Queen’s University, Assistant or Associate, philosophy of race
Oct 14, 2018 → Nov 13, 2018
The Department of Philosophy at Queen’s University invites applications for a Tenure-track
faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with specialization in philosophy of race, with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2019.
Areas of competence are open.
Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree completed at the start date of the appointment. The main criteria for selection are academic and teaching excellence.
The successful candidate will provide evidence of high quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer assessed publications
and the securing of external research funding, as well as strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and an ongoing
commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the department’s programs. Candidates must provide evidence of an ability to work collaboratively in an
interdisciplinary and student-centred environment. The successful candidate will be required to make substantive contributions through service to the department, the Faculty,
the University, and/or the broader community. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women,
visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian
immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.
To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada.
Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”;
OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.
A complete application consists of:
•a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship / permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph);
•a current Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications);
•a statement of research interests;
•a statement of teaching interests and experience (including teaching outlines and evaluations if available);
•at least three confidential letters of reference; and,
•at least one writing sample.
The deadline for applications is November 12, 2018
Applicants are asked to apply via Interfolio at:
The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs.
If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact
Susanne Cliff-Jungling in the Departmentof Philosophy, at 613-533-6000 x77027 or
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