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Position: Assistant Professor in Philosophy
Institution: University of Regina
Location: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Duties: The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include teaching five philosophy courses. Among these will be Introduction to Philosophy, Critical Thinking, and Knowledge and Reality. Area of specialization is open. Ability to teach a wide range of courses in the context of a small department is an asset. We would particularly value candidates who could teach courses in ancient philosophy or ethics, particularly biomedical ethics and/or professional ethics
Requirements: It is expected that the successful candidate will have a PhD in philosophy, though ABD with a firm completion date may be considered. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated excellence in teaching philosophy at the university level in at least one of the courses listed above. The Department has an interest also in seeking candidates who have experience teaching at the intermediate or upper-level in philosophy at the university level
   
Text: Skip to Main Content Toggle navigation Home Search Jobs Create Account Log In Help Assistant Professor in Philosophy - one-year term Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening. To apply for the position, please click the Apply for this Job link/button. If you would like to bookmark this position for later review, click on the Bookmark link. If you would like to print a copy of this position for your records, click on the Print Preview link. Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details. Review of applications will begin 15 May 2020. For more information on the Faculty of Arts, please refer to www.uregina.ca/arts/. Information about the Department and its programs is available at www.uregina.ca/arts/philosophy-classics/. Qualified applicants interested in this opportunity must submit the following materials: 1. A cover letter clearly articulating the candidate’s teaching experience and research interests; 2. A Curriculum Vitae; 3. Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., course evaluations, etc.); 4. Sample syllabi or course outlines; 5. Sample of writing; 6. Copies of transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended (please note: if successfully short-listed for an interview, official transcripts sent directly from the post-secondary institutions will be required); 7. Three (3) letters of reference (please note: if successfully short-listed for an interview, confidential letters of reference will also need to be forwarded directly by the referee). Requests for further information should be addressed to Arts.deans.office@uregina.ca. Position Details Position Title Assistant Professor in Philosophy - one-year term Faculty/Department Faculty of Arts Unit Arts-Philosophy and Classics Employee Group URFA Collective Agreement Consideration Open to the Public. CUPE 5791 Job Family N/A Category Academic Number of Vacancies 1 Position Summary The Department of Philosophy and Classics at the University of Regina invites applications for a one-year term position in philosophy at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include teaching five philosophy courses. Among these will be Introduction to Philosophy, Critical Thinking, and Knowledge and Reality. Area of specialization is open. Ability to teach a wide range of courses in the context of a small department is an asset. We would particularly value candidates who could teach courses in ancient philosophy or ethics, particularly biomedical ethics and/or professional ethics. The anticipated date of commencement is 1 August 2020, with an end date of 31 July 2021. Position Requirements It is expected that the successful candidate will have a PhD in philosophy, though ABD with a firm completion date may be considered. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated excellence in teaching philosophy at the university level in at least one of the courses listed above. The Department has an interest also in seeking candidates who have experience teaching at the intermediate or upper-level in philosophy at the university level. Given the circumstances surrounding the current pandemic, proven ability and evidence of experience in offering courses through remote learning may be a further asset. Our department also has an interest in increasing the diversity of its members. Physical Demands Pay Grade Faculty Assistant Professor Salary Range Per URFA Collective Agreement Status Term Work Hours Duration (if Term/Temporary) Full-Time/Part-Time Full Time Preference Posting Target Posting Contact Information Academic enquiries may be addressed to: Dr David Elliott, Head - Department of Philosophy and Classics; (306)585-4324; david.elliott@uregina.ca. Job Open Date 04/30/2020 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Application Instructions Review of applications will begin 15 May 2020. For more information on the Faculty of Arts, please refer to www.uregina.ca/arts/. Information about the Department and its programs is available at www.uregina.ca/arts/philosophy-classics/. Qualified applicants interested in this opportunity must submit the following materials: 1. A cover letter clearly articulating the candidate’s teaching experience and research interests; 2. A Curriculum Vitae; 3. Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., course evaluations, etc.); 4. Sample syllabi or course outlines; 5. Sample of writing; 6. Copies of transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended (please note: if successfully short-listed for an interview, official transcripts sent directly from the post-secondary institutions will be required); 7. Three (3) letters of reference (please note: if successfully short-listed for an interview, confidential letters of reference will also need to be forwarded directly by the referee). Requests for further information should be addressed to Arts.deans.office@uregina.ca. Diversity Statement The University of Regina is committed to an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the community that we serve. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University’s employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code. Competition Number 20200107A/S Reference Letter Minimum References Maximum References Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Documents Required Required Documents Resume/Curriculum Vitae Cover Letter Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness Sample Course Outlines Unofficial Transcript(s) Writing Samples Letter of Reference 1 Letter of Reference 2 Letter of Reference 3 Optional Documents
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