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Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Trent University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Philosophy of Mind and/or Philosophy of Cognitive Science and/or Philosophy of Psychology
AOS categories Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
Start date July 1, 2019
Job description

Trent University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in the Department of Philosophy at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2019.  The position is subject to budgetary approval.

Candidates are expected to have a completed Ph.D. by the time of appointment, demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level, and an active program of high-quality original research. The successful candidate will specialize in the Philosophy of Mind and/or Philosophy of Cognitive Science and/or Philosophy of Psychology with the ability to teach courses cross-listed with other departments, including Psychology. Though the area of competence is open, the department has interest in increasing the diversity of our course offerings in areas such as feminism, critical race theory, and Indigenous philosophy and in areas that move beyond the traditional, Western canon.

Trent University is a public, liberal arts and sciences, primarily undergraduate university. We have a distinguished record in research and an established commitment to teaching. All faculty contribute service to the department. The Philosophy Department offers a broad-based curriculum in Philosophy. For more information about our department, see http://www.trentu.ca/philosophy.

Trent University is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive campus community, encourages applications from all candidates, and will accommodate applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. Candidates requiring accommodation during the recruitment process are welcome to contact [email protected].

Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. All candidates should indicate their eligibility to work in Canada in their covering letter.

Inquiries can be sent by email to the Chair, Byron Stoyles, at [email protected].

How to apply
Application type Email
Candidates are invited to submit applications as a single PDF document to [email protected] using the subject line: TT Application. Applications should include a covering letter detailing the candidate’s suitability for the position, a brief statement of research interests, one writing sample, and evidence of teaching effectiveness such as sample syllabuses, a teaching philosophy statement, peer evaluations of teaching, and evidence of professional development. Candidates should also arrange for the submission of three confidential letters of reference to [email protected]. Short-listed candidates will be asked to provide official graduate transcripts.
Email to apply
Hard deadline May 13, 2019, 7:59pm EST
Contact name Byron Stoyles
Contact email
Contact phone 705-748-1011 ext. 6040
Time created April 18, 2019, 12:01pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date May 13, 2019, 7:59pm EST
Expired on May 14, 2019, 8:46pm EST
Last updated July 15, 2019, 3:00pm UTC
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