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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, University of Alabama

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS AOS or AOC Metaphysics or Philosophy of Medicine
AOS categories Metaphysics
Biomedical Ethics
AOC AOS or AOC Metaphysics or Philosophy of Medicine
AOC categories Metaphysics
Biomedical Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
Start date August 16, 2020
Job description

UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA, Tuscaloosa, AL. The Department of Philosophy invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Prof., beginning fall 2020. Undergraduate teaching, with usual non-teaching duties. AOS/AOC Metaphysics or Philosophy of Medicine broadly construed. An ideal candidate would contribute to an interdisciplinary pre-med program. Teaching competence in one or more of the following is also desirable: History of Philosophy, especially Ancient; Philosophy of Religion, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Gender, Race, Disability or non-Western philosophy. Ph.D. in philosophy should be completed by August 15, 2020. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The Department actively seeks diversity in its employees and will use blind review of applicants’ CVs and writing samples to generate a list of semi-finalists. To apply, and for information on submitting materials for blind review, go to facultyjobs.ua.edu. Application materials should reach the Department before November 1, 2019 when the review begins, but applications will be accepted until position is filled.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
The Department will use a BLIND REVIEW of each applicant’s CV and writing sample to generate a short list of semi-finalists. Those to be invited for on-campus interview will be selected from the semi-finalists. Each applicant must do the following: (1) submit online a CV that is prepared for blind review, removing name, Ph.D. granting institution and any information that would indicate gender, race, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or other professionally irrelevant information about the applicant; and (2) submit online (attach to “Other Document 1”) a writing sample, also prepared for blind review, removing name, Ph.D. granting institution and any information that would indicate gender, race, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or other professionally irrelevant information about the applicant. Each applicant must also submit three additional items that will not be reviewed until after the list of semi-finalists has been generated by blind review: (3) strong evidence of teaching excellence as “Other Document 2,” (4) a photocopy of graduate transcript as “Other Document 3,” and (5) at least three letters of recommendation submitted by mail or Interfolio directly to: Ms. Siamoiya Turman Administrative Secretary The Department of Philosophy Box 870218 The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0218 email: slturman@ua.edu
Web address to apply http://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/45846
Deadline for full consideration: November 1, 2019, 11:59pm CST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information http://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/45846
Contact name Siamoiya Turman
Contact email
Contact phone 205-348-5942
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Time created October 1, 2019, 10:20am EST
Scheduled expiry date April 17, 2020, 4:32pm CST
Last updated October 1, 2019, 10:20am EST
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