job type: Tenure Track
AOS: Metaphysics, Epistemology
AOC: Open
Apply by: December 1, 2017
Source: http://www.ryerson.ca/jobs/
Details:

Tenure-Stream Assistant Professor Position in the Philosophy Department

The Philosophy Department invites applications for one full-time tenure-track position, at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1st, 2018 (subject to final budgetary approval).

The area of specialization for the position will be Metaphysics and Epistemology.

Responsibilities for the position will include: teaching philosophy courses and supervising students at the undergraduate and graduate levels; contributing to the undergraduate and graduate programs including taking a lead role in curriculum development/expansion as appropriate; establishing and maintaining a strong, independent research program; and participating in the academic life of the Philosophy Department, the Faculty of Arts, and the University.

The Philosophy Department, consisting of 17 tenured and tenure-track faculty members, prides itself on the quality of its teaching and the breadth and excellence of its research in both analytic and continental approaches and traditions.

Candidates shall have completed (or expect to do so before July 2018) a PhD in Philosophy and shall provide evidence of high-quality teaching and excellence in research, with an emerging scholarly record, as demonstrated by a number of achievements. These may include, but are not limited to, the following: awards and accolades, new course and curriculum development, a thoughtful teaching philosophy, strong teaching reviews, a robust research profile, peer-reviewed conference papers and publications in high-calibre venues, and strong letters of reference from referees of high standing. As well, candidates shall demonstrate a capacity for collegial service and a commitment to upholding the values of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion as it pertains to service, teaching, and research activities.
This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA).

● The RFA collective agreement can be viewed at: http://www.ryerson.ca/faculty-affairs/collective-agreements/rfa-collecti...
● The RFA’s website can be found at: www.rfanet.ca.
● A summary of RFA benefits can be found at: http://www.ryerson.ca/hr/benefits/benefits_by_group/rfa/index.html.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their application online via the Faculty Recruitment Portal by December 1st, 2017. Mailed and emailed applications will not be accepted.

Applications must include the following components, in the following order, as a single PDF document:

(1) a letter of application, which clearly indicates whether you are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
(2) a curriculum vitae
(3) a statement of research interests (including plans for dissemination)
(4) two recent writing samples
(5) and results of teaching surveys (or equivalent evidence, such as a teaching dossier).

In addition, applicants should arrange for at least two confidential letters of reference to be sent to our Department Administrator, Mr. Ryan Walters at philosophysearch@ryerson.ca.

Applications must be received by December 1st, 2017. Confidential inquiries can be directed to Dr. Klaas Kraay, Chair of the Departmental Hiring Committee (kraay@ryerson.ca).

Any inquiries regarding accessing the Faculty Recruitment Portal can be sent to Mr. Ryan Doyle, HR Advisor at rdoyle@ryerson.ca

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

About Ryerson

At the intersection of mind and action, Ryerson is on a transformative path to become Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university. Integral to this path is the placement of equity, diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our institutional culture. Our current academic plan outlines each as core values and we work to embed them in all that we do.

Ryerson University welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense. In addition, to correct the conditions of disadvantage in employment in Canada, we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

As an employer, we are working towards a people-first culture and are proud to have been selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and a Greater Toronto’s Top Employer for 2015, 2016 and 2017. To learn more about our work environment, colleagues, leaders, students and innovative educational environment, visit www.ryerson.ca, check out @RyersonU, @RyersonHR and @RyersonEDI on Twitter, and visit our LinkedIn company page.


Job #2017-23: Ryerson University (ON)

Published on October 27, 2017
Rank: Assistant Professor
Job type: Tenure Track
AOS: Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Sex and Gender, Continental Philosophy, Philosophy of Sex and Gender
AOC: Open
Apply by: December 1, 2017
Source: http://www.ryerson.ca/jobs/
Details:

Tenure-Stream Assistant Professor Position in the Philosophy Department

The Philosophy Department invites applications for one full-time tenure-track position, at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1st, 2018 (subject to final budgetary approval).

The area of specialization for the position will be Continental Social and Political Philosophy (broadly construed to include philosophy of race or gender). In addition to the expectations below, the successful candidate for this position will also have to be able to teach courses that serve the needs of the interdisciplinary B.A. program in Arts and Contemporary Studies – a program which includes a required sequence of six courses in the history of ideas, each of which is typically team-taught by two faculty members drawn from different disciplines.

Responsibilities for the position will include: teaching philosophy courses and supervising students at the undergraduate and graduate levels; contributing to the undergraduate and graduate programs including taking a lead role in curriculum development/expansion as appropriate; establishing and maintaining a strong, independent research program; and participating in the academic life of the Philosophy Department, the Faculty of Arts, and the University.

