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Assistant or Associate Professor (EXPIRED)

Departement de philosophie, UNIVERSITE DE MONTREAL

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Ethics and Political Philosophy
AOS categories Ethics
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number FAS 09-12/24
Location Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Start date as of June 1, 2013
Job description

The Department of Philosophy is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track professor position in ethics and political philosophy, at the rank of assistant or associate professor. The appointed candidate will be nominated for the Canada Research Chairs program, Tier II (junior). Applications must include a research program for this nomination, in concordance with the form found at:http://www.fas.umontreal.ca/affaires-professorales/postes/Chaire-info-2005-eng.pdf.


The appointed candidate will be expected to teach at all three levels of the curriculum, supervise graduate students, engage in ongoing research and publication, and contribute to the academic life and reputation of the University. The candidate will also be affiliated with the Centre de Recherche en Éthique de l’Université de Montréal (CRÉUM) and will contribute to the functioning of the center.


- PhD in philosophy with specialisation in ethics and political philosophy.

- Significant publications in the field of ethics and political philosophy.

- Teaching experience.

- The successful candidate must present a high-quality research program in ethics and political philosophy.

- Proficiency in the French language. The Université de Montréal is a Québec university with an international reputation. French is the language of instruction. To renew its teaching faculty, the University is intensively recruiting the world’s best specialists. In accordance with the institution’s language policy

[http://secretariatgeneral.umontreal.ca/fileadmin/user_upload/secretariat/doc_officiels/reglements/administration/adm10-34_politique-linguistique.pdf], the Université de Montréal provides support for newly-recruited faculty to attain proficiency in French.


The Université de Montréal offers a competitive salary and a complete range of employee benefits.


The complete application, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of recent publications and research, must be received by the Department Chair at the email address below by November 15th, 2012. This position remains open until filled.

Candidates’ applications and three letters of recommendation must be sent to the following address:

Louis-André Dorion, directeur


Département de Philosophie

Université de Montréal

C. P. 6128, succursale Centre-ville

Montréal (Québec)  H3C 3J7


The Université de Montréal application process allows all regular professors in the Department to have access to all documents unless the applicant explicitly states in her or his cover letter that access to the application should be limited to the selection committee. This restriction on accessibility will be lifted if the applicant is invited for an interview.

Employment Equity Program

The Université de Montréal upholds the principles of employment equity and welcomes applications from women, ethnic and visible minorities, aboriginals and people with disabilities. All applicants are asked to complete the employment equity identification questionnaire posted at

http://www.drh.umontreal.ca/documents/bpe/bpe_paee/formulaire_PAEE_bpe.pdf, and attach it to their application.

Immigration Requirements

In compliance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority shall be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents

How to apply
Application type Unknown (see text above)
Hard deadline November 15, 2012, 11:59pm EST
Web address for more information http://www.philo.umontreal.ca/
Contact name Louis-André Dorion
Contact email
Contact phone 514-343-6464
Time created October 5, 2012, 4:21pm EST
Scheduled expiry date November 15, 2012, 11:59pm EST
Expired on November 15, 2012, 11:59pm EST
Last updated October 5, 2012, 8:17pm EST
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