Jobs in Philosophy in Americas

St. Bonaventure University,
St. Bonaventure,
USA
April 28, 2011
One -Year Visiting Lecturer or Assistant Professor, Philosophy
May 30, 2011

One-year Lecturer or Assistant Professor position, rank commensurate with credentials, starting August 2011.

Area of specialty: Ethics. Areas of competence: Critical Thinking , Argumentative Writing and Composition. Ph.D. Preferred, ABDs considered. 4 courses each semester; 7 sections of either “Composition and Critical Thinking” or “The Good Life,” (courses taken by all undergraduates as part of the undergraduate core offered through Clare College) and 1 course in upper level Philosophy (contingent upon enrollment) per academic year. Evidence of both teaching experience and a creative/innovative approach to undergraduate teaching.

Candidates should send their letter of application, CV, 3 letters of recommendation, graduate transcript, and evidence of successful teaching to Dr. Wolfgang Natter, Dean of Arts and Sciences, 109 Plassmann Hall, St. Bonaventure University, NY 14760; or electronically c/o sgodfrey [__at__] sbu [dot] edu. Preliminary interviews will be conducted by telephone. To ensure consideration, applications must be received by May 30th. For further information about the position and the department, contact Professor Anthony Murphy, Acting Chair, Philosophy, tmurphy [__at__] sbu [dot] edu.

St. Bonaventure University, a Catholic university dedicated to educational excellence in the Franciscan tradition, is located in the beautiful Allegheny foothills of Western New York. For more information visit www.sbu.edu, especially the pages covering philosophy and Clare College. St. Bonaventure University has a strong commitment to diversity and, building upon recent success, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women and minorities. EO/AAE.

Cane College,
Hillsborough, NH,
USA
April 26, 2011
2 year Teaching Postdoctoral Positions

Cane College invites applications for up to four two-year postdoctoral positions (with possibility of renewal as full-time faculty). Duties include co-teaching year-long introductory seminars (equivalent to a 3/3 load) in philosophy (with both historical and topical elements) and curriculum design. Preferred areas of specialization include the History of Philosophy, Metaphysics, Epistemology, and Ethics. Start date of Spring or Fall of 2012. Ideal candidates will have a Ph.D. in philosophy by start date, publications commensurate with experience, and background in both the teaching of first-year undergraduates and in curriculum design. Send cover letter, resume, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and at least three letters of reference (addressing both scholarship and teaching) to: canecollegepostdoc [__at__] gmail [dot] com. Consideration of applicants will begin April 2011 and continue until all positions have been filled.

Cane College is a new liberal arts college in scenic Hillsborough, NH dedicated to the study of classical ideas and works of Western culture.

Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM),
Montréal,
Canada
April 20, 2011
Early Modern Philosophy Prof., open rank, tenure-track (December 2011 or June 2012)
August 31, 2011

Université du Québec à Montréal, Montreal, Canada. Open rank, tenure-track, beginning December 2011 or June 2012. Normal teaching load : 4 courses/year (undergraduate/graduate). Some thesis supervision. Usual non-teaching duties.
AOS : Early Modern Philosophy;
AOC : Open. Ph.D. prior to appointment.
Salary competitive. EO/AAE.

All qualified candidates encouraged to apply; however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Fluency in french expected.
Send complete dossier (including a c.v. in french, a sample of written research and 3 letters of recommendation) to :

Professor Dominique Leydet, Chair
Dépt. de philosophie Université du Québec à Montréal
C.P. 8888, Succursale Centre-Ville
Montréal, Qc
Canada, H3C 3P8
(1- 514) 987-3000, ext. 8951.

Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM),
Montréal,
Canada
April 20, 2011
Philosophy of Sciences Prof., open rank, tenure-track, beginning June 2012
November 14, 2011

Université du Québec à Montréal, Montreal, Canada. Prof., open rank, tenure-track, beginning June 2012.

