University of Regina, Department of Philosophy and Classics, term position

Feb 05, 2019 Mar 16, 2019

University of Regina, Department of Philosophy and Classics
PHILOSOPHY - Assistant Professor - Term Position
AOC: Open
AOS: Open

The Department of Philosophy and Classics at the University of Regina invites applications for a two-year term position in philosophy at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The anticipated date of commencement is 1 July 2019, with an end date of 30 June 2021.

The successful candidate's responsibilities will include teaching five philosophy courses each year.
Among these will be Introduction to Philosophy, Critical Thinking, and Knowledge and Reality. Ability to teach a wide range of courses in the context of a small department is an asset.
We would particularly value candidates who could teach courses in ancient philosophy, 20th Century Analytic philosophy, epistemology, or metaphysics.
Although the Department already has fairly good strengths in value theory and applied ethics, being able to teach courses in these areas would also be an asset.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in philosophy, or ABD with a firm completion date.
Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated excellence in teaching at the university level.

Review of applications will begin 15 March 2019.

Qualified applicants interested in this opportunity must submit the following materials via
the online Human Resources portal at

  1. A cover letter clearly articulating the candidate’s teaching experience and research interests;
  2. A Curriculum Vitae;
  3. Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., summary of course evaluations, etc.);
  4. Sample syllabi or course outlines;
  5. Sample of writing;
  6. Copies of transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended (please note: if successfully short-listed for an interview, official transcripts sent directly from the post-secondary institutions will be required);
  7. Three (3) letters of reference (please note: if successfully short-listed for an interview, confidential letters of reference will need to be forwarded directly by the referee).

The application materials should be addressed to:
Dr Rick Kleer, Dean,
Faculty of Arts, Classroom Building, Room 426,
University of Regina, 3737 Wascana Parkway,
Regina, SK, S4S 0A2.

For further information, please contact deansoffice

Academic enquiries may be addressed to: Dr David Elliott, Head – Department of Philosophy and Classics;
(306)585-4324 email

For more information on the Faculty of Arts, please refer to
Information about the Department and its programs is available at

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Applicants representing designated diversity groups are encouraged to self-identify on their application.

The University of Regina is committed to an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the community that we serve.
The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University's employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities,
members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.

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