Ethics, broadly construed
Philosophy, Trinity University
|Job category||Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar|
|AOS||Ethics, broadly construed. We welcome applications from candidates working in any philosophical tradition (including non-Anglo-European traditions)|
|AOC||Open, but the successful candidate will be expected to teach regularly both environmental ethics and the University’s First-Year Experience course, and the department has teaching needs in other areas of practical philosophy, continental philosophy, non-Anglo-European traditions, and philosophy of race.|
|Location||San Antonio, Texas, United States|
|Start date||Fall 2020|
ASSISTANT PROFESSORSHIP (TENURE TRACK)
RESPONSIBILITIES: Teaching five undergraduate classes (17 credit hours) each year (i.e., 3 classes one semester followed by 2 the next, or the equivalent). Engaging in academic research, which includes presentation and publication of scholarly work; attending professional meetings; and participating in professional organizations. Advising students and serving the department, university, profession, and community. The successful candidate must offer classes that contribute to Trinity’s First-Year Experience or Interdisciplinary Clusters, and that facilitate Trinity’s engagement in experiential learning, faculty-led study abroad programs, or interdisciplinary initiatives.
QUALIFICATIONS: Recent Ph.D. (or near Ph.D.) in philosophy.
QUALITIES AND SKILLS: Strong potential for teaching undergraduates; strong potential for scholarship; strong potential for service to the department, university, and community.
THE DEPARTMENT: The department offers both a major and a minor in philosophy. It offers a strong and well-balanced curriculum and a dedicated and productive faculty. There are six full-time members in the department.
THE UNIVERSITY: Trinity University, founded in 1869, is an independent co-educational, primarily residential institution with a predominant emphasis on undergraduate education in the liberal arts and sciences tradition. Trinity is widely recognized for the quality of its faculty and student body and is rapidly becoming one of the foremost institutions of its type in the United States. Undergraduate enrollment is approximately 2,400, including students from all parts of the United States and many foreign countries. A beautiful campus overlooks downtownSan Antonio, a unique city rich in heritage and ethnic diversity with a population of over one million. The scenic Texas Hill Country is nearby, and the Gulf of Mexico is only 150 miles away.
APPLICATIONS: Send digital copy of dossier by Nov. 1, 2019 to Sdurst@trinity.edu. Hard copies are not required but may be sent to:
Steven Luper, Chair, Search Committee
One Trinity Place
San Antonio,TX 78212-7200
The dossier should include the following:
Trinity University is an Equal Opportunity employer. Candidates who are women or people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
|How to apply|
Send digital copy of dossier by Nov. 1, 2019 to Sdurst@trinity.edu. Hard copies are not required but may be sent to: Steven Luper, Chair, Search Committee Philosophy Department Trinity University One Trinity Place San Antonio, TX 78212-7200 The dossier should include the following: 1. Letter of application 2. Curriculum Vitae 3. At least three letters of reference 4. Copies of transcripts from graduate institution(s) 5. Writing sample 6. Evidence of teaching interests and abilities, such as (i) a statement of teaching philosophy, (ii) teaching evaluations, and/or (iii) a discussion of how the candidate’s teaching will contribute to Trinity’s Pathways curriculum (gotu.us/pathways), including the First-Year Experience (hgotu.us/fye), engagement in experiential learning (gotu.us/experientiallearning), faculty-led study abroad programs (https://trinityinternational.terradotta.com/index.cfm?FuseAction=Abroad.ViewLink&Parent_ID=26587400-5056-BA1F-72FDDD43E2B35356&Link_ID=B3ADE9F9-5056-BA1F-745A8FD5B11B937C), and/or interdisciplinary initiatives.
|Email to apply|
|Hard deadline||November 1, 2019, 11:59pm CST|
|Web address for more information||https://new.trinity.edu/|
|Contact name||Steven Luper|
|Time created||September 9, 2019, 10:41am EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||November 1, 2019, 11:59pm CST|
|Last updated||September 9, 2019, 10:41am EST|
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