Dalhousie University, Dept. of Philosophy, One-year limited term.

Jun 03, 2015 Jul 03, 2015

The Department of Philosophy at Dalhousie University invites applications for a 10 month 100% full time limited term position at the Lecturer/Assistant Professor level, effective August 1, 2015 to May 31, 2016. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Areas of specialization: Feminism and Social and Political Philosophy. Area of competence: 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 is expected to be the equivalent of 3 and 3. The successful candidate will be expected to teach the following half-year courses: 2nd-year intro to feminism, 3rd-year feminist theories survey class, 2nd-year class, “Justice in Global Perspective”, 2nd-year class in environmental ethics; and another class, topic to be negotiated.

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 June 19, 2015.

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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