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Definite Term Lecturer, Philosophy

University of Waterloo

The Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo invites applications for a two-year Definite Term Lecturer position, with a start date of August 1, 2020. This position involves teaching seven courses per academic year in the fall, winter, and spring terms (80% of the appointment); and various service and administrative responsibilities (20% of the appointment). The successful candidate must be able to teach interdisciplinary courses in Cognitive Science and must have a PhD in Philosophy; the department also has teaching needs in philosophy of mind, philosophy of science, biomedical ethics, and philosophy of law. Demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching, a commitment to experiential learning, experience liaising with university faculty and staff, and familiarity with diverse groups of students will be assets.

The salary range for this position at the rank of Lecturer is $65,000 to $100,000. The closing date for applications is April 17, 2020. Letters of application, complete CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three confidential letters of recommendation can be submitted to Dr. Patricia Marino, Chair, Department of Philosophy, here:

If you have any questions regarding the position, the application process, assessment process, eligibility, or a request for accommodation during the hiring process, please contact Dr. Patricia Marino (

The University of Waterloo regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. As such, we encourage applications from women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous peoples, members of visible minorities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. At Waterloo, you will have the opportunity to work across disciplines and collaborate with an international community of scholars and a diverse student body, situated in a rapidly growing community that has been termed a “hub of innovation.”

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

Three reasons to apply: