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Assistant Professor: Philosophy of Action, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind, or Epistemology

Department of Philosophy, University of California, Riverside

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Core areas of analytic philosophy
AOS categories Epistemology
Philosophy of Action
Philosophy of Language
Philosophy of Mind
AOC Core areas of analytic philosophy
AOC categories Epistemology
Philosophy of Action
Philosophy of Language
Philosophy of Mind
Workload Part time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number JPF00989
Location Riverside, California, United States, California, United States
Start date July 1, 2019
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for Assistant Professor, tenure track in the following areas – AOS: Core areas of analytic philosophy such as Philosophy of Action, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind, or Epistemology.

Position responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate teaching, 4 courses per year on the quarter system, thesis supervision, and standard non-teaching duties. A Ph.D. in Philosophy is required at time of appointment as well as compelling evidence of commitment to publication and research. The successful candidate must be committed to teaching effectively at all levels, including graduate mentoring. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Appointment will be effective July 1, 2019.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, CV, sample of research, evidence of teaching excellence/teaching evaluations, a statement of contribution to diversity, and at least three letters of recommendation to https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00989.

Applicants who use Interfolio may utilize a feature provided by the Interfolio Service to allow Interfolio to upload their letters directly into AP Recruit. Applicants can input an Interfolio-generated email address in place of their letter writer's email address. Interfolio refers to this as Online Application Deliveries. The following link on the Interfolio website shows how to set this up (http://help.interfolio.com/entries/24062742-Uploading-Letters-to-an-Online-Application-System ).

Review of applications will begin November 16, 2018. Applicants should submit their materials by that date to be assured full consideration. We will not interview at the Eastern APA, but will conduct Skype interviews in mid- to late December or early January.

For more additional information, you may contact Luca Ferrero, Search Committee Chair, at luca.ferrero@ucr.edu.

Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.

UCR is a world class research university with an exceptionally diverse student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for under-represented and first generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00989
Hard deadline November 16, 2018, 11:59pm PST
Contact
Contact name Luca Ferrero, Search Committee Chair
Contact email
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Scheduled expiry date November 16, 2018, 11:59pm PST
Last updated September 6, 2018, 5:04pm EST
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