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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, University of Guelph

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Social and Political Philosophy
AOS categories Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Critical Thinking, Philosophy of Law, Ethics, Environmental Philosophy, Philosophy of Sex , Love, and Friendship, History of Philosophy
AOC categories History of Philosophy
Metaphysics and Epistemology
Applied Ethics
Environmental Philosophy
Feminist Philosophy
Philosophy of Gender
Philosophy of Law
Value Theory
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number AD #20-06
Location Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Start date July 1, 2020
Job description

The Philosophy Department at the University of Guelph invites applications for a contractually-limited position at the Assistant Professor level.

The limited appointment will be from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021 (with a possibility of renewal), at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate is expected to teach 6 courses (mainly undergraduate but with the possibility of graduate teaching) and to contribute to service in the Philosophy Department.

Qualifications for the position include a PhD in Philosophy (or ABD at time of application, with a guarantee of completion before the start date of the appointment), with evidence of excellence in teaching and research. Area of Specialization: Social and Political Philosophy. Areas of Competence: In addition to being able to teach introductory courses (e.g., history of philosophy; sex, love and friendship; basic problems), teaching competence in critical thinking, philosophy of law, ethics, applied ethics, and environmental philosophy are of interest.

How to apply
Application type Email
Applications should be submitted electronically by February 28, 2020. The submission should include a letter of application, a current CV, a teaching dossier (including a teaching philosophy statement and evidence of teaching effectiveness), and a writing sample. Candidates should arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent separately. All documentation should be sent electronically to: Pam Armitage Administrative Assistant to the Chair, Department of Philosophy College of Arts, University of Guelph Guelph, ON N1G 2W1 Email: parmitag@uoguelph.ca. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: February 28, 2020, 11:59am EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://www.uoguelph.ca/facultyjobs/postings/ad20-...
Contact name Dr. Patricia Sheridan, Department Chair
Contact email
Contact phone 519-824-4120, x53221
Time created February 10, 2020, 1:58pm EST
Scheduled expiry date August 25, 2020, 4:32pm EST
Last updated February 10, 2020, 1:58pm EST
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Position was only approved in January 2020.