Dept. of Philosophy, Trent University, Endowed Chair

Feb 25, 2010 May 03, 2010

The Department of Philosophy at Trent University invites applications for the Kenneth Mark Drain Endowed Chair in Ethics, to begin July 1, 2010. The Kenneth Mark Drain Endowed Chair holder will be a philosopher with a demonstrated record of distinguished and sustained research in ethics as well as a consistent record of excellence in teaching. The Kenneth Mark Drain Endowed Chair holder will teach courses in her/his area of expertise, and will participate actively in the intellectual life of the Department and the University. The successful candidate will be appointed at the rank of Full Professor to a tenured position in the Department of Philosophy. The Drain Endowed Chair position is for an initial five year term, with the possibility of renewal for a second term.

A letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of research program, and three confidential letters of reference should be sent to:
Prof. Moira Howes,
Chair, Department of Philosophy,
Lady Eaton College,
Trent University,
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 7B8.

Review of applications will begin February 26, 2010 and will continue until the position is filled. Enquiries: FAX: (705) 748-1693; E-mail: Moira Howes

The Philosophy Department has a philosophically diverse faculty of six full-time members, and there are approximately 120 undergraduate majors in the philosophy program. There are also opportunities for graduate teaching and supervision in related programs. For additional information about the department, visit philosophy.

Trent University provides an exceptional environment. An innovative university on a beautiful 1450-acre riverfront campus, it was founded in 1964 on the belief that learning is an individual, life long pursuit - and that student choice, and flexibility are part of a high quality post-secondary education. The University remains dedicated to the liberal arts and pure sciences tradition in a small university setting. It has programs in the humanities, social and natural sciences and offers a variety of professional programs.

Situated approximately an hour's drive from Toronto, Trent University is located in Peterborough, Ontario, on the Trent Severn Waterway.

Trent University is an employment equity employer, and especially invites applications from women, Aboriginal persons, visible minorities and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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