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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, University of Florida

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Ethics, including a research agenda in Bioethics broadly construed
AOS categories Ethics
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 53542
Location Gainesville, Florida, United States
Start date August 16, 2020
Job description

The University of Florida invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Philosophy at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective August 16, 2020. Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Philosophy by that date. The area of specialization is Ethics, including a research agenda in Bioethics broadly construed.  

The department invites applicants with committed research agendas in bioethics, broadly construed, which may include or overlap with, for instance, normative ethics, political philosophy, philosophy of science, environmental ethics, or ethics of technology. 

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to assist in and pursue interdisciplinary collaboration in ethics and bioethics. The successful candidate will be expected to 1) maintain an active research agenda, 2) teach four courses per academic year at the undergraduate and graduate level, and 3) provide service to the department, the university, and the profession. 

The Department is genuinely committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ability, class, ethnicity/race, gender identity and expression. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. The university and greater Gainesville community enjoy a diversity of culture and social opportunities, including organizations that support the interests of people from varied backgrounds. 

Salary is competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package.

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. The University of Florida invites all qualified applicants, including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. The University of Florida is a public institution and subject to all requirements under Florida Sunshine and Public Record laws.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at https://apply.interfolio.com/69064 and must include: (1) a letter of interest, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a writing sample, (4) a statement of research interests (including pertinence to job description), (5) a teaching portfolio (including a statement of teaching philosophy and sample syllabi), and (6) three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2019, and to ensure full consideration applications should be completed by that date. However, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.
Web address to apply https://apply.interfolio.com/69064
Deadline for full consideration: December 1, 2019, 11:59pm EST
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information http://www.phil.ufl.edu/employment.html
Contact name Dr. Robert D'Amico
Contact email
Contact phone (352) 273-1806
Bookkeeping
Time created October 1, 2019, 10:40am EST
Scheduled expiry date April 17, 2020, 11:35am EST
Last updated October 1, 2019, 10:40am EST
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Job Market Calendar This institution has indicated that the position advertised will not follow the APA's recommended job market calendar. An explanation, if provided, appears below.

The department will follow all provisions of the APA's recommended job market calendar with the exception that a prospective employee may have only one week for consideration of a written offer from the hiring institution.

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