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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, York University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Theoretical Ethics and/or History of Philosophy
AOS categories History of Philosophy
Ethics
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Start date July 1, 2019
Job description

The Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, invites applications for a tenure-track professorial-stream appointment at the Assistant Professor level, to commence July 1, 2019.  The areas of specialization are Theoretical Ethics (metaethics or normative theory) and/or History of Philosophy (up to and including Kant).

A PhD in Philosophy is required. Candidates must demonstrate excellence or promise of excellence in teaching and scholarly research. The successful applicant will have a record of publication appropriate to their stage of career and be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The position will involve graduate teaching and supervision, as well as undergraduate teaching. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is preferred.

Applicants should submit a signed letter of application, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a sample of written work, a teaching portfolio, and arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be sent directly to: Professor Robert Myers, Chair, Department of Philosophy, S431 Ross Building, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3. Electronic submissions can be emailed to: philchr@yorku.ca (subject line: Ethics/History Search).

Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the forms found at: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/.  Select the "Affirmative Action" tab under which forms pertaining to Citizenship and AA can be found.

To be guaranteed of full consideration, completed applications must be received by November 2, 2018, though applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/ or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, Permanent Residents, and Indigenous people in Canada will be given priority.

How to apply
Application type Email
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: November 2, 2018, 11:59pm EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Contact name Robert Myers
Contact email
Contact phone 416-736-5113
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Time created September 20, 2018, 10:21am EST
Scheduled expiry date April 7, 2019, 9:52pm EST
Last updated September 20, 2018, 10:21am EST
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