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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Iowa State University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS ethics or social and political philosophy
AOS categories Ethics
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 800204
Location Ames, Iowa, United States
Start date August 16, 2019
Job description

Assistant Professor – Philosophy

Posting number 800204

The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in philosophy at the rank of assistant professor, AOS: ethics or political philosophy, AOC: open.

We seek a candidate interested in developing competence in the study of the moral and political ramifications of technology. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active program of scholarly research, develop and teach undergraduate courses, and contribute to service appropriate to the rank of assistant professor.

The department’s teaching load is five undergraduate courses per year, which will include courses in the faculty member’s specialty, as well as, sections of Philosophy of Technology, a course required for computer science majors.

We seek candidates who share in our mission of achieving excellence through diversity, inclusion, and equity. The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies is firmly committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, people who identify as LGBTQIA, and members of other underrepresented and marginalized groups.

A Ph.D in philosophy must be conferred by the start date of the appointment.


To apply for this position, please click on “Apply for this Job” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

1) Letter of Application/Cover Letter – specifically addressing how the candidate would develop a Philosophy of Technology course
2) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
3) Research Statement – attach as ‘Other Document(s) 1’ 
4) Statement of Teaching Philosophy – including a summary of student ratings (if applicable) – attach as ‘Other Document(s) 2’ 
5) Writing Sample – attach as ‘Other Document(s) 3’
6) Official or Unofficial Graduate Transcripts – attach as ‘Other Document(s) 4’

Additionally, as part of our application process, we require 3 letters of reference. Please provide the names and email addresses for your references in the Reference Letter section of the employment application. Upon submission of your application, an automated email will be generated and sent to your references with instructions on how to attach the reference letter to your application through a confidential online portal.

"Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against."

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/36759
Hard deadline December 22, 2018, 11:59pm CST
Contact
Web address for more information https://www.philrs.iastate.edu/
Contact name Janet Krengel
Contact email
Contact phone 515-294-7276
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Time created October 23, 2018, 12:15pm EST
Scheduled expiry date December 22, 2018, 11:59pm CST
Last updated October 23, 2018, 12:15pm EST
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