Saint Mary’s University, Dept. of Philosophy, 8 month position, Assistant Professor

Apr 16, 2016 May 06, 2016

The Department of Philosophy at Saint Mary’s University invites applications for an eight-month position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin 1 September 2016. The successful applicant will teach a full-year Critical Thinking course and three one-semester courses (equivalent to a 3/2 or 2/3 load) in areas such as social or political philosophy, feminism, and philosophy of mind. The department is seeking an excellent teacher and active researcher. Applicants must have a doctorate or ABD status with the dissertation near completion. Salary will be determined according to the regular Assistant Professor scale described in the Collective Agreement, pro-rated to eight months.

Saint Mary's is a public university with approximately 7,500 students, offering a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees. The Department of Philosophy serves students from all faculties and disciplines and has a major and an honours program as well as a Master’s program. Academic calendars with program and course information are available at SaintMary's. The department’s webpages begin at Department.

Saint Mary’s University is in Halifax, Nova Scotia, a city of over 350,000 people. Halifax is a major educational centre for Atlantic Canada and is home to five universities. The city is close to recreational areas and to other major urban centres in Canada and the Northeastern United States. Information about Saint Mary’s is available at SaintMary's

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities.

A complete application consists of a letter of application, a Curriculum Vitae, a teaching dossier, a short writing sample, graduate school transcripts, and names and contact information of three referees.
Applications should be sent to:
Dr. Mark Mercer,
Chair, Department of Philosophy,
Saint Mary's University,
923 Robie Street,
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3C3

or emailed to Mercer.

The closing date for applications is Monday 2 May 2016.

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