Academic Employment Opportunity

Department of Humanities & Languages: Faculty of Arts

UNB Saint John

Competition #:#17-19Closing Date:Review of applications will start February 24, 2018.


The Department of Humanities & Languages at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John invites applications for a tenure-track position in Philosophy. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor. This position is housed within an interdisciplinary department that includes English, Philosophy, French, Spanish, and Linguistics. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2018, and is subject to budgetary approval.
The successful applicant will have a PhD in Philosophy (or all doctoral requirements and successful defense completed before the time of the appointment). The successful candidate must have a demonstrated record of excellence in university teaching and research. Teaching assignments will be at the undergraduate level and the teaching load will include large introductory courses and smaller upper-level undergraduate classes. The successful candidate will have a strong background in the history of philosophy with a specialization in Continental Philosophy (i.e. Phenomenology, Hermeneutics, and the ‘New Phenomenology’).
Review of applications will start February 24, 2018. Applications are to include a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a statement reviewing research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness (ie. a teaching dossier), and three academic letters of reference. Only those candidates short-listed will be contacted for an interview. Any questions relating to this posting please email David Creelman, Chair at
Application packages are to be submitted to:
Department of Humanities and Languages
University of New Brunswick
P.O. Box 5050
Saint John, New Brunswick
E2L 4L5 


The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.