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Assistant Professor in Philosophy - Limited Term (10-months) (EXPIRED)

Department of Political Science, Philosophy, and Economics, Nipissing University

Job category Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC History of Philosophy
AOC categories Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
Early Modern Philosophy
History of Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location North Bay, Ontario, Canada
Start date August 1, 2023
Job description

The Department of Political Science, Philosophy and Economics in the Faculty of Arts and Science at Nipissing University invites applications from candidates for a 10-month Limited Term Appointment (LTA), commencing August 1, 2023.

The Philosophy program at Nipissing offers an Honours Specialization, Specialization, Major, and Minor degree. The core of the program is historical, and has strengths in value theory. For more information on the program, please visit: Philosophy at Nipissing University.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • completed or be near to completion of (ABD) a Ph.D. in Philosophy or a closely related discipline,
  • evidence of excellence in teaching at the University level, particularly in the history of philosophy,
  • an active research agenda, in any area of Philosophy.

The successful candidate should be prepared to teach the following courses:

  • PHIL 1117 Values and the Human Condition (Winter term)
  • PHIL 2506 Thinking Clearly (Fall term)
  • PHIL 2306 Pre-Socratics and Plato (Fall term)
  • PHIL 2307 Aristotle and the Schools (Winter term)
  • PHIL 3336 Reason and Experience (Fall term)
  • PHIL 3766 Special Topics in Philosophy (Winter term)

The annual salary will correspond with qualifications and experience and will follow the Nipissing University Faculty Association (NUFA) Collective Agreement. The appointment will be effective August 1, 2023. The appointment is subject to final budget approval.

Nipissing University is in the City of North Bay, Ontario (population 55,000), between Lake Nipissing and Trout Lake and surrounded by pristine Canadian Shield Forest. A comfortable three-hour drive from Toronto and three and a half hours from Ottawa, this growing city has a vibrant arts community, ample amenities, and countless opportunities for outdoor activities. Faculty members at Nipissing enjoy a lifestyle conducive to study and thoughtful research.

Nipissing University sits on the territory of Nipissing First Nation, the territory of the Anishinabek, with its communities bordering the city. North Bay offers Primary Care and Daycare services at the North Bay Indigenous Hub and a wide range of services at the North Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre.

How to apply
Application type Email
Applications should include a statement of teaching philosophy with teaching interests, research interests, a curriculum vitae and a sample syllabi of courses taught. Review of applications will commence July 4, 2023, and will continue to be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. These materials should be sent in one PDF document and to [email protected]. Applicants should arrange to have three letters of recommendation (with at least one addressing teaching) sent under separate cover to [email protected]. Nipissing University is committed to employment equity and strongly encourages applications, which may include self-identification in a cover letter, from Indigenous peoples, women, persons with disabilities, persons who identify as 2SLGBTQI+ and racialized minorities. Nipissing University must gather information from applicants to determine eligibility to work in Canada. Please include a statement in your application to identify whether you are a Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident or are otherwise legally eligible to work in Canada. The search committee would like to thank all applicants for their interest in Nipissing University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Nipissing University will provide accommodation to ensure barrier-free employment in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. You can request accommodation at any stage of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, please contact Human Resources at [email protected]. The search committee would like to thank all applicants for their interest in Nipissing University. Please note that only those candidates invited for an interview will be contacted.
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Deadline for full consideration: July 4, 2023, 12:00pm EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://www.nipissingu.ca/academics/faculty-arts-a...
Contact name David Borman
Contact email
Time created June 5, 2023, 2:10pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date December 1, 2023, 2:23am EST
Expired on September 5, 2023, 8:41am EST
Last updated November 5, 2023, 3:00pm UTC
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