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Assistant or Associate Professor

Department of Philosophy, Rice University, Rice University

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Contract type open
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number Asst. Prof. - F19023 Assoc Prof. - F19024
Location Houston, Texas, United States, Texas, United States
Start date July 1, 2019
Job description

Job description. The philosophy department at Rice University in Houston, Texas, invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured position at the rank of assistant or associate professor. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2019. AOS and AOC: open.  

The standard teaching load is two courses per semester, at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. The successful candidate will have an outstanding record of research, as shown by high quality publications, presentations at significant conferences, impressive unpublished work (e.g. a recent Ph.D. dissertation), and strong recommendations from referees.  The candidate will show a commitment to excellent and innovative teaching.  The person hired will be able to take advantage of, and contribute to, some of the many opportunities for collaboration both on campus and beyond, and will take an active role in charting the department’s ambitious future course.

Applications for the assistant professor position should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, writing sample, research statement, evidence of teaching excellence, and at least three letters of reference. The person hired must have a PhD degree in philosophy by one year after employment commences. The application process is entirely web-based and must be submitted on line at http://jobs.rice.edu/postings/16556. Deadline: November 1, 2018.

Applications for the associate professor position should include a letter of interest and curriculum vitae, along with contact information for three references. Letters of reference may be solicited at the appropriate stage by the search committee. The application process is entirely web-based and must be submitted on line at http://jobs.rice.edu/postings/16708. Deadline: November 1, 2018 for first consideration.

Rice University is a private, comprehensive research university located in the heart of Houston’s dynamic museum district and adjacent to the Texas Medical Center. It offers undergraduate and graduate degrees across eight schools and has a student body of c. 3900 undergraduates and c. 2900 graduate students. Rice ranks no. 14 among national universities and third in undergraduate teaching (2018 US News & World Report); its endowment ranks among the top 20 of US universities. Its hallmarks include a high level of faculty research activity; a 6:1 student-faculty ratio; a commitment to fostering diversity; and an intellectual environment that produces the next generation of leaders.

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

How to apply
Application type Other
Instructions
Applications for the assistant professor position should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, writing sample, research statement, evidence of teaching excellence, and at least three letters of reference. The person hired must have a PhD degree in philosophy by one year after employment commences. The application process is entirely web-based and must be submitted on line at http://jobs.rice.edu/postings/16556. Deadline: November 1, 2018. Applications for the associate professor position should include a letter of interest and curriculum vitae, along with contact information for three references. Letters of reference may be solicited at the appropriate stage by the search committee. The application process is entirely web-based and must be submitted on line at http://jobs.rice.edu/postings/16708. Deadline: November 1, 2018 for first consideration.
Hard deadline November 1, 2018, 11:59pm CST
Contact
Contact name Minranda Robinson-Davis
Contact email
Contact phone 713-348-4994
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Time created September 13, 2018, 5:12pm EST
Scheduled expiry date November 1, 2018, 11:59pm CST
Last updated September 13, 2018, 5:12pm EST
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