Jobs in Philosophy in Asia/Africa/Australasia

The American University of Beirut,
Beirut,
Lebanon
September 12, 2014
Faculty positions in the Civilization Sequence Program at the American University of Beirut
November 1, 2014

The Civilization Sequence Program (CVSP) at the American University of Beirut (AUB) invites applications for two positions at the Assistant Professor rank, and one two-year position as a Visiting Assistant Professor, all beginning on September 1, 2015. Applicants should be able to work within an interdisciplinary program and combine disciplinary interests in two of the following fields: history of ideas, comparative literature, and/or Arab/Islamic studies. The program has an interest in candidates who cover the classical epochs or the early-modern period. Applications will be considered for all positions unless a preference is specified in the applicant’s cover letter.
The CVSP is a service program that offers a number of interdisciplinary undergraduate humanities courses. Course load is normally 3/2 over a two-semester year. The language of instruction is English. Successful candidates for these positions must be prepared to teach core courses from the ancient to contemporary periods in addition to courses close to their own research fields within the overall CVSP mission. They are also expected to contribute to other interdisciplinary initiatives at AUB.
To apply please send a cover letter, a CV, a sample syllabus of an interdisciplinary undergraduate course, and one representative research article or other writing sample. In addition, arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to:
Professor Patrick McGreevy
Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences,
American University of Beirut,
C/o 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10017-2303, USA
Or
Professor Patrick McGreevy,
Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences,
American University of Beirut,
P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh,
Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon

Electronic submissions are highly encouraged and may be sent to: as_dean [__at__] aub [dot] edu [dot] lb

We will begin reviewing the applications on 1st November 2014.

For more information on this position, please visit http://www.aub.edu.lb/fas

The American University of Beirut is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

University of Western Sydney,
Sydney,
Australia
August 14, 2014
Associate Professor / Research Professor
August 31, 2014

The School of Humanities and Communication Arts at the University of Western Sydney is currently seeking a scholar with outstanding teaching and research strengths to be appointed to the position Professor or Associate Professor in Philosophy.

Philosophy at UWS comprises the Philosophy Major and the Philosophy@UWS Research Initiative. The Philosophy Major was established in 2013 and already has a strong undergraduate and postgraduate student body, and an active teaching group. As a new program, the Philosophy Major is still open to exciting developments. Philosophy@UWS (www.uws.edu.au/philosophy) understands philosophy in an inclusive way, bringing into contact traditional philosophical questions with neighbouring disciplines such as political theory, literature and the visual arts.

This is a research leadership position and the successful candidate will be expected to provide leadership for the Philosophy@UWS Research Initiative, contribute to the internationalization of Philosophy@UWS, and to make a significant contribution in planning for external funding applications. The successful applicant will also take a leading role in planning the various research projects organized by Philosophy@UWS and also in generating new projects.

The applicant will already have an international research profile as evidenced by high quality publications and a vision to further extend their research in the future. The successful applicant is expected be active in one or more of the key research areas of the Philosophy Research Initiative. These include: – Modern and contemporary European philosophy – Political theory – Aesthetics.

For more information, please visit http://careers.uws.edu.au/Current-Vacancies
Or view the position description: https://uws.nga.net.au/publicfiles/uws/jobs/c16835eb-a70b-6496-61b3-7ffe...

St Augustine College of South Africa,
Victory Park, Johannesburg,
South Africa
August 11, 2014
HEAD, DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY
September 30, 2014

ST AUGUSTINE COLLEGE OF SOUTH AFRICA
HEAD, DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY

Founded in 1999, St Augustine College of South Africa is a private higher education institution in the Catholic Intellectual Tradition promoting ethical leadership, dignity of the human person and the common good. It offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and certificates which are accredited and registered by the Council for Higher Education and the Department of Education.

The College seeks to appoint a Head of the Department of Philosophy at the rank of Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor. The successful candidate will be responsible for oversight and development of the Philosophy programmes. S/he is expected to supervise students’ research, to initiate, coordinate and conduct academic research and research projects, to excel in teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels as well as participate in other aspects of the work of the School’s activities.

Applicants must have a Doctorate degree in Philosophy. The area of specialization (AOS) for the post is Ethics or History of Philosophy. While areas of competency (AOC) are open, the successful candidate must demonstrate an understanding of the Catholic Intellectual Tradition. The capacity to teach over a substantial breadth will be considered an asset. S/he should have teaching experience within a multicultural setting as well as strong skills in verbal communication and inter-personal relationships, a very good publication record and relevant research experience, and ability to work as part of team. Previous experience in lecturing at tertiary level will serve as a strong recommendation.

Persons interested in being considered for appointment to this position are invited to provide the College with an expression of interest and a concise C.V., highlighting qualifications, experience and relevant skills, along with three references to your abilities.

Remuneration pagakage will be offered in relation to applicant's qualifications and experience.

Closing date for applications: 30 September 2014

For further information please consult the College website: www.staugustine.ac.za. If offered an appointment, the College expects the successful candidate to be able to take up the position by the beginning of January 2015 at the latest.

Please send your submission to:

Prof. Nicholas Rowe
Academic Dean
St Augustine College of South Africa
P O Box 44782, Linden, 2104

Fax: (011) 380-9251
E-mail: n [dot] rowe [__at__] staugustine [dot] ac [dot] za

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.