Jobs in Philosophy in Asia/Africa/Australasia

Monash University,
Melbourne,
Australia
June 20, 2011
Postdoctoral Fellowship
July 19, 2011

Join a research team, working on legal philosophy and constitutional interpretation, comprising Professor Jeff Goldsworthy, Dr Dale Smith and Dr Patrick Emerton. The Australian Research Council funded project aims to apply contemporary philosophy of language to the interpretation of written constitutions, particularly Australia's.

Candidates for the Postdoctoral Fellowship should have completed a doctorate in philosophy, with a specialisation in philosophy of language, at the time of appointment. Candidates with a doctorate in law specialising in constitutional theory or legal philosophy will also be considered. A record of published research is desirable.

The appointment is for one year full-time, commencing on 1 October 2011 (subject to negotiation).

Teaching opportunities for applicants with legal qualifications may also be available.

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Your application must address the selection criteria.

Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi,
Abu Dhabi,
United Arab Emirates
June 14, 2011
Lecturer in Philosophy and Social Science
June 26, 2011

PARIS-SORBONNE UNIVERSITY ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES. French-speaking Asst. Prof., one-year renewable contract, beginning 1 September 2011. 6 courses/year (3x3 hours per semester), undergraduate only, plus 2 hours of tutorial and usual non-teaching duties. Teaching language is French. AOS: political philosophy, rational choice theory, sociological theory; AOC: critical thinking, ethics. Ph.D. prior to application and teaching experience preferred. Salary competitive and usual benefits (housing, relocation). Send complete dossier to: Dr Jacob Schmutz, Dept. of Philosophy and Sociology, Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, POBOX 38044, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Electronic applications welcome: Jacob [dot] Schmutz [__at__] psuad [dot] ac [dot] ae; recruitment [__at__] psuad [dot] ac [dot] ae. Deadline for applications: June 26, 2011.

University of Johannesburg,
Johannesburg,
South Africa
June 1, 2011
Post-Doctoral Fellow
June 20, 2011

UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA
One year-long post-doctoral fellowship in the Philosophy Department. Renewal possible. AOS: 19th or 20th Century Continental Philosophy. Essential: PhD completed in past five years; capacity and motivation to publish in peer-reviewed journals. Starting date: Negotiable. The successful applicant will be expected to participate fully in the Department’s intellectual life, which may include light teaching and administrative duties. Enquiries: Ms Catherine Botha [cbotha [__at__] uj [dot] ac [dot] za]. To apply: Email a brief overview of the PhD; a proposal for the fellowship; a detailed CV with email addresses of three referees; a sample of written work. Deadline: 20 June 2011.The University reserves the right not to appoint and to continue searching after the closing date. Only short-listed candidates may be contacted.

University of Johannesburg,
Johannesburg,
South Africa
May 13, 2011
Post-Doctoral Fellow
May 20, 2011

One or two year-long post-doctoral fellowships in the Philosophy Department. AOS: Open. Essential: Completed PhD; capacity and motivation to publish in peer-reviewed journals. Starting date: Negotiable. The successful applicant will be expected to participate fully in the Department’s intellectual life, which may include light teaching and administrative duties. Substantial teaching for extra remuneration may be possible, if the applicant desires. Enquiries: Prof Thaddeus Metz [tmetz [__at__] uj [dot] ac [dot] za]. To apply: Email a brief overview of the PhD; a proposal for the fellowship; a detailed CV with email addresses of three referees; a sample of written work. Deadline: 20 May 2011. The University reserves the right not to appoint and to continue searching after the closing date. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

National University of Lesotho,
Roma - Maseru,
Lesotho
May 11, 2011
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer
August 30, 2011

Department of Philosophy

Senior Lecturer/lecturer

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for one position of senior Lecturer/Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy. This position will be permanent and pensionable for Lesotho nationals but full time on contract for a period of two years with a possibility of renewal for non-locals.

Qualification and skills

PhD degree in Philosophy and substantial publications in reputable Philosophy journals are required. Candidates with a Master’s degree qualification in Philosophy will be considered for the post of Lecturer. Teaching experience, especially at the university level, will be an added advantage. Preference would be given to candidates whose areas of specialization are History of Philosophy, Applied Ethics, and Metaphysics. The successful candidate will commence duty in 10 September 2011.

Duties

The successful candidate will undertake teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in any of the above mentioned areas of Philosophy; supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students’ research projects; initiate and/or participate in research and seminar programmes in the department; and perform other duties including administrative, as would be required by the department from time to time.

Remuneration

The university offers competitive salaries and other benefits.

