Jobs in Philosophy in Asia/Africa/Australasia

Intellectus Journal: The Journal of Philosophy in Africa,
Nigeria,
Nigeria
Post date: October 27, 2020
Assistant Managing Editor
Deadline: December 31, 2020

The Editorial Board of Intellectus provides an interesting opportunity for you to work as an Assistant Managing Editor for the new Journal. This is to provide administrative support for the Managing Editor in establishing Intellectus as one of the reputable journals in Africa and beyond. The duties involve communicating with the members of the Editorial Board and Authors and processing submissions in line with the editorial policy of the journal. Also, the Assistant Managing Editor should be having a qualification in Philosophy or any academic area within Arts and Humanities, s/he should have skills in French so to help with the translation of abstracts into French as appropriate.
The duties are very flexible and would be online, so the Assistant Managing Editor can actually be from any part of the world. Please kindly note that the role is a volunteering position at the moment and would be for a minimum of a year starting immediately.
To apply for this role, kindly send your resume and cover letter (detailing your skills and suitability) to the Managing Editor via intellectusjournal [__at__] gmail [dot] com with the subject “Assistant Managing Editor INT-AME-010”.

The University of Hong Kong,
Hong Kong,
Hong Kong
Post date: September 29, 2020
Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Chinese Philosophy in the School of Humanities (Philosophy)
Deadline:

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Chinese Philosophy in the School of Humanities (Philosophy) (Ref.: 502112), to commence on July 1, 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract. Exceptionally outstanding candidates at the Professor/Associate Professor level may be considered for appointment on tenure terms.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in philosophy, with Chinese philosophy as an area of specialization. The appointee is expected to develop a vigorous, independent research programme, to excel in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and to handle the usual non-teaching duties. Total teaching load will be three to four courses per year, including introductory first-year courses. Information about the Department can be obtained at http://philosophy.hku.hk. Enquiries may be sent to Professor Max Deutsch, Department of Philosophy (e-mail: maxdeutsch [__at__] hku [dot] hk).

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and/or University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totaling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online at the University’s careers site (https://jobs.hku.hk) and upload (1) an anonymized sample of written work; (2) an anonymized research statement, indicating what rank the candidate is applying for; (3) an anonymized list of the journals and anthologies in which the candidate has published articles and publishers of the candidate’s books, if any; (4) an up-to-date C.V.; (5) teaching portfolio; and (6) invite at least three referees to submit confidential references directly to sohappt [__at__] hku [dot] hk. To facilitate blind review, the Department requests that items (1), (2), and (3) above be anonymized by removing any identifying information, such as name and institutional affiliation. Review of applications will start on September 24, 2020 and continue until November 15, 2020.

The University is committed to diversity and inclusivity. The Faculty of Arts expressly encourages qualified persons from all genders to apply.

The University of Hong Kong,
Hong Kong,
Hong Kong
Post date: September 29, 2020
Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Political Philosophy in the School of Humanities (Philosophy)
Deadline:

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Political Philosophy in the School of Humanities (Philosophy) (Ref.: 502114), to commence on July 1, 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract. Exceptionally outstanding candidates at the Professor/Associate Professor level may be considered for appointment on tenure terms.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in philosophy, with political philosophy as an area of specialization. The appointee is expected to develop a vigorous, independent research programme, to excel in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and to handle the usual non-teaching duties. Total teaching load will be three to four courses per year, including introductory first-year courses. Information about the Department can be obtained at http://philosophy.hku.hk. Enquiries may be sent to Professor Max Deutsch, Department of Philosophy (e-mail: maxdeutsch [__at__] hku [dot] hk).

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and/or University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totaling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online at the University’s careers site (https://jobs.hku.hk) and upload (1) an anonymized sample of written work; (2) an anonymized research statement, indicating what rank the candidate is applying for; (3) an anonymized list of the journals and anthologies in which the candidate has published articles and publishers of the candidate’s books, if any; (4) an up-to-date C.V.; (5) teaching portfolio; and (6) invite at least three referees to submit confidential references directly to sohappt [__at__] hku [dot] hk. To facilitate blind review, the Department requests that items (1), (2), and (3) above be anonymized by removing any identifying information, such as name and institutional affiliation. Review of applications will start on September 24, 2020 and continue until November 15, 2020.

