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Assistant Professor - Philosophy (EXPIRED)

FLAME University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Pune, Mahārāshtra, India
Job description

FLAME University, Pune (Maharashtra, India), is the pioneer of liberal education in India. With a strong focus on interdisciplinary research and teaching, the School of Liberal Education has recognized strengths in the areas of Psychology, Sociology, Public Policy, Economics, Philosophy, Literary and Cultural Studies, in addition to Environmental Sciences, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics and Humanities. The school offers undergraduate programs that allow students to gain rigorous interdisciplinary training and opportunities to complement their research activities, build networks/professional references, and advance their career aspirations. Overall, the School stands for intellectual freedom, curiosity, and academic integrity.

We are inviting applications from highly research-active candidates for the position of full-time Assistant Professor in Philosophy.

The successful candidate will teach foundational undergraduate courses in Critical Reasoning and Applied Ethics in addition to elective philosophy courses which may include Introduction to Philosophy, Introduction to Western Philosophy, Ethics and the Good Life, Metaphysics, Epistemology, Existentialism, Political Philosophy, etc. The successful candidate will be a clear, engaging teacher of undergraduate students for whom they may be their first exposure to philosophy in an academic context. Courses may be either a term or a semester in length. 

In addition to fulfilling the teaching requirements, the candidate must actively pursue research in Philosophy and regularly publish their work. FLAME University offers a Ph.D. in Humanities, so qualifying faculty members can also serve as advisors in their area of expertise.

Faculty responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching, advising students, participating in faculty colloquia, and academic administration. A Ph.D. (completed or nearing submission) is required at the time of application. Our expectation is that a successful applicant will:

1. Undertake independent high-quality research as well as work actively with existing members to build a strong interdisciplinary community of scholars who are committed to delivering cutting-edge research and innovation

2. Translate research findings into evidence-based practices, programs and policies

3. Remain committed to excellence in teaching- a core value of FLAME University- and adopt creative pedagogies that foster cultures of inclusion and diversity.

To learn more about our teaching and research programs, please visit our website https://www.flame.edu.in.

FLAME University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment to qualified applicants regardless of caste, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability status.

For informal enquiries, please email us at [email protected].

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://jobs.flame.edu.in/FLAME_titlelink_Jobs_pag...
Hard deadline January 29, 2024, 11:59pm IST
Web address for more information https://www.flame.edu.in
Contact name Akshita Singh
Contact email
Time created December 4, 2023, 2:58pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date January 29, 2024, 11:59pm IST
Expired on January 31, 2024, 12:16am IST
Last updated January 30, 2024, 6:46pm UTC
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