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Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Epistemology, including, for example, social epistemology and feminist epistemology
AOS categories Epistemology
AOC open, though competence in the history of philosophy or the philosophy of race would be desirable
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Start date Preferred starting date of July 1, 2018
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at Queen’s University invites applications for a Tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor with specialization in epistemology, including, for example, social epistemology and feminist epistemology, with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2018. Area of competence is open, though competence in the history of philosophy or the philosophy of race would be desirable.

Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree completed at the start date of the appointment. The main criteria for selection are academic and teaching excellence. The successful candidate will provide evidence of high quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer assessed publications and the securing of external research funding, as well as strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the department’s programs. Candidates must provide evidence of an ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary and student-centred environment. The successful candidate will be required to make substantive contributions through service to the department, the Faculty, the University, and/or the broader community. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada.  Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

A complete application consists of:

  • a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship / permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph);
  • a current Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications);
  • a statement of research interests;
  • a statement of teaching interests and experience (including teaching outlines and evaluations if available); and,
  • at least three confidential letters of reference.

The deadline for applications is November 12, 2017.

Applicants are asked to apply via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/45815

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs.  If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Susanne Cliff-Jungling in The Department of Philosophy, at 613-533-6000 x77027 or s.cliff-jungling@queensu.ca.

Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the University and the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA), which is posted at http://queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/collective-agreement and at http://www.qufa.ca.

How to apply
Application type Online
Please apply at the interfolio website listed above.
Web address to apply http://apply.interfolio.com/45815
Hard deadline November 12, 2017, 11:59pm EST
Web address for more information http://www.queensu.ca/philosophy/jobs
Contact name Susanne Cliff-Jungling
Contact email
Contact phone 613-533-6000 x77027
Time created October 16, 2017, 3:55pm EST
Scheduled expiry date November 12, 2017, 11:59pm EST
Expired on November 16, 2017, 3:46pm EST
Last updated November 16, 2017, 4:20pm EST
Last update notification
Deadline was incorrectly listed as December 12, but should have been listed as November 12.
November 16, 2017, 3:24pm EST

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