Carleton University, Department of Philosophy, Assistant Professor

Nov 10, 2009 Dec 21, 2009

Subject to budgetary approval, the Department of Philosophy at Carleton University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to start 1 July 2010. Area of specialization: Moral, social, or political philosophy. Areas of competence: Open. We seek an outstanding scholar with a Ph.D. in Philosophy and a demonstrated potential for excellence in both teaching and research. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in the undergraduate and graduate programs, develop a program of research leading to significant peer-reviewed publications, and contribute effectively to research and leadership in the department. The Department has teaching needs in: environmental ethics, bioethics, aesthetics, ethical theory, and social/political philosophy. The nominal teaching load is 2+3 (of which one can be a graduate tutorial). Consideration of applications will begin on November 15 if possible. Carleton University is a research-intensive university in Canada's capital and offers a full range of graduate programs, including a Masters in Philosophy and a Ph.D. in Cognitive Science. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply although Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Carleton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Applications (with CV, sample of recent research, evidence of excellence in teaching, and three letters of reference sent under separate cover) should be sent to:
Prof. Jay Drydyk, Chair,
Department of Philosophy,
Carleton University,
1125 Colonel By Drive,
Ottawa, Ontario Canada K1S 5B6

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