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Job posting: Part‑Time Academic (Philosophy 2620)

Posted by Department of Philosophy on May 18, 2022 in Job Postings

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2 
POSTING DATE: May 16, 2022 
DEPARTMENT:  Department of Philosophy 
PAY RATE:  As per CUPE Collective Agreement  
OFFERED: Fall 2022 Term

Class number: Philosophy 2620.03 
Class name: History of Philosophy – The Empiricists 
Day/Time: MWF 1235-1325

A part-time academic is required to teach PHIL 2620 .03 (History of Philosophy: The Empiricists) in the Fall term (September – December 2022). The Part-Time Academic’s duties involve full responsibility for the class including but not limited to: class lectures, office hours, development of course outlines, preparation and grading of assignments, tests and exams. The position reports to the Chair of the Department.

Ph.D. or ABD (Philosophy) and teaching or research experience are required to be considered for the job. The teaching or research experiences will be assessed with respect to their quality and to how closely they relate to the subject matter of the course. Evidence of teaching effectiveness is required. Research experience shall include at least one of the following: graduate classes taken in the subject matter of the course, graduate theses written in the subject matter of the course, publications or presentations on topics falling within the subject matter of the course.

Per CUPE Collective Agreement

Please apply online. All applications should include an updated CV and a cover letter detailing relevant experience. Supporting evidence (e.g. course evaluations, graduate transcripts, course descriptions, and information on any courses you have taught in philosophy) may be merged for submission as a single file with your cover letter.  
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All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and approval by the University. 
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