Trent University, TT, philosophy
Apr 23, 2019 → May 14, 2019
Trent University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in the Department of Philosophy at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2019.
The position is subject to budgetary approval.
Candidates are expected to have a completed Ph.D. by the time of appointment, demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level,
and an active program of high-quality original research.
The successful candidate will specialize in the Philosophy of Mind and/or Philosophy of Cognitive Science and/or Philosophy of Psychology
with the ability to teach courses cross-listed with other departments, including Psychology.
Though the area of competence is open, the department has interest in increasing the diversity of our course offerings in areas such as feminism, critical race theory,
and Indigenous philosophy and in areas that move beyond the traditional, Western canon.
Trent University is a public, liberal arts and sciences, primarily undergraduate university. We have a distinguished record in research and an established commitment to teaching.
All faculty contribute service to the department. The Philosophy Department offers a broad-based curriculum in Philosophy.
For more information about our department, see
Trent University is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive campus community, encourages applications from all candidates, and will accommodate
applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes.
Candidates requiring accommodation during the recruitment process are welcome to contact byronstoyles
Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. All candidates should indicate their eligibility to work in Canada in their covering letter.
Inquiries can be sent by email to the Chair,Byron Stoyles
Candidates are invited to submit applications as a single PDF document to using the subject line: TT Application.
Applications should include a covering letter detailing the candidate’s suitability for the position, a brief statement of research interests, one writing sample,
and evidence of teaching effectiveness such as sample syllabuses, a teaching philosophy statement, peer evaluations of teaching, and evidence of professional development.
Candidates should also arrange for the submission of three confidential letters of reference to
Short-listed candidates will be asked to provide official graduate transcripts.
Email to apply philosophyjobs
phone: 705-748-1011 ext. 6040
Hard deadline --- May 13, 2019, 11:59pm EST