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Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Philosophy, California State University, Fullerton

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Early Modern Philosophy
AOS categories Early Modern Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 519299
Location Fullerton, California, United States
Start date Fall 2023
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at California State University, Fullerton, invites applications for a tenure‐track Assistant Professor position in Philosophy with appointment to begin Fall 2023.


CSUF faculty are committed teacher/scholars who bring research and creative discovery to life for students in classrooms and individually mentored projects. They teach broadly in the curricula of their departments, advise students, and serve on departmental, college-level, and university-wide committees. The primary responsibilities of the person in this position will include the development and teaching of introductory and core courses in the discipline, and the development of courses in their area(s) of specialization.

Faculty generally teach three courses per semester, with the possibility of summer or winter intersession teaching for additional pay. A reduced teaching load is provided for the first two years. Specific courses that this person will teach include Rationalism & Empiricism and other General Education courses. This person will also be responsible for producing scholarship commensurate with the requirements for tenure. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to and participate in the life and development of the department, advise students, serve on committees, and participate in the broader university and disciplinary communities.

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in philosophy or a related field. ABD’s may apply, but must show evidence that the degree will be completed by the appointment date.
  • Specialization in 17th, 18th, or 19th Century history of philosophy, with expertise in Rationalism and Empiricism.
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching.
  • A strong record or potential of scholarly/creative accomplishments.
  • Demonstrated commitment to service, open-mindedness, and collegial participation in the department.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working collaboratively with diverse colleagues and community.
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in serving a very diverse student population, including first‐generation college students, low-socioeconomic students, and racially minoritized students.
How to apply
Application type Online
Application Procedure A complete on‐line application must be received by electronic submission to be considered. To apply, please visit http://hr.fullerton.edu/careers/Faculty.php choose full-time faculty, search for Job #519299, and provide the following required materials: Cover letter in which you address the following: How you meet the qualifications of the position and are prepared to support the missions of the university, college, and department, especially regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion. Curriculum vitae Teaching Philosophy Statement in which you respond to the following questions (no more than 2 pages): What role should faculty play in student success? What are some of the innovative techniques you use to engage students philosophically? Representative course syllabi, and/or lesson plan(s). Candidate Commitment to Inclusive Excellence Statement (no more than 2 pages): This statement should provide your unique perspective on your past and present contributions to and future aspirations for promoting diversity, equity, and social justice in your professional career. Please discuss how you aim to be effective in an environment that values diversity and equity, how you have addressed or plan to address equity and diversity in your teaching, research, and/or service such that the committee is able to assess your ability to contribute to our campus in this area. Please provide examples of how you would teach in a culturally relevant and responsive way. Documentation of research agenda, including (i) a research statement (no more than 2 pages) and (ii) one or more writing samples. A list of three references with relevant contact information Finalists will be required to have three letters of recommendation submitted. Please have these ready for the referents to submit. On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referents who will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application. At the appropriate time in the search process, they will receive a request via email along with information on uploading the letter. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back into your applicant portal. Please direct all questions about the position to Search Committee Chair Dr. JeeLoo Liu at [email protected] or call 657‐278‐7560.
Web address to apply http://hr.fullerton.edu/careers/Faculty.php
Email to apply
Hard deadline November 1, 2022, 11:59pm PST
Web address for more information https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/fl/en-us/job/...
Contact name JeeLoo Liu
Contact email
Contact phone 657‐278‐7560
Time created September 26, 2022, 9:20pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date November 1, 2022, 11:59pm PST
Expired on November 3, 2022, 12:46am PST
Last updated January 3, 2023, 3:00pm UTC
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