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Visiting Russell Professor

Department of Philosophy, McMaster University

Job category Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term
AOS 20th Century Anatylic/ Bertrand Russell
AOS categories 19th/20th Century Philosophy
AOC 20th Century Anatylic/ Bertrand Russell
AOC categories 19th/20th Century Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Start date January 2019
Job description

Bertrand Russell Visiting Professorship

The Department of Philosophy invites applications for a Visiting Professorship in Russell and the History of Early Analytic Philosophy for 2018-2019. McMaster University houses the Bertrand Russell Archives and the Bertrand Russell Research Centre, and it is one of the leading centres for research on Russell's philosophy. This Visiting Professorship is primarily intended for established scholars whose research would benefit from access to the Bertrand Russell Archives for an extended period. However, applications will also be considered from scholars at an earlier stage in their career who have a strong research project that would benefit from access to the archives.  

The Visiting Professorship is tenable for either one or two semesters. The Visiting Professor’s duties include presenting at least one paper in the Philosophy Department's Speakers Series and teaching one fourth-year undergraduate course also open to graduates, preferably on the history of analytic philosophy (although a different topic may be agreed upon with the Chair of the Department of Philosophy).The stipend for teaching the course is up to $17,197.00, depending on rank, in accordance with the standard schedule for overload teaching.  It is expected that successful applicants will be on research leave from their home university during the term of their Visiting Professorship and thus can rely on their regular leave salary for their main financial support. Review of applications will commence on April 15, 2018.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Applicants must submit their application through the University’s electronic portal at www.workingatmcmaster.ca/careers/ (Job # 18197). Please include a CV together with a description of the research you propose to conduct at the Russell Archives. Queries should be addressed to Dr. Stefan Sciaraffa, Chair, Department of Philosophy at chphilo@mcmaster.ca To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada
Web address to apply http://www.workingatmcmaster.ca/careers/
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: April 28, 2018, 12:00pm EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information https://philos.humanities.mcmaster.ca/
Contact name Kim Squissato
Contact email
Contact phone 905 525-9140 ext 24275
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Scheduled expiry date October 19, 2018, 4:42pm EST
Last updated April 3, 2018, 10:25am EST
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