Jobs in Philosophy in Asia/Africa/Australasia

UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY,
SYDNEY,
Australia
October 11, 2012
LECTURER IN PHILOSOPHY
December 5, 2012

SCHOOL OF PHILOSOPHICAL AND HISTORICAL INQUIRY
FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
REFERENCE NO.: 1516/0912

The University of Sydney is Australia's first university and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. It employs over 7,500 permanent staff supporting over 49,000 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 five 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 leading researchers and teachers in Australia and the world, as well as regularly hosting prominent visitors and international colloquia.

The Department of Philosophy is the equal top ranked Philosophy program in Australia according to the Excellence in Research in Australia rankings, and is very highly ranked in the word in all reputational surveys that cover the discipline.

The Department of Philosophy is seeking applicants for a Lectureship in early modern philosophy (Descartes to Hume). The person appointed will be expected to teach junior and senior level courses in these areas, as well as offer supervision at Honours and Postgraduate level.

Essential criteria are a PhD in a relevant area of philosophy; a strong demonstrated interest in and commitment to developing high quality teaching programs in philosophy; the ability to supervise Honours and Postgraduate research students; and demonstrated potential or excellence in research in the relevant areas. Also essential are competency in administrative skills relevant to a university environment, and the personal qualities required to work well with a diverse group of colleagues.

The position is full-time continuing, subject to the completion of a satisfactory probation and confirmation period for new appointees. Membership of a University approved superannuation scheme is a condition of employment.

Remuneration package (Lecturer, Level B): a competitive remuneration package of $104,644 to $124,263 p.a. is available (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/positions and search by the reference number for more information and to apply.

CLOSING DATE: 5 December 2012 (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

Massey University,
Palmerston North ,
New Zealand
September 6, 2012
Lecturer in Politics
November 16, 2012

Palmerston North

Massey University is New Zealand's defining university. The Manawatu Campus, where this position is located, has a rich research and teaching tradition in relation to the land, natural resources and the environment. Politics is a key social science programme within the School of People, Environment and Planning which has a presence on the Manawatu and Albany campuses.

The appointee will possess, or will have very nearly completed, a relevant doctorate and will have relevant research and teaching expertise in Politics. In particular, the appointee will have expertise in political theory or political philosophy and, ideally, in an applied research area that connects with the research strands of the Politics programme and/or the School of People, Environment and Planning more generally.

The appointee will develop and teach, both internally and extramurally, undergraduate and postgraduate students, and provide supervision at Masterate and PhD level. Teaching will primarily be conducted on the Palmerston North campus, and there is a strong distance education programme.
The successful applicant will contribute to the development of the Politics programme’s postgraduate offerings, to its research and publication profile, and to collegial relations within the programme and the School more broadly.

Enquiries of an academic nature should be directed to the Programme Coordinator, Dr Beth Greener, School of People, Environment and Planning, Massey University, Private Bag 11 222, Palmerston North, New Zealand (b [dot] greener [__at__] massey [dot] ac [dot] nz). Other enquiries may be made to the Head of the School of People, Environment and Planning, Dr Allanah Ryan (A [dot] M [dot] Ryan [__at__] massey [dot] ac [dot] nz).

Information regarding the Politics Programme can be accessed at: http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/learning/departments/school-people-enviro... Massey University’s Strategic Plan, Road to 2020, can be accessed at: http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/fms/About%20Massey/Documents/Defining-roa...

Closing date: 16 Nov 2012
Reference number: A258-12KK
For further information and to apply online, visit:
http://massey-careers.massey.ac.nz

University of Johannesburg,
Johannesburg,
South Africa
August 26, 2012
Post-Doc in Post-Kantian European Philosophy, German idealism, phenomenology and/or hermeneutics at UJ
October 5, 2012

DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY, UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA
The University of Johannesburg is pleased to announce that it intends to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Philosophy. AOS: Post-Kantian European philosophy, German idealism, phenomenology and/or hermeneutics. AOC: Open. Essential: Completed PhD by start date; capacity and motivation to publish in peer-reviewed journals. Start date: Negotiable, but early 2013 desirable. The successful applicant will be expected to participate fully in the Department’s intellectual life, which may include light teaching and administrative duties. Salary: R180.000 p.a. (untaxed, plus a travel fund subject to suitable progress with publications). Duration: one year initially with the possibility of renewal for a second year, depending on publications. Application: candidates should email (a) a research proposal of 700-1000 words, (b) two pieces of written work of 8000-10.000 words, (c) a CV with the email addresses of three referees, and (d) a covering letter to: Dr Rafael Winkler at rwinkler [__at__] uj [dot] ac [dot] za. Deadline: Friday the 5th of October 2012. The University reserves the right not to appoint and to continue searching after the closing date. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. For more information about the Department, please visit our website at http://www.uj.ac.za/EN/Faculties/humanities/departments/philosophy/Pages....

