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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy and Humanities, University of Texas at Arlington

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS History and Philosophy of Medicine, Philosophy of Psychiatry, or Philosophy of Science with a demonstrated competence in Philosophy of Medicine or Psychiatry
AOS categories Philosophy of Science
AOC Philosophy of Science, Epistemology, Logic, and Biomedical Ethics
AOC categories Epistemology
Philosophy of Science
Biomedical Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Arlington, Texas, United States
Start date August 2020
Job description

The Department of Philosophy and Humanities at The University of Texas at Arlington seeks to make a tenure-track hire at the level of Assistant Professor. The occupant of the position will be expected to take an active role in the development of the Department’s Medical Humanities program and possibly to collaborate with the interdisciplinary Data Science program in the College of Science. Required qualifications include a PhD in Philosophy or History and Philosophy of Science with demonstrated competence in Philosophy of Medicine or Philosophy of Psychiatry and competence in Logic, Epistemology, and Biomedical Ethics. ABD candidates will not be considered. Preferred qualifications include considerable teaching experience and an interest in teaching or developing courses in Early Modern Philosophy and “Data Epistemology” (Philosophy of Probabilistic Reasoning, Philosophy and Psychology of Inference, Bayesian Philosophy of Science). The teaching load is generally 3-2, and the salary is competitive. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching, and service. Applications (including a cover letter, at least three letters of reference, a CV, writing sample, and evidence of teaching excellence) can be sent to Kenneth Williford, the Chair of the Department, via email (williford@uta.edu). The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The application deadline is November 30, 2019. UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

How to apply
Application type Email
Email to apply
Hard deadline November 30, 2019, 11:59pm CST
Contact name Kenneth Williford
Contact email
Contact phone 817-272-0505
Time created August 26, 2019, 8:53am EST
Scheduled expiry date November 30, 2019, 11:59pm CST
Last updated August 26, 2019, 8:53am EST
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