Faculty Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Alternate Stream - Assistant Lecturer
Discipline/Field: Philosophy
Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Home Department/Area/Division: Philosophy
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2016

Department of Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University invites applications from qualified candidates for an Alternate Stream (teaching focused) tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Lecturer to begin July 1, 2016.

The successful candidate must provide documented evidence of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level and demonstrate commitment to pedagogy with the potential for programmatic leadership. The area of specialization is open and the areas of competence are logic and critical thinking. A PhD in Philosophy is required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach multiple sections of the Department's general education course, Modes of Reasoning, each year, along with one or more undergraduate philosophy courses, depending on departmental need.

The deadline for applications is October 30, 2015. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a sample paper or lecture, and a teaching dossier, which should include a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course outlines, and summaries of teaching evaluations. Apply to: Professor Muhammad Ali Khalidi, Chair, Department of Philosophy, S431 Ross Building, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3. Candidates should also arrange to have three signed letters of reference mailed to this address under separate cover. Electronic submissions can be emailed to Ms. Kim Eisner, Undergraduate Program Assistant, at: eisnerk@yorku.ca (Subject line: 2015 Search).


Posting End Date: October 30, 2015