Dept. of Philosophy, University of Alberta, Two tenure track positions at Assistant or Associate

Aug 07, 2008 Nov 07, 2008

The Department of Philosophy, University of Alberta, invites applications for TWO tenure track (tenurable) positions in Philosophy at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, one with an area of specialization in ETHICS, the other with area of specialization OPEN.

At most one of these positions will be made at the Associate Professor level. The appointments will be effective July 1, 2009. Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching and maintaining an active research programme. Tenure stream faculty normally teach four one term courses per year. Candidates should hold a PhD in Philosophy and provide evidence of scholarly and teaching excellence. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and the benefit package is comprehensive. Applicants should arrange to send a letter of application indicating the position applied for and describing areas of research interest, curriculum vitae, all university transcripts, a sample of written work, letters from three referees, and, if available, a teaching dossier and teaching evaluations.
CLOSING DATE: November 1, 2008.

Candidates for the Ethics position should address their applications:

Robert Burch, Acting Chair,
ATTN: Ethics Position, Department of Philosophy,
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA, T6G 2E7

Candidates for the Open position should address their applications:

Robert Burch, Acting Chair,
ATTN: Open Position, Department of Philosophy,
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA, T6G 2E7

The University of Alberta hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. For further information concerning the Department, please consult website

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