Jobs in Philosophy in Americas

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev,
Beer-Sheva,
Israel
March 4, 2011
Lecturer /Assistant Professor- Tenure Track
March 31, 2011

The Department of Philosophy at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel —subject to approval by the academic and budgetary authorities of the University—will be hiring someone to fill a tenure-track position at the level of Lecturer or Assistant Professor. The successful candidate must hold (or be about to receive) a Ph.D. in Philosophy.

We are looking for someone whose area of specialization is Political Philosophy and/ or Ethics. Preference will be given to candidates who can enrich the department’s curriculum by giving courses that provide historical background and breadth to the issues with which with deal.

Interested applicants should submit the following:
• Complete and recent curriculum vitae which includes a full list of publications
• Copies of two recent publications
• A short (2 page) academic profile of yourself along with a description of your recent research, and the research you are currently engaged in.
• Evaluations of prior teaching (if any)
• The names and email addresses of three referees.
• The deadline is for receipt of material is March 31, 2011.

All material should be submitted by electronic mail to Dr. Abraham Mansbach, Head of the Department of Philosophy, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel: mansbach [__at__] bgu [dot] ac [dot] il

Trinity College in the University of Toronto,
Toronto,
Canada
February 23, 2011
Raymond Pryke Chair in the Margaret MacMillan Trinity One Program/Assistant Professor
March 31, 2011

Trinity College invites applications for the Raymond Pryke Chair in the Margaret MacMillan Trinity One Program at the Assistant Professor level commencing July 1, 2011. This is a three-year appointment renewable for two further years.

The chair holder will be the director of the Trinity One program and will work towards its development and growth. He or she will teach in the program and will be its “public face.”

The program has an International Relations stream and an Ethics stream, each comprising two full-year seminar courses and a co-requisite course, all at the first-year level. For generic descriptions of the seminar courses, and for further information about the program, visit www.trinity.utoronto.ca/trinityone.

The chair holder will teach two full-course equivalents, including a (full-year) seminar course in the International Relations stream or the Ethics stream of the Trinity One program. The second full-course equivalent will also be in the Trinity One program, or will be in Trinity College’s specialist/major program in International Relations or in the College’s major program in Ethics, Society, and Law, or will comprise a half course in one of these programs and a half course (undergraduate or graduate) offered by a related department (e.g., History, Political Science, Philosophy) in the Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto.

The chair holder will be a Fellow of Trinity College.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. or the equivalent. Areas of competence: ethics and literature or ethics and political theory (Ethics stream); international relations (IR stream). The College is seeking applicants with superior teaching abilities and with experience teaching in the humanities or social sciences at the university level, preferably including first-year-seminar teaching. Candidates with experience in the administration of an academic program at the university level are preferred.

Applications: Applicants should ask three referees to send a letter of recommendation under separate cover to the address below. These letters must be received by the application deadline. Applicants should also send a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, a summary of qualifications, and a statement of interest in the position to: Professor Derek Allen, Dean of Arts, Trinity College, University of Toronto, 6 Hoskin Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1H8. The closing date for applications is March 31, 2011. Inquiries should be addressed to derekallen [__at__] trinity [dot] utoronto [dot] ca.

Trinity College is committed to employment equity in all forms.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Colgate University,
Hamilton, NY,
USA
February 12, 2011
Visiting Assistant Professor
March 1, 2011

One-year position, starting 1 July 2011. Rank: Visiting Assistant Professor. AOS: Open. AOC: Open. Ph.D. by time of appointment. Teaching load is five courses per year. Competitive salary. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a brief writing sample at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/661. Review of applications will begin on 1 March 2011. Questions about the position should be addressed to the chair of the search committee, Ulrich Meyer (umeyer [__at__] colgate [dot] edu). Colgate University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body further the University's educational mission.

Groupe de recherche interuniversitaire sur la normativité de Montréal,
Montreal,
Canada
February 9, 2011
Postdoctoral fellowship in normative ethics
April 30, 2011

The Groupe de recherche interuniversitaire sur la normativité (GRIN) is inviting applications of postdoctoral researchers in ethics, for residential fellowships which can vary in length according to individual circumstances. Applicants are expected to have at least a working knowledge of French.

