Jobs in Philosophy in Asia/Africa/Australasia

Kazakh British Technical University,
Almaty,
Kazakhstan
April 2, 2014
Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Kazakh-British Technical University (KBTU) in Almaty, Kazakhstan, is seeking candidates for the position of a philosophy instructor. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching an introductory course in philosophy to the B.A. students as well as conducting seminars on the philosophy of knowledge and/or philosophy of technology for the M.A. students. All instructions is done in English. The university is offering a competitive salary between $ 40,000 and $ 50,000 depending on the experience and qualifications.

Minimum requirements: Master's Degree in Philosophy or related field with focus on epistemology preferred. Ph.D. or its equivalent preferred.
Expected hire date is September 2014
Applications are considered until position is filled.
To apply, please send your motivation letter, CV, list of publications and three letters of reference to m [dot] akulov [__at__] kbtu [dot] kz

About KBTU. Founded in 2001, Kazakh-British Technical University has quickly become one of the leading private institutions in country. With a total student body of over 2000 students, the university is offering degrees (B.A., M.A., MBA, and Ph.D.) in IT-technologies, Oil and Gas, Business, Chemical Engineering and Nautical Science and Marine Engineering. Affiliate of KBTU, the International School of Economics (ISE) is providing its students with a double diploma from KBTA and London University.

Kazakh British Technical University,
Almaty,
Kazakhstan
April 2, 2014
Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Kazakh-British Technical University (KBTU) in Almaty, Kazakhstan, is seeking candidates for the position of a philosophy instructor. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching an introductory course in philosophy to the B.A. students as well as conducting seminars on the philosophy of knowledge and/or philosophy of technology for the M.A. students. All instructions is done in English. The university is offering a competitive salary between $ 40,000 and $ 50,000 depending on the experience and qualifications.

Minimum requirements: Master's Degree in Philosophy or related field with focus on epistemology preferred. Ph.D. or its equivalent preferred.
Expected hire date is September 2014
Applications are considered untill position is filled.
To apply, please send your motivation letter, CV, list of publications and three letters of reference to m [dot] akulov [__at__] kbtu [dot] kz

About KBTU. Founded in 2001, Kazakh-British Technical University has quickly become one of the leading private institutions in country. With a total student body of over 2000 students, the university is offering degrees (B.A., M.A., MBA, and Ph.D.) in IT-technologies, Oil and Gas, Business, Chemical Engineering and Nautical Science and Marine Engineering. Affiliate of KBTU, the International School of Economics (ISE) is providing its students with a double diploma from KBTA and London University.

Kazakh British Technical University,
Almaty,
Kazakhstan
April 2, 2014
Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Kazakh-British Technical University (KBTU) in Almaty, Kazakhstan, is seeking candidates for the position of a philosophy instructor. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching an introductory course in philosophy to the B.A. students as well as conducting seminars on the philosophy of knowledge and/or philosophy of technology for the M.A. students. All instructions is done in English. The university is offering a competitive salary between $ 40,000 and $ 50,000 depending on the experience and qualifications.

Minimum requirements: Master's Degree in Philosophy or related field with focus on epistemology preferred. Ph.D. or its equivalent preferred.
Expected hire date is September 2014
Applications are considered untill position is filled.
To apply, please send your motivation letter, CV, list of publications and three letters of reference to m [dot] akulov [__at__] kbtu [dot] kz

About KBTU. Founded in 2001, Kazakh-British Technical University has quickly become one of the leading private institutions in country. With a total student body of over 2000 students, the university is offering degrees (B.A., M.A., MBA, and Ph.D.) in IT-technologies, Oil and Gas, Business, Chemical Engineering and Nautical Science and Marine Engineering. Affiliate of KBTU, the International School of Economics (ISE) is providing its students with a double diploma from KBTA and London University.

United States-Israel Educational Foundation,
Tel Aviv,
Israel
April 1, 2014
Fulbright Israel Post-Doctoral Fellowships for American Researchers in All Academic Disciplines
August 1, 2014

The United States-Israel Educational Foundation (USIEF), the Fulbright commission for Israel, plans to offer 8 fellowships to American post-doctoral researchers in support of work to be carried out at Israeli universities during the course of the 2015/2016-2016/2017 academic years.

