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UConn TT position Philosophy & Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

  • Posted by: Annika Thiem
  • Posted Date: September 6, 2012
  • Filed Under: Job Ad
  Position Summary
  Assistant Professor (tenure-track), joint position in Philosophy and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, to begin August 2013, teaching load 2 + 2. AOS: Open. AOC: Open.
  Minimum Qualifications: The candidate must have a record demonstrating an exceptionally promising research program that contributes both to Philosophy and to Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Research areas of particular interest are those that intersect with the WGSS Program’s emphasis on Science, Health, and Technology, including, but not limited to, Environmental Ethics, Medical Ethics, Bioethics, Disability Studies, Ethics and New Technologies, and Philosophy of Science. The candidate must be qualified to teach in our strong analytic philosophy PhD program, and preferably will show evidence of being prepared to teach advanced undergraduate classes in core WGSS subjects. The candidate must have completed all the requirements for a PhD (or foreign equivalent) by August 23, 2013.
  Appointment Terms
  Tenure-track position to begin August 2013.
  To Apply
  Apply through Husky Hire [UConn.edu, Philosophy search, 2013115] by uploading a CV, cover letter, statement of research interests, teaching portfolio, and writing sample(s) via Husky Hire. Please have referees email at least 3 confidential letters of recommendation to philosophyjob@uconn.edu with your name followed by WGSS in the subject line. Applications must be received by November 1, 2012. The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA Employer. The University of Connecticut actively solicits applications from minorities, women, and people with disabilities.

2YR Faculty Position at SUNY Buffalo

  • Posted by: Annika Thiem
  • Posted Date: June 8, 2012
  • Filed Under: Job Ad

UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO (SUNY), Buffalo NY. 2 Year Non-Tenure Track Full Time Faculty Position, beginning Fall 2012.

Four courses per year (2 per semester; Graduate and Undergraduate levels), along with normal non-teaching duties (i.e. student advisement, participation in departmental events, etc.). Salary: $45K plus benefits. AOS: Philosophy of Mind. AOC: Open. PhD preferred, but ABD considered for exceptional candidate. Summer teaching (2013, 2014) may be possible.

To apply, all candidates should submit a cover letter, a current CV, a writing sample of up to 25 pages, evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as syllabi and student evaluations), and arrange to have at least three letters of reference sent to: Mind Search Committee, Department of Philosophy, 135 Park Hall, University at Buffalo, Buffalo NY, 14260-4150. Application materials may be sent in hard copy OR emailed to phi-philosophy@buffalo.edu (please include PHIL MIND SEARCH in the subject line of the email).

For further information about the department please consult our website, http://philosophy.buffalo.edu/. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Successful candidates will be contacted for interview via Skype. UB is an EO/AA employer. Members of under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


2 Permanent Positions at Essex (May 6 2012)

  • Posted by: Annika Thiem
  • Posted Date: April 5, 2012
  • Filed Under: Job Ad
LECTURER/ SENIOR LECTURER/ READER IN PHILOSOPHY, School of Philosophy and Art History [2 Positions]
Ref.: ACR613
Salary:                     In the range £37,012-£52,706 per annum
Closing date:              06/05/12

The School of Philosophy and Art History at the University of Essex seeks to appoint two full-time members of staff, either with permanency or with eligibility for permanency after a probationary period, to start on 1 September, 2012, or as soon as possible thereafter. One post will be at the rank of Lecturer; the second will be at the rank of Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Reader, depending on the experience and qualifications of the applicant. We seek to make one appointment that will strengthen our teaching and research profile in moral and/or political philosophy, and a second that will either contribute to or suitably supplement our existing strengths in Continental European Philosophy.

The post-holders will be expected to make significant contributions to the research and teaching activities of the School, and to participate in the usual range of administrative duties. Essential qualifications include: a PhD in Philosophy or a related discipline; evidence of research excellence; experience of teaching in a higher education environment or the demonstrable potential to achieve this. Candidates for appointment to ranks beyond that of Lecturer will be expected to have a proven record of experience and accomplishment as detailed in the recruitment pack for these posts (see the link below). Ability to contribute teaching and/or research in the area of medical ethics may be an advantage.

