Assistant Lecturer- York University—AOS open
Sep 20, 2018 → Nov 03, 2018
The Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, invites applications for a teaching-stream (alternate stream)
tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Lecturer, to commence July 1, 2019. The area of specialization is open; the areas of competence are logic and critical thinking.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach multiple sections of the department’s popular general education course, Modes of Reasoning, each year, along with
one or more undergraduate philosophy courses, depending on departmental need.
A PhD in Philosophy is required. Candidates must demonstrate excellence or promise of excellence in teaching university-level courses and have a strong
commitment to pedagogy and student success. A record of pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology
enhanced learning is preferred, as is experience with curriculum development. The successful candidate is also expected to provide evidence of service or
promise of service in administrative and committee work.
Applicants should submit a signed letter of application, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a sample of writing, a teaching portfolio,
and arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be sent directly to:
Professor Robert Myers, Chair, Department of Philosophy,
S431 Ross Building, York University,
4700 Keele St., Toronto,
Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3.
Electronic submissions can be emailed phlchr (subject line: Alternate Stream Search).
Referees should be advised to address the candidate’s qualifications and experience in relation to the position.
Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the forms found jobs
Select the "Affirmative Action" tab under which forms pertaining to Citizenship and AA can be found.
The deadline for receipt of completed applications is November 2, 2018. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.
York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community.
The AA Program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women,
can be found at jobsinfo
or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, Permanent Residents, and Indigenous people in Canada will be given priority.