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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy and Religion, Central Michigan University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS History of Early Modern Philosophy
AOS categories Early Modern Philosophy
History of Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Mount Pleasant, Michigan, United States
Start date August 24, 2020
Job description

The Department of Philosophy and Religion at Central Michigan University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position.  AOS: History of Early Modern Philosophy.  AOC: Open.  We welcome applications from philosophers who specialize in any aspect of the early modern period through Hume.  We are especially interested in candidates committed to diversifying the curriculum, including in their approach to teaching early modern philosophy.  A Ph.D. in Philosophy is required. ABD applicants will be considered only if it is clear the degree will be conferred by the time of appointment. Start date: August 24, 2020.

The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research program in the history of philosophy, develop and teach undergraduate courses in the history of philosophy and areas of competence, and provide active service to the department, university, and profession in our student-centered program. The standard teaching load across two semesters is 3-3 (reduced by one course during the first year). Faculty have access to multiple sources of internal funding for professional travel. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Philosophy program at CMU prioritizes both excellence in undergraduate teaching and active scholarship among its faculty.  We are part of a strong, mid-size department at a public research university.  For information about the Department, visit: https://www.cmich.edu/colleges/class/PHLREL/Pages/default.aspx

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019. Applications received by that date are assured of full review, though applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Inquiries about the position may be addressed to: Andrew Blom, Chair, Department of Philosophy and Religion, Central Michigan University (email: blom1a@cmich.edu). For questions about the application process, please contact Betty Lewis, Philosophy and Religion Department Secretary (email: lewis1ec@cmich.edu).

CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex-based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see http://www.cmich.edu/ocrie).

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Applicants should be prepared to submit: a curriculum vitae, copies of doctoral transcripts, a writing sample, a teaching statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a statement describing your current and proposed research, and a one-page statement about your experience working with a diverse student body and your contributions or potential contributions to creating/advancing a culture of equity and inclusion (including but not limited to including diverse voices in the curriculum). In addition, applicants will identify three referees to be electronically contacted for letters of reference. Applicants should insure that referees are aware that their letters, if requested, must reach the Department by the application deadline.
Web address to apply http://www.jobs.cmich.edu/postings/30969
Deadline for full consideration: November 1, 2019, 11:59pm EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline March 31, 2020, 11:59pm EST
Contact
Web address for more information https://www.cmich.edu/colleges/class/PHLREL/Pages/...
Contact name Andrew Blom
Contact email
Contact phone 989-774-3444
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Scheduled expiry date March 31, 2020, 11:59pm EST
Last updated September 23, 2019, 2:49pm EST
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