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Assistant Professor of Philosophy

SUNY Oswego

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Ethics and/or Political Philosophy
AOS categories Ethics
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Oswego, New York, United States
Start date August 2024
Job description

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Description of Department: The Philosophy Department at SUNY Oswego is a collegial, productive department with a Philosophy major and minor, a Philosophy-Psychology joint major, a new Philosophy, Politics, and Economics major, and a Logic minor. To learn more about us, visit our web site at: https://ww1.oswego.edu/philosophy/.

The Philosophy Department at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications to fill a full time Assistant Professor of Philosophy.

Posting Date: February 16, 2024

Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Compensation: https://www.suny.edu/hr/compensation/salary/, commensurate with experience plus full New York State benefits package.

Benefit Information: The State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. https://www.suny.edu/benefits/for more information.

Date of Appointment: August 2024

Description of Responsibilities:

Area of Specialization: Ethics and/or Political Philosophy. Area of Competence: Open.

The Assistant Professor of Philosophy will have a strong research trajectory in ethics and/or political philosophy, as well as relevant teaching experience in applied ethics, such as business ethics, and information ethics/ethics in information and communication technology. In addition to these, the Assistant Professor may teach a variety of courses within the department, including social/political philosophy, philosophy and feminism, and courses which serve to broaden the diversity of the curriculum of our department (e.g., philosophy of race). The successful candidate would serve a leadership role in the recently established Philosophy, Politics, and Economics major housed in the Philosophy Department. Normal semester teaching responsibilities will be one large course and two smaller courses. Student advising, working with students on improving writing skills, and university service are also expected.

SUNY Oswego works continuously to create an inclusive environment which respects, embraces, and promotes cultural safety, belonging, civil discourse, cultural humility, and other values and goals outlined in SUNY Oswego's https://ww1.oswego.edu/diversity/. As such, the incumbent is expected to contribute to these efforts and possess communication and interpersonal skills necessary to engage effectively with an increasingly diverse community of students and colleagues.


Required Qualifications:

• PhD in Philosophy at time of appointment or ABD in Philosophy with scheduled defense date.

• Strong research trajectory in ethics and/or political philosophy. Relevant teaching experience in some related courses in ethics, applied ethics, or political philosophy. Demonstrated commitment to cultural diversity and the ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications:

• Ability teach a variety of courses, such as business ethics, information ethics/ethics in information and communication technology, social/political philosophy, philosophy and feminism, and courses which serve to broaden the diversity of the curriculum of our department, such as philosophy of race.

At SUNY Oswego we value the diversity found in each member of our campus community and strive to create a community where that diversity is embraced and enhanced. Recognizing the strength of diversity, our mission is to foster an environment which respects, embraces and promotes cultural competence, civil discourse and active engagement in developing an inclusive and vibrant community of scholars who act as transformational agents of change and responsible citizens of the world. For more information see SUNY Oswego's https://ww1.oswego.edu/diversity/.

As a candidate seeking consideration you are asked to submit a separate statement specifically addressing how your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion has been evidenced in your career experience and professional activity, and/or community service (volunteer work, etc.), and/or professional development. (Please see Application Instructions)

Additional Information:

Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please https://www.oswego.edu/human-resources/non-discrimination-policy to see our full non-discrimination policy.

In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing [email protected].

For Campus Safety information, please https://www.oswego.edu/police/annual-report to see the Annual Security and Fire Report (Clery).

SUNY Oswego is a smoke free/tobacco/e-cigarette free campus. https://www.oswego.edu/human-resources/sites/human-resources/files/tobacco_smoke_free_policy_final.pdf for further policy details, including education and cessation resources.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected].

Search Chair:

Dr. Jared Peterson at [email protected]

Application Instructions:

To Apply Submit:

• Cover letter addressing qualifications

• A separate statement describing your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in your professional experience or personal life or community engagement

• Resume or CV

• Copy of unofficial (or copy of official) transcript for required degree showing degree awarded and date conferred

• Contact information for three professional references

electronically by clicking on the APPLY NOW button.

Official transcripts are required at time of appointment.

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Web address for more information https://www.oswego.edu/
Time created February 24, 2024, 12:13am UTC
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