Assistant Professor, Tenure track, Dept. of Philosophy, Dalhousie University

Sep 29, 2018 Nov 15, 2018

The Department of Philosophy at Dalhousie University invites applications for a full-time probationary tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level, effective July 1, 2019. This position is subject to budgetary approval. Areas of specialization: Feminist Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy broadly construed. Areas of competence: Open.

The successful applicant will be expected to develop and maintain an independent research program, teach courses at introductory, intermediate and advanced undergraduate/graduate levels, supervise graduate students, and contribute to the academic administration of the department and faculty. The successful candidate must be able to teach the following half-year courses: Philosophical Issues of Feminism (2nd year), Contemporary Feminist Theories (3rd year), Topics in Feminist Philosophy (4th year/graduate level), Justice in Global Perspective (2nd year), Environmental Ethics (2nd year), Philosophy of Sex and Love (2nd year), Introduction to Philosophy (1st year), other classes in Social and Political Philosophy. The typical teaching load in the department is the equivalent of 1 and 2 in the first two years, 2 and 2 thereafter. Demonstrated excellence in research and teaching is required. Applicants must hold (or be about to receive) a PhD in Philosophy. Salary will depend upon qualifications and experience.

Applications should be submitted electronically, and should include: cover letter, complete curriculum vitae, transcripts (undergraduate and graduate), writing sample, dossier describing research accomplishments and plans, teaching dossier (including evidence of teaching effectiveness), at least three confidential letters of recommendation (signed, scanned and submitted as PDFs), and a completed Self-Identification Questionnaire, which is available at PDF (sign, scan, and submit as PDF).

Applications should be sent to Duncan MacIntosh, Chair, Department of Philosophy, Dalhousie University, at the e-mail address DalPhilosophy. Inquiries may be addressed to the department administrative assistant, Gayle Quigley Smith at the same address, or by phone at 902-494-3510. The closing date for applications is November 15, 2018.

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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