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Visiting Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Philosophy Department, University of the Pacific

Job category Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term
AOS Cognitive Science; Philosophy of Mind
AOS categories Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Stockton, California, United States
Start date August 2018
Job description

The Philosophy Department at University of the Pacific is accepting applications for a one-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy, to begin August 2018. AOS: Cognitive Science/Philosophy of Mind. AOC: open. The teaching load is six courses per year and will include Introduction to Cognitive Science and Sensation & Perception (both cross-listed in the Psychology Department). The successful candidate should be a dynamic teacher-scholar who has experience making philosophy exciting to students from diverse backgrounds. Candidates will be expected to engage in scholarly activities. The position comes with the usual non-teaching duties, such as advising and committee work.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Finalists will be interviewed via Skype.

University of the Pacific is a student-centered private comprehensive university with a mix of liberal arts and professional schools. The Philosophy Department is in the College of the Pacific, the liberal arts core of the University located in Stockton, California. Stockton, a city with a diverse population of about 300,000 people, is centrally located in North-Central California. It is approximately 45 miles south of Sacramento and 85 miles east of San Francisco. For those who like the outdoors, Stockton is surrounded by miles of waterway and is approximately 2.5 hours from Lake Tahoe and Yosemite National Park.

Pacific is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

A complete application will include (1) a letter of intent, (2) a current CV, (3) evidence of teaching ability (including a statement of teaching philosophy, evaluations, and relevant sample syllabuses), and (4) contact information for 2-3 references. Send applications by email to Ray Rennard (Philosophy Department Chair): rrennard@pacific.edu

How to apply
Application type Email
Instructions
A complete application will include (1) a letter of intent, (2) a current CV, (3) evidence of teaching ability (including a statement of teaching philosophy, evaluations, and relevant sample syllabuses), and (4) contact information for 2-3 references. Send applications by email to Ray Rennard (Philosophy Department Chair): rrennard@pacific.edu
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: May 15, 2018, 11:59pm PST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline July 31, 2018, 12:00am PST
Contact
Contact name Ray Rennard
Contact email
Contact phone 2099462127
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Time created May 4, 2018, 9:19am EST
Scheduled expiry date July 31, 2018, 12:00am PST
Expired on August 1, 2018, 12:46am PST
Last updated August 1, 2018, 3:46am EST
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