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Full-time non-tenure track assistant professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Biomedical ethics
AOC categories History of Philosophy
Biomedical Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number https://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/19672.
Location Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Start date August 2024
Job description

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is searching for a full-time non-tenure track assistant professor of philosophy, beginning August 2024. This is a one-year temporary position with health benefits. The teaching load is eight courses a year over two semesters (4/4). 

The successful applicant must have a PhD in philosophy or equivalent by August 2024 and have demonstrated excellence in teaching philosophy. The new hire will be expected to mainly teach courses in applied ethics (especially bioethics) and the history of philosophy. We encourage applications from members of historically disadvantaged groups. 

Review of complete applications will begin February 1, 2024. Applications received by this date will receive full consideration. Required application materials: 

  • Cover Letter (briefly indicating how the candidate’s qualifications and experience prepare them for this position)
  • Curriculum Vitae (including a list of references)
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • 1-3 Sample Syllabi
  • Student Teaching Evaluations (summary)

Candidates who receive first-round interviews will be required to submit three letters of reference.

UAB’s Department of Philosophy and College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) treasure the rich diversity of our student body, and we are committed to their success. Members of the CAS community are expected to reflect our value for inclusive excellence in both our work and learning environment as well as in our efforts to serve and engage the community.

The Department of Philosophy at UAB supports an undergraduate major and also serves the core curriculum. With over 22,000 students and 2,500 full-time faculty members, UAB ranks in the top 20 public universities for federal research funding and is the major teaching-research university in Alabama. Interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching are prominent. UAB ranks in the top ten nationally for student diversity, and Birmingham is the second largest city in Alabama, offering a vibrant cultural community with a wide array of recreational opportunities.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/19672
Email to apply
Hard deadline February 1, 2024, 11:59pm CST
Contact
Contact name Gregory E Pence
Contact email
Contact phone 12059344805
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Time created December 4, 2023, 4:39pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date February 1, 2024, 11:59pm CST
Expired on February 3, 2024, 12:46am CST
Last updated February 3, 2024, 6:46am UTC
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