Philosophy Job Opening: Two-Year Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Department of Philosophy at UBC-Vancouver invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship to commence July 1st, 2017. The appointment will be for 2 years, subject to positive appraisal of performance and research progress in the first year. The postdoctoral research stipend will be $40,000 per year plus benefits, with additional compensation for teaching.

Area of Specialization: Philosophy of Art

The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. (or expect to have successfully defended prior to July 1st, 2017) and have research expertise in Philosophy of Art, demonstrated accomplishments in scholarship (evidenced by high-quality publications and/or significant conference participation), and some teaching experience at the undergraduate level. The successful candidate will be expected to carry out a program of research in the philosophy of art and to teach two 3-credit courses per year (one course per term).

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a sample of their publications, a two-page statement of research plans, and evidence of teaching ability and effectiveness. In addition, applicants should arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent directly to:

Erika Yep, Administrator Department of Philosophy The University of British Columbia

phil.adm@ubc.ca

Completed applications and reference letters must be received by March 20, 2017. Please include “postdoc search” in the email subject line. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The successful candidate is expected to begin the position within five years of being awarded the Ph.D. and must provide evidence of completion of the Ph.D. prior to taking up the position.

This position is subject to final budgetary approval. The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is strongly 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. We encourage all qualified persons to apply.

For information about the Department, visit: http://philosophy.ubc.ca/

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