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Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto at Scarborough

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Biomedical and Applied Ethics
AOS categories Applied Ethics
Value Theory
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 1700963
Location Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Start date August 1, 2017
Job description

Assistant Professor – Biomedical and Applied Ethics

Department of Philosophy
University of Toronto Scarborough

Application Deadline: July 20, 2017

Job Description:
The Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto Scarborough invites applications for a one-year Contractually Limited Term appointment (CLTA) in Ethics, with a particular emphasis on Biomedical and Applied Ethics.  The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning on August 1, 2017 and ending on July 31, 2018.

Candidates must hold a PhD in Philosophy or a closely related field by the date of appointment, or shortly thereafter. They must demonstrate a record of excellence in research, a commitment to excellence in teaching and show a demonstrated record of ongoing development in both teaching and research.

Evidence of a commitment to excellence in teaching can be demonstrated by strong endorsements from referees, teaching accomplishments highlighted as part of the application, teaching evaluations, and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application. The successful candidate must be able to teach a wide range of courses in Biomedical and Applied Ethics, from the introductory to advanced levels. The candidate’s research will focus on Ethics, especially Biomedical and Applied Ethics broadly conceived. Excellence in research is evidenced primarily by publications in leading journals in the field, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, a strong research dossier submitted as part of the application and strong letters of reference by referees of high international standing.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Toronto Scarborough is a research-intensive institution with an interdisciplinary commitment, a multicultural student body, and a modern campus. 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 information about the Department of Philosophy, please visit http://utsc.philosophy.utoronto.ca.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link at: https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1700963

The following elements of the application should be submitted online (in pdf format only) by July 20, 2017:

(1) a cover letter and a curriculum vitae, combined in a file labelled “cover letter and CV.pdf”;

(2) a research dossier containing a statement outlining current and future research interests and a sample of academic writing (about 25 pages), combined in a file labelled “research.pdf”;

(3) a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations) in a file labelled “teaching.pdf”.

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters (on letterhead, signed & scanned) by July 20, 2017 directly to: phl-search@utsc.utoronto.ca.

Please note that for this search the required files must be in PDF format and must be labelled as indicated above. General submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.

If you have questions about this position, please contact phl-search@utsc.utoronto.ca.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/job...
Email to apply
Hard deadline July 20, 2017, 11:59pm EST
Web address for more information http://utsc.philosophy.utoronto.ca
Contact name William Seager, Interim Chair
Contact email
Contact phone 416-208-2976
Time created June 19, 2017, 12:02pm EST
Scheduled expiry date July 20, 2017, 11:59pm EST
Expired on July 22, 2017, 12:46am EST
Last updated September 21, 2017, 3:00pm EST
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