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Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor

Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Philosophy of Science
AOS categories Philosophy of Science
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number PVL #95959
Location Madison, Wisconsin, United States, Wisconsin, United States
Start date August 19, 2019
Job description

Position Summary:  The selected applicant will join the faculty who carry a long and proud tradition of highly acclaimed teaching and research in core areas of philosophy. We are seeking candidates with a commitment to excellence in scholarly research, teaching, and professional service. The selected individual will have Philosophy of Science as their area of specialization.

Principal Duties: The selected candidate will teach four classes per academic year at the undergraduate and graduate level; hold office hours; grade exams; conduct scholarly research; perform university and professional service, as appropriate.

Assistant professor candidates must show evidence of outstanding teaching and research potential and must be willing to teach upper and lower-level courses on a regular basis.

Associate and full professors candidates must, in addition to the above, have a distinguished record of philosophical research.

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is searching for a philosopher specializing in philosophy of science.

UW-Madison's Department of Philosophy is seeking a diverse set of faculty candidates who will approach their work in a manner that advances our commitment to excellence in research, teaching and service. Candidates from under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.
The University of Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Applications must come through UW Jobs website (http://jobs.wisc.edu), referencing PVL 95959. To begin the application process please click on the 'Apply Now' button. You will be asked to create a profile. All applications will be considered through the assured consideration date, but the position will remain open until filled. Junior candidates (applying for an assistant professorship): Please upload the following four documents: 1) a cover letter, 2) a CV, 3) a research statement and evidence of teaching excellence (in same document), and 4) a writing sample. Applicants will also be asked to provide the names and contact information for three references. References will be contacted upon application submission and asked to provide a letter of reference. If a candidate has more than three references, please send the name and email contact for additional references to pvl95959@philosophy.wisc.edu. Senior candidates (applying for an associate or full professorship): Please upload the following four documents: 1) a cover letter, 2) a CV, 3) one or two articles (published or unpublished; if two articles, please upload both in same document), and 4) evidence of teaching excellence. Senior applicants will also be asked to provide the names and contact information for three references. However, these references will not be contacted unless the candidate advances in the process, at which time the candidate will be contacted prior to reaching out to the references. Candidates should expect to be available for interviews on Skype in December. Please reference PVL #95959 in all correspondence.
Web address to apply http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/499251/profes...
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: November 21, 2018, 11:59pm CST
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/499251/profes...
Contact name Dan Hausman
Contact email
Contact phone 608-263-3700
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Time created September 24, 2018, 3:29pm EST
Scheduled expiry date April 9, 2019, 1:18pm CST
Last updated September 24, 2018, 3:29pm EST
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