Mount Allison University, Dept. of Philosophy, Sabbatical replacement

Jan 21, 2012 Apr 30, 2012

Mount Allison University
The Department of Philosophy at Mount Allison University invites applications for a full-time sabbatical replacement position, subject to budgetary approval. Candidates should have a PhD in Philosophy or one nearing completion, and have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and a deep interest in the history of philosophy. The course load for the year is 2/3.The most useful combination of courses to be taught include: a first year introductory course in philosophy based on Plato’s Republic; a second year historical introduction to Ethics; a year-long upper level course in Ancient Philosophy; and an upper-level course in Environmental Ethics, or a course in the successful candidate’s area of research.

The appointment will be made at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor and will commence July 1, 2012 and end June30, 2013. Submissions must include a letter of application with curriculum vitae, transcripts, three letters of reference, teaching dossier and a sample of writing. Electronic applications are strongly encouraged and should be sent to Philosophy

Paper submissions should be sent to:
Chair of the Search Committee
Department of Philosophy
Mount Allison University
63D York Street
Sackville, NB E4L 1G9
Phone: 5063642556
Fax: 5063642645
Consideration of applications will begin March 15, 2012 and will continue until an appointment is made.

Mount Allison University has earned a national reputation for its excellent undergraduate programs. The 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. Canadian and permanent residents should indicate their citizenship status in their application.

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