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Assistant Professor - CLA (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, McMaster University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Start date July 1, 2019
Job description

Assistant Professor (Contractually Limited Appointment)

The Department of Philosophy invites applications for a one-year, contractually limited position to begin July 1, 2019 at the rank of Assistant Professor. Preference will be given to applicants qualified to teach courses in ancient philosophy, critical thinking, and either early modern philosophy or philosophy, law and society. The successful applicant will be asked to teach eighteen units (6 courses) as well as perform substantial service duties in support of the maintenance and enrichment of the undergraduate intellectual community. The minimum starting salary for the one-year period for an assistant professor will be $78,344.

McMaster University is a student focused, research-intensive university with a clear purpose: the discovery, communication and preservation of knowledge, and has a long standing reputation as Canada’s most innovative university.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in philosophy, in hand or near completion by the starting date, previous teaching experience and demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate courses in philosophy. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in the research and administrative activities of the department.

How to Apply:  Applicants application packages should include: a letter of interest, a detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and practice, an indication of successful university level teaching (course outlines for courses previously taught, summaries of student evaluations, etc.), and the names and complete contact information for three referees. Candidates must arrange to have three confidential letters of reference sent directly to the email address below.

Materials sent from applicants must be submitted through the University’s electronic portal at www.workingatmcmaster.ca/careers/ (Job opening 25705).

References accepted electronically emailed to: philjob@mcmaster.ca.  

Queries should be addressed to Dr. Stefan Sciaraffa, Chair, Department of Philosophy at philadm@mcmaster.ca

Application deadline is May 17, 2019. Applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to reach the Department by the same date. For information about the Department of Philosophy, see http://philos.humanities.mcmaster.ca/

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

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

Employment Equity Statement:  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. 22247.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://www.workingatmcmaster.ca/careers/
Email to apply
Hard deadline May 17, 2019, 11:59pm EST
Web address for more information http://philos.humanities.mcmaster.ca/
Contact name Kim Squissato
Contact email
Contact phone 905 525-9140 ext 24275
Time created April 24, 2019, 10:07am EST
Scheduled expiry date May 17, 2019, 11:59pm EST
Expired on May 19, 2019, 12:46am EST
Last updated July 19, 2019, 3:00pm EST
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