Assistant Professor of Philosophy (EXPIRED)
Department of Philosophy, Santa Clara University
|Job category||Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar|
|AOS||Intersectional Feminist Philosophy|
Arabic and Islamic Philosophy
Latin American Philosophy
Native American Philosophy
Social and Political Philosophy
|AOC||Courses related to feminist philosophy at the intersection of gender, race, disability, and other salient social categories, such as Ethics and Gender, Ethics and Marginalized Persons, Diversity and Disability, Feminist Political Theory, Ethics and Race, Feminism and Ethics, Philosophy of Race,|
Arabic and Islamic Philosophy
Latin American Philosophy
Native American Philosophy
|Organization's reference number||R4001|
|Location||Santa Clara, California, United States|
The Department of Philosophy at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit, Catholic university, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin in Fall 2024. AOS is Intersectional Feminist Philosophy. A successful candidate with this AOS will be able to teach introductory and advanced undergraduate courses related to feminist philosophy at the intersection of gender, race, disability, and other salient social categories, potentially including (disjunctively) PHIL 23, Ethics and Gender; PHIL 31, Ethics and Marginalized Persons; PHIL 33, Ethics and Race; PHIL 41, Diversity and Disability; PHIL 120, Feminism and Ethics; PHIL 129, Feminist Political Theory; and/or PHIL 186, Philosophy of Race.
We also would invite the successful candidate to help the department develop new
The College of Arts & Sciences is currently conducting its third cluster hire in the area of Inequality & Social Justice. It is possible that the person hired for this position will be included in the Fall 2024 cohort if their research/teaching is a strong fit. Cluster hire participants will receive mentorship and regular group meetings providing peer support and interdisciplinary intellectual community to support their scholarly and creative work.
Successful candidates must have a strong commitment to both teaching and research and must be able to maintain an active research program. SCU is on the quarter system, and faculty are expected to teach 6 courses per year (2 each quarter), assuming they are engaged in an active scholarship program. The successful candidate will have a reduced teaching load of five courses in the first year of appointment.
Located in the heart of Northern California’s Silicon Valley, Santa Clara University is a Jesuit, Catholic university and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity; in this spirit we particularly welcome applications from women, persons of color, disabled persons, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable
Instructions to Applicants: Please submit the materials below to the Workday system via the Human Resources website (Careers, to Faculty openings). Candidates for this position should submit the following:
(1) Curriculum vitae
Additional Information: For questions, please contact Christopher Kulp, Dept. Chair and Search Committee Chair, [email protected] Department of Philosophy, Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053-0310, 408-554-4842.
The salary range is $80,549 - $89,526 and offers within that range will be based on years of university teaching experience. The position provides generous benefits. https://www.scu.edu/hr/benefits.Recognizing the high cost of housing in the local area, the University has established two housing assistance programs for qualified faculty:  a rental assistance program and  a purchase assistance program. For details, please refer to: https://www.scu.edu/provost/policies-and-procedures/support-for-faculty/housing-assistance/
2. Develop and teach courses that contribute to curriculum development in the relevant degree program and/or the university core. Faculty teaching university core courses should follow an approved syllabus or work with the chair to design an appropriate syllabus for submission for approval from the relevant Faculty Core Curriculum Committee.
3. Participate in assessment of student learning for courses in the department.
4. Provide informed advice and mentoring to undergraduate students.
5. Fulfill other instructional or academic duties as may be assigned by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences or by the Chair of the Philosophy Department.
2. Preference will be given to candidates with a research program that can accommodate participation of undergraduates.
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Work Authorization: A foreign national who is appointed to a tenured or tenure-track faculty position is eligible for sponsorship by Santa Clara University.
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Americans with Disabilities Act. Santa Clara University affirms its' commitment to employ qualified individuals with disabilities within the workplace and to comply with the Americans with Disability Act. All applicants desiring an accommodation should contact the Department of Human Resources, and 408-554-5750 and request to speak to Indu Ahluwalia by phone at 408-554-5750 or by email at [email protected].
|How to apply|
The email address ([email protected] ) must be used for submission of the required three confidential letters of recommendation. All other application materials should go through the Workday system via the Human Resources web address listed above.
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|Email to apply|
|Hard deadline||November 13, 2023, 11:59pm PST|
|Web address for more information||https://wd1.myworkdaysite.com/en-US/recruiting/scu...|
|Contact name||Christopher Kulp, Dept. Chair and Search Committee Chair|
|Time created||September 29, 2023, 4:08pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||November 13, 2023, 11:59pm PST|
|Expired on||November 15, 2023, 12:46am PST|
|Last updated||November 15, 2023, 8:46am UTC|
|Last update notification||
As of Monday, 10/9/23, 11:00 am PDT, the due date for applications has been EXTENDED to November 13, 2023.
October 9, 2023, 6:08pm UTC
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|Job Market Calendar||
This institution has indicated that the position advertised will not follow the APA's recommended job market calendar. An explanation, if provided, appears below.
The period for consideration of a written job offer may be less than two weeks given the possible need for a speedier and more competitive hiring process due to the University being on the quarter system, the unusually long holiday break in 2023-24, and the challenges of scheduling on-campus interviews in a timely manner.