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Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Philosophy Department, University of San Diego

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Philosophy of Language, broadly construed.
AOS categories Philosophy of Language
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location San Diego, California, United States
Start date September 1, 2019
Job description

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Department Description:

The Philosophy Department at USD is pluralistic, which means it covers all significant historical periods and most major philosophical methods. It has a deep and special concern for the study of ethics, values and the moral life.

The Philosophy Department offers a comprehensive program of study leading to a BA in Philosophy and to a minor in philosophy, while offering a broad range of courses as part of the University's Core Curriculum. The department also regularly offers courses for majors and minors in the central areas of philosophy and a range of special topics courses.

The full-time faculty represent diverse approaches and interests and are engaged in a wide range of teaching, research and service activities. Department faculty are also regularly involved in offering interdisciplinary special topic team-taught courses.

Detailed Description:

AOS: Philosophy of Language, broadly construed. AOC: Open. Position begins Sept. 1, 2019. Two semester academic term. 3/3 teaching load is normal (all levels undergraduate). A commitment to outstanding teaching is central to the mission of the university. Such teaching in the core curriculum is expected, as is an active research program. Usual non-teaching service duties. Ph.D. prior to appointment is required. Salary and benefits competitive.

Job Requirements:

Ph.D.

Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.

Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes.

Posting Salary:

Commensurate with experience; Excellent Benefits.

The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package, to include medical, dental, vision, a 12% retirement contribution given to you by the University (with three year vesting period), and access to on-campus Fitness Centers. Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer. http://www.sandiego.edu/hr/benefits//

Special Application Instructions

Visit http://apptrkr.com/1280743 to complete our online application.

Candidates must submit: A letter of application, C.V., sample of scholarly work, statement of teaching philosophy (with evidence of teaching effectiveness), and 3 references. Applications are due by October 31, 2018. Interviews will be conducted via Skype.

For full consideration, all of the above mentioned materials must be received by October 31, 2018 by 5:00 p.m. (PST).

Please direct any questions to Leeanna Cummings at philosophy@sandiego.edu.

If you have any technical questions or difficulties please contact the Employment Services Team at 619-260-6806, or email us at jobs@sandiego.edu

Additional Details:

The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.

The University of San Diego is a smoking and tobacco-free campus. For more information, visit http://www.sandiego.edu/smokefree

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Web address to apply http://apptrkr.com/1280743
Hard deadline October 31, 2018, 11:59pm PST
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Web address for more information http://apptrkr.com/1280743
Contact name Leeanna Cummings
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