Call For Applications for Full-time Academic Teaching Staff (ATS)

The Department of Philosophy is hiring a Full-time Academic Teaching Staff (ATS) member for a term of three years ( July 2019 to June 2022)

31 May 2019

The Department of Philosophy is looking to appoint a full-time Academic Teaching Staff (ATS) member for a term of three years (July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2022). Candidates should have a PhD at the time the position commences as well as academic expertise in teaching introductory practical and symbolic logic, and philosophy of science. The ability to teach courses outside of the Western tradition is considered an asset. The normal teaching load of this ATS position is eight half-course equivalents (HCE) over 12 months with one HCE reduction per year for service and supervision. The latter two areas will be met through the supervision of logic tutors and mentor ship of new instructors in logic and the philosophy of science.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.

Those interested are asked to email or drop off a cover letter and their CV by JUNE 10, 2019 to:

Joanne McKinnon, Assistant Chair (Admin), Department of Philosophy

Email:; Department of Philosophy, 2-30 Assiniboia Hall