University of Toronto, Dept. of Phlosophy, Assistant Professor

Sep 22, 2010 Dec 27, 2010

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2011.

Area of Specialization: Ethics. Area of Concentration: Open. An interest in and ability to teach bioethics is a high priority. Ph.D. (or near completion) required. Applicants must demonstrate excellence in both research and teaching. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Toronto has three campuses, Scarborough (UTSC), Mississauga and St. George, each with its own Department of Philosophy. UTSC is strongly committed to maintaining a research-intensive home for its faculty and students. Competitive research funding is available both internally and through Canada's SSHRC and other research funding organizations. (See Members of the three U of T Philosophy departments are also members of the tricampus graduate Department of Philosophy. The Philosophy teaching load at UTSC is normally two-two with three undergraduate courses and one graduate course. UTSC has an interdisciplinary commitment, and a multicultural student body speaking a wide range of languages. The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research, and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world. The following links provide additional information:

Philosophy at UTSC
The University of Toronto Scarborough
Philosophy at the University of Toronto
The University of Toronto at UofT

Applications received by November 14, 2010, are guaranteed to receive full consideration.

Each candidate should arrange for the submission of a CV, a writing sample, teaching materials, and at least three letters of reference. Applicants should apply online at UofTjobs (Job Number 1000777). We encourage applicants to combine PDF or MS Word documents in one or two files. Those applicants who are unable to submit materials online may submit hard copy applications to the address below, or may email material to philSearch

Philip Kremer
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Philosophy
University of Toronto Scarborough
1265 Military Trail
Toronto ON, M1C 1A4

Applicants should also ask three referees to mail letters directly to the address above or to email letters to PhilSearch

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from members of visible minority groups, women, aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

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