Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB, Department of Philosophy

Nov 10, 2009 Dec 21, 2009

The Department of Philosophy at Mount Allison University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in philosophy. Candidates should possess, or be nearing completion of, a PhD in philosophy and have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and to research. While a specialization in the history and philosophy of science is preferred, along with a grounding in the full tradition of the history of philosophy, flexibility in teaching a variety of undergraduate courses will be expected. For example, the successful candidate will teach introductory philosophy, upper-level courses in the history of philosophy, and one or more of metaphysics, logic, environmental philosophy, philosophy of law and philosophy of mind.

The appointment will be made at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor and will commence July 1, 2010, subject to budgetary approval. A letter of application with curriculum vitae, transcript, three letters of reference, teaching dossier and samples of writing should be sent to:
Dr. Roopen Majithia
Chair of the Search Committee
Department of Philosophy
Mount Allison University
63D York Street
Sackville, NB E4L 1G9
Phone: 506-364-2556 Fax: 506-364-2645

Consideration of applications will begin December 15, 2009 and will continue until an appointment is made.

Mount Allison University has earned a national reputation for its excellent undergraduate programs, which has enabled the University to recruit highly motivated students drawn from a diversity of origins and backgrounds, many of whom find their way into the philosophy program. The department is therefore looking for a philosopher with broad interests and who is passionate about teaching in a liberal arts setting.

Mount Allison University welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified women and men, including aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All applicants should indicate their citizenship status in their application.

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