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Assistant Professor, 2-year term (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Brandon University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Ancient and Early Modern Philosophy
AOC categories Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 4001
Location Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
Start date 1 August 2018
Job description

Brandon University is a leader in providing high quality education in arts, sciences, education, music, and health studies. Based in southwestern Manitoba, Brandon University also offers pre-professional and Masters programs, as well as innovative and award-winning outreach programs in a personalized learning environment.

 The Department of Philosophy at Brandon University is seeking to fill one (1) two-year term position at the rank of Assistant Professor. A completed Ph.D. in Philosophy is preferred. The area of research specialization is open. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in Ancient and Early Modern Philosophy. The ability to teach courses in Ethics and Critical Thinking will be considered an asset. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in teaching, will have an active research profile, and will be willing to participate collegially in the life of the university. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Preferred start date is 1 August 2018. Deadline for applications is 31 January 2018.

 Interested candidates should forward a cover letter, vita, one writing sample, a teaching statement, a sample course outline and available evaluations of teaching related to that course, and citizenship status in one pdf document to Dr. Demetres Tryphonopoulos at PhilSearch@brandonu.ca. They should also arrange to have three letters of reference sent to Dr. Demetres Tryphonopoulos, Dean of Arts, Brandon University, 270 18th Street, Brandon, MB, R7A 6A9, or to PhilSearch@brandonu.ca.

 Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit.  All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply.  Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority.  Evidence of citizenship must be provided.

To ensure this employment opportunity is accessible to all interested individuals, please advise of any accessibility needs by contacting the Human Resources office at (204)727-9782 or hr@brandonu.ca.  This posting is available in an alternate format.

How to apply
Application type Email
Please forward a cover letter, vita, one writing sample, a teaching statement, a sample course outline and available evaluation of teaching related to that course, and citizenship status in one pdf document. Please also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent.
Email to apply
Hard deadline January 31, 2018, 11:59pm CST
Web address for more information https://www.brandonu.ca/hr/careers/
Contact name Dr. Demetres Tryphonopoulos
Contact email
Contact phone 204 727-9780
Time created December 18, 2017, 8:55am EST
Scheduled expiry date January 31, 2018, 11:59pm CST
Expired on February 2, 2018, 12:46am CST
Last updated April 4, 2018, 3:00pm EST
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