Assistant or Associate Professor in Philosophy: Practical Reasoning
Department of Philosophy, University of Utah
|Job category||Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar|
|AOS||Practical Reasoning (especially as it relates to Value Theory or Epistemology). The ideal applicant will work on ethical, moral, aesthetic, or epistemological issues at the intersection of philosophy and digital technology|
Metaphysics and Epistemology
Philosophy of Action
Philosophy of Computing
Social and Political Philosophy
|Organization's reference number||PRN00470CF|
|Location||Salt Lake City, Utah, United States|
|Start date||July 01 2020|
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH, SALT LAKE CITY, UT — ASSISTANT PROFESSOR/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR: The Department of Philosophy at the University of Utah seeks to hire a tenure-line professor at the rank of Assistant or early Associate Professor to begin in Fall 2020. We are seeking applicants with an AoS in Practical Reasoning (especially as it relates to Value Theory or Epistemology). The ideal applicant will work on ethical, moral, aesthetic, or epistemological issues at the intersection of philosophy and digital technology (e.g., AI, algorithm ethics, interactive online media), and help build on our existing partnership with computer science and related programs (e.g., the University of Utah’s highly ranked Entertainment Arts & Engineering program) through both their research and teaching contributions.
We welcome applications from early career scholars, ranging from graduate students expecting to defend by Summer 2020, to those who have recently been awarded tenure. Qualified candidates will be considered for appointments with tenure or advanced tenure clocks. Tenure-line faculty in the Philosophy Department carry a 2/2 teaching load, which may include a mix of undergraduate and graduate courses, along with expectations of graduate advising and other contributions to the department’s research and service missions.
The Department values its top-ranking in terms of percent of women
Applicants should provide a CV; cover letter; research statement; teaching statement; writing sample; and at least three letters of recommendation. Deadline: Nov. 1; review of files will begin on Oct. 15.
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.
|How to apply|
|Web address to apply||https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/97696|
|Email to apply|
|Hard deadline||November 1, 2019, 11:59pm MST|
|Web address for more information||https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/97696|
|Contact name||Genevieve Dubois|
|Time created||September 10, 2019, 2:17pm EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||November 1, 2019, 11:59pm MST|
|Last updated||September 10, 2019, 6:47pm EST|
|Last update notification||
There are no notifications for this ad.
Save the ad using the "save" button below to receive notifications of significant updates.
|Job Market Calendar||This institution has confirmed that the position advertised will follow the APA's recommended job market calendar.|