Dalhousie University, Dept. of Philosophy, 2 year Assistant Professor

Apr 03, 2012 Jun 01, 2012

The Department of Philosophy at Dalhousie University invites applications for a Two-Year Limited Term Appointment at the Assistant Professor/Lecturer level, effective July 1, 2012. This position is subject to budgetary approval. Area of specialization: Moral Psychology and/or Philosophy of Law and/or Feminism. Areas of competence: Philosophy of Sex and Love, Environmental Ethics. Expertise in some aspect of the History of Philosophy is an asset.

The successful applicant will teach courses at introductory, intermediate and advanced undergraduate/graduate levels, with some limited graduate student supervision and committee work. Excellence in teaching and research is required. Applicants must hold (or be about to receive) a Ph.D. in Philosophy. Salary will depend upon qualifications and experience. Course load will be the equivalent of 3 and 3.

Applications should include: a complete curriculum vitae, transcripts (undergraduate and graduate), writing sample, teaching dossier (including evidence of teaching effectiveness), a statement of research and teaching interests and philosophies, and three confidential letters of recommendation (in hard copy, forwarded separately by the referees). A record of publication will be an asset.

Applications should be sent to:
Duncan MacIntosh,
Chair, Department of Philosophy,
Dalhousie University,
6135 University Avenue,
PO Box 15000, Halifax, NS,
Canada B3H 4R2.
Please use philosophy for correspondence.
The closing date for applications is May 1, 2012.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons and women.

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