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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, University of Manitoba

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Epistemology or Metaphysics or Philosophy of Mind
AOS categories Epistemology
Metaphysics
Philosophy of Mind
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 24966
Location Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Start date July 1, 2018
Job description

Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts

November 8, 2017

Rank:                                                         Assistant Professor

Position start date:                                     July 1, 2018

Salary range:                                             Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Closing date for applications:                    Friday, December 15, 2017

Position Number:                                       24966

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Manitoba invites applications for one full-time tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, specializing in Epistemology or Metaphysics or Philosophy of Mind with (i) the ability to teach graduate courses in AOS and (ii) demonstrated potential for research and teaching excellence in AOS.  The ability to teach in at least two of the following areas at the undergraduate level would be an asset: epistemology, philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, and logic. This appointment will be effective July 1, 2018.  The successful candidate who holds a Ph.D. will be appointed at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate who is scheduled to complete the doctoral dissertation shortly after July 1, 2018 will be initially offered a term appointment at the rank of Lecturer until the Ph.D. is completed.

Salary will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the chosen candidate.  Responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate teaching, and examination in the core components of the departmental program, graduate supervision, a productive research program, and service-related activities.

The University of Manitoba is the province’s largest, most comprehensive post-secondary educational institution. More than 28,000 students from all over the world currently study in a wide range of programs in the liberal arts and sciences, the creative arts, and the professions. Research is a priority at the University of Manitoba and the success of its faculty in securing substantial research support in national and international competitions attests to this fact. 
 
The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Application for this position must include a letter of application, transcript, curriculum vitae, and a writing sample. As well, at least three confidential letters of reference must be received directly from the applicant’s referees or dossier service. Candidates should also include evidence of effective teaching, such as teaching evaluations and sample course outlines.

Applications and letters of reference should be sent to artsphil@umanitoba.ca or

                        Rhonda Martens, Chair

                        Philosophy Search Committee

                        Department of Philosophy

                        University of Manitoba

                        455 University College

                        Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 2M8.


The deadline for receipt of applications is Friday, December 15, 2017.

Further information concerning the Department and the University may be obtained from http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/arts/departments/philosophy/ or by e-mailing the Chair at Rhonda.Martens@umanitoba.ca.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Manitoba)http://umanitoba.ca/access_and_privacy/governance.html

How to apply
Application type Email
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Applications and letters of reference should be sent by email to artsphil@umanitoba.ca.
Web address to apply http://umanitoba.ca/admin/human_resources/employme...
Email to apply
Hard deadline December 15, 2017, 11:59am CST
Contact
Web address for more information http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/arts/departments/phi...
Contact name Steven Brown
Contact email
Contact phone 204-474-6878
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