Tenure Track Professor, Open Rank - Philosophy (EXPIRED)
Department of Philosophy, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, University of Massachusetts, Lowell
|Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
|Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
|September 1 2023
Tenure Track Professor, Open Rank - Philosophy
General Summary of Position:
This position is part of a cluster hire initiative in Social & Health Policy.
The Department of Philosophy seeks a full-time, tenure-track faculty member to be appointed at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level.This position is open rank, with a preference for scholars with a robust research program in philosophy of race with areas of competence in health broadly construed (philosophy of medicine, medical ethics, bioethics, public health ethics, etc.)
The person filling this position will teach foundational courses in the philosophy of race and healthcare and/or public health ethics, advanced courses in their area of expertise, and contribute to joint curriculum and research initiatives at the university. The successful candidate will have a robust scholarly record or research program on issues in the philosophy of race and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching.
The College of Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (FAHSS) is the largest academic unit of the University, with 12 academic departments and over 230 full-time faculty. FAHSS has experienced significant growth in recent years, including hiring over 70 new faculty members, achieving a 70% growth in funded research expenditures, and adding several new interdisciplinary graduate programs.
This hire will be part of the University of Massachusetts Lowell hire of six tenure-track faculty members (various ranks) as part of our 2022-2023 Social & Health Policy cluster hiring initiative. As outlined in our values statement, the University of Massachusetts Lowell, as a public higher education institution, recognizes its responsibility to serve the public good and immediate surrounding communities. Faculty in the College of Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences are nationally and internationally recognized for research and work engaging some of the pressing social issues facing the world today, such as race equity, health, and education (for more information about UML FAHSS Research Centers, please visit the college website.) The FAHSS cluster hiring initiative marks an essential step towards our goal of increasing inclusive excellence by recruiting outstanding faculty across disciplines who share our commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration, impactful socially- and community-engaged research, student engagement and experiential learning, and institutional transformation.
Greater Lowell, Merrimack Valley, and the Boston region are home to diverse communities. The historic city of Lowell, MA, is a gateway city that is a majority-minority city (20.9% Asian American, 17.9% Hispanic, 8% Black/African American). UMass Lowell has robust partnerships with the City of Lowell, Lowell Public Schools, health organizations, and many other local nonprofits and businesses. The Boston region is also home to a large number of potential research partners.
About University of Massachusetts Lowell:
UMass Lowell is an equal education/employment opportunity institution dedicated to building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.
Minimum Qualifications (Required):
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Review of applications will begin January 30th and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.
The appointment is scheduled to begin on September 1, 2023.
Please submit the following required documents with your application:
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.
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|April 17, 2023, 11:59pm EST
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|November 18, 2022, 10:04pm UTC
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|April 17, 2023, 11:59pm EST
|April 19, 2023, 12:46am EST
|June 19, 2023, 3:00pm UTC
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