The University is committed to diversity and inclusivity. The Faculty of Arts expressly encourages qualified persons from all genders to apply.

Department of Philosophy (Zhuhai), Sun Yat-sen University,
zhuhai,
China
Post date: May 7, 2020
FACULTY POSITIONS OF ALL RANK, RESEARCH FELLOWS AND POST‐DOCTORS
Deadline: December 31, 2020

Sun Yat‐Sen University is one of China's top universities and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Located in Zhuhai, a beautiful coastal city, Zhuhai Campus of Sun Yat‐Sen University is a comfortable place for living, teaching and doing research. Under the support of Zhuhai Government, the University has strategically decided to further enhance the strength of Zhuhai campus and aims to build it into a dynamic campus with national excellence and international recognition.

Parallel to Department of Philosophy at Guangzhou Campus, the Department of Philosophy (Zhuhai) intends to develop its own research strength, in particular, in Political Philosophy, Chinese Philosophy and Culture, Foreign Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science, with an emphasis on interdisciplinary inquiry and multicultural understanding.

As one of the major schools and departments at Zhuhai Campus, the Department of Philosophy (Zhuhai) invites qualified applications for faculty positions of all rank, research fellows and post‐doctors. The successful applicants will possess a PhD in philosophy or closely related discipline from an internationally recognized and reputable university. Fresh PhDs are encouraged to apply; however, preference will be given to those with relevant university teaching and research experience. The AOS is open on different areas of Philosophy. Though teaching is primarily in Chinese, English can be the language of instruction and communication. Bilingual candidates will be highly regarded. Sun Yat‐Sen University will provide competitive salaries and allowances.

The application package should include a cover letter, a detailed CV, a brief description of research activities and courses taught in the past five years, and the names and contact details of three referees. Applications are considered till positions are filled. Please send your submission to Ms. ZHAO Ming (zhaoming3 [__at__] mail [dot] sysu [dot] edu [dot] cn).

Chairperson: Prof. CEHN Jianhong (陈建洪)
Email: chenjianhong [__at__] mail [dot] sysu [dot] edu [dot] cn

Contact: Ms.ZHAO Ming (赵明)
Email:zhaoming3 [__at__] mail [dot] sysu [dot] edu [dot] cn
Phone No.: 86‐756-366-8280
Correspondent Address:
Department of Philosophy(Zhuhai)
Sun Yat‐sen University
Tangjiawan, Zhuhai
519082 Guangdong
P.R. China

The University of Sydney,
Sydney,
Australia
Post date: November 21, 2019
Lecturer in Mathematical Philosophy
Deadline: January 8, 2020

Applications are invited for the position of Lecturer in Mathematical Philosophy. This is a full-time, continuing position at Level B (roughly equivalent to a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the U.S.).

Applicants should:
* have an outstanding research record and compelling future research programme in the area of Mathematical Philosophy: the development of theories and methods in mathematics, logic, or other areas of the formal sciences and their application to genuinely philosophical questions and problems in logic, philosophy of language, epistemology, ethics or other areas of philosophy
* be able to teach from introductory through to advanced undergraduate level in relevant areas (for example, but not limited to, mathematical logic, probability theory, decision theory, formal semantics, philosophy of language or epistemology) and be able to develop new units of study where needed
* be able to supervise Honours, Masters and PhD students in their areas of expertise.

The successful applicant will be expected to pursue an active research programme, produce high quality publications, participate in the departments research culture, contribute to teaching at all levels, and undertake appropriate administrative roles and curriculum development as required.

For more details and to apply see the URL below.

