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Department Chair and Associate or Full Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, University of Alberta

Job category Senior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Start date July 1, 2013
Job description

The Faculty of Arts at the University of Alberta invites applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Philosophy, a tenured position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor.

The Department consists of 14.7 full-time, continuing faculty members and typically 50 graduate students at the Masters and PhD level. More information about the Department can be found at http://www.philosophy.ualberta.ca

The Chair will be someone with a strong sense of collaborative leadership and a clear commitment to continuing to develop the Department's standing within the University, within Canada, and internationally.  The Chair will also be expected to participate actively in the Department's teaching, research, and graduate supervision.

The area of specialization is open. Candidates must hold a PhD, together with a distinguished record in university teaching and research. Demonstrated administrative experience will be preferred. The position comes with a comprehensive benefits package, research allowance, and salary (negotiable) commensurate with experience and rank.  The appointment is normally for a five-year term and will commence July 1, 2013.

The University of Alberta, one of Canada's largest and most accomplished research universities, is situated in Edmonton, a metropolitan area of over one million with a vibrant artistic community and excellent standard of living. The University of Alberta has earned the reputation of being one of the top five universities in Canada based on its strengths in teaching, research and service. The Faculty of Arts is the oldest and most diverse faculty on campus, and one of the largest research and teaching centres in western Canada (http://www.arts.ualberta.ca).

To receive consideration, online applications (including an up-to-date curriculum vitae and the names of at least three referees), nominations, or expressions of interest should be submitted by November 30, 2012, however, the competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

For further information concerning the position or the Department, please contact the Dean, Lesley Cormack by email lesley.cormack@ualberta.ca

For the online application process go to http://www.careers.ualberta.ca/Competition/A111018563

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Alberta hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

How to apply
Application type Unknown (see text above)
Web address to apply http://www.careers.ualberta.ca/Competition/A111018...
Hard deadline December 1, 2012, 1:59am MST
Web address for more information http://www.careers.ualberta.ca/Competition/A111018...
Contact name Lesley Cormack, Dean of Arts
Contact email
Contact phone 1-780-492-2787
Time created September 13, 2012, 2:19pm EST
Scheduled expiry date November 30, 2012, 11:59pm MST
Expired on August 14, 2017, 7:52am MST
Last updated August 14, 2017, 9:52am EST
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