Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Ethics, or Social/Political Philosophy, or Philosophy of Law
Home Faculty: Arts
Home Department/Area/Division: Philosophy
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Chairperson: Professor Judy Pelham
Position Start Date: July 1, 2005

The Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts, York University, Toronto, Ontario invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2005 (subject to budgetary approval).

Area of Specialization: Ethics, or Social/Political Philosophy, or Philosophy of Law. Interdisciplinarity or an interest in the history of philosophy would be considered an asset. The successful candidate will have a PhD in philosophy, and demonstrated potential for excellence in research and teaching . The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and York University has a competitive benefits program.

York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York's website at or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Please send: curriculum vitae, a writing sample, teaching portfolio (if available), and three confidential academic reference letters, to:

Chair, Hiring Committee
Department of Philosophy
Room S430, Ross Bldg.
York University
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M3J 1P3.
Phone: 416 736-5113
Fax: (416) 736-5114

Deadline for applications: December 1, 2004.

Contact Person: Professor Judy Pelham

Posting End Date: December 1, 2004