University of Toronto, St. George Campus, Assistant Professor

Aug 05, 2014 Nov 28, 2014

Assistant Professor – Philosophy of Mind

Department of Philosophy
Faculty of Arts and Science
St. George Campus (downtown Toronto)
University of Toronto

Application Deadline: November 13, 2014

Job Description: The Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Arts and Science on the St. George campus of the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in philosophy of mind at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2015.

Candidates must hold a PhD by July 1, 2015 or shortly thereafter, and must demonstrate excellence in both research and teaching. A clear commitment to ongoing development in both teaching and research is also required. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Toronto has three campuses, St. George, Scarborough, and Mississauga, each with its own Department of Philosophy offering undergraduate programs. The advertised position is on the downtown St. George campus. The Graduate Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto is a tri-campus department, consisting of the philosophy faculty appointed on all three campuses. Graduate teaching and supervision typically take place on the St. George campus. The successful candidate must be able to teach a wide range of courses in philosophy from the introductory to advanced levels, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

To apply, please visit UofT

The following elements of the application should be submitted online (in pdf format only) by November 13, 2014:

(1) a cover letter and (2) a curriculum vitae, combined in a file labelled “cover letter and CV.pdf”;

(3) a statement outlining current and future research interests and (4) a sample of academic writing (about 25 pages), combined in a file labelled “research.pdf”;

(5) a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy) in a file labelled “teaching.pdf”.

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters directly to

Please note that for this search the required files must be in PDF format and must be labelled as indicated above. General submission guidelines can be found at: UofT.

If you have questions about this position, please contact Philosophy.

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto is widely recognized as Canada’s best and most comprehensive philosophy department and as an international leader in the field. The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse and cosmopolitan cities in the world.

For information about the Department of Philosophy, please visit Philosophy.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, 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; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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