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Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Simon Fraser University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Non-European Philosophy
AOS categories African/Africana Philosophy
Arabic and Islamic Philosophy
Asian Philosophy
Latin American Philosophy
Native American Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
Start date July 1, 2020
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at Simon Fraser University invites applications for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Philosophy, beginning July 1, 2020.  Area of specialization (AOS): Non-European philosophy (including, but not limited to: African, Asian, Indian, Indigenous, Islamic, and Latin American philosophy).  Area of competence (AOC): open, but ability to teach a range of courses in our curriculum is desirable.  Duties include research, both undergraduate and graduate teaching, supervision of MA students, and administrative service.  The teaching load is 4 courses per year on a trimester system (two courses per semester for two semesters and one research semester). For more information about the Philosophy Department at SFU please visit our website at: www.sfu.ca/philosophy.

Candidates must have completed their PhD in Philosophy or equivalent by the start date of appointment or shortly thereafter. This is an entry-level position. Only those holding or those eligible to be promoted to the rank will be considered. The position is subject to availability of funding.

The Philosophy Department would like to acknowledge that SFU is located on the unceded Coast Salish Territory – the traditional territories of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw), Tsleil-Waututh, Musqueam (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm), and Kwikwetlem First Nations.

SFU is an equity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the university.

The Department will begin reviewing applications on November 15.

Applicants should submit: a cover letter, c.v., writing sample, and teaching portfolio.  Applicants should also arrange for a minimum of three confidential letters to be sent directly to the search committee.  Application materials should be sent as separate pdf documents via email to: philosophy@sfu.ca.  Inquiries about the search may be directed to Evan Tiffany (chairphi@sfu.ca).

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

Under the authority of the University Act personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see: http://www.sfu.ca/vpacademic/Faculty_Openings/Collection_Notice.html.

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Deadline for full consideration: November 15, 2019, 12:00pm PST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline December 20, 2019, 2:30pm PST
Web address for more information http://www.sfu.ca/philosophy.html
Contact name Evan Tiffany
Contact email
Contact phone 7787826647
Time created October 22, 2019, 8:54am EST
Scheduled expiry date December 20, 2019, 2:30pm PST
Expired on December 21, 2019, 2:46pm PST
Last updated February 20, 2020, 3:00pm EST
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