The US Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program is open to candidates in all academic disciplines.

Holders of tenure track positions are not eligible to apply. Individuals who have already begun research activities in Israel prior to the application date are not eligible.

Program grants total $40,000, $20,000 per academic year.

Program Fellows must be accepted as post-doctoral researchers by Israeli host institutions, which agree to provide them with a standard post-doctoral grant, which they will receive in addition to their Fulbright Fellowship. Thus, the total financial support received by Program Fellows is likely to be in the range of at least $35,000-$40,000 per year.

Applications for 2015/2016-2016/2017 Fulbright Post-Doctoral Fellowships must be submitted to the Council for International Exchange of Scholars by August 1, 2014.

The full Program announcement is available at http://bit.ly/1hdM4qY.

Potential candidates may contact Ms. Judy Stavsky, Deputy Director, USIEF (jstavsky [__at__] fulbright [dot] org [dot] il; +972-3-517-2392) for advice and assistance

University of Queensland,
Brisbane,
Australia
January 22, 2014
Two Postdoctoral Researchers
February 16, 2014

The University of Queensland is seeking to appoint two postdoctoral Researchers in philosophy, as part of a project entitled “The Causal Power of Information in a Quantum World.” The appointments are for a period of up to three years. The project is a collaboration between Philosophy and Physics at the University of Queensland. The successful appointees will develop research projects broadly related to any aspect of the study of quantum causation and the metaphysics of quantum information.

Applicants will require a PhD in the area of Philosophy and/or Physics, with demonstrated expert knowledge in the area of metaphysics and/or philosophy of physics. The position holders will be expected to undertake a plan of high quality research and publication, as well as organising activities in support of the project.
These are full time, fixed term appointments at Academic Level A (level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience). The remuneration package will be in the range of Associate Lecturer (Level A) $57,330.21 to $77,764.39 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of 17% (total package will be in the range of $67,076.35 to $90,984.34 pa).

To discuss this role please contact Associate Professor Phil Dowe at p [dot] dowe [__at__] uq [dot] edu [dot] au. To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button at the UQ Jobs Websites. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

Macquarie University,
Sydney,
Australia
December 19, 2013
Four Year Lectureship in European Philosophy
December 31, 2013

Lecturer, European Philosophy

Job no: 493692
Work type: Fixed term full time
Vacancy type: External Vacancy
Categories: Academic - Teaching and Research

The Department of Philosophy is a pluralist department with recognized research excellence in many areas of Philosophy, including ethics, social and political philosophy, aesthetics, and mind and cognition.

We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic Lecturer in Modern European Philosophy on a four year fixed-term appointment. The appointee will be expected to contribute to the teaching of the curriculum in European philosophy, which includes courses in nineteenth- and twentieth-century European philosophy, the philosophy of religion, as well as units in aesthetics and the philosophy of film. The appointee will also be expected to contribute to the delivery of one or more first year philosophy units. There is also the possibility of teaching research-related seminars in our Masters of Research program.

Selection Criteria

To be considered for this position, applicants must respond to the selection criteria below and attach their application as a separate document in the application process.

§ a PhD in Philosophy by the time of appointment
§ an established research track record of high quality peer reviewed publications, including a list of publications
§ a sample of work
§ potential to apply for research grants from national and international research bodies
§ demonstrated success in undergraduate teaching
§ the potential to undertake Postgraduate supervision in Philosophy
§ capacity to work in a pluralist department and collaborate with other teachers and researchers

Salary Package: from $88,741 - $104,996 p.a. (Level B), plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading

Start Date: Negotiable, no later than 15 July 2014

Appointment Type: full-time, for 4 years

Enquiries: Associate Professor JP Deranty on jp [dot] deranty [__at__] mq [dot] edu [dot] au or +61 2 9850 6773

Applications Close: 31 December 2013

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTI; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.

