Carleton University, Department of Philosophy, Assistant Professor, tenure-track

Sep 20, 2016 Nov 04, 2016

Subject to budgetary approval, the Department of Philosophy at Carleton University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to start July 1, 2017. The area of research specialization is the philosophy of psychology (especially, moral psychology). The areas of teaching competence include the philosophy of mind and normative ethics. The nominal teaching course load (excluding graduate supervisions, tutorials, and other assignments) is 2+2.

The Department of Philosophy Philosophy combines award-winning teaching with excellence in research. The department's strengths are in two main areas: moral, social, and political philosophy, and the philosophy of mind, language, and knowledge. Several members of the department are active researchers in the history of philosophy. The department has close ties to the Centre on Values and Ethics Cove and the Institute of Cognitive Science CogSci, and is the administrative home of the newly established Ph.D. program in Ethics and Public Affairs EPAF.

We seek an outstanding scholar with a Ph.D. in philosophy and a demonstrated potential for excellence in both teaching and research. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in the department's undergraduate and graduate programs, develop a program of research leading to significant peer‐reviewed publications, and contribute effectively to leadership in the department.

Applications (including a CV, a sample of recent research, evidence of excellence in teaching, and three letters of reference sent under separate cover) should be sent in one single PDF to:
Sandra Kirkpatrick,
Administrator, Department of Philosophy,
Carleton University,
1125 Colonel By Drive,
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1S 5B6
email: SandyKirkpatrick.
Consideration of applications will begin on November 1.

Located in the capital city of Ottawa, Carleton University is a dynamic and innovative institution for teaching and research, committed to developing solutions to real world problems by pushing the boundaries of knowledge and understanding. Its internationally recognized faculty, staff, and researchers provide academic opportunities in more than 100 programs of study to more than 28,000 full- and part-time students, from every province and more than 100 countries around the world. Carleton's creative, interdisciplinary, and international approach to research has led to many significant discoveries and creative work in science and technology, business, governance, public policy, and the arts.

Carleton's beautiful campus, minutes from downtown, is bordered by the Rideau River and the Rideau Canal. With over 12 national museums and the spectacular Gatineau Park close by, there are many excellent recreational opportunities for individuals and families to enjoy. Ottawa has population of almost one million and provides many opportunities for research with groups and institutions that reflect the diversity of our bilingual, multicultural country.

Carleton University is deeply committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our university, including, but not limited to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Qualified candidates able to enhance the department's presence in Carleton University Online Online are also strongly encouraged to apply.

Please indicate in your application whether you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada. Applicants selected for an interview will be requested to contact the chair of the search committee as soon as possible to discuss any accommodation requirements. Arrangements will be made to accommodate requests in a timely manner.

For more information, please visit CarletonJobs.

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