Other information

In their application, applicants should state qualifications, proof of publications and experience, and provide other relevant information to assist the University to determine their suitability for the position. They should also quote the vacancy number of the post applied for, provide CV (including telephone, telefax and e-mail) and certified copies of educational certificates. Letters addressed: To WHOM IT MAY CONCERN will not be accepted as references. Applicants should inform their three referees to submit their references directly to the address below before the stipulated closing date to the Senior Assistant Registrar (Appointments), National University of Lesotho, P.O. Roma 180. Closing date for receiving applications is the last day of August 2011

National University of Lesotho,
Roma - Maseru,
Lesotho
May 11, 2011
Professor - Department of Philosophy
August 31, 2011

FACULTY OF HUMANITIES

PROFESSOR – DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY – POST NO. 1700

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for one position of Professor in the Department of Philosophy. This position will be permanent and pensionable for Lesotho nationals but full time on contract for a period of two years with a possibility of renewal for non-locals.

REQUIREMENTS:

· PhD degree in Philosophy;
· At least 10 years’ post-PhD experience in an academic or research environment;
· Successful supervision of postgraduate (Masters and PhD) students;
· Evidence of mentorship of junior staff ;
· Sustained record of research demonstrated by publications in accredited peer-reviewed journals;
· Demonstrated ability to attract research funding would be an added advantage;
· Teaching experience especially at the university level is essential;
· Preference would be given to candidates who could also teach courses in core and Applied Philosophy;
· He/she must have attained the rank of Professor before submitting his/her application;
· He /she must be of good conduct
The successful candidate will be expected to resume duty in September, 2011.

DUTIES:

The successful candidate will undertake teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in applied and core areas of Philosophy; supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students’ research projects; initiate and/or participate in research and seminar programmes in the department; and perform other duties including administrative, as would be required of him/her by the department from time to time.

REMUNERATION: The university offers competitive salaries and other benefits.

OTHER INFORMATION:

In their application, applicants should state qualifications, experience and provide other information to assist the University to determine their suitability for the position. They should also quote the vacancy number of the post applied for, provide CV’s (including telephone, telefax and e-mail) and certified copies of educational certificates. Letters addressed: TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN will not be accepted as references. Applicants should inform their three referees to submit their references directly to the address below before the stipulated closing date to the Senior Assistant Registrar (Appointments) National University of Lesotho P.O. Roma 180. C losing date for receiving applications is 10 th September, 2011. Informal enquiries should be directed to the HOD, M.M. Mapetja
Contact
E-mail: mmapetjam [__at__] gmail [dot] com
Web: http://www.nul.ls

La Trobe University,
Melbourne,
Australia
May 4, 2011
Lecturer in Philosophy (3 positions), La Trobe University, Australia
July 18, 2011

Three full-time, continuing (Lev B) positions at La Trobe University in the School of Communication, Arts and Critical Enquiry (Philosophy).

The department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is seeking to make three new level B appointments to begin in February 2012. Philosophy recently received a national ranking of 4 out of 5 in the government conducted ERA exercise, making it one of the best-performing research institutions in the discipline in Australia.

The areas of specialisation for these positions is open, but preference may be given to candidates with expertise in the following areas: epistemology, logic, philosophy of mind, philosophy of science, philosophy of language, metaphysics, moral philosophy, and the history of philosophy.

Remuneration: $73,444 to $87,212 per annum (plus 17% superannuation)
Closing date: Sunday 17 July, 2011

For further information and a position description see:
http://jobs.latrobe.edu.au/jobDetails.asp?sJobIDs=545109&lCategoryID=283...

For other enquiries please consult Jack Reynolds:
Dr Jack Reynolds
Philosophy Department Coordinator
La Trobe University
Bundoora, Victoria, 3086
Humanities 2 Building, Rm 203
9479 3605
jack [dot] reynolds [__at__] latrobe [dot] edu [dot] au

Monash University,
Melbourne,
Australia
April 7, 2011
Postdoctoral Fellowship
May 1, 2011

Job No.495677
Faculty/Portfolio: Faculty of Law
Location:Clayton Campus
Employment Type:Full-time
Duration:12 month fixed-term appointment
Remuneration: $82,011 - $97,390 pa Level B (includes 9% employer superannuation)

Monash research addresses national issues and global needs. It also improves lives in the communities we serve. If you want to challenge yourself – and do it on a global stage – then Monash could be the place for you.

To attract excellent people we know we need to offer excellent benefits and conditions. That's why when you join Monash, you'll join a workplace where fairness and flexibility are standards, not afterthoughts. We offer a variety of professional development opportunities, support for research, generous maternity/parental leave and work arrangements that acknowledge one size doesn't fit all.

