Jobs in Philosophy in Americas

SUNY Cortland,
Cortland NY,
USA
November 15, 2013
Assistant Professor
December 9, 2013

The Philosophy Department at the State University of New York College at Cortland seeks applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin September 2014. The successful candidate must possess a Ph.D. in Philosophy (in hand at the time of appointment) with an A.O.S. in an area of Non-Western Philosophy, or Environmental Philosophy, or Philosophy of Human Rights, and an A.O.C. in Feminist Philosophy and/or Philosophy of Law. Besides A.O.S and A.O.C. the successful candidate will teach introductory courses in philosophy, ethics, prejudice and discrimination.
For a detailed job description or to apply online go to: http://jobs.cortland.edu.

Questions may be directed to:
Dr. Andrew Fitz-Gibbon, Chair Philosophy Department, Andrew [dot] fitz-gibbon [__at__] cortland [dot] edu

The State University of New York College at Cortland is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. We have a strong commitment to the affirmation of diversity and have interdisciplinary degree programs in the area of multicultural studies.

Ave Maria University,
Ave Maria, FL,
USA
November 15, 2013
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
December 20, 2013

The Department of Philosophy at Ave Maria University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Philosophy to begin in the Fall of 2014. A Ph.D. by the time of appointment is required. AOS/AOC: Open, but some preference for Early Modern Philosophy or Philosophy of Science. Knowledge of the Catholic intellectual tradition, especially Aquinas; a capacity to teach within a strong core curriculum program; and a potential for distinction in scholarship are necessary requirements. Core philosophy courses include Nature and Person, Ethics, and Metaphysics. Teaching load is 3/3.

An application should include a cover letter; curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation; a writing sample; and an essay of 2-3 pages, in which the applicant relates his or her philosophy of teaching to the University’s Catholic mission as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae. Only electronic applications are accepted and should be sent to Dr. Michael Pakaluk, Chair of the Department of Philosophy (michael [dot] pakaluk [__at__] avemaria [dot] edu). Review of applications will begin on December 20, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. The position is subject to final administrative approval.

Ave Maria University does not discriminate in employment opportunities, practices or the terms and conditions of employment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Simon Fraser University,
Burnaby (Vancouver), British Columbia,
Canada
November 9, 2013
Tenure Track Assistant Professor
December 2, 2014

Tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor; beginning September 1st, 2014. AOS: Open AOC: Open. We are a small, research-focused, department that values breadth in teaching. Our teaching needs in logic are currently met. Ph.D. required by September 1st, 2014. Teaching duties include undergraduate and graduate instruction as well as graduate supervision; normal load is two courses per term for two terms. For additional information about the department consult: http://www.sfu.ca/philosophy . Applicants should send, in pdf format and preferably as separate files, a letter of application, a CV, a writing sample, and a teaching portfolio to wwwphil [__at__] sfu [dot] ca . Applicants should instruct at least three referees to send letters, also in pdf, to the same address. Review of applications will begin December 2nd, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Simon Fraser University is committed to the principle of equity in employment and offers equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Under the authority of the University Act, personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competition will be collected. For further details see: http://www.sfu.ca/vpacademic/Faculty_Openings/Collection_Notice.html

Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University,
Cambridge, MA,
USA
November 7, 2013
Ethics Fellowships on Institutional Corruption: residential and non-residential
January 1, 2014

The Lab @ Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard is once again welcoming applications from talented scholars and practitioners, at any stage of their career, who will uncover and explain institutional corruption and build tools to counteract it.

We are seeking applicants for our Lab Fellowships and Projects, which are funded residential and non-residential fellowships and projects for scholars and collaborators engaged in research and practice that directly address institutional corruption.

We are also seeking applicants for our Network Fellowships, which are non-funded fellowships for scholars working independently on projects related to institutional corruption.

2014-15 will be the final year of the Lab's project on institutional corruption, and we will give special preference to work that offers new means to remedy institutional corruption. We have a particular interest in projects that translate scholarship into concrete proposals and tools for reform.

More information about these opportunities, plus our Applied Data Fellowships and Investigative Journalist Fellowships, and the full application link can be found on our website:
http://www.ethics.harvard.edu/lab/opportunities

The deadline for the receipt of applications is January 1, 2014. Please email us with any questions at applications [__at__] ethics [dot] harvard [dot] edu.

Franciscan University of Steubenville,
Steubenville,
USA
October 22, 2013
Assistant Professor
January 15, 2014

Philosophy position, rank asst. prof., tenure-track, beginning fall semester, 2014. FUS is an academically excellent and passionately Catholic university in the Franciscan tradition, located 24 miles west of Pittsburgh International Airport. Teaching load: 24 credits per year. AOS/AOC: Open. However the following would be expected: 1) competency in at least two areas of the history of philosophy, 2) familiarity with the works of Augustine and/or Aquinas, 3) capability of teaching core philosophy courses in the areas of human person, ethics, and metaphysics. Furthermore, the following areas would be helpful to the department: (a) specialty in some area of contemporary thought, (b) specialty in early modern thought. Candidates who are willing and able to teach in an additional core area of need are especially encouraged to apply. These additional areas include literature, the American founding, mathematics, and macroeconomics. Ph.D. required by start date. Some teaching experience is preferred, and evidence of research goals is necessary. Applicant must be familiar with and support the Mission of Franciscan University of Steubenville. Send letter of application that includes a statement of pedagogy, a statement demonstrating willingness to support Franciscan University of Steubenville’s Mission, curriculum vitae, all transcripts, and three letters of reference to: Philosophy Search, via bbrehm [__at__] franciscan [dot] edu or physically c/o BJ Brehm, Academic Affairs Office, Franciscan University of Steubenville, 1235 University Boulevard, Steubenville, OH 43952-6701 E.O.E. Deadline for applications: January 15, 2014. For additional information, http://www.franciscan.edu/EmploymentListings/.

