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Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, University of South Carolina

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Metaethics, Philosophy of Action and Practical Reasoning
AOS categories Philosophy of Action
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Start date August 15, 2013
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, position at the rank of Assistant Professor.  AOS:  Metaethics, Action Theory, or Practical Reasoning.   AOC: Open.  The successful applicant will be expected to make a significant contribution to the department’s PhD program. Candidates must have Ph.D. in hand on or before August 15, 2013.

Applicants should send cover letter and a complete dossier, including current CV, graduate transcript, three letters of recommendation, sample of written work, and evidence of teaching ability.

Applications or letters of inquiry should be sent to:

Chair, Hiring Committee, Action and Practical Reasoning

Department of Philosophy

University of South Carolina

Columbia, SC, 29208

For full consideration, complete applications must be received by November 15. Candidates should expect to be available for interviews in late November and December.

The University of South Carolina's main campus is located in the state capital, close to mountains and coast. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has designated the University of South Carolina as one of only 73 public and 32 private academic institutions with 'very high research activity'. The Carnegie Foundation also lists USC as having strong community engagement. The University has over 29,500 students on the main campus (and over 44,500 students system-wide), more than 350 degree programs, and a nationally-ranked library system that includes one of the nation'™s largest public film archives. Columbia, the capital of South Carolina, is the center of an increasingly sophisticated greater metropolitan area with a population over 750,000.

The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status.

How to apply
Application type Unknown (see text above)
Hard deadline November 15, 2012, 11:59pm EST
Web address for more information http://src4.cas.sc.edu/phil/
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Time created September 3, 2012, 6:37pm EST
Scheduled expiry date November 15, 2012, 11:59pm EST
Expired on November 15, 2012, 11:59pm EST
Last updated October 3, 2012, 12:42am EST
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