JOB – Lecturer, University of Toronto, CA

University of Toronto logoThe Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto, St. George campus, invites applications for a part-time teaching-stream position at the rank of Lecturer for one year, beginning July 1 2014.

AOS: Ethics
AOC: Environmental Ethics

Philosophy has been taught at that University of Toronto since 1843.  Much has changed in that time, but the Department Remains Canada’s preeminent philosophy department.  It is an international leader in history of philosophy – especially ancient and medieval philosophy – as well as ethics, philosophy of science, and philosophy of mind.  In all of these fields department members take contemporary philosophical problems and their historical antecedents to illuminate one another.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach four undergraduate half-courses, two in each of the Fall and Winter terms of the 2014-15 academic year: introductory-level Ethics (PHL275) and Environmental Ethics (PHL273), intermediate-level ethics (PHL376 Topics in Moral Philosophy) or environmental ethics (PHL373 Issues in Environmental Ethics); and a senior undergraduate seminar on any advanced topic in ethics (PHL407) or applied ethics (PHL413).

The successful candidate will have earned a PhD in Philosophy by July 1, 2014, and should have broad and successful experience as an instructor in ethics. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The deadline for applications is April 25, 2014.
Review of applications will begin immediately,
and continue until the position is filled.


Library University of TorontoApplications should include a cover letter, cv, teaching dossier, and a draft syllabus for any two of the courses listed above. Letters from three referees should be sent separately. Email applications are preferred and should be sent to Applications may also be sent by mail to Prof. Rachel Barney, Associate Chair, Philosophy Department, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George St., Toronto ON, M5R 2M8.

Any inquiries concerning application should be directed to Prof. Rachel Barney, Associate Chair and Undergraduate Coordinator, at