The University of Sydney,
Sydney,
Australia
Post date: November 20, 2019
2504/1119C - Lecturer in Mathematical Philosophy
Deadline: January 8, 2020

Lecturer in Mathematical Philosophy
School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Reference no. 2504/1119C

• Work alongside internationally renowned experts in the field
• Located at Camperdown Campus
• Full-time, continuing position, remuneration package $125,848 – 149,441p.a which includes leave loading and up to 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

Applications are invited for the position of Lecturer in Mathematical Philosophy. This is a full-time, continuing position at Level B (roughly equivalent to a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the U.S.).

Applicants should:

• have an outstanding research record and compelling future research programme in the area of Mathematical Philosophy: the development of theories and methods in mathematics, logic, or other areas of the formal sciences and their application to genuinely philosophical questions and problems in logic, philosophy of language, epistemology, ethics or other areas of philosophy
• be able to teach from introductory through to advanced undergraduate level in relevant areas (for example, but not limited to, mathematical logic, probability theory, decision theory, formal semantics, philosophy of language or epistemology) and be able to develop new units of study where needed
• be able to supervise Honours, Masters and PhD students in their areas of expertise.

The successful applicant will be expected to pursue an active research programme, produce high quality publications, participate in the department's research culture, contribute to teaching at all levels, and undertake appropriate administrative roles and curriculum development as required.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Lecturer in Philosophy with:

• a PhD in a related area of philosophy 

• research expertise in Mathematical Philosophy, demonstrated through high quality publications
• an active research program with significant potential for future publication in highly regarded peer-reviewed international journals and presses
• experience as a philosophy teacher at the tertiary level 

• capacity for high quality teaching in a range of areas relevant to Mathematical Philosophy, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, from large introductory units through to specialised advanced seminars
• capacity to supervise Honours and postgraduate students
• capacity to contribute to curriculum development
• capacity to undertake academic administrative roles
• a collegial approach and capacity for successful teamwork

About us

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

The School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry (SOPHI) is one of six 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. 


The Department of Philosophy at the University of Sydney is home to leading thinkers in a wide range of areas of philosophy, and we offer a rich and varied array of units taught by dedicated and enthusiastic scholars whose outstanding research informs their teaching at every level.

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the position description available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 2504/1119C to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm, Wednesday 8 January 2020 (Sydney Time)

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

University of Sydney,
Sydney,
Australia
Post date: October 3, 2019
Lecturer in History and Philosophy of Science
Deadline: November 14, 2019

• Rare Opportunity for a Lecturer in History and Philosophy of Science
• Located at Camperdown Campus
• Full-time, Continuing Employment, Base Salary: $106,343 - $126,279 p.a. Level B, plus annual leave loading and a generous employer’s contribution to superannuation.

About the opportunity

The School of History and Philosophy of Science (HPS) is looking for a lecturer to expand our current research and teaching program. The applicant is expected to make substantial and sustained contributions to the School’s academic program through research, supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate students, teaching, and outreach. We welcome applicants from candidates with expertise in any field related to the various sub-disciplines of HPS but are particularly looking for someone who a) is able to address issues related to science and ethics, and/or science and social policy, broadly construed; and b) will have an excellent ability in engaging with scientists and scholars from other disciplines. Applications from scholars conducting research on non-western topics are encouraged.

The School of HPS is part of the Faculty of Science and draws undergraduate and postgraduate students from both science and the humanities. This appointment recognises its continuous growth in student numbers, scholarly output and competitive funding, and the successful candidates will be expected to actively contribute to the expansion of the School’s international reputation for excellence in teaching and research.

About you

We see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Lecturer who possesses:

• The ability to undertake original research either independently or as part of a team, and the potential and/or ability (potential to attract funding for research.
• Demonstrable deep and broad experience in teaching and learning, as evidenced by lecturing and/or participation in team teaching within an established program and experience in teaching in a variety of settings.
• Proven skills in, or well-articulated ideas about, designing and delivering quality educational programs that support student needs and meet curriculum requirements

