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Submitted by schnell on Tue, 11/29/2011 - 10:17am


Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Logic or the Philosophy of Science

The University of Calgary is pleased to offer the opportunity for a Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Logic or the Philosophy of Science.  The visiting researcher will be a part of the Department of Philosophy and collaborate with a dynamic research faculty and graduate students.  The Department of Philosophy is internationally recognized in logic and the philosophy of science and home to 22 professors, including a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in the philosophy of biology.  The scholar will offer a combined seminar for senior undergraduate students and graduate students in his or her area of expertise, and will participate in departmental and interdisciplinary research groups while pursuing his or her own research projects.  Specialization:  History and philosophy of science, mathematical and philosophical logic.  US $25,000 for one semester. Awards for September 2015 or January 2016.  Deadline for Applications:  August 1, 2014. (AWARD 5498).  For more information, please contact: Brad Hector  


Assistant Professor, Philosophy/Linguistics

The Department of Philosophy invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2014.  A completed PhD and relevant teaching experience are required at the time of application.  The required areas of specialization are Philosophy of Language and Metaphysics, and the required areas of competency are Formal Semantics and Logic.  The successful candidate will be cross-appointed to the Department of Linguistics, Languages, and Cultures, and must be qualified to supervise students in the graduate program in Linguistics.  It is expected that the successful candidate will teach a semantics course in the Linguistics program each year as part of the normal teaching load. We are seeking an individual with a strong research record who will be able to make a significant contribution to the graduate program in the Department of Philosophy.  We are particularly interested in candidates with the ability to teach undergraduate classes in epistemology and the history of analytic philosophy.  

Specific inquiries about this position may be directed to: Nicole Wyatt, Department Head

Applications including a CV, a writing sample, a teaching dossier, and three letters of reference may be emailed to: Merlette Schnell, Department Manager  

Applications will be accepted until April 30th, 2014.  Applications will be reviewed as they are received.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  The University of Calgary is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities.

Posted: March 27, 2014