Jobs in Philosophy in Asia/Africa/Australasia

LogicMills Learning Centre,
Singapore,
Singapore
February 8, 2011
Faculty
March 1, 2011

LogicMills Learning Centre is looking for Philosophers who would enjoy teaching philosophy through playing games. Responsibilities include teaching philosophical concepts and thinking skills to both young and old, research and development into new ways of fostering philosophical inquiry in students, and other non-teaching duties. Research support and conference funding available. Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in Philosophy at time of application. AOS/AOC is open, but competence in logic and critical reasoning is a must. Teaching experience is not necessary. Salary competitive. We are looking to hire immediately. Please send letter of intent, CV, writing sample, and contact information for three references to: applications [__at__] logicmills [dot] com. LogicMills is a Singapore-based, MOE registered, private teaching company.

Macquarie University,
Sydney,
Australia
January 4, 2011
Lecturer in Philosophy/Research Fellow in Cognitive Science
January 30, 2011

Lecturer in Philosophy / Research Fellow in Cognitive Science
Reference Number (015Z1)
Department of Philosophy and ARC Centre for Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders
Macquarie University

The Department of Philosophy and the Australian Research Council Centre for Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders at Macquarie University (the host institution of the Centre) wish to appoint a Lecturer/Research Fellow. For the first 5 years, the appointment will be full-time involving 0.5 teaching and research in the Philosophy Department and 0.5 research only in the ARC Centre for Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders. After this initial 5 year period the position will revert to a 0.5 continuing teaching and research position in the Philosophy Department. (There is a strong possibility that the position will become a full-time position in Philosophy after the initial 5 year period, but this cannot be guaranteed.)

The Department of Philosophy is a pluralist teaching and research department. As Lecturer in Philosophy, the appointee will contribute to teaching in the Mind, Metaphysics and Meaning stream of the Philosophy Department’s undergraduate program and to the supervision of Honours and Postgraduate students in this stream. As Research Fellow in Cognitive Science, the appointee will conduct research in ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders at the host institution of Macquarie University. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to at least one of the Centre's programme areas in cognitive science: belief formation, language, memory, person perception, and reading. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to fostering research links between the Philosophy Department and the Centre. For further information about the programme areas of the Centre see http://www.ccd.mq.edu.au

Essential criteria: Applicants must hold a PhD in Philosophy by the time of appointment, and must have an established research track record, demonstrated success in undergraduate teaching, and the potential to undertake Honours and Postgraduate supervision in Philosophy and Cognitive Science.
Desirable criterion: Applicants should have a demonstrated record of collaboration with cognitive scientists.

Appointment Type: The position is available on a continuing basis from July 2011 subject to probationary conditions (continuing level B position, full-time for five years, half-time position thereafter)
Enquiries: Further particulars of the position can be obtained from Clara Wong (clara [dot] wong [__at__] mq [dot] edu [dot] au). Enquiries about the position should be directed to Associate Professor Jean-Philippe Deranty (jp [dot] deranty [__at__] mq [dot] edu [dot] au) or Professor Peter Menzies (peter [dot] menzies [__at__] mq [dot] edu [dot] au). Further information about the Philosophy Department can be found at http://www.phil.mq.edu.au/ Further information about the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders can be found at http://www.ccd.mq.edu.au.

Salary Package: Level (B) salary range $77,670 to $92,103 pa, plus annual leave loading and 17% employer’s superannuation.

Applications Close: 30 January 2011

Macquarie University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity and social inclusion. We encourage applications from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; and women (particularly for senior and non-traditional vacancies).

Please note that only those applications submitted via the Macquarie University Online Recruitment System will be accepted.

Graduate Institute of Philosophy, National Tsing Hua University ,
Hsinchu,
Taiwan
December 16, 2010
Assistant Professor (or above)
February 14, 2011

The Graduate Institute of Philosophy at National Tsing Hua University (Taiwan) invites applications for a tenure-track position at or above the Assistant Professor level, effective August 1, 2011. Qualifications: doctorate in philosophy. AOS: basic areas of philosophy, such as metaphysics, epistemology, ethics or philosophy of language and mind. The applicant must be fluent in Chinese (Mandarin). Responsibilities: teaching three courses per semester (including at least one undergraduate level course), academic research, graduate supervision and participation in departmental activities. Teaching experience preferable but not necessary. Applications should contain: (1) curriculum vitae; (2) Ph.D. diploma or certification-letter---official documents must be submitted to the administration of the university by August 1, 2011; (3) dissertation and, if any, other relevant publications; (4) three letters of recommendation; (5) statement concerning research orientation and (6) syllabi for courses that would be offered. All items, which must be received by the above deadline, should be sent to:
Graduate Institute of Philosophy
National Tsing Hua University
Hsinchu 300, TAIWAN
For any further information, feel free to contact Professor Wen-Hong, Huang , email , tel: 886-3-5729336 or fax: 886-3-5729337. Website: http://www.phil.nthu.edu.tw/.

Asian University for Women,
Chittagong,
Bangladesh
November 4, 2010
Asian Religion and Philosophy
January 8, 2011

The Asian University for Women invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Asian Religion and Philosophy. Applicants must hold a PhD in Religion, Religious Studies, or Philosophy or be on track to receive their PhD prior to their appointment to the faculty. Applicants should have expertise in historical and contemporary South, Southeast or East Asian religions and religious thought, intellectual and social traditions, or philosophy. Faculty members will be expected to teach two courses per term, typically one in the core curriculum and one in the Asian Studies major.

The AUW is an innovative liberal arts institution with an international faculty and students drawn from across Asia. The University is located in the port city of Chittagong, Bangladesh. AUW values a strong commitment to research, a promise of successful scholarly engagement, and dedication to teaching excellence in a liberal arts environment. The AUW offers a competitive package of salary and benefits, including housing, for faculty members and their families who relocate with them to Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Please submit cover letter, CV, the names of three references, graduate transcripts, teaching statement, research statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and one or two scholarly papers and/or other writing samples as either MS Word or PDF files to Ms. Tasneem Abedin, Chief of Staff, Office of the Provost, Asian University for Women (tasneem [dot] abedin [__at__] auw [dot] edu [dot] bd).

Applications will be considered until the position is filled, but for best consideration, please submit your application by January 8, 2010. Please refer to AUW’s website at: http://www.asian-university.org for further detail.

Ormond College,
Melbourne,
Australia
November 1, 2010
Seymour Readership in Ancient History and Philosophy
November 30, 2010

Ormond College is seeking to appoint a stipendiary fellow in classical philosophy known as the Seymour Reader in Ancient History & Philosophy – a post established through a bequest by Percy and Beatrice Seymour for ‘instruction in Ancient History and Philosophy’. The Reader will also be a member of the University of Melbourne’s School of Historical and Philosophical Studies.

Term of appointment: Three years, preferably beginning in 1 February 2010, but subject to negotiation.
Stipend: A package including salary and superannuation in the range of A$110,000

The Reader will teach courses in Greek Philosophy and in ancient languages (Greek or Latin) in the University’s School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, and help establish and teach a program on the history of ideas of justice beginning with ideas from the classical world for Ormond students. The Reader will also be encouraged to pursue his/her own program of research.

University of Melbourne,
Melbourne,
Australia
November 1, 2010
Continuing Lectureship (Level B) in Political Philosophy
November 21, 2010

This is a continuing position with an AOS of Political and Applied Philosophy; AOC is open. For further details of the position, as well as information on how to apply for the position, please consult the University of Melbourne website at the link given below.

University of Melbourne,
Melbourne,
Australia
November 1, 2010
Lectureship (level B) in Contemporary European Philosophy
November 21, 2010

A continuing position with an AOS of continental philosophy; AOC is open. For full details of the position, as well as instructions on how to apply for the position, please consult the University of Melbourne website at the link given below.

