Simon Fraser University
The Department of Philosophy at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a continuing full-time teaching faculty position at the rank of Lecturer, beginning July, 2019. Area of specialization: Applied Ethics, broadly construed to include theoretical and applied ethics, political philosophy, and philosophy of law. Area of competence: open, but must be able to teach an upper-level course on Law and Philosophy. The successful candidate will have demonstrated exemplary teaching ability. Teaching breadth, including an ability to incorporate indigenous issues in teaching, will be positively assessed. Duties include teaching at every level, from large (TA-supported) first-year courses through to advanced undergraduate and graduate seminars, as well as administrative service. The Department encourages and supports the professional development of its lecturers through travel funding, study leaves, and other opportunities. Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent in Philosophy by the time of appointment. Minimum starting salary is CAD 77,839. Position is subject to approval by the board of governors and the availability of funding. This is an entry-level position; only those holding or eligible to be promoted to the rank of Lecturer will be considered.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
SFU is an equity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the university.
Applicants should submit: a cover letter, c.v., writing sample, and teaching portfolio. The teaching portfolio should include: sample syllabi, summary of quantitative scores for all courses taught (if available), full set of unedited teaching evaluations for at least two courses, and any other information the applicant believes to be relevant. Applicants must indicate whether they are Canadian citizens or permanent residents in the cover letter. Applicants should also arrange for a minimum of three confidential letters to be sent directly to the search committee.
The Department will begin reviewing applications on January 15, 2019. Application materials should be sent as separate pdf documents via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Each document should be named: [Lastname]_[type].pdf (for example: Smith_cv.pdf; Smith_cover.pdf; Smith_writing.pdf; Smith_teaching).
Inquiries about the search may be directed to Evan Tiffany (email@example.com). For more information about the Philosophy Department at SFU please visit our website at: www.sfu.ca/philosophy.