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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, West Virginia Univeristy

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS At least one of the following: Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science (including neuroscience), Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Sex and Gender
AOS categories Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Science
Philosophy of Gender
Philosophy of Race
AOC At least two of the following: Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Sex and Gender, Environmental Philosophy, Philosophy of Technology, Metaphysics
AOC categories Metaphysics
Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Science
Environmental Philosophy
Philosophy of Gender
Philosophy of Race
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number Job #10008
Location Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
Start date August 2019
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at West Virginia University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor starting August 2018. 

AOS: At least one of the following: Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science (including neuroscience), Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Sex and Gender.

AOC: At least two of the following: Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Sex and Gender, Metaphysics, Environmental Philosophy, Philosophy of Technology.

A doctorate in philosophy by the time of appointment is required. The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong program of research and excel at undergraduate teaching. The teaching load is three courses per semester.

The WVU Philosophy Department is an intellectually vibrant, supportive, and collegial undergraduate program with all of the opportunities and expectations of a research university. WVU is a comprehensive, land-grant, research university located in Morgantown, WV, and is home to approximately 29,000 students. The Morgantown metro-region has a population of approximately 120,000, and is frequently ranked as one of the best college towns in the US. Morgantown is a safe, inclusive, and family-friendly city, approximately 75 miles south of Pittsburgh; 200 miles from Washington, DC, Baltimore, and Cleveland; and 300 miles from Cincinnati and Philadelphia. The region offers outstanding outdoor recreation and stunning natural beauty.   

WVU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
To apply, please visit https://careers.wvu.edu/, navigate to: Assistant Professor Department of Philosophy Job #10008, and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a writing sample. The cover letter should address research accomplishments and future research plans as well as your teaching experience and approach to teaching. In addition, arrange for 3 letters of reference to be sent electronically to: WVUPHILJOB@mail.wvu.edu Review of completed applications will begin on November 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Please direct questions about this position to Professor Sharon Ryan at: Sharon.Ryan@mail.wvu.edu. WVU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.
Web address to apply http://jobs.wvu.edu
Deadline for full consideration: November 15, 2018, 11:59pm EST
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Contact name Sharon Ryan
Contact email
Contact phone 304-293-7704
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Time created October 5, 2018, 4:16pm EST
Scheduled expiry date April 23, 2019, 2:57pm EST
Last updated October 15, 2018, 6:28pm EST
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