The Opportunity
Join a research team, working on legal philosophy and constitutional interpretation, comprising Professor Jeff Goldsworthy, Dr Dale Smith and Dr Patrick Emerton. The Australian Research Council funded project aims to apply contemporary philosophy of language to the interpretation of written constitutions, particularly Australia's.

Candidates for the Postdoctoral Fellowship should have completed a doctorate in philosophy, with a specialisation in philosophy of language, at the time of appointment. Candidates with a doctorate in law specialising in constitutional theory or legal philosophy will also be considered. A record of published research is desirable.

The appointment is for one year full-time, commencing on 1 October 2011 (subject to negotiation).

Teaching opportunities for applicants with legal qualifications may also be available. To apply please go to: http://www.monash.edu.au/jobs/

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Enquiries
Professor Jeff Goldsworthy on +61 3 9905 3337

Closing Date
Sunday 1 May 2011, 11:55pm Aus. Eastern Standard Time

University of the Witwatersrand,
Johannesburg,
South Africa
March 17, 2011
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer
April 30, 2011

The Department of Philosophy at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, invites applications for a position at the rank of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer. The position will be full time and permanent subject to a three-year probationary period.

Candidates in any field of philosophy will be considered. However, we are particularly interested in candidates with diverse expertise in both a traditional core area of Western philosophy and an area outside the traditional core areas of Western philosophy. For example, ethics plus feminist philosophy, epistemology plus Indian philosophy, or early modern philosophy plus African philosophy, etc.

Candidates should possess a PhD, tertiary teaching experience, and a publication record commensurate with the level of appointment. Postgraduate supervision experience is desirable for appointment at the rank of Senior Lecturer.

To apply, submit a covering letter, detailed CV with details (including e-mail addresses) of three academic referees, evidence of teaching quality, and certified copies of identity documents and qualifications, to Ms Pumla Ngcobo, Humanities Human Resources Office, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Private Bag 3, WITS 2050, South Africa. Applications may alternatively be emailed to Pumla [dot] Ngcobo [__at__] wits [dot] ac [dot] za

Enquiries about the position may be directed to the Head of the Department of Philosophy at +27 011 717 4345 or philosophy [__at__] social [dot] wits [dot] ac [dot] za

Closing date for applications is 30 April 2011. The University reserves the right not to make an appointment and to continue searching after the closing date. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted, and will be asked to submit a research sample such as a journal article or book chapter. No submitted application materials will be returned.

The University of New South Wales,
Sydney,
Australia
March 17, 2011
Head of School, School of History and Philosophy (REF. 7816)
April 29, 2011

UNSW is one of Australia's most progressive teaching and research-intensive universities, with a particular commitment to fundamental and applied research, social engagement and an international perspective. The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences was ranked as one of the top four universities in the Humanities and Creative Arts in the Federal Government’s inaugural Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) ranking, with a 5 in History and a 4 in Philosophy. The Faculty is now seeking an outstanding scholar and an inspiring academic leader to be the next Head of the School of History and Philosophy. The person appointed will:

1. Play a leading role in building on the School's ERA research achievements
2. Ensure the continued excellence of its teaching programs at all levels
3. Contribute to the implementation of a new Faculty plan
4. Make a substantial contribution to the Faculty's senior management team.

As an internationally respected scholar in a relevant field, with an established research and publication profile, your leadership experience in a university or comparable institution will enable you to bring to the role:

1. A breadth of academic vision and intellectual enthusiasm that encompasses the range of disciplines within the School
2. The ability to motivate and manage people in the context of a 'performance-based meritocracy'
3. The organizational skills needed to reinforce research capacity and performance, to enhance the quality of student experience, and to develop the Faculty's reputation, both within and beyond the University
4. The energy and resilience needed to deal with the challenges and opportunities offered by an ambitious university, including change management
5. The communication skills necessary to take the School forward and to represent UNSW in forums such as the Group of Eight.

The appointment as Head of School is a full-time five-year renewable position, and the successful candidate will also hold a substantive continuing appointment either as a Professor or Associate Professor. The Head of School appointment offers an attractive remuneration package.

EEO groups are encouraged to apply. The University reserves the right to fill the position by invitation. Applicants should address the selection criteria contained in the Position Statement systematically in their application.

To obtain the position description and full documentation, and for further enquiries please contact Dr Rosalind De Sailly, Principal Consultant, on rdesailly [__at__] gmail [dot] com or +61 (0) 414 574 945.