Department of Philosophy, University of Oklahoma
|Job category||Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar|
|AOS||Metaphysics, broadly construed|
Philosophy of Language
Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Science
|Location||Norman, Oklahoma, United States|
|Start date||Fall 2022|
We are seeking an assistant professor specializing in metaphysics, construed broadly to concern, for example, philosophy of science, philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, or ontology. Area of competence is open. However, the department has teaching needs in formal logic, modern philosophy, feminist philosophy, and business ethics. The typical teaching load is 2 courses per semester and involves teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
The successful candidate will be a central member of a vibrant intellectual community that prizes the ability to converse across philosophical traditions and sub-disciplines and values interdisciplinary engagement. We are especially interested in applications from qualified candidates who are committed to practicing philosophy in an inclusive and cooperative mode, while achieving rigor and excellence in their research and teaching. For more information about our department, please see https://www.ou.edu/cas/philosophy.
The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a growing Carnegie R1 public research university located in the city of Norman, Oklahoma. The university and the surrounding community create an ideal environment where our faculty can integrate work with family, recreation, and a high quality of life. OU enrolls over 30,000 students and has more than 2700 full-time faculty members in 21 colleges. In Fall 2019, approximately 23% of OU’s freshmen were first-generation students, 33% of all students belonged to a minority race/ethnicity and 6% were international.
Norman is a lively, friendly community with excellent public schools, lots of green space, plenty of restaurants and locally owned small businesses, and year-round outdoor recreation. Oklahoma City, only 17 miles away, offers a thriving cultural scene including excellent recreational opportunities, restaurants, museums and galleries, performing arts organizations, and sports teams. Oklahoma’s 35 state parks offer everything from sand dunes to mountainous lake districts.
We prefer candidates with the following qualifications:
Application deadline is December 10, 2021.
Submit applications (letter of interest, CV, writing sample, statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching excellence) at https://apply.interfolio.com/96756
**Please upload an anonymized version of your writing sample(s), with your name and affiliation removed.** If the paper has been published, it is fine to submit an anonymized penultimate draft.
Three letters of recommendation will be required for all candidates. During the application process you will be prompted for the contact information for references. Each letter writer will receive an e-mail with instructions about how to upload the letter.
The University of Oklahoma is committed to achieving a diverse, equitable, and inclusive university community by embracing each person’s unique contributions, background and perspectives. The University of Oklahoma recognizes that fostering an inclusive environment for all, with particular attention to the needs of historically marginalized populations, is vital to the pursuit of excellence in all aspects of our institutional mission. This enhances the OU experience for all students, faculty and staff and for the communities we engage.
If you have questions, please contact the search committee chair, Prof. Martin Montminy, at [email protected].
|How to apply|
|Web address to apply||https://apply.interfolio.com/96756|
|Hard deadline||December 10, 2021, 11:59pm CST|
|Web address for more information||https://www.ou.edu/cas/philosophy/events/faculty-s...|
|Contact name||Martin Montminy|
|Time created||November 10, 2021, 10:32pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||December 10, 2021, 11:59pm CST|
|Last updated||November 10, 2021, 10:32pm UTC|
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