1-Year Limited Term Assistant Professor
Department of Philosophy, Trent University
|Job category||Junior faculty / Fixed term|
|AOS||Open but philosophy of mind or related area preferred.|
|Location||Oshawa, Ontario, Canada|
|Start date||August 15, 2022|
Trent University invites applications for one 1-year limited-term appointment (LTA) in the Department of Philosophy at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing August 15, 2022. This position is located at the Durham Campus and is subject to budgetary approval.
Candidates are expected to have completed a Ph.D. in Philosophy. While the area is open, preference will be given to applicants with an active research program in Philosophy of Mind or related areas. All applicants must demonstrate excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. The successful candidate will teach seven half-credit courses—three in the fall semester, three in the winter semester, and one in the summer semester. We expect the successful candidate will teach the following combination of courses in the fall and winter semesters at our Durham campus with the flexibility to implement alternative modes of teaching in the event on-campus courses are interrupted.
PHIL 1100H: Introduction to Philosophy—Knowledge and Reality
PHIL 2270H: Philosophy of Mind
PHIL 3020H: Philosophy of Emotion
PHIL 2030H: Death
PHIL 3220H: Metaphysics
PHIL 4710H: Advanced Topics in Philosophy of Mind
(one half-credit course to be determined)
|How to apply|
Candidates are invited to submit applications as a single PDF document to [email protected] using the subject line: LTA—Durham. Applications should include a covering letter identifying the position for which the candidate is applying and detailing the candidate’s suitability for the position, including the relevance of the candidate’s research and teaching experience; a curriculum vitae (including confirmation to legally work in Canada); and evidence of excellence in teaching such as sample syllabuses, a teaching philosophy statement, peer evaluations of teaching, and evidence of professional development. Candidates must also provide the names and contact information of three referees. The committee will begin reviewing applications on April 13, 2022. Inquiries can be sent by email to the Chair, Michael Hickson, at [email protected] Trent University is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive campus community, encourages applications from all candidates, and will accommodate applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. Candidates requiring accommodation during the recruitment process are welcome to contact [email protected] All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
|Email to apply|
|Deadline for full consideration:||
April 13, 2022, 12:00am EST
(applications under review)
|Hard deadline||No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)|
|Web address for more information||https://www.trentu.ca/philosophy/|
|Contact name||Michael Hickson|
|Contact phone||1-705-748-1011 x7278|
|Time created||March 18, 2022, 9:14pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||September 14, 2022, 7:37pm EST|
|Last updated||March 18, 2022, 9:14pm UTC|
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