JOB – Lecturer, Mount Allison Univ. Canada

The Department of Philosophy at Mount Allison University invites applications for a full-time sabbatical replacement position, subject to budgetary approval.  Candidates should have a PhD in Philosophy or one nearing completion, and have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and a deep interest in the history of philosophy. The course load for the year is 2/3. The most useful combination of courses to be taught include: a first year introductory course in philosophy based on Plato’s Republic; a second year historical introduction to Ethics; a year-long upper level course in Ancient Philosophy; and an upper-level course in Environmental Ethics, or a course in the successful candidate’s area of research. The appointment will be made at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor and will commence July 1, 2012 and end June 30, 2013. 

Submissions must include a letter of application with curriculum vitae, transcripts, three letters of reference, teaching dossier and a sample of writing. Electronic applications are strongly encouraged and should be sent to philosophy@mta.ca. Paper submissions should be sent to: Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Philosophy, Mount Allison University, 63D York Street, Sackville, NB   E4L 1G9, Phone: 506-364-2556, Fax: 506-364-2645.

Consideration of applications will begin March 15, 2012 and will continue until an appointment is made. Mount Allison University has earned a national reputation for its excellent undergraduate programs. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Canadian and permanent residents should indicate their citizenship status in their application.