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Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, California State University, Northridge

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open
AOC Asian philosophy, including Chinese or Indian philosophy
AOC categories Asian Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Northridge, California, United States
Job description

About the Department:

For more information about the Department of Philosophy, see: https://www.csun.edu/humanities/philosophy


Area of Specialization: Open
Area of Competence: Asian philosophy, including Chinese or Indian philosophy

In addition to teaching, the position requires weekly office hours, attending faculty meetings, and service to the department, college, and university. The successful candidate will be held to the standards and requirements of the college and department in which they are housed for recommending tenure and promotion.

Required Qualifications:   

As a Hispanic-serving Institution (HSI), inclusiveness and diversity are integral to CSUN's commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and engagement. As of Fall 2020, CSUN enrolls ~40,000 students, where 56% are Latinx, 20.8% are White, 9.3% are Asian American, and 4.8% are Black/African American. The successful candidate will help the Department achieve equitable outcomes for all students through teaching, student mentorship, scholarship, and service.

The successful candidate must have an earned PhD or equivalent at time of appointment.  The candidate must also present evidence of excellence in teaching Asian philosophy, including Indian philosophy or Chinese philosophy; evidence of competence in teaching other courses in the Philosophy curriculum (see for reference https://catalog.csun.edu/academics/phil/courses/); evidence of competence in teaching philosophical writing; evidence of a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring a diverse student body; and evidence of the potential for scholarly activity that will result in publication or equivalent. 

Preferred Qualifications:

The successful candidate will present evidence of an ability to develop lower- and upper-division courses in Asian philosophy, evidence of any feminist or post-colonial philosophical perspectives in their research or teaching, and evidence of a familiarity with analytic philosophy.

How to apply
Application type Online
Please submit Letters of Recommendation to [email protected]
Web address to apply https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/nr/en-us/job/...
Deadline for full consideration: November 5, 2021, 12:00am PST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Time created October 11, 2021, 7:36pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date April 6, 2022, 6:45pm PST
Expired on April 6, 2022, 6:46pm PST
Last updated September 1, 2022, 3:00pm UTC
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