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Assistant Professor--Limited Term Appointment (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Trent University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Early Modern Philosophy; Ethics
AOC categories Early Modern Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number LTA #3
Location Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
Start date August 15, 2019
Job description

Trent University invites applications for a twelve-month limited-term appointment (LTA) in the Department of Philosophy at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing August 15, 2019. This appointment is subject to budgetary approval.

Candidates are expected to have a completed Ph.D., demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level, and an active research program. The successful candidate will teach seven half-credit courses—three in the fall semester, three in the winter semester, and one six-week course in the summer of 2020. We are seeking candidates to teach the following combination of courses in the fall and winter semesters with assignments for summer 2020 to be determined.

LTA #3—All Teaching will be at our Durham Campus

FALL:  PHIL 1100H: Introduction to Moral and Political Philosophy; PHIL 3110H: Ethical Theory; PHIL 3420H: Modern Philosophy I—Reason and Revolution

WINTER: PHIL 2010H: Love and Desire; PHIL 2430H: Modern Philosophy II—The Enlightenment; PHIL 4610H: Major Texts + One 0.5 credit course in the summer of 2020

Information about our department, including information about these courses, is available on the Department’s website at 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 byronstoyles@trentu.ca.

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 byronstoyles@trentu.ca.

How to apply
Application type Email
Candidates are invited to submit applications as a single PDF document to philosophyjobs@trentu.ca using the subject line: LTA—Philosophy. Applications should include a covering letter identifying the position(s) for which the candidate is applying (candidates may apply for more than one limited term positions we have posted) and detailing the candidate’s suitability for the position(s), including the relevance of the candidate’s research and teaching experience; a curriculum vitae; and evidence of excellence in teaching such as a sample syllabuses, a teaching philosophy statement, peer evaluations of teaching, and evidence of professional development. Candidates must also provide the names and contact information of three referees.
Email to apply
Hard deadline May 16, 2019, 11:59pm EST
Web address for more information https://www.trentu.ca/humanresources/careers/full-...
Contact name Byron Stoyles
Contact email
Contact phone 705-748-1011 x. 6040
Time created April 19, 2019, 2:46pm EST
Scheduled expiry date May 16, 2019, 11:59pm EST
Expired on May 18, 2019, 12:46am EST
Last updated July 18, 2019, 3:00pm EST
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