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Instructor, Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, University of the Fraser Valley

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number J0223-1877
Location Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada
Start date August 16, 2023
Job description
Job Summary:

The Philosophy department invites applications for a one-year Limited Term Appointment (LTA) for the 2023-2024 academic year. The successful applicant will be expected to teach PHIL 100: Critical Thinking and a combination of courses for a complete course load of seven sections. The courses may include PHIL 120: Knowledge & Reality, PHIL 300: Symbolic Logic in Context, PHIL 352: History of Analytic Philosophy.

Duties of Limited Term faculty fall within Article 18.2 (Teaching Faculty Duties) of the Collective Agreement, specifically the Teaching and Service components. Regular attendance at department meetings, input to departmental discussions, and service related to student recruiting and mentoring is expected.


The successful applicant must have a PhD in Philosophy, or evidence of completion by the time the appointment commences. In addition, evidence of successful teaching experience is required.

Applicants should submit the below through the UFV Employment Portal:

  • a letter of application addressing above qualifications,
  • curriculum vitae, including a list of three references,
  • recent teaching evaluations.
About UFV:

The University of the Fraser Valley is located on the traditional territory of the Halq'eméylem-speaking peoples. We express our gratitude and respect for the honour of living and working in Stó:lo Tém:éxw (Stó:lo Land; Stó:lo World). In all that we do, UFV strives to support and honour the Stó:lo peoples goals of self-determination and well-being on these lands. A commitment to Indigenization and Reconciliation is core to our institutional Vision and Integrated Strategic Plan: IYAQAWTXW — which means House of Transformation. This commitment includes the goal of centering Indigenous ways of knowing throughout our organization, recognizing our responsibilities to community, and a multi-year plan to increase the number of Indigenous faculty, staff, and administrators working at UFV.

UFV has four campus locations within the beautiful Fraser Valley in British Columbia. Recognized as one of BC's top employers, UFV offers a combination of career and lifestyle benefits. Join a team of 1,400 passionate professionals who value integrity, inclusivity and excellence. At UFV, you will serve a vibrant community, and shape the future of 15,000 students.

Indigenization, equity, and diversity are essential to our work as a university. A diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been historically underrepresented and marginalized. At UFV, we are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we proudly serve. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, members of groups that experience discrimination due to race, colour, place of origin, ancestry, and/or religion, persons who identify as women and 2SLGBTQ+, and persons with disabilities. We invite applicants to complete a confidential self-identification survey as part of the application process. All questions are voluntary, with an option to decline to answer.  Information will be used to support efforts to broaden the diversity of the recruitment process, and results are not shared with the selection committee.  Inquiries about the survey may be directed to [email protected]Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In an effort to be both environmentally and fiscally responsible, UFV will contact only candidates receiving an interview. We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment. Shortlisted applicants may be required to undergo a criminal record check and/ or a verification of their education credentials. 

UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://clients.njoyn.com/CL3/xweb/xweb.asp?clid=56...
Hard deadline April 14, 2023, 11:59pm PST
Time created March 3, 2023, 3:57pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date April 14, 2023, 11:59pm PST
Expired on April 16, 2023, 12:46am PST
Last updated October 25, 2023, 7:37pm UTC
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