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Bertrand Russell Visiting Professorship (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, McMaster University

Job category Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term
AOS History of Early Analytic Philosophy / Russell
AOS categories 19th/20th Century Philosophy
AOC History of Early Analytic Philosophy / Russell
AOC categories 19th/20th Century Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Start date January 2020
Job description

The Department of Philosophy invites applications for a Visiting Professorship in Russell and the History of Early Analytic Philosophy for 2019-2020. McMaster University houses the Bertrand Russell Archives and the Bertrand Russell Research Centre, and it is one of the leading centres for research on Russell's philosophy. This Visiting Professorship is primarily intended for established scholars whose research would benefit from access to the Bertrand Russell Archives for an extended period. However, applications will also be considered from scholars at an earlier stage in their career who have a strong research project that would benefit from access to the archives. 

The Visiting Professorship is tenable for either one or two semesters. The Visiting Professor’s duties include presenting at least one paper in the Philosophy Department's Speakers Series and teaching one fourth-year undergraduate course (open to graduate students) or a graduate course, preferably on the history of analytic philosophy (although a different topic may be agreed upon with the Chair of the Department of Philosophy).The stipend for teaching the course is up to $17,197.00, depending on rank, in accordance with the standard schedule for overload teaching.  Review of applications will commence on April 25, 2019

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
How to Apply: Applicants must submit their application through the University’s electronic portal at www.workingatmcmaster.ca/careers/ (Job # 25231). Please include a CV together with a description of the research you propose to conduct at the Russell Archives. Queries should be addressed to Dr. Stefan Sciaraffa, Chair, Department of Philosophy at chphilo@mcmaster.ca To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority for these positions. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons, members of racialized communities and LGBTQ-identified persons. If you require any form of accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection procedure, please contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247).
Web address to apply http://www.workingatmcmaster.ca/careers/
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: April 25, 2019, 12:00am EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline April 30, 2019, 11:59pm EST
Contact
Web address for more information https://philos.humanities.mcmaster.ca/
Contact name Kim Squissato
Contact email
Contact phone 905 525-9140 ext 24275
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Time created March 28, 2019, 4:50pm EST
Scheduled expiry date April 30, 2019, 11:59pm EST
Expired on May 2, 2019, 12:46am EST
Last updated July 2, 2019, 3:00pm EST
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