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Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, University of San Francisco

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Asian Philosophy
AOS categories Asian Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 2015-0237Faculty
Location San Francisco, California, United States
Start date Fall of 2017
Job description

Philosophy – University of San Francisco – AOS Asian Philosophy

Fall 2016

Job Summary: The Department of Philosophy at the University of San Francisco invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin fall of 2017. This position seeks candidates with an AOS in Asian Philosophy; the AOC is open. Faculty members in USF’s philosophy department operate out of a wide-range of philosophical traditions, including analytic, continental, and the history of philosophy.

Job Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to teach, amongst other courses, an undergraduate survey in classical Asian Philosophy. The expected teaching load for this position at USF is two 4-unit courses per semester with an additional third course every fourth semester (2-2-2-3 over two years). In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to engage in service to the department and college, as well as maintain an active research program. 

Minimum Qualifications: include a Ph.D. in philosophy by the fall of 2017. A strong record and commitment to undergraduate teaching, a promising scholarly research program, a willingness to work in a culturally diverse environment, and an understanding of and commitment to support the mission of the University of San Francisco are required.

Applications must be submitted online at http://gnosis.usfca.edu/search. Applicants should submit a cover letter summarizing interests and qualifications, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching ability (e.g., sample syllabi, teaching evaluations, and/or teaching portfolio), writing sample, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Additional materials may be requested later in the process. Questions can be addressed to [email protected].  For full consideration, applications should be submitted by November 14, 2016. Please note that first-round interviews will be conducted by Skype.

The University of San Francisco is a Jesuit Catholic University in the heart of San Francisco. San Francisco’s first university, USF ignites students’ passion for social justice. For more information, visit www.usfca.edu.

The University of San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  The university does not discriminate in employment, educational services, or academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related), disability, or other bases prohibited by law, and will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities upon request.  We particularly encourage minority and women applicants for all positions.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://www.usfjobs.com/postings/11306
Email to apply
Hard deadline November 14, 2016, 6:59pm PST
Web address for more information https://www.usfjobs.com/postings/11306
Contact name Ronald R. Sundstrom
Contact email
Contact phone 415-422-5319
Time created September 6, 2016, 1:27pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date November 14, 2016, 6:59pm PST
Expired on November 15, 2016, 7:46pm PST
Last updated February 20, 2017, 3:00pm UTC
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