Assistant Professor in Philosophy (EXPIRED)
Department of Philosophy, University of South Carolina
|Job category||Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar|
|AOS||Philosophy of Biology, Chemistry Environment or Technology|
Philosophy of Biology
Philosophy of Science
|Location||Columbia, South Carolina, United States|
|Start date||August 16, 2020|
The Department of Philosophy at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, position in the area of philosophy of science, with a focus on biology, chemistry, environment or technology. AOS: Philosophy of biology, chemistry, environment, or technology. AOC: Open. Expertise with interdisciplinary research, academic qualification in the respective STEM field, and the ability to teach a diverse group of undergraduates will be an asset. Candidates must have Ph.D. in Philosophy in hand on or before August 15, 2020.
The Philosophy Department at the University of South Carolina prides itself in supporting and facilitating interdisciplinary collaborations. Members of the department currently work regularly with scientists, engineers, clinicians, and policy makers. The University of South Carolina is home to the Ann Johnson Institute for Science, Technology, and Society (AJI for STS). AJI is an endowed Institute whose mission is to build STS friendships and academic communities among those with historical, philosophical, scientific, medical and engineering approaches. The successful candidate will be encouraged to contribute to the AJI’s activities.
Applications must be made on-line at “USCjobs” https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/67333 . Applicants should upload a cover letter and a complete dossier, including current CV, sample of written work, and evidence of teaching ability. Three letters of recommendation should be submitted to the search committee chair, Dr. Michael Stoeltzner, at [email protected] with Philosophy of Science Search in the subject line. Paper submissions of letters may be sent to: Philosophy of Science Search Department of Philosophy, University of South Carolina, Byrnes Building, Columbia, SC 29208. Informal inquiries may also be directed to Michael Stoeltzner.
The position will remain open until filled, and the search committee will begin reviewing applications on November 1, 2019. Candidates should expect to be available for interviews over Skype in late November and December.
The University of South Carolina System (www.sc.edu) is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment. The University of South Carolina's main campus is located in Columbia, the state capital, a city with lively downtown areas, abundant parks, a few rivers, plenty of restaurants and shops, art galleries and music venues, nearby hiking, and more.
The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.
|How to apply|
Applicants should upload a cover letter and a complete dossier, including current CV, sample of written work, and evidence of teaching ability. Three letters of recommendation should be submitted to the search committee chair, Dr. Michael Stoeltzner, at [email protected] with Philosophy of Science Search in the subject line. Paper submissions of letters may be sent to: Philosophy of Science Search Department of Philosophy, University of South Carolina, Byrnes Building, Columbia, SC 29208. Informal inquiries may also be directed to Michael Stoeltzner.
|Web address to apply||https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/67333|
|Hard deadline||November 1, 2019, 7:59pm EST|
|Web address for more information||https://www.sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/artsands...|
|Contact name||Dr. Michael Stoeltzner|
|Time created||September 17, 2019, 3:32pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||November 1, 2019, 7:59pm EST|
|Expired on||November 2, 2019, 8:46pm EST|
|Last updated||January 3, 2020, 3:00pm UTC|
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