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Contract Renewable Assistant Professor of Philosophy (EXPIRED)

APA departmental services program University of Northern Colorado, University of Northern Colorado

Job category Junior faculty / Contract type open
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Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 203
Location Greeley, Colorado, United States
Start date August 1st, 2024
Job description

POSITION TITLE:  Contract Renewable Assistant Professor of Philosophy

COMPENSATION RANGE: 50,000.00 - 53,000.00 USD per year


DEPARTMENT: Philosophy


BENEFITS: UNC’s Career Hub

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 02/03/2024

Position Summary:

This position has a workload distribution of 80% teaching (4-4 teaching load) and 20% service. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate potential for teaching excellence in traditional and online settings and participate in department, college, and/or community service activities. UNC is an equal opportunity institution that is committed to preventing and eliminating discrimination and harassment based on race, color, religion, age, national origin, disability status, class, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or political affiliation.

Minimum Requirements:

A Ph.D. in Philosophy is preferred. ABDs will be considered; appointment would be at the rank of a Contract Renewable Assistant Professor (non-tenure track) with a commensurate salary.

Preferred Requirements:

Preference will be given to applicants with a terminal degree in Philosophy and a willingness to develop teaching competence in the history of philosophy broadly construed and/or Philosophy of Science. We prefer the potential to develop competence in Non-Western Philosophy (including Latin American or Latinx Philosophy), or Applied Ethics (including Environmental Ethics and Data Ethics) and teaching competence in formal logic. We have a broad need for teaching introductory courses. Interest and dedication to teaching students from diverse backgrounds is strongly preferred.

About UNC
The University of Northern Colorado is a public doctoral/research institution located in Greeley, Colorado. UNC’s commitment to education began in 1889 and continues to be a transformational force for our students. According to CollegeNet’s Social Mobility Index, UNC ranked #1 in social mobility (2022). UNC is also committed to providing our faculty and staff with the support they need to succeed as professionals, educators, and in life. Please visit UNC’s Career Hub,to learn more about UNC’s strategic plan, school programs, and employee benefits. Go Bears!

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging
The University of Northern Colorado believes diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging is the pathway to achieving an inclusive community and fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive. UNC supports the growth of individuals who care about race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, lifestyle, age, educational background, national origin, religion, or physical ability – to honor the intersectionality of our campus. Please visit UNC’s Career Hub to learn more about UNC’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.

AAEO Employer
The University of Northern Colorado is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer that is committed to a culturally diverse staff, faculty, and student body.

The University will not engage in unlawful discrimination in employment or educational services against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Veteran status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. It is the University’s policy to prohibit discrimination in employment or educational services on the basis of sexual orientation or political affiliation. The University will likewise take affirmative action to ensure that student applicants and enrolled students are treated during the enrollment at the University without regard to race, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. Such affirmative action shall include, but not be limited to the following: employment, upgrading, demotion or transfer, recruitment or recruitment advertising; layoff, retirement, or termination; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; and selection for training, including apprenticeship. Furthermore, the University will post in conspicuous places, notice setting forth the provisions of this University’s Equal Opportunity Policy.

Federal regulations require that the University of Northern Colorado retain all documents submitted by applicants. Materials will not be returned or copied for applicants.

Background Check
Satisfactory completion of a background check, educational check, and authorization to work in the United States is required after a conditional offer of employment has been made. The successful candidate must submit original transcripts within one (1) month of hire.

This position is contingent on funding from the Colorado State Legislature, approval by the Board of Trustees, and subject to the policies and regulations of the University of Northern Colorado.

Clery Act
In compliance with the Clery Act, the most recent University of Northern Colorado Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online. A paper copy can be requested at the UNC Police Department. This report contains crime statistics and policy statements related to safety, conduct processes and Title IX investigations.

How to apply
Application type Online
To apply, complete the online application at https://unco.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home?c=unco, submitting (1) a cover letter that addresses your teaching philosophy, highlighting how you promote equity and inclusion and providing evidence of teaching effectiveness; (2) a current CV; (3) sample syllabi, (4) an unofficial transcript; and (5) contact information for three references. A writing sample is optional. Applications are due February 3rd, 2024 when we begin reviewing materials. The review will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Jeffrey Brown at [email protected].
Web address to apply https://unco.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home?c=u...
Hard deadline March 2, 2024, 11:59pm MST
Web address for more information https://unco.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home?c=u...
Contact name Jeffrey Brown
Contact email
Contact phone 970-351-1322
Time created November 13, 2023, 10:10pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date March 2, 2024, 11:59pm MST
Expired on March 4, 2024, 12:46am MST
Last updated May 4, 2024, 3:00pm UTC
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