Essex Philosophy is part of the School of Philosophy and Art History in the Faculty of Humanities and Comparative Studies at the University of Essex. We are internationally recognized for our unique combination of Anglo-American and Continental European Philosophy. We also have a long-standing research orientation in moral and political philosophy, and research strengths in the Philosophy of Psychiatry. We are committed to fostering a variety of philosophical approaches, and to developing links between philosophy and other disciplines. We offer a wide range of courses for undergraduates, taught postgraduates, and doctoral research students. We were rated among the top-ten research departments in Philosophy in the UK in the last Research Assessment Exercise; and are ranked in the top ten in the Guardian league table for philosophy (4th in 2010; 7th in 2011). We are currently ranked 4thnationally in philosophy for employability of our graduates. Applications for places have been steadily rising in recent years. The School offers a congenial environment for research and teaching, both of which are carried out with considerable emphasis on collegiality and collaboration. The School hosts the Essex Autonomy Project (http://autonomy.essex.ac.uk/). The work of the EAP is funded by two major grants from the Arts and Humanities Research Council of Great Britain, for investigation of the ideal of autonomy in human affairs.
Please use the link below for the jobpack containing a full job description, person specification and further information relating to this post: http://gs12.globalsuccessor.com/fe/tpl_essex01.asp?newms=jj&id=63784
If you have informal enquiries about this position, please contact Prof. Wayne Martin (Head of School) onwmartin@essex.ac.uk.

DALHOUSIE Visiting Asst. Prof (5/1/12)

  • Posted by: Annika Thiem
  • Posted Date: April 3, 2012
  • Filed Under: Job Ad

The Department of Philosophy at Dalhousie University invites
applications for a Two-Year Limited Term Appointment at the Assistant
Professor/Lecturer level, effective July 1, 2012.  This position is
subject to budgetary approval.  Area of specialization: Moral
Psychology and/or Philosophy of Law and/or Feminism. Areas of
competence: Philosophy of Sex and Love, Environmental Ethics.
Expertise in some aspect of the History of Philosophy is an asset.

The successful applicant will teach courses at introductory,
intermediate and advanced undergraduate/graduate levels, with some
limited graduate student supervision and committee work. Excellence in
teaching and research is required. Applicants must hold (or be about
to receive) a Ph.D. in Philosophy. Salary will depend upon
qualifications and experience. Course load will be the equivalent of 3
and 3.

Applications should include: a complete curriculum vitae, transcripts
(undergraduate and graduate), writing sample, teaching dossier
(including evidence of teaching effectiveness),  a statement of
research and teaching interests and philosophies, and three
confidential letters of recommendation (in hard copy, forwarded
separately by the referees). A record of publication will be an asset.

Applications should be sent to Duncan MacIntosh, Chair, Department of
Philosophy, Dalhousie University, 6135 University Avenue, PO Box
15000, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4R2. (Please use dalphil@dal.ca for
correspondence).  The closing date for applications is May 1, 2012.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians
and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University
is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer. The University
encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with
a disability, racially visible persons and women.


Postdoc Women’s Studies U of Houston (4/27/12)

  • Posted by: Annika Thiem
  • Posted Date: March 28, 2012
  • Filed Under: Fellowships, Job Ad

The WGSS Program at the University of Houston invites applications for a
Postdoctoral Fellowship to begin in the Fall Semester 2012. This may become a
tenure track position.

Applicants may be working in any discipline, on a topic concerning women and/or
gender. The recipient will teach one course per term, assist with some
programming,and devote the rest of the time to research. The initial appointment
will be for one year, with the possibility of renewal for a second. Salary will
be $40,000 with full benefits.

The applicant must hold a PhD degree at the time of the appointment. A letter of
application, together with CV, a writing sample and three letters of
recommendation should be submitted on or before April 27, 2012, to Postdoc
Search Committee, WGSS Program, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204-3005.

The University of Houston is a Tier One research institution, with more than
39,000 student enrolled this year. Located in the center of Houston in a
550-acre park, the university provides an excellent environment for teaching and
research, within a dynamic city.

The University of Houston is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer.
Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to


Ruhr-Universität Bochum Position in Ethics and Aesthetics

  • Posted by: Annika Thiem
  • Posted Date: March 28, 2012
  • Filed Under: Job Ad

The Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) is one of Germany’s leading research universities. The University draws its strengths from both the diversity and the proximity of scientific and engineering disciplines on a single, coherent campus. This highly dynamic setting enables students and researchers to work across traditional boundaries of academic subjects and faculties. The RUB is a vital institution in the Ruhr area, which has been selected as European Capital of Culture for the year 2010. *FULL PROFESSORSHIP (W2) IN PHILOSOPHY, AOS: ETHICS AND AESTHETICS, AOC: EARLY MODERN PHILOSOPHY*

The Ruhr-Universität Bochum – faculty of Philosophy and Educational Research – invites applications for the position of a Full Professorship (W2) in Philosophy, AOS: Ethics and Aesthetics, AOC: Early Modern Philosophy, to start as soon as possible. The person appointed will be expected to make an outstanding contribution to the teaching and research profile of the department in the areas of ethics and aesthetics, and he or she will also be expected to contribute regularly to the teaching of a required introductory module in early modern philosophy.

