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Assistant Professor (tenure track)

Department of Philosophy, California State University, San Bernardino

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS (Open with strong preference for the teaching areas mentioned in the ad)
AOC (Open with strong preference for the teaching areas mentioned in the ad)
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 2019-AP219
Location San Bernardino, California, United States
Start date 9/11/2019
Job description

Overview

The Department of Philosophy at California State University, San Bernardino is hiring a full-time, academic-year, tenure track Assistant Professor. The Areas of Specialization and Concentration are open but preference will be given to candidates whose teaching competencies will enable us to expand and diversify our curricular offerings. The Department is interested, for example, in candidates who have strong teaching credentials in one or more of the following (or similar) fields: the philosophy of race, the philosophy of gender and sexuality, feminist philosophy, Asian philosophy, Latin American philosophy, African philosophy, ancient Greek philosophy, social/political philosophy, existentialism, or environmental philosophy. (This list is meant to be indicative, not exhaustive.) Priority may be given to candidates who can teach in more than one such area.
 
California State University, San Bernardino is located in San Bernardino in the Inland Empire, 60 miles east of Los Angeles. CSUSB offers programs through the colleges of Arts and Letters, Business and Public Administration, Education, Natural Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences and operates a satellite campus in Palm Desert located in Coachella Valley. CSUSB serves approximately 20,700 students and offers 47 undergraduate, 35 graduate and one doctoral degree as well as 13 programs with national accreditation.
 
CSUSB is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive academic community and building a culturally diverse faculty. Qualified applicants with experience in ethnically diverse settings and/or who demonstrate a commitment to serving a diverse student population are strongly encouraged to apply. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups.
 

Typical Activities

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate classes in the university's General Education program and for majors in Philosophy. Service responsibilities in the department, including academic advising for our majors, are shared equally among all tenure-track/tenured faculty. The department and the university expect the successful candidate to undertake a meaningful program of original research as part of achieving tenure and maintaining currency in the field.

In addition, new faculty are encouraged to develop and participate in activities that support the university's strategic plan. This plan emphasizes: a) student success; b) faculty and staff success; c) stewarding resources; d) community engagement and partnerships; and, e) enhancing the campus identity.

Minimum Qualifications

PhD degree in Philosophy (candidates who are ABD may be considered, but candidates who will have the degree in hand by the time of employment are preferred).

To find out more about the Department of Philosophy, please visit https://cal.csusb.edu/philosophy.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Formal review of applications will begin April 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.


A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096 - Revised July 21, 2017)

This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Please submit the name, telephone number and email address of three references and three (3) letters of recommendation from individuals qualified to comment, and copies of all postsecondary degrees (official transcripts will be required prior to appointment). Please send all these required documents to facultyrecruitment@csusb.edu. In addition, your application should include a current curriculum vitae, a writing sample and a cover letter addressing how you meet the Department's needs. These items are to be submitted through the application link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/csusb/jobs/2365681. Also include a Diversity Statement detailing how your teaching and/or service and/or scholarship would support the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in your academic field. (Maximum 1,000 words).
Web address to apply https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/csusb/jobs/...
Deadline for full consideration: April 1, 2019, 11:59pm PST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information https://cal.csusb.edu/philosophy
Contact name Bill Vanderburgh, Search Committee Chair
Contact email
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Time created March 1, 2019, 9:40am EST
Scheduled expiry date September 16, 2019, 7:44pm PST
Last updated March 1, 2019, 9:40am EST
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