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Career-Track Assistant Professor of Practice (EXPIRED)

W.A. Franke Honors College and Department of Philosophy, University of Arizona

Job category Junior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS biomedical ethics, applied ethics, and ethics.
AOS categories Applied Ethics
Biomedical Ethics
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number req8931
Location Tucson, Arizona, United States
Start date Not Specified
Job description

University of Arizona W.A. Franke Honors College and Department of Philosophy


 The W.A. Franke Honors College in collaboration with the Department of Philosophy at University of Arizona, invites applications for a Career Track (non-tenure eligible) Assistant Professor of Practice position in ethics and/or applied ethical reasoning with expertise in medical ethics. 

 The workload distribution load will 60% teaching Honors courses within the Philosophy department and Honors College, 20% service to the unit, college, university, profession, and/or community, and 20% scholarship in pedagogical and curricular innovation broadly speaking.

The successful candidate will

  • Hold a Ph.D. at the start of the appointment
  • A strong record of interdisciplinary and innovative teaching
  • Previous experience working with diverse and underrepresented communities
  • Previous success in collaborative interdisciplinary practice, research, or teaching
  • Previous teaching experience both in-person and online
  • Administrative and research experience

As a faculty member in Department of Philosophy and the Honors College, the individual selected must have experience and expertise with inquiry and evidence-based instructional practices such as active and collaborative learning, and the integration of research as well as modern approaches to assessment and engaged learning.  

The duties and responsibilities of this faculty member will be

  • Teach Honors sections of medical ethics, advanced medical ethics and other applied ethics courses in either Philosophy or the Honors College catalog.
  • Collaborate with both the Department of Philosophy and the W.A. Franke Honors College to develop unique Honors pathways for Philosophy majors and minors within the Department of Philosophy.   Work to increase the number of Honors students pursuing these degree pathways.
  • Support Honors students who are majors in Philosophy to find a thesis advisor and research project. 
  • Serve on committees for both the Department of Philosophy and the W.A. Franke Honors College. 
  • Engage in scholarship centered on the study of pedagogy and teaching in the area of philosophy and/or interdisciplinary education. 

The position includes avenues for promotion to Associate or Full Professor, non-tenure eligible.

Additional duties may be assigned.

 More information about the W.A. Franke Honors College at frankehonors.arizona.edu and the department of philosophy at philosophy.arizona.edu.  

The Honors College is home to a diverse group of remarkable students who come from all over the world & study across all majors but have one thing in common – a motivation to use their talents for interdisciplinary problem-solving. Honors faculty members are a crucial component in guiding exploratory learning & building our tight-knit honors community.

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff, and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

 Online application is required: apply online at  https://arizona.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/8931?c=arizona

The following documents are requested along with your application, to be submitted online through the application link:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Single-page Cover Letter
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy which should address the role of diversity and inclusion in your teaching as well as explain how you engage underrepresented learners (in “Additional Document” slot)
  • Reference Contact List with a minimum of three professional references and their contact information (in “Additional Document” slot)

 For additional information about the position or search, please contact Search Committee Co-Chair Dr. Thomas Christiano @ [email protected]

For general questions about the application process contact Sarah Romero @ [email protected]

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://arizona.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/...
Hard deadline April 15, 2022, 5:00pm MST
Web address for more information https://frankehonors.arizona.edu/
Contact name Sarah Romero
Contact email
Contact phone 520-621-9269
Time created March 18, 2022, 9:04pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date April 15, 2022, 5:00pm MST
Expired on April 16, 2022, 5:46pm MST
Last updated April 17, 2022, 12:46am UTC
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