West Chester University of Pennsylvania,
West Chester, PA,
USA
October 14, 2013
Assistant Professor of Philosopher, Tenure-track.
November 12, 2013

Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. West Chester University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies invites applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Philosophy, tenure-track position to begin August 2014. Normal teaching load 12 hrs/semester. The Department awards both BA and MA degrees in Philosophy, BA degrees in Religious Studies, and houses the Peace and Conflict Studies minor program and Graduate Cer­tificate Programs in Applied Ethics. The College of Arts and Sciences offers teaching opportunities in the Honors College and in Women’s and Gender Studies. The University is also home to the Frederick Douglass Institute.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualifications: Minimum requirements: Evidence of scholarly aptitude and earned Ph.D. in Philosophy; com­pletion of the Ph.D. preferred on or before June 30, 2014, but required by August 30, 2014. AOS: Analytic Epistemology, broadly construed.

Preferred Qualifications:

Criteria for Preference: AOC: Preference will be given to candidates who can teach undergraduate and graduate courses in one or more of the following: philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, Quine, Russell, Wittgenstein. Because the department is sufficiently strong in ethics and social and political philosophy, competence in these areas will not be an advantage. The successful candidate should demonstrate the ability to teach classes in Introduction to Philosophy, upper division and graduate courses related to Analytic Philosophy broadly construed, and a graduate course in Analytic Epistemology. Preference will be given to the candidate who demonstrates an appreciation for both the differences and the intersections between analytic and continental philosophy. Preference will also be given to candidates who demonstrate the ability to include diversity in their syllabi. Undergraduate education is the department’s primary mission and candidates must have a dem­onstrated ability to teach diverse students with varied learning styles. The Philosophy Department is committed to the notion of shared governance, so candidates with administrative interest and aptitude will be preferred.

Special Instructions:

To Apply: Submit application materials online at the WCU Employment website: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wcupa/default.cfm. Please submit complete dossier including CV; writing sample; graduate transcripts; evidence of effective teaching (esp. formal teaching evaluations); e-mail addresses of at least three references who will submit letters of recommendation; and at least two course syllabi, one for a graduate level Analytic Epistemology course and one or more other course syllabi relevant to AOC. Please have your three references send letters directly to: PHI Search Committee, Department of Philosophy, Anderson Hall 108, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19383. The Screening Committee will begin evaluating applications on November 12, 2013.

In order to be considered a finalist, applicants must successfully complete an on-campus interview, which includes both a teaching demonstration and a scholarly presentation.

West Chester University of Pennsylvania, a member of the Pennsylvania State system of Higher Education, continues to build a culturally diverse, broadly trained faculty capable of foster­ing an inclusive environment whichis necessary to help prepare our students for the future. West Chester, located 25 miles west of Philadelphia, is convenient to major cultural and commercial institutions, recreational activities, and is within driving distance of Wilming­ton, DE, NYC, and Washington, DC. Salary and benefits competitive. The filling of this position is contingent upon available funding.

The University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer encouraging diversity. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of all pre-employment criminal background checks.

University of Toronto,
Toronto,
Canada
October 10, 2013
Assistant Professor - History of Modern Philosophy (17th and 18th centuries, including Kant)
November 15, 2013

The Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in the History of Modern Philosophy (17th and 18th centuries, including Kant) at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin on July 1, 2014.

Candidates must hold a PhD by July 1, 2014, or shortly thereafter, and must demonstrate excellence in, and commitment to, both research and teaching. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach a broad range of courses from the introductory to advanced levels, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The University of Toronto, Department of Philosophy is a tri-campus graduate department, consisting of all philosophy faculty appointed to the St. George, Mississauga (UTM), and Scarborough (UTSC) campuses. Graduate teaching and supervision typically take place on the St. George campus.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To apply, please visit: https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job.... Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement outlining current and future research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, a sample of academic writing, and a teaching dossier. All application materials should be submitted online by November 15, 2013.

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters directly to search [dot] philosophy [__at__] utoronto [dot] ca by November 15, 2013.

The U of T application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB in total) per candidate profile. Using PDF/MS Word format, please label files clearly and combine them into one or two attachments. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.

If you have questions about this position, please contact search [dot] philosophy [__at__] utoronto [dot] ca.
This address may also be used to send additional documents that cannot be accommodated using the online application system.

