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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Faculty position in philosophy, Darussalam, BRUNEI

The philosophy programme at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, 
Universiti Brunei Darussalam, is seeking applications for a full-time 
academic position (contract, renewable, usually 2 or 3 years) starting 
this August (2013).

Code:   [UBD/FASS/008]
Rank:   Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor

Areas:  open ? preferably, specialized in and/or competent in teaching and 
doing research in at least two of the following: Social Philosophy, 
Philosophy of Science (social sciences included), Islamic Philosophy, 
Epistemology, Logic and Critical Thinking, Media Ethics, Business Ethics, 
Environmental Ethics, and Aesthetics

To be considered in this position, applicants must (1) hold a PhD in 
Philosophy, (2) have a research track record of international, 
peer-reviewed, publication, (3) experience of teaching philosophy or 
related subjects (in particular, in undergraduate Philosophy or 
Philosophy-related interdisciplinary programmes).

Required documents include:

1.  comprehensive curriculum vitae with the names and addresses of three 

2.  completed application forms together with copies of academic 

3.  a statement of specialism and research interests,

4.  list of publication,

5.  2 sample writings

6.  some sample teaching handouts (if available).

Application forms can be downloaded from our website at 
www.ubd.edu.bn . Applications must reach 
Universiti Brunei Darussalam by 4th June 2013. Completed application forms 
and other application materials should be sent to:

Registrar and Secretary
Universiti Brunei Darussalam
Jalan Tungku Link
Gadong BE 1410



For any enquiries, please feel free to email me (Dr. Kenny Huen) at 
siusing.huen@ubd.edu.bn .

Kenny Huen

Philosophy programme