The teaching load is 9 hours per week and includes undergraduate teaching as well as teaching in the Masters, Masters of Education and PhD programs in Philosophy. Positive evaluation as a junior professor or equivalent academic achievement (e.g. habilitation) and evidence of special aptitude are just as much required as the willingness to participate in the self-governing bodies of the RUB and to generally get involved in university processes according to RUB’s mission statement. We expect further more:

* high commitment in teaching

* readiness to participate in interdisciplinary work

* willingness and ability to attract external funding


The Ruhr-Universität Bochum is an equal opportunity employer. Complete applications with CV, proof of degrees, a list of publications and an electronic version of five relevant publications should be send via email to the Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy and Educational Research of the Ruhr-University Bochum no later than April 21st 2012. Please apply via e-mail: dekanat-pe@rub.de [For further information visit: http://www.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/philosophy/i/index.html.de . For further inquiries contact corinna.mieth@rub.de]


Lecturership at University of Georgia, Athens, GA (3/23/12)

  • Posted by: Annika Thiem
  • Posted Date: March 14, 2012
  • Filed Under: Job Ad

The Department of Philosophy invites applications for a non-tenure track, annually renewable lecturer position beginning Fall 2012. AOS: open, AOC: teaching competence in history of philosophy. Four courses per semester, lower and upper division undergraduates, some split-level upper undergraduate/graduate courses. Summer teaching may be available. Some non-teaching duties. PhD required at time of appointment. Competitive salary, full benefits.

To be assured of full consideration, applications must be complete by March 23, 2012. To apply for this position, please visit. http://recruitment.franklin.uga.edu/philosophy and supply the requested information, including the names and email addresses of three references, at least one of whom should be asked to address teaching. References will be contacted to submit their letters through this website on receipt of application. The rest of the application should be uploaded as a single PDF file. It must include a letter of application, current CV, statement of teaching philosophy, writing sample and evidence of excellence in teaching.

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Georgia is an EEO/AA institution.


2 Positions at Kent, UK (31/03/12 & 01/04/12)

  • Posted by: Annika Thiem
  • Posted Date: March 1, 2012
  • Filed Under: Job Ad

There are two lectureships just advertised at Kent that may be of interest

(1) School of Politics: Lectureship in Social and Political Thought

Closing date: 31st March

The job spec mentions a specialism in “history of political ideas and/or current post-structrualist and post-foundational political thought”.
However, the post is open to anyone who works in any aspect or approach of political philosophy.


(2) School of Arts: Lectureship in Film Studies
Closing date: 1st April

The job spec is for anyone with interest in Film Studies. However, the School of Arts has a number of philosophically trained aestheticians across its departments, including Film, so a philosopher who could demonstrate knowledge and interest in Film Studies would be eligible.



Visiting Position UWM (4/1/12)

  • Posted by: Annika Thiem
  • Posted Date: February 27, 2012
  • Filed Under: Job Ad

The Women’s Studies Program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee offers a BA and minor, graduate certificate, MA, and MA/MLIS. The Program seeks a visiting assistant professor for the 2012-2013 academic year, prepared to teach feminist theory and feminist research methods at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Teaching load is three courses per semester, with some advising responsibilities.

Completion of Ph.D. by start date, and research, training or scholarship sufficient to teach graduate feminist research methods and feminist theory are required. Demonstrated commitment to Women’s Studies, expertise in transnational feminisms or sexuality studies desirable.

Applicants should upload letter of application, curriculum vitae, and writing sample of 25 pages or fewer (upload to “Other 1”) to this URL: http://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/7816. Three letters of recommendation should be sent by email to: Prof. Gwynne Kennedy (gkennedy@uwm.edu), Director, Women’s Studies Program, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee PO Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201.

The deadline for applications is April 1, 2012. UWM is an AA/EEO employer.


Lectureship in Political Philosophy/Political Theory, Lancaster University 3/30/12

  • Posted by: Annika Thiem
  • Posted Date: February 27, 2012
  • Filed Under: Job Ad, Job Market

Lecturer in Political Philosophy/Political Theory

Politics, Philosophy and Religion
Salary: £31,948 to £35,938
Closing Date: Friday 30 March 2012
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: A388

The recently formed Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Political Philosophy/Political Theory.

You are expected to be research active, have excellent teaching abilities and have relevant administrative skills. We encourage applicants from a range of backgrounds (Philosophy, Politics and related fields), but you must be capable of teaching modern political philosophy/ political theory at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. In addition, candidates with applied research/teaching experience (such as in applied ethics and/or policy or legal fields), with distance learning experience and/or who are capable of structuring their teaching to attract students from outside the traditional boundaries of Politics and Philosophy are particularly encouraged.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Robert Geyer, Head of Department, r.geyer@lancaster.ac.uk.

Further details are available at: http://hr-jobs.lancs.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=A388


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