Assistant Professor - Ethics and Applied Ethics with a focus in Biomedical Ethics
Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto Scarborough
|Job category||Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar|
|AOS||Ethics and Applied Ethics with a focus in Biomedical Ethics|
|Organization's reference number||Req ID: 448|
|Location||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Start date||July 1, 2021|
The Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in the area of Ethics and Applied Ethics, with a focus in Biomedical Ethics. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an expected start date of July 1, 2021, or shortly thereafter.
Candidates must hold a PhD in Philosophy or a closely related field by the date of appointment, or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research in and teaching of Ethics or Applied Ethics, with a focus in Biomedical Ethics. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and enhance our existing departmental strengths. 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 research excellence which can be 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, and strong endorsements from referees of high standing.
Evidence of excellence in teaching will be provided through teaching accomplishments, the teaching dossier including a teaching statement, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations submitted as part of the application, as well as strong letters of reference.
Candidates must also show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment demonstrated through the application materials.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University of Toronto has three campuses, St. George, Scarborough, and Mississauga, each with its own Department of Philosophy offering undergraduate programs. The advertised position is at the Scarborough Campus. The Graduate Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto is a tri-campus department, consisting of philosophy faculty appointed on all three campuses. Graduate teaching and supervision typically take place on the St. George campus.
The Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto is widely recognized as Canada’s best and most comprehensive philosophy department and as an international leader in the field. The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse and cosmopolitan cities in the world.
For more information about the Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto Scarborough please visit our website at https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/philosophy/. For more information about the Tri-Campus Graduate Department of Philosophy please visit our website at www.philosophy.utoronto.ca.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below.
The following elements of the application must be submitted online (in pdf format only) by November 2, 2020:
Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three references. The University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each once an application is submitted. Applicants, however, remain responsible for ensuring that references submit letters (on letterhead, dated and signed) by the closing date.
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All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by November 2, 2020.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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.
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|Web address to apply||https://jobs.utoronto.ca/job/Toronto-Assistant-Pro...|
|Email to apply|
|Hard deadline||November 2, 2020, 11:59pm EST|
|Web address for more information||https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/philosophy/|
|Contact name||Jason Ferreira|
|Time created||September 28, 2020, 5:37pm EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||November 2, 2020, 11:59pm EST|
|Last updated||September 28, 2020, 5:37pm EST|
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