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Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Jewish Philosophy, Grafstein Chair

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Requisition Title:Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Jewish Philosophy, Grafstein Chair - 1301284

Job Field:Tenure Stream
Faculty / Division:Faculty of Arts and Science
Campus:St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting:Sep 13, 2013
Job Closing:Nov 15, 2013 Open Until Filled


The Department of Philosophy and the Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto invite applications for the Senator Jerahmiel S. and Carole S. Grafstein Chair in Jewish Philosophy, a tenure-stream appointment in Jewish Philosophy at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. The endowed Chair appointment will begin on July 1, 2014, and is for an initial five-year term, with the possibility of renewal following a favourable review.

The successful candidate will be appointed both to the Department of Philosophy (51%) and to the Centre for Jewish Studies (49%). Candidates must hold a PhD by July 1, 2014, or shortly thereafter, and must demonstrate excellence in, and commitment to, both research and teaching. The Chair holder will be familiar with the Jewish textual canon and its original languages. He or she will teach courses in the Department of Philosophy at the graduate and undergraduate level, and will contribute to the integration of Jewish philosophy into the undergraduate and graduate programs in Jewish Studies.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto is a tri-campus graduate department, consisting of all philosophy faculty appointed to the St. George, Mississauga (UTM), and Scarborough (UTSC) campuses. Graduate teaching and supervision typically take place on the St. George campus.

The Centre for Jewish Studies, within the Faculty of Arts and Science on the St. George campus, has one of the best and most comprehensive Jewish Studies programs in North America and offers courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in numerous disciplines.

To apply, please click on the link below. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement outlining current and future research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, a sample of academic writing, and a teaching dossier. Although the search will remain open until filled, to ensure full consideration, all application materials should be submitted online by November 15, 2013.

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters directly to the department via e-mail to [email protected] by November 15, 2013.

The U of T application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB in total) per candidate profile. Using PDF/MS Word format, please label files clearly, and if necessary, combine them to stay under the 5 attachment limit. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.

If you have questions about this position, please contact [email protected]. This address may also be used to send additional documents that cannot be accommodated using the online application system.

The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse and cosmopolitan areas in the world. For more information about the Department of Philosophy, please visit http://www.philosophy.utoronto.ca; for information about the Centre for Jewish Studies, please visit http://www.cjs.utoronto.ca/.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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





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Posted: 1/15/2014
Application Due: 3/16/2014
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