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Assistant Professor - Philosophy and Statistics (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy and Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Toronto

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Philosophy and Statistics
AOS categories Philosophy of Science
Applied Ethics
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 1903570
Location 170 Saint George st., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Start date July 1, 2020, or shortly thereafter
Job description

The Department of Philosophy and the Department of Statistical Sciences in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invite applications for a full-time tenure stream position held jointly in the Department of Philosophy (51%) and the Department of Statistical Sciences (49%) in the area of Philosophy and Statistics. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence July 1, 2020, or shortly thereafter.

Candidates must hold a PhD in Philosophy, Statistical Sciences, or a closely related field by the date of appointment, or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching covering ethical issues arising from the statistical methods and principles for Big Data. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program.

Candidates must provide evidence of excellence in research as demonstrated by a record of publications in top-ranked and field relevant journals or forthcoming publications meeting high international standards, the submitted research statement, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades for innovative work, and strong endorsements by referees of high standing.

The successful candidate must be able to teach a wide range of courses in philosophy and statistical sciences from the introductory to advanced levels, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, the statement of teaching philosophy, sample course materials, teaching evaluations, and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application, as well as strong letters of reference.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

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

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
All qualified candidates are invited to apply online via the link in the job ad The following elements of the application must submitted online (in pdf format only) by November 4, 2019: • (1) a cover letter and a current curriculum vitae, combined in a file labelled “1903570-YourLastName cover letter and CV.pdf”; • (2) a research dossier containing a statement outlining current and future research interests and a sample of academic writing (about 25 pages), combined in a file labelled “1903570-YourLastName research.pdf”; • (3) a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations) in a file labelled “1903570-YourLastName teaching.pdf”. Applicants must also ask at least three referees, but no more than four, to send letters that are signed and on letterhead directly to [email protected] by November 4, 2019 (if you use Interfolio, please have them send the letters directly to [email protected]). General submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.
Web address to apply https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/job...
Email to apply
Hard deadline November 4, 2019, 6:59pm EST
Contact
Web address for more information https://philosophy.utoronto.ca/
Contact name Mary Frances Ellison
Contact email
Contact phone 416-978-3313
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Time created September 13, 2019, 3:32pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date November 4, 2019, 6:59pm EST
Expired on November 5, 2019, 7:46pm EST
Last updated January 6, 2020, 3:00pm UTC
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