Assistant Professor in Social and Political Philosophy
Department of Philosophy, University of Saskatchewan
|Job category||Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term|
|AOS||Social and Political Philosophy|
Social and Political Philosophy
|Location||Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada|
|Start date||July 1st 2018|
Department of Philosophy
Applications are invited from qualified individuals for a one-year full-time term position at the rank of Assistant Professor with the Department of Philosophy in the College of Arts and Science at the University of Saskatchewan. The successful candidate will specialize in Social and Political Philosophy with a teaching competence in Feminist Theory. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in these areas at both the undergraduate and graduate level and to contribute to the department’s MA program. The candidate will have a regular departmental teaching load of 12 credit units (4 courses) over the fall and winter terms, in addition to 3 credit units (1 course) at the graduate level. The candidate will also be expected to pursue a vigorous research program and to participate in administrative functions commensurate with the rank of Assistant Professor.
We welcome linkages to current areas of research strength within the Department including Aesthetics, Philosophy of Science, Value Theory, Philosophy of Mathematics, and Feminism and Gender Theory. Competence in Indigenous Philosophy would also be an asset.
The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 21,000.
Salary band for this position: Assistant Professor: $93,293 to $112,109.
This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, an employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance, and a flexible health and wellness spending program.
Peter Alward 9 Campus Drive College of Arts and Science
Review of applications will begin January 5, 2018; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2018.
The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
|How to apply|
|Email to apply|
|Hard deadline||January 5, 2018, 12:00pm CST|
|Web address for more information||http://www.usask.ca/philosophy/|
|Contact name||Carla Schulz|
|Time created||November 27, 2017, 8:40am EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||January 5, 2018, 12:00pm CST|
|Last updated||December 8, 2017, 3:20pm EST|
|Last update notification||
The deadline to apply has been changed to January 5th.
December 8, 2017, 2:53pm EST
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