The University of Sydney,
Sydney,
Australia
November 1, 2010
POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS
December 3, 2010

SCHOOL OF PHILOSOPHICAL AND HISTORICAL INQUIRY
REFERENCE NO. 2953/0910

• Internationally recognised school
• Join the Pragmatic Foundations Project
• Develop your academic career under the guidance and support of leading academics

The University of Sydney is Australia's premier University with an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence, and employs over 6,800 permanent staff supporting over 46,000 students.

The School invites applications from qualified individuals for Postdoctoral Research Fellowships, to be tenable in the Centre for Time, Department of Philosophy, SOPHI in the Faculty of Arts.

Successful applicants will join the Pragmatic Foundations Project, established in association with a second ARC Federation Fellowship awarded to Professor Huw Price in 2007. Further details of the project may be obtained from Professor Price (contact details below). The appointees will be expected to conduct research in an area of philosophy of relevance to the project; to assist in organising research workshops and conferences; vigorously to pursue new external research funding in support of these activities, both individually and in collaboration with other researchers; and to assist in the supervision of postgraduate research students.

The successful applicants must have a PhD or equivalent in a relevant area of philosophy, and very strong evidence of research performance and potential at international level. Experience in the organisation of research networks, workshops and seminars, and evidence of ability to work cooperatively with others, are desirable.

The positions are full-time fixed term for up to two years, by arrangement, subject to the completion of a satisfactory probation period. We welcome applications from researchers seeking secondment from positions elsewhere, and will endeavour to offer flexible starting dates, etc, to successful candidates seeking such arrangements. Membership of a University approved superannuation scheme is a condition of employment for new appointees. For further information contact Professor Huw Price on +61 2 9351 4057 or e-mail: huw [dot] price [__at__] sydney [dot] edu [dot] au.

Remuneration package: a competitive remuneration package at Academic A from $85,991 is available (consisting of a base salary of $72,664, 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: 3 December 2010

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 reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

American University in Cairo,
Cairo,
Egypt
September 28, 2010
tenure-track position in Philosophy
November 10, 2010

Job Description:

The American University in Cairo (AUC) announces a tenure-track position in Philosophy, to begin in fall 2011. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue an active research agenda. Teaching experience an asset but not required. English is the language of instruction. Normal teaching load is three courses per semester, with two preparations, as most philosophy faculty teach two sections per semester of AUC's freshman/sophomore level Philosophical Thinking course. Generous research and conference grants, release time and a pre-tenure leave are available in support of research efforts. AOS: Open, AOC: History of Philosophy. Applicants with strong records of interest and achievement Ancient or Islamic philosophy are especially encouraged to apply.

Requirements:
PhD in hand at the time of appointment.

Additional Information:
For full consideration, applications should be received by Nov. 10, 2010.

Application Instructions:
All applicants must submit the following documents online: a) a current C.V; b) a letter of interest; c) a completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF); and d) List names and contact information of at least three references familiar with your professional background. Note: Please remember your account login enables you to respond to AUC additional questions (if required).

University of Sydney,
Camperdown,
Australia
September 20, 2010
Lecturer in Ethics
December 8, 2010

DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY
SCHOOL OF PHILOSOPHICAL AND HISTORICAL INQUIRY
FACULTY OF ARTS
REFERENCE NO. 2027/0710

The Philosophy Department at the University of Sydney has internationally recognised research strengths in philosophy of science, history of philosophy, philosophy of mind, philosophical logic, metaethics, decision theory, American pragmatism, feminist philosophy and metaphysics.

We are currently seeking a Lecturer in Ethics (equivalent to a U.S. Assistant Professor) to teach an introductory ethics course to students from a wide range of backgrounds, as well as specialised higher level courses. Your experience in developing high quality teaching programmes in philosophy will also see you supervise doctoral and other postgraduate research in ethics. To succeed you will possess a PhD in philosophy, be a skilful teacher and have research expertise in ethics demonstrated through high-quality publications.

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

Remuneration package: a competitive remuneration package of $97 172 - $115 390 is available (consisting of a base salary Level B $82 112 – $97 506, 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: 8 December 2010

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 reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.