University of Toronto, Scarborough, Two Assistant Professor, Philosophy

Sep 11, 2011 Dec 30, 2011

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2012.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply for the positions, one in Ethics and one in Political Philosophy. Areas of concentration are open for both positions. Only one application is required for both or either position: please indicate your interest in the cover letter. For at least one position, 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 SSHRC). 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: Philosophy
The University of Toronto Scarborough: UofT
Philosophy at the University of Toronto: UofTPhilosophy

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.

Applications received by November 15, 2011, 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. For further details and to apply online please visit UofTJobs.

Those applicants who are unable to submit materials online may submit applications by e-mail to PhilSearch.

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

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

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