Brock University, Dept. of Philosophy, Instructional Limited term appointment

May 18, 2009 Jun 05, 2009

Instructional Limited Term Appointment at Brock University

Posted: May 8, 2009
Employment Status: Instructional Limited Term Appointment (12-months)
Start: 2009-07-01
Faculty: Faculty of Humanities
Department: Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy at Brock University invites applications for an Instructional Limited Term Appointment (ILTA) for a 12 months period at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2009. This position is subject to final budgetary approval. The appointee will be expected to teach the equivalent of 4 credits (i.e., the equivalent of 8 one-semester courses in total). The teaching distribution and the courses to be taught are as follows: PHIL 2P96: Philosophy of Human Nature in Summer Day 2009; PHIL 1F94: Introduction to Philosophy: Problems (sections one and two) in Fall/Winter; PHIL 2P00: Pre-Socratics to Plato in Fall 2009; PHIL 3P90: Critical Study of a Classical Philosophy: Plato in Winter 2010; PHIL 2P00: Pre-Socratics to Plato in Spring 2010.

Qualifications
The successful candidate will have a completed Ph.D. in Philosophy.
The successful candidate will have a demonstrated successful university teaching experience as course instructor, especially for an Introduction to Philosophy course. Success can be demonstrated via course evaluations, letters of reference and/or other components of a teaching dossier.

Applicants should submit by May 20, 2009, a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, selected reprints/preprints of publications, evidence of successful teaching experience, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to:
Professor Ric Brown
Acting Chair
Department of Philosophy
Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada L2S 3A1
Email
Phone: (905) 688-5550 ext. 3737

Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. As part of their application, women, aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self-identify as a member of a designated group. Candidates who wish to have their application considered as a member of one or more designated groups should fill out the Self-Identification Form and should include the completed form with their application.

While all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

More information on Brock University can be found on the University's website

Application Deadline: May 20, 2009

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