Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Department of Philosophy, George Mason University
|Job category||Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar|
|AOC||Epistemology, Metaphysics, or Philosophy of Mind.|
Philosophy of Mind
|Organization's reference number||F6569z|
|Location||Fairfax, Virginia, United States|
|Start date||August 2020|
The George Mason University Department of Philosophy invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position with a research and teaching specialty in moral psychology. We are particularly interested in hiring someone whose work includes some focus on how moral psychology intersects with empirical research and practice (e.g., in conflict resolution, economics, psychology, or sociology). We would welcome new graduate or undergraduate courses that allow students to use a philosophical approach to interrogate issues of moral reasoning, responsibility and action. Teaching competence in one or more of the following is desirable: Epistemology, Metaphysics, or Philosophy of Mind. Teaching Load: 2:2. The appointment will begin in August 2020.
George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.
Information about the University and Department:
George Mason University is located in the greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, and is the largest public university in the state of Virginia, with a diverse student body. The Philosophy Department at Mason is committed to teaching and research in both analytic and continental traditions, as well as in ethics and the history of philosophy, and collaborates with many other departments and units including African and African American Studies, Cultural Studies, Economics, Global Affairs, Women & Gender Studies, and the Schar School of Policy and Government as well as the Center for Climate Change Communication and the Institute for a Sustainable Earth. The Department is home to the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy (IPPP), which works on pressing issues in public policy including climate change, environmental sustainability, security, international criminal law, and bioethics and emerging technologies.
The successful candidate will:
|How to apply|
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F6569z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a letter of application outlining their teaching and research interests, together with a CV, writing sample, teaching statement that includes an account of their approach to fostering diversity in the classroom and the discipline, and a list of three academic references with contact details. Three confidential letters of recommendation should also be sent directly from the provider to: email@example.com Please direct any questions to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Wayne Froman: firstname.lastname@example.org Review of applications will begin after November 8th 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates who are invited to participate in an interview may be asked to provide further materials such as a research statement, evidence of successful teaching, and/or sample syllabi.
|Web address to apply||http://jobs.gmu.edu/|
|Deadline for full consideration:||
November 8, 2019, 11:59pm EST
(applications under review)
|Hard deadline||No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)|
|Web address for more information||https://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/46662|
|Contact name||Dr. Wayne Froman, Associate Professor and Chair of the Search Committee|
|Time created||September 25, 2019, 10:53am EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||April 11, 2020, 5:17pm EST|
|Last updated||September 25, 2019, 10:53am EST|
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