Advertised: 26 Nov 2013 Aus. Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 31 Dec 2013 Aus. Eastern Standard Time

National University of Lesotho,
Roma,
Lesotho
November 18, 2013
Lecturer
December 16, 2013

The National University of Lesotho invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following posts:

1. FACULTY OF HUMANITIES

POST NO. 1710: LECTURER IN THE DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
• M.A. degree in Philosophy or equivalent. A PhD and teaching experience would be an added advantage, including a proven record of scholarly research and publications.
• Teaching experience especially at university level is essential.
• Preference would be given to candidates who would also teach courses in core and applied philosophy.
• He must be of good conduct.
• Demonstrated ability to attract research funding would be an added advantage.

DUTIES:
• The successful candidate will undertake teaching at the undergraduate level in applied and core areas of
philosophy;
• Supervise undergraduate students’ research projects;
• Initiate/or participate in research and seminar programmes in the department; and
• Perform other duties including administrative, as would be required of him/her by the department from time to time.

REMUNERATION:
The University offers salaries and benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience.

CONTRACT DURATION:
The appointment for this post shall be for two years contract renewable upon satisfactory performance.

REMUNERATION:
The University offers salaries and benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience.

CONTRACT DURATION:
The appointment for this post shall be for two years contract renewable upon satisfactory performance.

INFORMATION REQUIRED FROM CANDIDATES:
Applicants are to address the stated qualifications and provide other information to assist the University to determine their suitability for the position. They should also quote the vacancy number of the post applied for, provide current CV’s (including telephone, telefax and e-mail) plus certified copies of educational certificates, transcripts and three typed references. Two of which must be academic references. Applicants should inform their referees to submit their references directly to the address below, before the stipulated closing date. References addressed “TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN” will not be considered as references. Application letters and references should bear signatures of the applicants and the referees respectively and must be addressed to:
Director - Human Resources, National University of Lesotho, P.O. Roma 180, Lesotho or emailed to dhr [__at__] nul [dot] ls

Closing date for receiving full applications for the position above is 16th December, 2013. DISCLAIMER: If you do not receive any response within three months after the closing date, you must consider your application unsuccessful.

The University of Sydney,
Sydney,
Australia
November 11, 2013
LECTURER IN PHILOSOPHY (THEORIES OF KNOWLEDGE, PHILOSOPHY OF LANGUAGE)
December 2, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY
SCHOOL OF PHILOSOPHICAL AND HISTORICAL INQUIRY
FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
REFERENCE NO. 2333/1013

• Work alongside internationally renowned experts in the field
• Excellent career development opportunities
• Full-time, continuing: $104K - $124K p.a. (including salary, leave loading and up to 17% super)

The University of Sydney is Australia's premier university with an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence, and employs over 7,300 permanent staff supporting over 50,000 students.

The University of Sydney’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has a proud history and tradition of intellectual rigour. It offers one of the most comprehensive and diverse range of humanities and social science studies in the Asia Pacific, and a vibrant research and teaching environment.

The School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry (SOPHI) is one of four schools in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, made up of the departments of Archaeology, Classics and Ancient History, Gender and Cultural Studies, History and Philosophy. The School brings together an exciting group of academics and students who participate in a wide array of undergraduate and postgraduate programs. It is home to some of the leading researchers and teachers in Australia and the world, as well as regularly hosting prominent visitors and international colloquia.

Philosophy at the University of Sydney has research strengths in philosophy of science, history of philosophy, philosophy of mind, philosophical logic, metaethics, ethics, decision theory, American pragmatism, feminist philosophy and metaphysics.

The School invites applications for the position of Lecturer (equivalent to a U.S. Assistant Professor) in theories of knowledge or philosophy of language. The successful applicant will possess a PhD in philosophy, be a skillful teacher and have demonstrated research expertise in one or both of the advertised areas through high-quality publications. The appointee will be responsible for teaching introductory units of study, as well as specialised higher-level courses, and supervising doctoral and other postgraduate research in the relevant specialist field.