The GRIN will offer to its fellows: a postdoctoral grant of 3 000$ per month, an individual workstation, access to the services of the University of Montreal (libraries, sports center, etc.), and assistance for material organisation of the stay. In return, the fellows are expected to pursue their research project and to participate in the Center's activities (conferences, seminars, lectures). Application deadline: April 30th, 2011. In order to apply, candidates must have obtained their Ph.D. after April 30 2006 or submitted their thesis before September 1st 2011. International applicants must have defended their thesis before September 1st 2011. For more information, please visit www.creum.umontreal.ca/grin

Centre de recherche en éthique de l'Université de Montréal,
Montreal,
Canada
February 9, 2011
Postdoctoral fellowships in ethics
April 30, 2011

The University of Montreal’s Centre de recherche en éthique (CREUM) is inviting applications of postdoctoral researchers in ethics, for residential fellowships which can vary in length according to individual circumstances. Applicants are expected to have at least a working knowledge of French.

The CREUM will offer to its fellows: a postdoctoral grant of 3 000$ per month, an individual workstation, access to the services of the University of Montreal (libraries, sports center, etc.), and assistance for material organisation of the stay. In return, the fellows are expected to pursue their research project and to participate in the Center's activities (conferences, seminars, lectures). Application deadline: April 30th, 2011. In order to apply, candidates must have obtained their Ph.D. after April 30 2006 or submitted their thesis before September 1st 2011. International applicants must have defended their thesis before September 1st 2011. For more information, please visit http://www.creum.umontreal.ca

University of Maryland, College Park,
College Park,
USA
February 8, 2011
Faculty Appointment in International Development (IDEV) – open rank

University of Maryland
School of Public Policy
(Faculty Appointment in International Development – open rank)

The School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland, College Park is seeking a scholar (tenure, tenure track, or professor of the practice) whose academic background and professional achievements make her/him a likely future leader in our program in international development policy, one of the fastest growing multidisciplinary teaching and research areas at the School. Salary is competitive.

Applicants should have a PhD (or equivalent terminal degree) with a specialization in public policy, development ethics, economics, law, political economy, political science, social development, or other development-related area, or anticipate receiving such a degree before the academic year 2011-12. The School has particular interest in individuals with substantial international development experience, either as a scholar with experience in the field, or as a scholar-practitioner engaged in U.S. governmental, multilateral, non-governmental, or non-profit development institutions. Preference will be given to candidates willing and able to advise our growing number of PhD students in international development and to help lead the International Development specialization.

The Maryland School of Public Policy is a top-ranked graduate school of public policy and management with a faculty of scholars and distinguished practitioners. The School offers a Master of Public Policy degree primarily for pre-career students, a Master of Public Management degree primarily for mid-career students, and a Masters in Public Policy and Engineering. There is a PhD program for outstanding emerging scholars. The School also offers executive (degree and non-degree) programs for career executives in federal, state, and international agencies. The University of Maryland is located inside the Washington Beltway, within 30 minutes of federal agencies, key international associations, and many non-profit and private policy-research organizations.

Application materials should include a letter of interest describing the candidate's qualifications,
a curriculum vitae with contact information for at least three references, a recent publication or writing sample, and a summary of teaching experience. The position is open until filled, but applications received by February 28, 2011 will receive best consideration. Go to jobs.umd.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=53569 to apply or go to http://jobs.umd.edu and search for the position. Application materials sent outside of the online system will not be accepted. Questions should be directed to idev2011 [__at__] umd [dot] edu.

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, the School particularly encourages and
welcomes applications from women, minority candidates, and persons with disabilities.

University of Chicago,
Chicago,
USA
February 7, 2011
Visting Lectureship in History and Philosophy of Biology
March 1, 2011

The Fishbein Center for the History of Science and the Committee on Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science at the University of Chicago invite applications for a two-year "visiting lectureship," starting in September 2011. Recipients should have received the PhD within the last five years, and not already hold a tenure-track position. Their expertise should be in the history and philosophy of biology (broadly conceived), with substantial knowledge and research interests in a particular area of recent research. Candidates 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 candidate 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. Teaching responsibilities: two courses per year, at least one of which should be directed to undergraduates. Chicago is on a quarter system; so there are three terms to the academic year. Applications should include a cover letter, CV, evidence of teaching, three letters of reference (sent separately), and at least one recent writing sample (non-returnable). Applications (apart from letters of reference) should be submitted both in hard copy and via email by March 1 to be assured consideration. Electronic applications (MS Word and/or PDF) should be emailed to bethcalderon [__at__] uchicago [dot] edu with subject heading "VISITING LECTURESHIP". Letters of reference may be emailed; the subject heading should be "Visiting Lectureship." Paper applications should be mailed to: Search Committee, Fishbein Center, University of Chicago, 1126 East 59th Street, Room SS205, Chicago, IL 60637.

