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Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Feminist Philosophy
AOS categories Feminist Philosophy
AOC History of Philosophy
AOC categories History of Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number VPA-PHIL-2014-001
Location St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Start date July 1, 2015
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at Memorial University is advertising a tenure track position at the level of Assistant Professor, beginning 1 July, 2015. The Department is seeking to hire a specialist in Feminist Philosophy. The successful candidate must have a strong background in and be working within the history of philosophy. The Department is particularly interested in candidates with expertise in figures and topics within the historical period between the Ancients and the 19th century. The successful candidate will contribute to one or more of the Department's three research clusters: Metaphysics and its History, Ethics and Social and Political Philosophy, and Kant and Continental Philosophy. The teaching load includes five courses in total per year with the opportunity to teach in our graduate program (MA and PhD) and chances for a course remission, while maintaining an active research agenda and engaging in academic service. The Department of Philosophy at Memorial University of Newfoundland is a vibrant program with an undergraduate Ethics Diploma, a monthly public lecture series, a winter colloquium series, as well as a weekly philosophy-related discussion group, and is committed to service to the local community. For more information on the Department, including members' research interests, applicants are invited to consult the Department's website at http://www.mun.ca/philosophy.

As the province's only university, Memorial University plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador.  Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to almost 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John's, a safe friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, graduate school transcripts,

teaching dossier, short writing sample, and three letters of reference to

Dr. Arthur Sullivan, Head, Department of Philosophy, A-3069, Arts &

Administration Building, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's,

NL, A1C 5S7. (Applications sent by email will not be accepted.) The closing

date for applications is 3 December 2014. [VPA-PHIL-2014-001]

How to apply
Application type Mail
Hard deadline December 3, 2014, 6:59pm NST
Web address for more information http://www.mun.ca/philosophy
Contact name Arthur Sullivan
Contact email
Contact phone 709 864 8333
Time created November 20, 2014, 8:52am UTC
Scheduled expiry date December 3, 2014, 6:59pm NST
Expired on December 4, 2014, 6:59pm NST
Last updated May 21, 2015, 3:00pm UTC
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