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The Department of Philosophy at Memorial University of Newfoundland is advertising a tenure track position at the level of Assistant Professor, beginning 1 July, 2015. The Department is seeking to hire a specialist in Feminist Philosophy. The successful candidate must have a strong background in and be working within the history of philosophy. The Department is particularly interested in candidates with expertise in figures and topics within the historical period between the Ancients and the 19th century. The successful candidate will contribute to one or more of the Department’s three research clusters: Metaphysics and its History, Ethics and Social and Political Philosophy, and Kant and Continental Philosophy. The teaching load includes five courses in total per year with the opportunity to teach in our graduate program (MA and PhD) and chances for a course remission, while maintaining an active research agenda and engaging in academic service. The Department of Philosophy at Memorial University of Newfoundland is a vibrant program with an undergraduate Ethics Diploma, a monthly public lecture series, a winter colloquium series, as well as a weekly philosophy-related discussion group, and is committed to service to the local community. For more information on the Department, including members’ research interests, applicants are invited to consult the Department’s website at http://www.mun.ca/philosophy. Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the province’s only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador.  Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to almost 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John’s, a safe friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, graduate school transcripts, teaching dossier, short writing sample, and three letters of reference to Dr. Arthur Sullivan, Head, Department of Philosophy, A-3069, Arts & Administration Building, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL, A1C 5S7. (Applications sent by email will not be accepted.) The closing date for applications is 28 November 2014. (VPA# PHIL-2014-001)

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