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Teaching Assistant Professor

Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS History and Philosophy of Medicine
AOS categories Philosophy of Science
AOC History and Philosophy of Science
AOC categories Philosophy of Science
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Start date September 1, 2023
Job description

The University of Pittsburgh, Department of History and Philosophy of Science,

Rank:  Teaching Assistant Professor, beginning September 1, 2023. 

AOS:  History and Philosophy of Medicine

AOC: History and Philosophy of Science

The Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh seeks a candidate to serve as a Teaching Assistant Professorship specializing in History and Philosophy of Medicine beginning in the 2023-2024 academic year.  Teaching Assistant Professors are eligible for renewal and promotion (for more information please see https://www.as.pitt.edu/faculty/governance/criteria-promotion-appointment-evaluation-and-reappointment-appointment-stream).

Required Qualifications: (1) A Ph.D. in History and Philosophy of Science, Philosophy, or a closely related field expected by the proposed start date, (2) interest in integrating history and philosophy of science as well as in-depth knowledge of the science or sciences relevant to their teaching, and (3) evidence of exemplary teaching.

Responsibilities:  Undergraduate teaching in support of the HPS major and the Certificate in the Conceptual Foundations of Medicine (3 courses per semester, including HPS 0613: Medicine and Morality and HPS 0612: Mind and Medicine. Undergraduate courses are capped at 35 students each.)  Regular departmental duties. There are opportunities for departmental service that may be offset by a reduced teaching load.

Applicants should submit a CV, three letters of recommendation, evidence of teaching excellence, and sample syllabi.  All letters of recommendation should be sent to [email protected]  CV, evidence of teaching excellence, diversity statement, and sample syllabi should be uploaded to the application website. 

In addition, applicants are expected to provide a brief personal statement that addresses their contributions to diversity through research, teaching, service and/or community engagement. Please mention any past contributions as well as any planned or potential contributions.

Applications received by January 15, 2023, will receive full consideration. 

Matthew Ceraso, [email protected] .

Department of History and Philosophy of Science

University of Pittsburgh

1102 Cathedral of Learning

Pittsburgh, PA 15260 

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Web address to apply https://cfopitt.taleo.net/careersection/pitt_facul...
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Deadline for full consideration: January 15, 2023, 11:59pm EST
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
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