Normal teaching load : 4 courses/year (undergraduate/graduate). Some thesis supervision. Usual non-teaching duties.
AOS : Philosophy of sciences : Philosophy of biology and environmental sciences AOC : Open. Ph.D. prior to appointment. Salary competitive. EO/AAE.
All qualified candidates encouraged to apply; however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Fluency in french expected.
Send complete dossier (including a c.v. in French, a sample of written research and 3 letters of recommendation) to:

Professor Alain Voizard, Chair
Dépt. de philosophie
Université du Québec à Montréal
C.P. 8888, Succursale Centre-Ville
Montréal, Qc, Canada, H3C 3P8
Phone : (1- 514) 987-3000, ext. 8951.

University of Chicago,
Chicago,
USA
April 14, 2011
Instructor in history and philosophy of biology; 2 year appointment.
May 15, 2011

The History Department, in conjunction with the Committee on Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science (CHSS), at the University of Chicago invites applications for a position as Instructor beginning September 2011, with a two-year nonrenewable term. Applicants should have received a PhD within the last five years, and not already hold a tenure-track position. Expertise should be in history and philosophy of biology (broadly conceived), with substantial knowledge and interests in a particular area of recent research. Applicants who can address problems both in history and philosophy will be favored, as well as those who are able to engage colleagues and students beyond a narrow range. We offer unique opportunities for interactions among philosophers, historians, and scientists across the Natural and Human Sciences, and relevant humanities. The successful applicant will be expected to participate in the CHSS workshops in History and Philosophy of Science, the Human Sciences, and our Seminar on Important Things; we also expect the individual to participate in our philosophy of biology reading group. The successful applicant will teach two one-quarter courses per year, at least one of which should be directed to undergraduates, and will be expected to contribute to the intellectual life and administrative needs of the program.

Applicants must apply online on the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities website at http://tinyurl.com/3zwwkqf.
Applications are required to include 1) a cover letter, 2) a current curriculum vitae, 3) a chapter length writing sample, and 4) a syllabus. Also required are three letters of recommendation to be sent by mail to Beth Calderon, The University of Chicago, CHSS, 1126 E 59th St, SS44, Chicago, IL 60637. Review of applications will begin on April 15, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled or until the application deadline of May 15, 2011. Early application is strongly recommended. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Kansas State University,
Manhattan, Kansas,
USA
April 13, 2011
Instructor, One-Year Position

Full-time one year replacement position at the rank of instructor, beginning August 2011. AOS: Open. AOC: Open, but willingness to teach Medical and Business Ethics is required. The Department of Philosophy is an undergraduate only program within a research university. Duties include three courses (two preparations) per semester. Opportunity for summer teaching. The successful candidate will be asked to contribute to the teaching and service missions of the department. Advanced ABD required, PhD prior to appointment preferred. Candidates applying to the tenure track position and who also want to be considered for this position should make this explicit in their tenure-track application. Address personal letter of application to Amy Lara, One Year Position Search Committee Chair, Department of Philosophy. Send entire application package (letter, CV, writing sample, three letters of recommendation and evidence of teaching effectiveness) electronically as Word or PDF documents to the department assistant at philosophy [__at__] ksu [dot] edu.

Candidates applying to the tenure track position and who also want to be considered for this position should make this explicit in their tenure-track application (no need to send duplicate applications). Review of applications will begin May 6th and will continue until the position is filled. Kansas State University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer actively seeking diversity among its employees. The Philosophy Department strongly encourages applications from women and minorities. In accordance with Kansas Board of Regents policy, the University is required to run a background check on the final candidate.

Kansas State University,
Manhattan, Kansas,
USA
April 13, 2011
Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track

Assistant Professor, tenure track, beginning August 2011. AOS: Metaphysics and Epistemology broadly construed to include related areas in History of Analytical Philosophy, Philosophical Logic, Philosophy of Mind and General Philosophy of Science. Some preference may be given to candidates approaching these areas formally or empirically. AOC: Open, but willingness to teach History of Ancient or Modern Philosophy is a plus. Advanced ABDs will be considered at the level of Instructor, but Ph.D. completion should occur by August 2012. Five undergraduate courses a year. Substantive research program. Standard service duties. Opportunity for summer teaching.

