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Visiting Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Psychology and Philosophy, Sam Houston State University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Non-Western Philosophy
AOS categories African/Africana Philosophy
Arabic and Islamic Philosophy
Asian Philosophy
Latin American Philosophy
AOC Ethics
AOC categories Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Huntsville, Texas, United States
Start date Fall 2019
Job description

SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY, Huntsville, TX. Announcing a Visiting Assistant Professor position in the Philosophy Program of the Department of Psychology and Philosophy starting in Fall 2019. A Ph.D. in philosophy is preferred.  The AOS is Non-Western Philosophy broadly understood (e.g. Islamic Philosophy, Asian Philosophy, African/a Philosophy, Latin American Philosophy and/or Indigenous Philosophy of the Americas) AOC: Ethics. The successful candidate will be expected to have the ability to teach Critical Thinking courses.  

The regular teaching load will be four undergraduate courses per semester and may include a combination of face-to-face and online courses. These courses will include, among other things, some combination of Critical Thinking, Introduction to Philosophy and Contemporary Moral Issues. Summer teaching may be possible depending on demand. SHSU is seeking culturally and academically diverse faculty committed to fostering a lifelong learning environment.  

Interested applicants should apply online at http://shsu.peopleadmin.com/.  The application will require (a) a letter of interest, (b) a curriculum vitae, (c) three letters of reference, (d) graduate and undergraduate transcripts (Applicants may submit unofficial transcripts for initial screening; however, official transcripts are required for credential review prior to on-campus interviews.), (e) evidence of teaching ability (including, but not limited to, teaching statement, student evaluations, and sample syllabi), (f) research statement,  (g) a writing sample (h) sample syllabus for 2000-level Critical Thinking course, (i) Diversity statement discussing how the applicant would engage a diverse student population such as Sam Houston State University that meets the College of Humanities and Social Sciences core goals: 

“The College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Sam Houston State University is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the academic community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The college welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. 

Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Maria Botero, Chair of Search Committee, by email at mbotero@shsu.edu or telephone 936-294-2461. Review of materials will begin January 31, 2019 and continue until the position is filled—incomplete applications will not be reviewed.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/hr/postings/20879
Email to apply
Hard deadline January 31, 2019, 11:59pm CST
Contact
Web address for more information http://www.shsu.edu
Contact name Dr. Maria Botero
Contact email
Contact phone 936-294-2461
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Time created December 11, 2018, 12:41pm EST
Scheduled expiry date January 31, 2019, 11:59pm CST
Expired on February 2, 2019, 12:46am CST
Last updated February 2, 2019, 1:46am EST
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