(Closed) Job Opening: Ethics and Applied Ethics 12 Month Lecturer

Ethics and Applied Ethics (12-Month Lecturer)

The Department of Philosophy at UBC is seeking applications for a 12-Month Lecturer in Ethics, Social Philosophy and Applied Ethics. Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in Philosophy or a related field. The successful candidate will possess a strong commitment to teaching and will have a track record of teaching excellence. The teaching load will include undergraduate courses in one or more areas of applied ethics (Biomedical ethics; Business ethics; Environmental ethics) and social philosophy (Power and Oppression, Sex; Gender and Philosophy). The position involves teaching 24 credits (equivalent of eight 3-credit courses, with an expected 3-3 load in the winter session and 2 additional courses in the summer of 2017) and participating fully in student advising, departmental service, events, and initiatives. This 1-year leave-replacement appointment is expected to commence September 1, 2016. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Please send applications, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching ability and effectiveness in the fields of the appointment. In addition, please arrange to have three referees send confidential letters of reference by the same deadline to:

Spencer van Vloten
Department of Philosophy
University of British Columbia

These materials should be sent electronically to him at phil.undergrad@ubc.ca. Applications and reference letters must be received by May 18, 2016. Information about the Department is available on the web at: http://www.philosophy.ubc.ca/.

The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

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