National University of Singapore,
Singapore,
Singapore
June 19, 2012
Head of Department (Full Professor)
September 15, 2012

Applicants are invited for the position of Head of Department with the appointment expected to be made at the level of Full Professor. The Department of Philosophy is part of the Faculty of Arts and the Social Sciences. It offers degree programs at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels. There are currently 18 faculty members in the department whose expertise covers analytic philosophy, Chinese philosophy, continental philosophy, and Indian philosophy. The successful candidate must have an international research reputation, a strong interest in teaching, and proven administrative experience and leadership qualities. Remuneration is internationally competitive. The appointment can be on tenure or term contracts.

Applicants should send a full CV and teaching evaluations for the last 3 years to the following address: Search Committee, Department of Philosophy, 3 Arts Link, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117570. The same can be sent by email as Word or PDF attachments to phisearch [__at__] nus [dot] edu [dot] sg. Applicants should also ask for 4 referees to write or e-mail directly to one of the above addresses.

The closing date for application is September 15, 2012. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. Enquiries may be directed to phisearch [__at__] nus [dot] edu [dot] sg. For general information about NUS please visit http://www.nus.edu.sg. Visit also the Philosophy Department at http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/philo/.

Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology,
Ulsan,
South Korea
May 14, 2012
Assistant Instructor of Philosophy
June 1, 2012

The assistant instructor of philosophy will assist two professors in teaching a 100 level philosophy course for four semesters a year. (Each semester lasts for about 11 weeks.) Approximately 600 students register for the course a year. His or her duty includes (1) grading exams, quizzes, term papers, and postings in online discussion boards, (2) commenting on students’ postings in the online discussion boards, (3) responding to students’ email queries, and (4) proofreading the two professors' manuscripts. He or she will not teach any offline classes. So he or she will act more like a teaching assistant than a professor teaching an independent course. Contract can be renewed depending on the job performance.

Yearly Salary: Approximately 25,000 US dollars
Qualification: M.A. in philosophy
Send your C.V. to nature [__at__] unist [dot] ac [dot] kr, not to spark [__at__] unist [dot] ac [dot] kr below.

Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology,
Ulsan,
South Korea
May 10, 2012
Assistant Instructor of Philosophy
June 1, 2012

The assistant instructor of philosophy will assist two professors in teaching a 100 level philosophy course for four semesters a year. (Each semester lasts for about 11 weeks.) Approximately 600 students register for the course a year. His or her duty includes (1) grading exams, quizzes, term papers, and postings in online discussion boards, (2) commenting on students’ postings in the online discussion boards, (3) responding to students’ email queries, and (4) proofreading the two professors' manuscripts. He or she will not teach any offline classes. So he or she will act more like a teaching assistant than a professor teaching an independent course. Contract can be renewed depending on the job performance.

Yearly Salary: Approximately 25,000 US dollars
Qualification: M.A. in philosophy

Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology,
Ulsan,
South Korea
May 10, 2012
Assistant Instructor of Philosophy
June 1, 2012

The assistant instructor of philosophy will assist two professors in teaching a 100 level philosophy course for four semesters a year. (Each semester lasts for about 11 weeks.) Approximately 600 students register for the course a year. His or her duty includes (1) grading exams, quizzes, term papers, and postings in online discussion boards, (2) commenting on students’ postings in the online discussion boards, (3) responding to students’ email queries, and (4) proofreading the two professors' manuscripts. He or she will not teach any offline classes. So he or she will act more like a teaching assistant than a professor teaching an independent course. Contract can be renewed depending on the job performance.

Yearly Salary: Approximately 25,000 US dollars
Qualification: M.A. in philosophy

Sun Yat-Sen University,
Guangzhou,
China
May 1, 2012
6-Week Summer Visiting Professor in China (Competitive Salary, Flights and Accommodation)
June 20, 2012

SIE International Summer School invites applications for a 6-week Visiting Professor position at Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China from July 2nd to August 10th, 2012. Candidates from all areas of Philosophy are welcome to apply. The Visiting Professors will usually teach 2-3 courses (Introduction to Philosophy and Modern Philosophy).

Compensation Package:
•Salary of $6,000USD per course taught (after-tax), we typically ask each Visiting Professor to teach between two to three courses;
•Free hotel accommodation during the term of teaching;
•Free round-trip economy class air-ticket for you and a family member between the U.S. and China;
•RMB3,000 in food expense reimbursement for you and family while in China;
•RMB1,000 for laundry expense reimbursement for you and family;
•Airport pickup and drop-off services;
•RMB1,000 for transportation expenses incurred within China;
•Accident insurance coverage;
•One teaching assistant;
•One welfare assistant to help with your daily living needs in China.
If you are interested in joining us as a teaching faculty next summer, please forward us a copy of your curriculum vitae to chengcheng [dot] li [__at__] sieschool [dot] org. Once we receive your CV, we will get back to you within three business days. Should you have any question regarding our 2012 program, please contact us at chengcheng [dot] li [__at__] sieschool [dot] org or at (86)-10-57853185-608, we will be happy to answer your questions.

