Application Instructions Candidates should submit a C.V. and letter of interest through Interfolio. Application materials should be addressed to Marcia McKelligan, Search Committee Chair, and should speak to your vision for the Prindle Institute for Ethics. Please direct specific inquiries or questions to Marcia McKelligan, Search Committee Chair, at email@example.com Review of applications will begin April 8, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.
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Assistant Professor, 2-Year Limited Term (Ethics and Computer Science or Philosophy of Mind), Dalhousie University
The Department of Philosophy at Dalhousie University invites applications from junior academics for a 2-year limited term appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2022. Area of specialization: Ethics and Computer Science or Philosophy of Mind. Area of competence: Logic. Competence in History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, or Philosophy of Art is an asset. (In all of these areas, global philosophical, feminist or other diverse and inclusive perspectives are welcome.) This position is subject to budgetary approval.
The successful applicant will teach courses at introductory, intermediate and advanced undergraduate/ graduate levels, with the possibility of some limited graduate student supervision and limited committee work. Excellence in teaching (as attested by student or departmental evaluations of past teaching, sample syllabi, and the like) and research (as attested by publications, conference presentations, and a writing sample) is required. Applicants must hold (or be about to receive) a Ph.D. in Philosophy. The course load will be 3 and 3 with the possibility of course-release for management of large, first-year classes. Courses to be taught will include two sections of Social, Professional and Ethical Issues in Computer Science (as part of the Embedded Ethics initiative for Computer Science majors) a senior/graduate seminar in Philosophy of Mind, Cognitive Science or Philosophy of Psychology, a second-year class in Symbolic Logic, and possibly a third-year class in Philosophy of Language and second-year classes on Minds and Machines, the Rationalists, or Philosophy of Art. Preference will be given to candidates who display the ability to convey the direct relevance and importance of Ethics and other areas of Philosophy for hands-on work in Computer Science. The ability to bring diverse philosophical perspectives and inclusive practices into courses, appropriate to addressing a diverse student body, is also valued. Salary will depend upon qualifications and experience, in accordance with the Dalhousie Faculty Association collective agreement.
Applications should be submitted electronically via People Admin at the following unique URL: https://dal.peopleadmin.ca/postings/9120 and should include: a cover letter; a complete curriculum vitae; a research statement which describes research accomplishments and plans and includes a writing sample; and a teaching dossier (including evidence of teaching effectiveness). Please note that short-listed candidates will be expected to submit three confidential letters of recommendation.
Quick Link to Posting: https://dal.peopleadmin.ca/postings/9120
Inquiries may be addressed to the department administrative assistant, Gayle Quigley Smith, at firstname.lastname@example.org. The closing date for applications is April 13, 2022.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons with a disability, racialized persons, including persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.
Established in 1818, Dalhousie is a leading research-intensive university offering more than 180 degree-programs in 13 faculties. It is the largest university in Atlantic Canada and is located in the heart of Halifax, a scenic coastal city and capital of Nova Scotia. The Philosophy Department is active and collegial. Those taking up limited term appointments have the opportunity to fully participate in the life of the department. (For more information see https://www.dal.ca/faculty/arts/philosophy.html.)
Dalhousie has a vaccine mandate that is currently in place until April 30, 2022. Should the vaccine mandate be in place at the time that you begin employment, or should the vaccine mandate be re-implemented at a later date, you will be required to provide proof of full vaccination through Campus Check, or may seek an accommodation from Dalhousie’s vaccine requirements on grounds protected under provincial human rights legislation.
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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati puts education into action, ranking among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”
With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.
At UC, today’s possibilities spark tomorrow’s reality.
The Department of Philosophy at the University of Cincinnati is hiring a Visiting Assistant Professor with an Area Specialization (AOS) in Ethics, Applied Ethics, or Bioethics.
This is a full-time, one-year, non-tenure-track position beginning in August 2022. The teaching load is 3-2 (Fall and Spring). Our teaching needs include a mix of on-campus and online (asynchronous) classes.
The Department of Philosophy is a PhD-granting department with strengths in philosophy of science, philosophy of cognitive science, and moral psychology. We offer undergraduate degrees in Philosophy and in Cognitive Studies, as well as a Philosophy minor and Bioethics certificate.
Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.uc.edu, requisition # 80761.
Candidates should submit a CV, cover letter, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a diversity statement. The cover letter should specifically address the candidate’s qualifications for and interest in covering the teaching needs described above. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted via email to request confidential letters of recommendation. Interviews will be held via videoconference.
Review of applications will begin on March 25, 2022, and the search will remain open until an appointment is made.
Questions can be addressed to the Search Committee Chair: email@example.com.
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
For all faculty hires, official academic transcripts will be required at the time of hire.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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