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Limited Term Appointment, Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, University of the Fraser Valley

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number Posting #J0321-1679
Location Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada
Job description

Job Summary

The Philosophy department invites applications for a one-year Limited Term Appointment (LTA) to begin August 1, 2021 and end July 31, 2022. The successful applicant will be expected to teach PHIL100: Critical Thinking and a combination of lower and upper level courses for a complete course load of seven sections. The lower level courses may include PHIL120: Knowledge & Reality; PHIL251a: Rationalism and Early Modern Philosophy or PHIL251b: Empiricism and Early Modern Philosophy. It would be regarded as an asset to be able to teach at least one of: PHIL300: Symbolic Logic, or PHIL322: The Philosophy of Mind.

Regular attendance at department meetings, input to departmental discussions, and service related to student recruiting and mentoring is expected.  Duties of Limited Term faculty fall within Article 18.2 (Teaching Faculty Duties) of the Collective Agreement, specifically the Teaching and Service components.


The successful applicant must have a PhD in Philosophy, or evidence of completion by the time the appointment commences. In addition, evidence of successful teaching experience is required.

How to Apply

Direct application materials referring to Posting #J0321-1679. The Selection Advisory Committee will begin reviewing applications on May 04, 2021; however, the position will remain open until filled.

About UFV

The University of the Fraser Valley is located on the unceded (ancestral) territory of the Halq'eméylem-speaking peoples. We express our gratitude and respect for the honour of living and working in S’olh Temexw (Our World; Our Land). In all that we do, UFV strives to support and honour the Stó:lo peoples goals of self-determination and well-being on these lands. A commitment to Indigenization and Reconciliation is core to our institutional Vision and our Education Plan. This commitment includes the goal of centring Indigenous ways of knowing throughout our organization, recognizing our responsibilities to community, and a multi-year plan to increase the number of Indigenous faculty, staff, and administrators working at UFV.

UFV has four campus locations within the beautiful Fraser Valley in British Columbia. Recognized as one of BC's top employers, UFV offers a combination of career and lifestyle benefits. Join a team of 1,400 passionate professionals who value integrity, inclusivity and excellence. At UFV, you will serve a vibrant community, and shape the future of 15,000 students.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In an effort to be both environmentally and fiscally responsible, UFV will contact only candidates receiving an interview. We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment. Shortlisted applicants may be required to undergo a criminal record check and/ or a verification of their education credentials. 

UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

How to apply
Application type Online
Direct application materials referring to Posting #J0321-1679.
Web address to apply http://clients.njoyn.com/CL3/xweb/xweb.asp?clid=56...
Deadline for full consideration: May 4, 2021, 12:00am PST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Time created April 27, 2021, 1:39pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date August 22, 2021, 10:10pm PST
Expired on August 22, 2021, 10:46pm PST
Last updated October 25, 2023, 7:37pm UTC
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This is not a tenure-track/continuing position