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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor Position in Philosophy

Faculty of Governance, Economics, and Social Sciences, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 2
Location MASCIR, Madinat Al Irfane, Rabat-Salé-Zemmour-Zaër, Morocco
Start date Fall 2021
Job description

Call for Applications: Two Tenure-Track Positions in Philosophy

Level: Open (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor)
AOS: Open
AOC: Open

Position: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level

Location: Rabat, Morocco
Salary: Very competitive (by North American and European standards)
Hours: Full-time
Contract type: Tenure-track
Application deadline: April 15, 2021

Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) is a recently established non-profit higher education institution with campuses throughout Morocco. It has an ambition to promote world-class education and research. It aims to contribute to the development of African countries through a two-fold objective: to train the next generation of African scholars and leaders, and to produce cutting-edge research that informs policy and solves challenges facing society. To further this aim, the Faculty of Governance, Economics and Social Sciences (FGSES) is looking to appoint two tenure-track positions in Philosophy.

Job Description and Duties: We are open to candidates with a wide range of areas of specialization. Candidates with teaching experience and a strong publication record will be given serious consideration. The expected start date for the position is September 2021. Successful candidates are expected to be ready to take on teaching responsibilities at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Academic staff members are expected to actively participate in the Faculty’s intellectual life and public engagement and to advance the mission of UM6P. We are looking for serious scholars and dedicated teachers who can engage a diverse, multicultural community of students and researchers.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Philosophy (all degree requirements met by August 31, 2021), experience in teaching, and a strong publication record. This position is open to those seeking to spend a sabbatical at UM6P.

Salary and Benefits: We offer a generous expatriate contract with a competitive salary and benefits that meet international standards. Salary packages are commensurate with experience. Benefits include a generous housing allowance, tuition allowance for dependents, medical insurance, retirement pension, free access to wellness services, and much more. The University also provides start-up and relocation support.

Job location: Our state-of-the-art facilities in the Faculty of Governance, Economics and Social Sciences (FGSES) are in Rabat. The Kingdom’s capital offers a good quality of life, mild weather all year round, and direct flights to most African, European, and North American capitals.

Application requirements:
1) Cover letter (candidates must specify at which level they wish their application to be considered)
2) Curriculum vitae
3) Scan of Ph.D. diploma (certifications of degree completion, or notes from advisors or chairs attesting to imminent degree completion, will also be accepted)
4) Sample of academic writing
5) Standard research statement OR :
Exhaustive list of publications, including descriptions of each
Dissertation abstract
6) Standard teaching portfolio OR :
Exhaustive list of courses taught, including descriptions of each
At least one past syllabus
7) Names and contact information for references OR dissertation evaluations

Short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview via videoconference. After this candidates will be invited for a job talk and mock lecture on campus (or online, if needed). Application materials must be submitted to Recruitment.Humanities@um6p.ma by April 15, 2021.

Please attach a single file containing all the above and use “Philosophy Position” in the subject line. All enquiries should be sent to: Recruitment.Humanities@um6p.ma.

How to apply
Application type Email
Web address to apply https://www.fgses-um6p.ma/job-openings
Email to apply
Hard deadline Tomorrow, 8:00pm WET
Web address for more information https://www.fgses-um6p.ma/job-openings
Contact name Yahya Bassou
Contact email
Contact phone +212662660095
Time created March 4, 2021, 5:16pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date Tomorrow, 8:00pm WET
Last updated March 4, 2021, 6:19pm UTC
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