Department of Philosophy, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)
|Job category||Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar|
|AOC||Open, though we have a special interest in competence in Comparative Philosophy|
|Location||Baltimore, Maryland, United States|
The Department of Philosophy at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor with specialization in the field of Asian Philosophy and competence open (though we have a special interest in competence in Comparative Philosophy), to begin in August 2024. We seek candidates with strong research potential who are committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and identify with the mission of UMBC, in particular concerning furthering the goals of diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.
UMBC is a dynamic and growing public research university located in the Baltimore-Washington Corridor. The university is a Carnegie Research 1, community-engaged institution with a diverse student population of 13,640 graduate and undergraduate students. US News and World Report regularly ranks UMBC in the top 10 of most innovative universities, and the Chronicle of Higher Education recognizes UMBC as one its “Great Colleges to Work For” in categories including cooperative governance, compensation, teaching environment, and work-life balance. The Philosophy Department currently has 9 full-time faculty, and a very active undergraduate philosophy club. To find out more about the department, visit us at: https://philosophy.umbc.edu.
The person appointed will teach 5 courses a year, typically distributed over two courses each semester, with one introductory level course and one upper division course in the successful applicant’s fields of specialization each semester. The successful applicant is expected to maintain an active research agenda and to participate in the Department’s advising and service responsibilities, as well as meet the very highest standards of teaching quality.
This position is one of four positions in a cluster hire in Asian Studies. UMBC is searching in 2023-2024 for Asian studies specialists in Ancient Studies, History, Philosophy, and Political Science. Faculty hired as part of the cluster hire will have opportunities to collaborate across disciplines and develop alongside a cohort of new faculty members with an interest in Asian Studies. Though the new faculty members will be housed in their respective academic departments, they will also be affiliate faculty in and contribute to the success of the interdisciplinary Asian Studies Program at UMBC through their course offerings, participation in research seminars, and engagement with Asia-related programming on campus. https://cahss.umbc.edu/cluster-hire/
For full consideration all materials should be received by November 15, 2023.
|How to apply|
|Web address to apply||http://apply.interfolio.com/128918|
|Deadline for full consideration:||
November 15, 2023, 11:59pm EST
(applications under review)
|Hard deadline||No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)|
|Contact name||Jessica Pfeifer|
|Time created||September 28, 2023, 4:59pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||March 26, 2024, 3:24pm EST|
|Last updated||November 7, 2023, 4:20pm UTC|
|Last update notification||
Deadline for full consideration extended to November 15, 2023.
November 7, 2023, 3:39pm UTC
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