Jobs in Philosophy in Asia/Africa/Australasia

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.

The University of Hong Kong,
Hong Kong,
Hong Kong
October 29, 2013
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Department of Philosophy in the School of Humanities (Ref.: 201300940)
December 1, 2013

Founded in 1911, The University of Hong Kong is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has been at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years. The University has a comprehensive range of study programmes and research disciplines spread across 10 faculties and about 110 sub-divisions of studies and learning. There are over 27,800 undergraduate and postgraduate students coming from 50 countries, and more than 2,000 members of academic and academic-related staff, many of whom are internationally renowned.

Applications are invited for appointment as Assistant Professor on the tenure track in the Department of Philosophy in the School of Humanities, from September 1, 2014, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal. Appointee with demonstrated performance will be considered for tenure towards the end of the second three-year contract.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in Philosophy. The area of specialization (AOS) for the post is epistemology or a core area of analytic philosophy. Further areas of competency (AOC) are open. 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://www.philosophy.hku.hk.

A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, as well as 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 University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

Applicants are requested to apply on-line at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/3508. Enquiries may be sent to Dr. Max Deutsch, Chairperson, Department of Philosophy (e-mail: maxdeutsch [__at__] hku [dot] hk‎). Applicants should submit a sample of written work and arrange to have at least three letters of reference submitted through academicjobsonline. Shortlisted candidates may be invited to attend an interview. Closes December 1, 2013.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only shortlisted applicants will be notified of the application result.

The University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a No-Smoking Policy

University of Johannesburg,
Auckland Park,
South Africa
July 25, 2013
Senior Lecturer/Lecturer
August 11, 2013

The incumbent will be expected to publish original research in peer-reviewed books and journals.

• Teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including thesis supervision.
• Undertake usual administrative duties in the Department and eventually the broader University.

Requirements

• PhD in Philosophy prior to application or near completion.
• Teaching experience (e.g. marking, tutoring, lecturing)
• Excellent ability to speak and write in English
• Conscientiousness about administrative tasks

COMPETENCIES:

• Ability to instruct courses on metaphysics/mind/epistemology.

RECOMMENDATIONS:

• Ability to teach African philosophy, experience lecturing to large groups and overseeing tutors.

Universiti Brunei Darussalam,
Gadong,
Brunei
May 1, 2013
Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor
June 4, 2013

The philosophy programme at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, is seeking applications for a full-time academic position (contract, renewable, usually 2 or 3 years) starting this August (2013).

Code: [UBD/FASS/008]
Rank: Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor
Areas: open — preferably, specialized in and/or competent in teaching and doing research in at least two of the following: Social Philosophy, Philosophy of Science (social sciences included), Islamic Philosophy, Epistemology, Logic and Critical Thinking, Media Ethics, Business Ethics, Environmental Ethics, and Aesthetics

To be considered in this position, applicants must (1) hold a PhD in Philosophy, (2) have a research track record of international, peer-reviewed, publication, (3) experience of teaching philosophy or related subjects (in particular, in undergraduate Philosophy or Philosophy-related interdisciplinary programmes).

Required documents include:

1. comprehensive curriculum vitae with the names and addresses of three referees
2. completed application forms together with copies of academic certificates
3. a statement of specialism and research interests,
4. list of publication,
5. 2 sample writings
6. some sample teaching handouts (if available).

Application forms can be downloaded from our website at www.ubd.edu.bn . Applications must reach Universiti Brunei Darussalam by 4th June 2013. Completed application forms and other application materials should be sent to:

Registrar and Secretary
Universiti Brunei Darussalam
Jalan Tungku Link
Gadong BE 1410
BRUNEI DARUSSALAM

AND

estab [dot] admin [__at__] ubd [dot] edu [dot] bn

For any enquiries, please feel free to email Dr. Kenny Huen at siusing [dot] huen [__at__] ubd [dot] edu [dot] bn .