The Department of Philosophy is widely recognized as Canada’s best and as an international leader in the field. The Department is committed to studying contemporary philosophical problems and their historical antecedents.

The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse and cosmopolitan areas in the world. For information about the Department of Philosophy, please visit http://www.philosophy.utoronto.ca .

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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

University of Toronto,
Toronto,
Canada
October 10, 2013
Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Grafstein Chair in Jewish Philosophy
November 15, 2013

The Department of Philosophy and the Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto invite applications for the Senator Jerahmiel S. and Carole S. Grafstein Chair in Jewish Philosophy, a tenure-stream position in Jewish Philosophy at the rank of Assistant/Associate or Full Professor. The endowed Chair appointment will begin on July 1, 2014, and is for an initial five-year term, with the possibility of renewal following a favourable review.

The successful candidate will be appointed both to the Department of Philosophy (51%) and to the Centre for Jewish Studies (49%). Candidates must hold a PhD by July 1, 2014, or shortly thereafter, and must demonstrate excellence in, and commitment to, both research and teaching. The Chair holder will be familiar with the Jewish textual canon and its original languages. He or she will teach courses in the Department of Philosophy at the graduate and undergraduate level, and will contribute to the integration of Jewish philosophy into the undergraduate and graduate programs in Jewish Studies.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To apply, please visit: https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job.... Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement outlining current and future research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, a sample of academic writing, and a teaching dossier. Although the search will remain open until filled, to ensure full consideration, all application materials should be submitted online by November 15, 2013.

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters directly to the department via e-mail to search [dot] philosophy [__at__] utoronto [dot] ca by November 15, 2013.

The U of T application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB in total) per candidate profile. Using PDF/MS Word format, please label files clearly, and if necessary, combine them to stay under the 5 attachment limit. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.

If you have questions about this position, please contact search [dot] philosophy [__at__] utoronto [dot] ca. This address may also be used to send additional documents that cannot be accommodated using the online application system.

The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse and cosmopolitan areas in the world. For more information about the Department of Philosophy, please visit http://philosophy.utoronto.ca; for information about the Centre for Jewish Studies, please visit http://www.cjs.utoronto.ca/ .

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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

University of Toronto at Scarborough,
Toronto,
Canada
October 7, 2013
Assistant Professor - Moral and Political Philosophy
November 15, 2013

Assistant Professor – Moral and Political Philosophy

Department of Philosophy
University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC)

Application Deadline: November 15, 2013

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Moral and Political Philosophy. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin July 1, 2014.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply for the position, with the area of concentration being open. An interest in and ability to teach bioethics is a high priority. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Philosophy by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. Applicants must demonstrate excellence in both research and teaching.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Toronto has three campuses, Scarborough (UTSC), Mississauga and St. George, each with its own Department of Philosophy. UTSC is strongly committed to maintaining a research-intensive home for its faculty and students. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a program of research that furthers the academic mission of the Department of Philosophy at the UTSC. Competitive research funding is available both internally and through Canada's SSHRC and other research funding organizations. (See http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/.). Members of the three U of T Philosophy departments are also members of the tri-campus graduate Department of Philosophy. UTSC has an interdisciplinary commitment, and a multicultural student body speaking a wide range of languages. The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world.

To apply, please visit:
https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job....

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, academic writing sample, teaching dossier, a statement of current and future research interests, and a statement of teaching philosophy. All application materials should be submitted online. Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters directly to philosophy-search [__at__] utsc [dot] utoronto [dot] ca by the closing date, November 15, 2013.

If you have any questions about this position, please contact philosophy-search [__at__] utsc [dot] utoronto [dot] ca.

The U of T application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoftme./how-to-apply.

For more information, please visit the following links:

Philosophy at UTSC: http://utsc.philosophy.utoronto.ca/
The University of Toronto Scarborough: http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/home/
Philosophy at the University of Toronto: http://www.philosophy.utoronto.ca/
The University of Toronto: http://www.utoronto.ca/

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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

SAGINAW VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY,
7400 Bay Road University Center , MI,
USA
October 4, 2013
James V. Finkbeiner Endowed Chair in Ethics
November 2, 2013

James V. Finkbeiner Endowed Chair in Ethics

The James V. Finkbeiner Endowed Chair in Ethics at SVSU fills two important roles. This distinguished, energetic, and creative individual must have demonstrated excellence in 1) engaging students, faculty, and community members in meaningful discussions about and/or research into applied ethics; and 2) teaching undergraduates in courses related to ethics and applied ethics. Required qualifications include an earned doctorate in a related field or Juris Doctorate; significant record of community or organizational leadership; demonstrated excellence in teaching and engaged learning; and a successful record in research, writing, and grant writing/fund-raising.

This four-year renewable (non-tenure-track, administrative staff position) provides leadership for: collaborative development of interdisciplinary linkages related to ethics among programs across the various colleges of the University and to various entities in the region it serves; analyzing and fostering discussions of real-world ethical issues; and developing and managing resources. The Finkbeiner Chair reports to the Dean of the College of Arts and Behavioral Sciences. For complete list of requirements, further information, and to apply for this position, please visit www.jobs.svsu.edu. Applicants must apply on-line. SVSU is an EO/AA employer.

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