About us

The School of History and Philosophy of Science consists of an outstanding group of researchers and has a strong record in attracting grant funding and in terms of publication output. As a discipline, it has received the highest grade – 5 – in the recent Australian Research Council’s Excellence in Research in Australia (ERA) survey. The School of HPS is part of the Faculty of Science, and draws undergraduate and postgraduate students from both science and the humanities. It enjoys excellent relations with departments in the Arts faculty (in particular Philosophy and History), as well as with medicine, leading to innovative collaborations in research and teaching.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the position description available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the Job Reference No. 1439/0719C to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm, Thursday 14 November 2019 (Sydney Time)

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University of Hyderabad,
Hyderabad,
India
Post date: July 29, 2019
Professor, Associate Professor, and Assistant Professor
Deadline: August 26, 2019

Applications are sought from Indian Citizens and also Overseas Citizens of India (OCI)

Professor (SC, No. of Position 1), Philosophy of Science, Any area of Western Philosophy
Associate Professor (SC, No. of Position 1) Logic / Epistemology, Any area of Western Philosophy
Associate Professor (PWD, No. of Position 1) Metaphysics (Western and Indian), Phenomenology, Any area of Western Philosophy
Assistant Professor (OBC, No, of Position 1) Ethics, Continental Philosophy, Any area of Western Philosophy

SC: Scheduled Caste; OBC: Other Backward Caste; PWD: Person with Disability (Orthopaedic)

See the following url for more details:

https://www.uohyd.ac.in/images/pdf/faculty-recruitment-220719.pdf

Yale-NUS College,
Singapore,
Singapore
Post date: July 2, 2019
Tenure-Track or Tenured faculty positions in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE)
Deadline: August 1, 2019

Yale-NUS College is a collaboration between the National University of Singapore and Yale University, offering a liberal arts curriculum combining Western and Eastern traditions with contemporary skills. Our community of 1000 students represent 66 countries and are intellectually elite, with an acceptance rate of <7%. Our 100 full-time faculty teach two small seminars per semester, with a guaranteed pre-tenure sabbatical and generous research support.

The College invites outstanding applications for at least three open rank, tenure-track or tenured positions in the social sciences. Candidates would teach in our Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) and / or Global Affairs (GA) majors, as well as in Yale-NUS’s flagship common curriculum (http://www.yale-nus.edu.sg/curriculum/common-curriculum).

For GA, we particularly welcome applications from scholars who can teach international development or international/comparative political economy or quantitative methods, or who have regional expertise in the Middle East, Africa, or Latin America.

For PPE, evidence of scholarship or teaching that integrates two or more PPE fields (politics, economics, philosophy) would be an asset.

Applicants require a PhD in a relevant discipline, such as politics, economics, sociology, development studies, or geography. They should be active researchers with a commitment to creative and effective undergraduate teaching and mentoring. The College places emphasis on productive and impactful research programs, akin to other top liberal arts colleges in the world. The appointee will be expected to begin duties in the 2020-2021 academic year.

Outstanding candidates at the junior level will be considered for the NUS Presidential Young Professorship. Outstanding senior candidates will be considered for a JY Pillay Chair in the Social Sciences - https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13904.

Faculty receive highly competitive salaries, a generous start-up grant, and yearly travel and research allowance, with access on a competitive basis to substantial additional grant funding. Most qualify for subsidized housing. Yale-NUS College is located in Singapore, a vibrant, multicultural city of six million, with a very high quality of life.
Applications should include a cover letter; a full curriculum vitae; a research statement; a teaching philosophy statement; and teaching evaluations (if available). These should be submitted in the order indicated above as a single combined PDF document via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/YaleNUS. The cover letter should: indicate for which position(s) the candidate wishes to be considered, explain the interest in Yale-NUS, and how the candidate’s experience and expertise might fit with our mission and curriculum.

Additionally, applicants for the tenure-track position should ensure that three (3) academic referees submit a letter via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/YaleNUS. For tenured positions, applicants should provide names and contact information of three (3) academic referees.

Review of complete applications will begin August 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries should be made to the Social Sciences Divisional Manager at Enquiry_SocialSciencesDiv [__at__] yale-nus [dot] edu [dot] sg.