The Philosophy Department, consisting of 17 tenured and tenure-track faculty members, prides itself on the quality of its teaching and the breadth and excellence of its research in both analytic and continental approaches and traditions.

Candidates shall have completed (or expect to do so before July 2018) a PhD in Philosophy, or equivalent (e.g. PhD in Political Theory or in Social and Political Thought) and shall provide evidence of high-quality teaching and excellence in research, with an emerging scholarly record, as demonstrated by a number of achievements. These may include, but are not limited to, the following: awards and accolades, new course and curriculum development, a thoughtful teaching philosophy, strong teaching reviews, a robust research profile, peer-reviewed conference papers and publications in high-calibre venues, and strong letters of reference from referees of high standing. As well, candidates shall demonstrate a capacity for collegial service and a commitment to upholding the values of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion as it pertains to service, teaching, and research activities.
This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA).

● The RFA collective agreement can be viewed at: http://www.ryerson.ca/faculty-affairs/collective-agreements/rfa-collecti...
● The RFA’s website can be found at: www.rfanet.ca.
● A summary of RFA benefits can be found at: http://www.ryerson.ca/hr/benefits/benefits_by_group/rfa/index.html.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their application online via the Faculty Recruitment Portal by December 1st, 2017. Mailed and emailed applications will not be accepted.

Applications must include the following components, in the following order, as a single PDF document:

(1) a letter of application, which clearly indicates whether you are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
(2) a curriculum vitae
(3) a statement of research interests (including plans for dissemination)
(4) two recent writing samples
(5) and results of teaching surveys (or equivalent evidence, such as a teaching dossier).

In addition, applicants should arrange for at least two confidential letters of reference to be sent to our Department Administrator, Mr. Ryan Walters at philosophysearch@ryerson.ca.

Applications must be received by December 1st, 2017. Confidential inquiries can be directed to Dr. Klaas Kraay, Chair of the Departmental Hiring Committee (kraay@ryerson.ca).

Any inquiries regarding accessing the Faculty Recruitment Portal can be sent to Mr. Ryan Doyle, HR Advisor at rdoyle@ryerson.ca

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

About Ryerson

At the intersection of mind and action, Ryerson is on a transformative path to become Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university. Integral to this path is the placement of equity, diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our institutional culture. Our current academic plan outlines each as core values and we work to embed them in all that we do.

Ryerson University welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense. In addition, to correct the conditions of disadvantage in employment in Canada, we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

As an employer, we are working towards a people-first culture and are proud to have been selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and a Greater Toronto’s Top Employer for 2015, 2016 and 2017. To learn more about our work environment, colleagues, leaders, students and innovative educational environment, visit www.ryerson.ca, check out @RyersonU, @RyersonHR and @RyersonEDI on Twitter, and visit our LinkedIn company page.


Job #2017-19: Bilkent University ()

Published on October 9, 2017
Rank: Assistant Professor
Job type: Continuing
AOS: Open
AOC: Open
Apply by: December 15, 2017
Source: https://philjobs.org/job/show/8478
Details:

Two positions (rank: Assistant Professor), commencing September 2018. AOS/AOC: Open.

The Department of Philosophy at Bilkent University invites applications for two full-time junior positions. Applicants should hold a PhD in philosophy at the time of appointment.

The Department’s philosophical orientation is analytical, broadly understood. Current members of the department work and publish in all major areas of contemporary analytic philosophy, as well as in the history of philosophy. The Department currently has eight full-time members, of which six are international faculty. The Department currently has B.A. and M.A. programs. It is anticipated that a doctoral program will begin in the near future.

Bilkent University, located in suburban Ankara, is a non-profit foundation university supported by its own endowment. Research is a priority at Bilkent University, and the university supports research through travel grants to conferences. Women are encouraged to apply. Bilkent seeks to accommodate dual career couples. Bilkent is a vibrant international community. Its faculty members come from 40 different countries, and the language of instruction across the university is English. The university offers a generous benefits package including on-campus housing, health insurance, and subsidized private school for faculty members’ dependents in the K-12 levels leading to an IB degree.

Further information about the department and the university can be found at www.phil.bilkent.edu.tr. Inquiries should be directed to the department chair, Simon Wigley, at wigley@bilkent.edu.tr.

Applications must be made via Bilkent University’s online application system: stars.bilkent.edu.tr/staffapp/PHIL2018junior .

Candidates should provide a cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement, writing sample, and at least three letters of reference.

Applications will be accepted until December 15, 2017, 17:00 local time (GMT + 2).