Dept. of Philosophy, Dalhousie, tenure track position at Lecturer/Assistant Professor level

Aug 07, 2008 Nov 21, 2008

The Department of Philosophy at Dalhousie University invites applications for a probationary tenure stream appointment at the Lecturer/Assistant Professor level, effective July 1, 2009. This position is subject to budgetary approval. Area of specialization: Political Philosophy or Social Philosophy or Legal Philosophy. Areas of competence: Open. However, History of Philosophy is an asset; interdisciplinary interest and capability is also an asset. The successful applicant will be teaching courses at introductory, intermediate and advanced undergraduate/graduate levels, as well as participating in graduate thesis supervision. Excellence in teaching and in research potential is a requirement. Applicants must hold (or be about to receive) a Ph.D. in Philosophy. Salary will depend upon qualifications and experience.

A complete curriculum vitae, transcripts (undergraduate and graduate), a writing sample, a teaching dossier (including evidence of teaching effectiveness and a statement of teaching interests and philosophies), a statement of research interests, and three confidential letters of recommendation (in hard copy, forwarded separately by the referees) are required for application. A record of publication will be an asset.

Applications should be sent:
Duncan MacIntosh: Chair, Department of Philosophy, & Chair, Search Committee,
Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4P9.
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Please note: the official closing date for applications is November 1, 2008 but we may be considering later applications until the position is filled.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons and women.

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