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Definite Term Lecturer

Department of Philosophy, University of Waterloo

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open; we have teaching needs in the following areas: ethics of Artificial Intelligence, biomedical ethics, cognitive science, epistemology, Indigenous philosophy, and philosophy of race.
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Start date July 1 2022
Job description

The Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo invites applications for a three-year Definite Term Lecturer position, with a start date of July 1, 2022. This position involves teaching seven undergraduate courses per academic year in the fall, winter, and spring terms (80% of the appointment) and various service and administrative responsibilities (20% of the appointment). The area of specialization is open, but the department has particular teaching needs in the following areas: ethics of Artificial Intelligence, biomedical ethics, cognitive science, epistemology, Indigenous philosophy, and philosophy of race.

Demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching in one or more of the listed areas, experience liaising with university faculty and staff, and familiarity with diverse groups of students will be assets. Applicants must have a PhD in Philosophy or an equivalent discipline, or be able to demonstrate that they can meet the requirements for the PhD by July 1, 2022.

The salary range for this position at the rank of Lecturer is $70,000 to $100,000. The closing date for applications is December 6, 2021. Letters of application, complete CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three references (who we will contact to request letters to support your application) can be submitted to Dr. Mathieu Doucet, Acting Chair, Department of Philosophy, here: https://ofas.uwaterloo.ca. When relevant, applicants are encouraged to identify the ways their teaching, research or services advances equity, anti-racism, and inclusion. 

If you have any questions regarding the position, the application process, assessment process, eligibility, please contact Dr. Mathieu Doucet ([email protected]).

Full posting details can be found here: https://ofas.uwaterloo.ca/job-details/29 

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://ofas.uwaterloo.ca/job-details/29
Hard deadline December 6, 2021, 11:59pm EST
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Web address for more information https://ofas.uwaterloo.ca/job-details/29
Contact name Monika Kitor
Contact email
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Scheduled expiry date December 6, 2021, 11:59pm EST
Last updated November 5, 2021, 9:30pm UTC
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