Jobs in Philosophy in Asia/Africa/Australasia

St Augustine College of South Africa,
Johannesburg,
South Africa
June 22, 2015
Head of Department, Philosophy
July 22, 2015

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.

HEAD, DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY

St Augustine 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
• Supervision of students’ research
• Initiate, coordinate and conduct academic research and research projects
• Teach at undergraduate and postgraduate levels
• Participate in other aspects of the work of St Augustine

Applicants must possess or demonstrate the following:
• A Doctoral degree in Philosophy
• An area of specialisation (AOS) in Ethics or History of Philosophy. Areas of competency (AOC) are open, African Philosophy a plus
• An understanding of the Catholic Intellectual Tradition
• The capacity to teach over a substantial breadth. This will be considered an asset
• Teaching experience within a multicultural setting
• Strong skills in verbal communication and inter-personal relationships
• A very good publication record and relevant research experience
• The ability to work as part of team
• Previous experience in lecturing at tertiary level as a strong recommendation

Persons interested in being considered for appointment to these positions are invited to provide the College with an expression of interest and a concise C.V., highlighting qualifications, experience and relevant skills.

Salary range will depend on qualifications and experience.

Closing date: 22 July 2015

For more detailed information on each position go to the career section on: www.staugustine.ac.za.

Please send your submission to Lynn Pretorius at recruitment [__at__] staugustine [dot] ac [dot] za

UAE University,
Al Ain,
United Arab Emirates
February 9, 2015
Full Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor
March 9, 2015

The Philosophy Department at the United Arab Emirates University invites qualified candidates to apply for a fulltime faculty position in philosophy to begin in the Fall Semester 2015 (August start). Rank, AOS and OAC are OPEN. The department will regard favourably applicants who have experience teaching critical thinking and applied ethics in general education programs and whose research profiles complement those of current faculty members. Candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching excellence, a demonstrable research capability that will enable the candidate to develop and sustain a research program, publish research findings in refereed journals or equivalent, and actively engage in promoting the growth of philosophy at the UAE University. The Philosophy Department at UAEU is robust and dynamic. It hosts a vibrant research seminar series, regional and international conferences, and world-class visitors. The faculty are all active researchers in diverse fields. The primary duties of the successful candidate are teaching, research, and service to the university and the community. The main teaching load is in the university’s General Education program, particularly in courses on critical thinking and applied ethics. The application package should include a cover letter, a detailed resume, a brief description of current/future research activities, teaching philosophy, courses taught and the names and contact details of three referees. English is the language of instruction and communication. Applicants must possess a PhD degree in philosophy from an internationally recognized and reputable university. Fresh graduates are encouraged to apply; however, preference will be given to those with relevant university teaching and research experience in academic environments where English is the medium of instruction. Those applying for the ranks of Associate Professor or Full Professor will need commensurately higher levels of publication and professional activity. The AOS is open, though the department will look favourably on candidates who can demonstrate the capacity to teach critical thinking and applied ethics and whose research profile complements the profiles of current faculty members of the department. Teaching is primarily in English, though bilingual Arabic/English will be highly regarded. Competence in, experience with, and a willingness to use new technologies in teaching are highly desirable. This technology includes, but is not limited to, e-teaching platforms such as Blackboard, Moodle and iPads, and classroom technology such as SMART Boards. Experience in teaching in multicultural contexts, where most students are not native speakers of English, is also highly desirable. Note that contracts are for four years and are renewable subject to satisfactory performance and ongoing need for the position.

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in the applicable field. The ability to teach undergraduate courses is a must. Industrial and professional experience is a plus.

Kazakh British Technical University,
Almaty,
Kazakhstan
January 9, 2015
Assistant/Associate 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 science for the M.A. students. The total teaching load is approximately 10 hrs a week. All instructions are conducted in English. The university is offering a competitive salary commensurate with experience ($35,000-$45,000 annually)

Requirements: Ph.D. in Philosophy or related field preferrably with a focus on epistemology, philosophy of technology or a theory of knowledge.

Expected hire date is August 2015
Applications are considered till position is filled.
To apply, please send your motivation letter, CV, list of publications, short statement of teaching philosophy and two letters of reference to Mikhail Akulov at akulov [__at__] post [dot] harvard [dot] edu

About KBTU. Founded in 2001, Kazakh-British Technical University has quickly become one of the leading private institutions in the 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, Computational Mathematics and Nautical Science and Marine Engineering. Affiliate of KBTU, the International School of Economics (ISE) is providing its students with a double diploma from the KBTA and London University.

The University of Sydney,
Sydney,
Australia
November 4, 2014
LECTURER IN ETHICS
January 5, 2015

FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
SCHOOL OF PHILOSOPHICAL AND HISTORICAL INQUIRY
DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY
REFERENCE NO. 2097/1014

• Work alongside internationally renowned experts in the field
• Excellent career development opportunities
• Full-time, continuing: $110K - $131K p.a. (including salary, leave loading and up to 17% superannuation)

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 history of philosophy, philosophy of mind, philosophical logic, metaethics, ethics, decision theory, American pragmatism, feminist philosophy, metaphysics and philosophy of science.

The school invites applications for the position of Lecturer (equivalent to a U.S. Assistant Professor) in Ethics. The successful applicant will possess a PhD in philosophy, be a skillful teacher and have demonstrated research expertise in ethics 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 2015.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 2097/1014 for more information and to apply.

Remuneration package: $110,802 - $131,575 p.a. (which includes a base salary of $93,629 – $111,182 p.a., leave loading and up to 17% employer’s contribution to superannuation).

CLOSING DATE: 5 January 2015 (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 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.