About SIE
Founded in 2009, Sinoway International Education Group (“SIE”) is a joint-effort by four prestigious Chinese universities to offer international standard summer school programs. . SIE is the largest operator of international summer school programs in China, co-hosted by East China Normal University,Nanjing University, and University of International Business and Economics in Shanghai, Nanjing, and Beijing. Our courses (with the exception of Chinese language classes) are taught exclusively by professors from the U.S., and they are designed to be eligible for college academic credit transfer to American universities. Since 2009, over 1,200 students and over 50 professors from the U.S. have participated in our summer school programs. Over 2,000 students are expected to attend our four university summer programs in 2012. Please visit our official site at summer.sieschool.org
In addition, the dates of our summer school program are as follow:
Welcome orientation for faculty:June 28
The first faculty meeting day: June 29
The first day of school: July 2
The last school day (Final exam day): August 10
The program will last six weeks, each class meets four time a week (Mon. to Thur.), except the third and the sixth weeks meet from Mon. to Fri. The total class hours are 39 hours (26 class sessions) for each course. Each class time is 90minutes in length.

Artvin Çoruh Üniversitesi,
Artvin,
Turkey
April 25, 2012
Assistant Professor
June 1, 2012

Artvin Çoruh University, located in Artvin, a city in the North Est of Turkey, is creating an undergraduate program in philosophy and looking for Ph.D graduates in philosophy to be employed in full time position. Salary is good. Area of specialisation: Epistemology, metaphysics. Area of competence: Logic. Starting date September 2012. As AÇU is a Turkish speaking institution, and the students are not fluent in English, those candidates who can teach in Turkish will be preferred. However, job applicants who are willing to learn Turkish are also welcome. Applications must include cv, publications, letters of reccommendation, teaching evidence, transcripts, and statement of teaching. Contact Address: esatpinarbasi [__at__] hotmail [dot] com (The Chair Person).

University of Canterbury,
Christchurch,
New Zealand
February 27, 2012
Lecturer in Philopsophy
March 18, 2012

Full-time, Continuing
School of Social & Political Sciences
College of Arts, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

An invitation to teach and research in one of the most beautiful countries on earth.

The School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, wishes to appoint a specialist in ethics to a position of Lecturer (equivalent of U.S. Assistant Professor) in Philosophy. This is a full-time, continuing appointment, commencing in mid-2012 (or later by arrangement).

The successful candidate will teach broadly in undergraduate courses (not just in ethics), offer more specialised high-level courses and supervise doctoral and other postgraduate research. The appointee must be a friendly colleague, a skilful teacher and be actively involved in research and publication.

The successful applicant must possess a PhD in Philosophy and will teach some history of philosophy. An interest in one of the following areas would also be an advantage: ethics and law, experimental philosophy and ethics, moral psychology and ethical implications of science and technology.

The University of Canterbury philosophy programme has a strong commitment to research and received a very high quality-rating in the most recent National Performance-Based Research Rankings, making it the top-scoring research area in the University.

The University of Canterbury offers superannuation benefits, assistance with relocation expenses, and generous sabbatical leave provisions. Philosophers are also eligible for additional periods of overseas leave thanks to a substantial bequest to the University (the Erskine Fund).

Enquires of an academic nature can be made to Dr Douglas Campbell (douglas [dot] campbell [__at__] canterbury [dot] ac [dot] nz).

Applications for this position, including a covering letter and CV, should be combined into the one document and submitted online at: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus

The closing date for this position is: Sunday 18 March 2012.

Download the full Position Description for this role from here – https://ucvacancies.canterbury.ac.nz/PositionDescriptions/Lecturer in Philosophy_SAPS_Feb12.pdf

Any inquiries about this role should please be addressed to hr [__at__] arts [dot] canterbury [dot] ac [dot] nz

Located on a picturesque campus, the University offers an extensive range of services and facilities including library and art collections, child-care centres, health centre, recreation centre, pharmacy, book shop and cafés. You’ll have opportunities to work alongside members of a world class, diverse academic community and enrich your own professional and personal development. The University is a smoke-free campus.

To view all vacancies at the University of Canterbury, please go to http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/hr/job_vacancies.shtml

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For more information about the benefits of joining the University of Canterbury please visit us online at http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus

The University of Canterbury is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi.