Philosophy (Assistant Professor Without Review)

The Department of Philosophy at UBC-Vancouver invites applications for a limited-term position at the rank of Assistant Professor Without Review to commence July 1st, 2017. The appointment is expected to be for two years.

Area of Specialization: Ethics and Political Philosophy

The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. and have research expertise in Ethics and Political Philosophy, demonstrated accomplishments in scholarship (evidenced by high-quality publications and significant conference participation), and an excellent record of teaching at the undergraduate level. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active program of research and teaching, and to undertake service duties as assigned by the Head. The teaching load will be four 3-credit courses per year. Additional research experience and teaching ability in ancient philosophy would be an asset.

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a sample of their publications, a statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching ability and effectiveness. In addition, applicants should arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent directly to:

Erika Yep, Administrator
Department of Philosophy
The University of British Columbia

Completed applications and reference letters must be received by March 20, 2017.  Please include “APWR search” in the email subject line. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

This position is subject to final budgetary approval. The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to employment equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. We encourage all qualified persons to apply; Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will, however, be given priority.