Lecturer or Visiting Assistant Professor (Mount Allison University)

Jan 25, 2023 May 25, 2023


The Department of Philosophy at Mount Allison University invites applications for a 9-month sessional position as Lecturer or Visiting Assistant Professor. Candidates should have or be near completion of a PhD in Philosophy. Candidates should also demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and a promising research profile. The teaching requirement is five undergraduate courses.

The successful candidate will teach one undergraduate course of Introductory Philosophy and one of Introductory Logic. We invite applications from all specializations of philosophy, and ideally the successful candidate will have experience teaching or research interest in Medieval Philosophy and/or Philosophy of Law. Historically-informed approaches are preferred, in keeping with the Department’s commitment to the importance of the history of philosophy, broadly construed.

The appointment will commence August 15, 2023, subject to budgetary approval. Applications shall include: (i) a letter which includes a brief statement of teaching interests and current research, (ii) a curriculum vitae, and (iii) a teaching dossier which includes, but is not limited to, a brief statement of teaching philosophy and a summary of teaching experience. Longlisted applicants will be contacted to submit three letters of reference, official or unofficial transcripts, and a sample of writing.

Applications shall be sent electronically to:

Dr. Robbie Moser

Associate Professor and Head Department of Philosophy Mount Allison University Email: philosophy@mta.ca

Consideration of initial applications will begin February 20, 2023.

Mount Allison acknowledges, honours, and respects that the land named Sackville, NB is part of the unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People who are the historic inhabitants, custodians, and dwellers on the land where our University is built and confirms its commitment to strengthening relationships with all Indigenous people.

Mount Allison is committed to diversity and inclusiveness. We encourage applications from members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual and gender identities. We seek candidates with qualifications and knowledge to contribute specifically to the further diversification of our campus community.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Canadians and permanent residents should indicate their citizenship status in their application.


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