Assistant Professor (2.5 year term), Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts

Brandon University is a leader in providing high quality education in arts, sciences, education, music, and health studies. Based in southwestern Manitoba, Brandon University also offers pre-professional and Masters programs, as well as innovative and award-winning outreach programs in a personalized learning environment.


The Department of Philosophy at Brandon University invites applications for a 2.5 year term position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The preferred qualification is a PhD in Philosophy, but ABD candidates may be considered in exceptional circumstances. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in Early Modern Philosophy and Political Philosophy. The ability to teach courses in Ethics, History of Analytic Philosophy, and Ancient Philosophy will be considered an asset. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in teaching, will have an active research profile, and will be willing to participate collegially in the life of the university. The area of research specialization is open.


Interested candidates should forward a cover letter, a CV, one writing sample, a teaching statement, a sample course outline related to expected teaching responsibilities, teaching evaluations, the names of three referees, and proof of citizenship status in one pdf document to Dr. Lisa Robson at


Rank and salary:                  Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Preferred Start Date:           January 1, 2020

Application Deadline:          September 30, 2019


Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit.  All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply.  Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority.  Evidence of citizenship must be provided.

To ensure this employment opportunity is accessible to all interested individuals, please advise of any accessibility needs by contacting the Human Resources office at (204)727-9782 or  This posting is available in an alternate format


Issued: August 12 2019