Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)
Department of Philosophy, University of Denver
|Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
|Ethics or Social and Political Philosophy
Social and Political Philosophy
|Organization's reference number
|Job Number 496760
|Denver, Colorado, United States
|September 1, 2024
Located on a beautiful campus in Denver, the University of Denver (DU) is the oldest independent university in the Rocky Mountain region, which describes itself as a private university dedicated to the public good. DU enrolls over 14,000 students in its undergraduate and graduate programs. The Department of Philosophy at DU offers a BA in Philosophy and an MA in Philosophy through a dual MA program. It also contributes to the Joint Doctoral Program in Religion that the University of Denver shares with the Iliff School of Theology. The Department of Philosophy, the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and the University are committed to building a vibrant, diverse, and inclusive learning environment, as part of a strong commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to these values.
The Department of Philosophy at the University of Denver invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, effective September 1, 2024. We wish to hire a colleague who will deepen the foundation of our commitment to the study of Ethics and Democracy, broadly construed. The ideal candidate demonstrates experience and versatility in inclusive pedagogy. As part of the search, we will also prioritize consideration of scholars whose work engages historically underrepresented communities and traditions, further contributing to our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ) through teaching, research, and service in our college and beyond. The position teaches five courses per year over three, ten-week quarters (Autumn, Winter, and Spring).
Area of Specialty (AOS): Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1. Standard office environment.
1. Ability to sit in front of a computer for an extended period of time.
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The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidate’s sex or any other protected status.
Please include the following documents with your application:
The University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Denver prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age (40 years and over in the employment context), religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, veterans status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance in any of the university's educational programs and activities, and in the employment (including application for employment) and admissions (including application for admission) context, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended in 2008; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and any other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, or ordinances that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. For the university's complete Non-Discrimination Statement, please see non‑discrimination‑statement.
All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.
|How to apply
All applications must be submitted through jobs.du.edu.
|Web address to apply
|Deadline for full consideration:
November 15, 2023, 4:00pm MST
(applications under review)
|No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
|Web address for more information
|September 5, 2023, 9:29pm UTC
|Scheduled expiry date
|February 28, 2024, 10:40pm MST
|December 12, 2023, 10:58am MST
|February 11, 2024, 3:00pm UTC
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