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

Harper College,
Palatine, IL,
USA
December 27, 2010
PHILOSOPHY FACULTY POSITIONS - FULL-TIME, TENURE-TRACK

Catalyst

Be the one to flip the switch. To get that student who misses a beat to hit on all cylinders. To find their confidence when they seem to be lost. It can be a tough challenge—unless you care about each student as much as you care about the subject matter you live and breathe. That's what's unique about Harper College. We respect where each student comes from. And we know how to get them where they want to go. At Harper, teaching is more than a profession. It's the catalyst for great things to come.

FULL-TIME, TENURE-TRACK
PHILOSOPHY FACULTY POSITION

Do you love teaching as much as you love philosophy? Are you ready to help students think differently—about the world and their own abilities? To reshape their thinking so they can reshape their views? Then you belong at Harper College, where you can teach foundational philosophy courses.

Requirements:
Minimum of a master's degree in philosophy. College-level teaching in philosophy required. Experience teaching foundational philosophy courses in a student-centered environment. Experience with technology in the classroom expected. Experience in teaching comparative religions preferred.

To learn more about these opportunities and apply, visit us at

jobs.harpercollege.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=173949

Teach your passion.

Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Women, ethnic minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Brown University,
Providence, RI,
USA
December 22, 2010
Andrew Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
January 15, 2011

Brown University. Andrew Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow. AOS:
environmental ethics. AOC: competence in public policy and relevant
empirical disciplines strongly desired/required. The Cogut Center for
the Humanities, the Center for Environmental Studies, and the
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine seek an Andrew W.
Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral fellow who studies ethical issues
concerning the environment, especially those dealing with
environmental justice, climate justice, environmental health, and both
individual and community right-to-know about environmental risks and
hazards. The Mellow Postdoctoral Fellow will teach two courses a
year: one survey of environmental ethics, and one on the fellow's
research. The Fellow will also work with several committees to bring
in speakers on environmental ethics, in order to expand that area both
in the Center and throughout the university. All fellows are
affiliated with the Cogut Center for the Humanities where they
participate in its activities as appropriate to their research.
Fellows have the opportunity to interact with Brown faculty affiliated
with the Center, to participate in fellows' seminars, lectures, and
conferences and to participate in the planning of research groups and
large-scale seminars on various topics in a stimulating intellectual
environment in which to pursue research, develop new interdisciplinary
connections, and network. The Fellow will receive a stipend of $52,000
and $54,080 in their first and second years respectively, plus a
supplement for health and dental insurance, as well as a $2,000 per
year research budget. This two-year position begins on July 1, 2011.

Radford University,
Radford, Virginia,
USA
December 21, 2010
Chair, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
February 15, 2011

Position available beginning August 2011 as Chairperson and Associate Professor or Professor of Philosophy in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, which offers an undergraduate philosophy concentration and a religious studies concentration. Strong background in academic administration and demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching required. Chairperson would teach two courses per semester in philosophy and have two courses reassigned time to fulfill administrative duties as Chair. Areas of philosophical background somewhat open, but the ability to teach Existentialism and Aesthetics is desirable. Candidate must be supportive of study of the history of philosophy as well as the discipline of religious studies. Rank, salary, and tenure status commensurate with qualifications.

Application should include vita, at least three letters of recommendation, summaries of student evaluations, and brief statements describing approach to undergraduate teaching and approach to administrative duties as Chairperson. Review of applications begins February 15, 2011 and continues until position is filled. Direct inquiries and dossiers to Dr. Glen T. Martin, Chair of Search Committee, Box 6943, Radford University, Radford, VA 24142.

Radford University is a comprehensive undergraduate and Master’s level state university of approximately 9000 students located in the pleasant suburban environment of the New River Valley in southwest Virginia. Radford University has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Radford University does not discriminate with regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, national origin, religion, or political affiliation in the administration of its educational programs, activities, admission or employment practices.