Yale-NUS College achieves excellence through the diversity of its students, faculty, and staff and by embracing inclusivity, equity, and global engagement. We encourage applications by diverse individuals with a demonstrated commitment to continually support these values. For more information about the College, please visit https://www.yale-nus.edu.sg

Candidates should understand that by sharing information with Yale-NUS, they authorise the College to use their personal data for the purposes of this application. The College will not use their data for other purposes and ensure that their data remains secure and confidential.

Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology,
Delhi,
India
Post date: February 5, 2019
Tenure Track Position Ethics and Politics
Deadline:

The Department of Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) at the Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology is looking to hire tenure-track faculty in Ethics and Politics. The Department has its focus on disciplines like Economics, Sociology, Anthropology, Media Studies, Liberal Arts and offers a B Tech programme in Computer Science and Social Sciences (CSSS) and PhD Programme.

The incoming faculty is expected to actively contribute towards the PhD programme and offer Liberal Arts, Communication and Humanities courses in the B Tech programme. The Institute provides strong support for research with a good teaching-research balance and offers among the best compensation packages in academia in the country. The Department is looking to hire Tenure Track Assistant Professors,whose overall research and teaching interests align with the Department’s objectives in the following areas:

Ethics and Politics: we are looking for scholars with research and teaching interests in the following areas:Applied Ethics| Moral and Political Philosophy| Ethics of Information Technology| Digital Ethics| Political Theory| Comparative Politics etc.

About IIIT- Delhi: IIIT-Delhi (Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, www. iiitd.ac.in) is an Autonomous Institute created by Govt. of Delhi with a mission to become a world class R&D led Institution in IT and interdisciplinary areas. It offers one of the most vibrant and exciting academic environments in India and is an ideal place for a young researcher who wishes to work in India in these exciting times. In recent times we have recruited over 50 faculty members most of whom hold PhD Degrees from prestigious universities from US and Europe.

Research, Innovation and Development
IIIT Delhi emphasizes on research, innovation and development to create impact through published papers, reports, projects, and technology development. It strongly focuses on graduate education via its PhD program. It also extends significant support for initial career development via initiation research grant, support for international conference travel, professional society membership, and encouragement of continuing collaborations with foreign partner institutions (with options for short-term leave support). It has implemented systems of yearly appraisal / feedback and a tenure process to help faculty members aim high and create an institute whose reputation is benchmarked against international standards.

Compensation and Quality of Life
The Institute provides compensation at par with other premier research institutions of higher education in India and also allows a faculty member to supplement it through research grants, summer sabbaticals in R&D labs/companies, consultancy, etc. The campus is situated in Okhla Phase-III, in South Delhi, with a Metro station within ½ km, with modern, good quality and spacious housing for faculty.

Eligibility: We are seeking candidates with a PhD from a top Institution (post doc experience will be an added bonus) with strong academic training and a strong publication record in the relevant areas. Scholars having the capability to independently develop and lead a program of research, and provide innovation and quality teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels are especially encouraged to apply.
Important Dates/ Schedule

For applying: Anytime-applications processed regularly.
Seminars: On a mutually convenient date; often when the candidate is visiting India. E-seminars can also be arranged.
Interaction with Selection Committee: Held regularly, a few times a year.

Application Process

For applying, send an email to faculty-applications [__at__] iiitd [dot] ac [dot] in. Subject of the email should be "Faculty position in Department of Social Science and Humanities" (please mention the discipline in the subject - as mails are organized using that). Please attach the following to your email:

(i) CV with details about your education (please mention CGPA/percentage also for each degree, including class X and XII), work experience, publications, etc, as well as names of at least three references (if desired, list of references may be sent later upon request from the Institute),

(ii) a research statement giving research background, approach, research plans for the near future, etc.

(iii) a teaching statement containing teaching approach, basic/foundation courses you would like to teach, advanced courses you would like to teach or design, etc.

For further information write to faculty-applications [__at__] iiitd [dot] ac [dot] in or hod-ssh [__at__] iiitd [dot] ac [dot] in or visit the department website https://ssh.iiitd.ac.in or the Institute website https://www.iiitd.ac.in.

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