Assistant Professor, University of Toronto, Teaching Stream, Logic
Apr 17, 2019 → May 02, 2019
The Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto (Faculty of Arts and Science at the St. George campus) and
the Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invite applications for a full-time teaching stream position in the area of Logic.
The successful candidate will be appointed to both Departments of Philosophy (57% to the St. George campus; 43% to UTM).
The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream with an expected start date of July 1, 2019, or shortly thereafter.
Candidates must hold a PhD in Philosophy or a closely related field by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter.
We seek candidates whose teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing departmental strengths:
philosophy and philosophymississauga
Candidates must have teaching expertise in a degree-granting program at both the undergraduate and graduate program levels, including lecture preparation and delivery,
curriculum development, and development of online material/lectures. Additionally, candidates must possess a demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical practices,
a demonstrated interest in teaching-related scholarly activities, and a demonstration of innovative approaches to course delivery in Logic and other areas of philosophy.
Evidence of excellence in teaching and pedagogical inquiry can be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, awards and accolades, presentations at
significant conferences, the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application including a strong statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, course materials,
and teaching evaluations, as well as strong letters of reference from referees of high standing.
The successful candidate must be able to teach a wide range of courses in philosophy from the introductory to advanced levels at the undergraduate level, focusing on Logic.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto is widely recognized as Canada’s best and most comprehensive philosophy department and as an international leader in the field.
The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach and live in one of the most diverse and cosmopolitan cities in the world.
For more information about the Department of Philosophy (St. George campus), please visit
For more information about the Department of Philosophy (UTM), please visit
All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the following link
The following elements of the application should be submitted online (in pdf format only) by May 1, 2019:
• (1) a cover letter and a curriculum vitae, combined in a file labelled “YourLastName-L cover letter and CV.pdf”;
• (2) a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, course materials, teaching evaluations, and links to at least 3 sample teaching videos) in
a file labelled “YourLastName-L teaching.pdf”.
Applicants should also ask at least three but no more than four referees to send letters that are signed and on letterhead directly to search mailto by May 1, 2019.
(If you use Interfolio, please have them send the letters directly to search
Please note that the required files for this search must be in PDF format and must be labelled as indicated above.
General submission guidelines can be found at
If you have questions about this position, please contact
All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by May 1, 2019.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour,
women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot
be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Application Deadline: May 1, 2019