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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, Gonzaga University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open
AOC Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Race, and/or Philosophy of Science
AOC categories Philosophy of Science
Feminist Philosophy
Philosophy of Law
Philosophy of Race
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Spokane, Washington, United States, Washington, United States
Start date Fall 2019
Job description

The Philosophy department at Gonzaga University invites applications for one full-time, tenure-track faculty position beginning fall semester 2019. AOS: open. AOC: One or more of the following: Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Race and Ethnicity, Philosophy of Science. Teaching load: 18 credits per year.

Successful applicant will assume ongoing responsibility for teaching Reasoning (PHIL101), a University core curriculum course. Applicants should include a description of their interest in and approaches to this course in their Teaching Statement. Applicants should also be prepared to teach Philosophy of Human Nature (PHIL 201) and a Core Integration Seminar (CIS) in one of the desired AOCs. The CIS is an interdisciplinary capstone course for the core curriculum, which encourages students to envision their role in the world, while integrating the principles of Jesuit education, prior components of the core, and their disciplinary expertise. Applicants must address how they will contribute to Gonzaga’s Mission in their cover letter. The Mission Statement may be found at: www.gonzaga.edu/About/Mission/MissionStatement.asp.

Required Qualifications:

• A Ph.D. in Philosophy. ABD considered, with the expectation the candidate will have degree in hand by August 1, 2019.

• Evidence of teaching effectiveness.

• Evidence of active scholarly engagement.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
To apply, please visit our website at www.gonzaga.edu/jobs. Applicants must complete an online application and submit the following: (1) a cover letter addressing how they will contribute to Gonzaga University’s Mission, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) transcripts, (4) teaching statement, including a sample syllabus, (5) numerical student evaluations and/or teaching observations, (6) names and email addresses for three persons who will be writing letters of recommendation, (7) names and email addresses for three references, and (8) a brief writing sample. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Jay Ciaffa, Philosophy Department Chair, ciaffa@gonzaga.edu. Position closes on November 2, 2018 midnight, PST. For assistance with your online application, call 509.313.5996. Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution, and is therefore interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive mission. Gonzaga University is a committed EEO/AA employer and diversity candidates are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability status and/or protected veteran status.
Web address to apply http://www.gonzaga.edu/jobs
Email to apply
Hard deadline November 2, 2018, 11:59pm PST
Contact
Web address for more information http://www.gonzaga.edu/jobs
Contact name Jay Ciaffa
Contact email
Contact phone 5093133956
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Scheduled expiry date November 2, 2018, 11:59pm PST
Last updated August 3, 2018, 10:48am EST
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