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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, University of Houston

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number FAC002567
Location Houston, Texas, United States
Start date September 1 2023
Job description

The Philosophy Department at The University of Houston intends to make one tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective September 1, 2023. AOS: open; AOC: open. Because it is located in one the of the most diverse cities in the United States and has one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, the University of Houston seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars.

Qualifications: PhD completed by August 2023 and promise of excellence in research and teaching.

The Philosophy Department at the University of Houston has 10 tenured and tenure-track faculty whose interests span the discipline. The Department’s terminal MA program has long been ranked among the top such programs in philosophy in the US. We offer an undergraduate major and minor, and contribute substantially to the teaching of the University’s core curriculum.

Responsibilities include teaching 2 courses per semester (with TA support for introductory courses) and normal service to the Department, College, and University. Salary Competitive.

Applications should include cover letter, CV, sample of written work, at least 3 letters of recommendation, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and statement on diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Applicants are encouraged to consult the university’s policy on providing career assistance for partners. More information can be found here: http://www.uh.edu/provost/faculty/current/benefits/work-life-balance/dual-career/index

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution.  Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  The Philosophy department at the University of Houston, in particular, seeks to promote respect, collaboration and diversity.

Deadline to guarantee full consideration: November 1, 2022, 11:59 p.m. Central Time

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Applications should include cover letter, CV, sample of written work, at least 3 letters of recommendation, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and statement on diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Web address to apply https://uhs.taleo.net/careersection/ex2_uhf/jobdet...
Deadline for full consideration: November 1, 2022, 11:59pm CST
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information https://uhs.taleo.net/careersection/ex2_uhf/jobdet...
Contact name Prof. Luis Oliveira
Contact email
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Scheduled expiry date March 20, 2023, 5:27pm CST
Last updated September 21, 2022, 9:34pm UTC
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