UAE University,
Al Ain,
United Arab Emirates
March 16, 2013
Assistant Professor

The Philosophy Department at the United Arab Emirates University invites qualified candidates to apply for a fulltime faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in philosophy to begin in the Fall Semester 2013 (August start). 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 the UAE University. The Philosophy Department at UAEU is robust, dynamic and growing. It hosts a vibrant research seminar series, regional 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 community. The main teaching load is in the university’s General Education program, particularly in courses on critical thinking and ethics. The application package should include a cover letter, a detailed resume, a brief description of current/future research activities, teaching philosophy, and courses taught. English is the language of instruction and communication. Review of applications will begin on 15 April 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

Job Category: Faculty

Minimum Qualification: 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 and protocol.
Preferred Qualification:Both AOS and AOC are open, but candidates with expertise in Islamic philosophy, history and philosophy of science, and applied ethics are especially encouraged to apply, in order to complement the expertise of faculty currently in the department. Competence in, experience with, and a willingness to use new technologies in teaching is 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.

Rank/Experience/Skill Set: Successful candidates are expected to:
1. Have a strong commitment to develop and teach effectively a variety of undergraduate courses with emphasis on the General Education courses in Critical Thinking and Ethics.
2. Contribute to the continuous improvement of curriculum courses and programs through periodic assessment of their outcomes.
3. Undertake research in his/her area of expertise, preferably with a view to supporting this research with external grant funding.
5. Advise and mentor undergraduate students.
7. Undertake academic administrative tasks as appropriate for university faculty members and assume an appropriate level of departmental responsibilities.
8. Work effectively with others in a multicultural academic and professional environment.
9. Demonstrate collegial interpersonal skills.
10. Communicate effectively in spoken and written English.
11. Contribute effectively to our continuous academic growth, research development, and outstanding service.

Contact: Associate Professor William McDonald, Chair of Philosophy, UAE University, email: wmcdonal [__at__] uaeu [dot] ac [dot] ae

University of Macau,
Macau,
Macau
February 14, 2013
PhD Position
March 28, 2013

The position is intended to pursue a PhD degree in philosophy at the University of Macau. The successful candidate should hold a Master's degree from a recognized university, have a high proficiency in English and excellent research skills. The contract period will commence in September 2013.

AOS and AOC are open, but candidates with promising projects in social and political philosophy, aesthetics and/or comparative philosophy will be preferred.

In addition to a monthly stipend of MOP 9,500 (approximately 1,200 USD), the tuition fee will be covered. Applicants are invited to submit applications online at http://www.umac.mo/grs/admissions.html. For questions please contact Dr. Mario Wenning at mwenning [__at__] umac [dot] mo.

Tel Aviv University,
Tel Aviv,
Israel
January 20, 2013
Post - Doc Scholarship
February 28, 2013

The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Tel Aviv University accpets applications for post-doc shcolarships from reseaerchers from all disciplines that study the interplay of science, ethics and democracry. Please see website for more details:

Macquarie University,
Sydney,
Australia
December 15, 2012
Lecturer in Philosophy
January 31, 2013

The Department of Philosophy at Macquarie University (Sydney) 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 to appoint a talented and enthusiastic Lecturer
who will be actively engaged in our teaching programs and will develop the
research profile of the Department. The appointee will contribute to
teaching in the Mind, Metaphysics and Meaning stream of the Philosophy
Department's undergraduate and postgraduate programs, which include the
following courses: Mind, Meaning and Metaphysics; Philosophy of Science;
Biology, Mind and Culture; Knowledge and Its Limits; Body and Mind; Truth
and Reality; Metaphysics; Philosophy of Cognitive Science. The appointee
will also contribute to teaching of Critical Thinking on a regular basis and
will be expected to convene it from to time.

Selection Criteria

To be considered for this position, applicants must respond to the selection
criteria below and attach 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 $85,295 - $100,919 p.a. (Level B), plus 17% employer's
superannuation and annual leave loading

Appointment Type: full-time, continuing

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

Applications Close: 31 January 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.