The position is continuing, subject to the completion of a satisfactory probation period for new appointees. The expected commencement date is mid 2014.

Remuneration package Lecturer (Academic Level B): $104,644 to $124,263 (which includes a base salary $88,426 to $105,004 p.a., leave loading and up to 17% employer’s contribution to superannuation).

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 2333/1013 for more information and to apply.

CLOSING DATE: 2 December 2013 (11.30pm Sydney time)

The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups and women are encouraged. The University of Sydney has also established a scheme to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff employed across the institution. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.

© The University of Sydney

The University of Sydney,
Sydney,
Australia
November 8, 2013
LECTURER IN PHILOSOPHY (18TH AND 19TH CENTURY GERMAN PHILOSOPHY, KANT, GERMAN IDEALISM)
December 2, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY
SCHOOL OF PHILOSOPHICAL AND HISTORICAL INQUIRY
FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
REFERENCE NO. 2332/1013

• Work alongside internationally renowned experts in the field
• Excellent career development opportunities
• Full-time, continuing: $104K - $124K p.a. (including salary, leave loading and up to 17% super)

The University of Sydney is Australia's first university and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. It employs over 7300 permanent staff, supporting over 50,000 students.

The University of Sydney’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has a proud history of intellectual rigour and offers a vibrant research and teaching environment. The School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry (SOPHI) is one of four schools in the Faculty, made up of the departments of Archaeology, Classics and Ancient History, Gender and Cultural Studies, History and Philosophy. The School brings together an exciting group of academics and students who participate in a wide array of undergraduate and postgraduate programs. It is home to some of the most outstanding researchers and teachers in Australia and the world, and regularly hosts prominent visitors and international colloquia.

Philosophy at the University of Sydney has research strengths in philosophy of science, history of philosophy, philosophy of mind, philosophical logic, metaethics, ethics, decision theory, American pragmatism, feminist philosophy and metaphysics.

The School invites applications for the position of Lecturer (equivalent to a U.S. Assistant Professor) in 18th and 19th century German Philosophy, Kant, German Idealism. The successful applicant will possess a PhD in philosophy, be a skillful teacher and have demonstrated research expertise in one or more of the advertised areas through high-quality publications. The appointee will be responsible for teaching introductory units of study, as well as specialised higher-level courses, and supervising doctoral and other postgraduate research in the relevant specialist field.

The position is full time continuing, subject to the completion of a satisfactory probation and confirmation periods for new appointees. Membership of a University approved superannuation scheme is a condition of employment for new appointees. The expected commencement date is mid 2014.

Remuneration package Lecturer (Academic Level B): $104,644 to $124,263 (which includes a base salary $88,426 to $105,004 p.a., leave loading and up to 17% employer’s contribution to superannuation).

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 2332/1013 for more information and to apply.

CLOSING DATE: 2 December 2013 (11.30pm Sydney time)

The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups and women are encouraged. The University of Sydney has also established a scheme to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff employed across the institution. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.

© The University of Sydney

The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute,
Jerusalem,
Israel
November 4, 2013
POLONSKY POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS
February 1, 2014

5-year Polonsky Postdoctoral Scholarships in the Humanities and Social Sciences

The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute proposes to award up to six Polonsky Postdoctoral Fellowships in any field of the Humanities or Social Sciences for a period of up to five years, beginning October 10, 2014. The Fellowship offers an annual stipend of $40,000. Yearly renewal of the Fellowship will be contingent upon demonstrated progress in research. Fellows will be expected to be physically present at the Institute for consecutive years during the period of the award.
Although these are postdoctoral fellowships, other candidates may be considered in those fields in which a doctoral degree is not a prerequisite for career progress.
Candidates should submit the following documents in English, in separate files, to polonsky [__at__] vanleer [dot] org [dot] il: statement of research plans (3-5 pages, with title); summary of your previous research (3 pages); one published article or equivalent unpublished work; curriculum vitae, including list of publications; names and contact information, including phone numbers, for 3 possible recommendations. The deadline for submission of completed applications is February 1, 2014.