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Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Social and political philosophy, with a desired focus on migration and/or environment. We have a preference for non-ideal approaches and for research that is significantly grounded in philosophical traditions historically underrepresented in the field (e.g., feminist, queer/trans, Africana, Latin American / Latinx, Asian, Indigenous, disability studies, etc., including innovative applied and interdisciplinary work).
AOS categories Latin American Philosophy
Environmental Philosophy
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Open, but the successful candidate must be able to contribute to Latin American Studies and/or one or more of the following interdisciplinary programs: Women’s and Gender Studies, Legal Studies, Film Studies, Health & Medical Humanities, Environmental Studies.
AOC categories Latin American Philosophy
Environmental Philosophy
Feminist Philosophy
Philosophy of Gender
Philosophy of Law
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 005825
Location Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Start date August 15, 2024
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for an Assistant Professor position beginning August 15, 2024. The area of specialization (AOS) is social and political philosophy, with a desired focus on migration and/or environment. We have a preference for non-ideal approaches and for research that is significantly grounded in philosophical traditions historically underrepresented in the field (e.g., feminist, queer/trans, Africana, Latin American / Latinx, Asian, Indigenous, disability studies, etc., including innovative applied and interdisciplinary work).

The area of teaching competence (AOC) is open but the successful candidate must be able to contribute to Latin American Studies and/or one or more of the following interdisciplinary programs: Women’s and Gender Studies, Legal Studies, Film Studies, Health & Medical Humanities, Environmental Studies. Workload for pre-tenure and for research intensive faculty is two courses per semester, at all levels from large general education classes to graduate seminars.

Candidates must (1) have a PhD in Philosophy or a related discipline at the time of appointment; (2) provide evidence of scholarly activity appropriate for a tenure-track position in a philosophy department; and (3) provide evidence of the ability to teach and mentor a diverse student population at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Finalists will be asked to discuss how their teaching practices engage students of different ages, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, identities, and abilities, helping to remove barriers in order to ensure the success of all students regardless of their entry pathway into the university.

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. The candidate chosen for this position will be subject to a criminal background checks and will be required to submit a transcript of their highest earned degree.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Applicants must apply electronically at https://jobs.charlotte.edu/ (position number 005825) and attach (1) a detailed application letter responding to the job qualifications and description and (2) a current CV. Additional materials will be requested at later stages of the search. For additional information, please contact Dr. Martin Shuster ([email protected]). Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Note that the Philosophy department is searching for two new Assistant Professors this job cycle—this position as well as another position in feminist philosophy and/or philosophy of gender or sexuality. We strongly encourage all candidates who are suitably qualified to apply for both positions.
Web address to apply https://jobs.charlotte.edu/postings/52375
Deadline for full consideration: November 1, 2023, 11:59pm EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information https://jobs.charlotte.edu/postings/52375
Contact name Martin Shuster
Contact email
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Scheduled expiry date March 27, 2024, 1:26pm EST
Expired on March 27, 2024, 1:46pm EST
Last updated March 27, 2024, 5:46pm UTC
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