Address personal letter of application to Bruce Glymour, M&E Search Committee Chair, Department of Philosophy. Send entire application package (letter, CV, writing sample, three letters of recommendation and evidence of teaching effectiveness) electronically as Word or PDF documents to the department assistant at philosophy [__at__] ksu [dot] edu. Review of applications will start on April 28th and will continue until the position is filled. Kansas State University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer actively seeking diversity among its employees. The Philosophy Department strongly encourages applications from women and minorities. In accordance with Kansas Board of Regents policy, the University is required to run a background check on the final candidate.

Binghamton University,
Binghamton,
USA
April 12, 2011
Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy
May 18, 2011

BINGHAMTON UNIVERSITY/THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK: Visiting Assistant Professor. PhD strongly preferred. One year appointment beginning August 2011, with the possibility of renewal. AOS: Social and Political Philosophy and/or Ethics broadly construed. AOC: the Department has particular teaching needs in applied ethics ( especially biomedical ethics) and logic. Teaching load is 3/3. Competitive salary and benefits. To apply, please send complete dossier (cover letter, CV, and short writing sample) as email attachment (Word or PDF only) to Joy Tassey, Philosophy Department Administrator, at jtassey [__at__] binghamton [dot] edu, indicating "VAP Application" in the subject line. Confidential letters of recommendation may be sent in electronic form via Interfolio, or in hard copy to Department of Philosophy, VAP Search, Binghamton University, Box 6000 Binghamton NY 13902-6000. The Department will conduct Skype interviews beginning immediately; search continues until position is filled. Binghamton University and the State University of New York are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

University of Calgary,
Calgary, Alberta,
Canada
March 18, 2011
Postdoctoral Fellow
April 15, 2011

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Calgary invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship starting on September 1, 2011. The area of specialization is logic or the philosophy of science. The fellow will be expected to have a well-defined research project, teach one course in the area of specialization, and participate in the research activities of the Department. All requirements for the PhD must have been completed by the starting date and no more than five years before it. The stipend is $50,000 Canadian per year.

Specific inquiries about this position may be directed to: Ali Kazmi, Head, Department of Philosophy, University of Calgary, akazmi [__at__] ucalgary [dot] ca

Complete dossiers, including a cv, at least three letters of reference, postgraduate transcripts, a recent sample of writing, and a detailed research proposal may be sent to: Merlette Schnell, Manager, Department of Philosophy, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4 CANADA, schnell [__at__] ucalgary [dot] ca

Applications will be accepted until April 15, 2011 or until the position is filled.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Calgary respects, appreciates, and encourages diversity.

Pace University (Dyson College of Arts and Sciences),
New York, NY,
USA
March 10, 2011
Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
March 15, 2011

The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Pace University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin September 2011.The appointment will be primarily on the New York City Campus, but some teaching will also be required on the Westchester campus, located approximately 30 miles north of New York City.

The position requires a PhD degree in either Philosophy or Religious Studies. The successful candidate must demonstrate proven excellence in teaching introductory as well as upper level courses within the disciplines of both philosophy and religious studies. The specific area of specialization is open, but the candidate must demonstrate a passion for and a commitment to teaching students to read and understand the great sacred and secular texts of a wide range of philosophical and religious traditions. The successful candidate is also expected to develop an active research/scholarship program that involves undergraduate students.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, description of their research and teaching philosophies, and three letters of reference to:

dysondean [__at__] pace [dot] edu

or

Search Committee, Assistant Professor of Philosophy & Religious Studies Office of the Dean, Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, One Pace Plaza, New York, NY 10038. Review of applications will begin March 15, 2011 and continue until the position is filled.

Pace University is an Equal Employment and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/H/V, committed to ensuring a diverse learning and working environment. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.