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Assistant or Associate Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, University of Nevada, Reno

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Political philosophy, philosophy of law, or ethics
AOS categories Ethics
Philosophy of Law
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC History of philosophy.
AOC categories History of Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 71168
Location Reno, Nevada, United States
Start date Fall 2013
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Nevada, Reno, seeks candidates for a tenure-track assistant or early associate professor position to begin Fall 2013.

The normal teaching load is 3 courses per semester. Duties include undergraduate and graduate teaching, research and service to the university. Some core curriculum teaching is required. Undergraduate and graduate student advisement, including M.A. thesis supervision.

Required Qualifications

All requirements for the Ph.D. in Philosophy must be completed by July 1, 2013.

AOS: political philosophy, philosophy of law, or ethics, with political philosophy or philosophy of law preferred. The successful candidate must have a strong record of research in addition to experience and promise as an excellent teacher.

AOC: history of philosophy.

Preferred Qualifications

Other things being equal, some preference will be given to candidate with interests in areas such as feminism or Latin American philosophy.

Contact Information for this Position

Christopher Williams, Search Chair
ctw[at]unr.edu, 775-784-4287

Kathy O’Keefe, Search Coordinator
kathryno[at]unr.edu, 775-784-6846

Special Instructions to Applicants

The University of Nevada requires that applications be submitted electronically at https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/11319. Please follow the directions for completing the application and attaching documentation. The following items are required: letter of application, teaching and research interests (and plans); C.V., dissertation abstract (if Ph.D. is within the last four years); unofficial transcripts.

Please have 3 confidential letters of recommendation sent to:

Kathy O’Keefe, Search Coordinator, Philosophy Dept./0102, University of Nevada Reno, Reno, NV 89557or kathryno[at]unr.edu

A sample of written work, and possible additional materials (course syllabi, teaching evaluations), will be requested of candidates who are selected for further consideration.

Initial interviews will be conducted by Skype or phone.

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Note to All Applicants

A background check may be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

How to apply
Application type Unknown (see text above)
Web address to apply https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/11319
Hard deadline November 15, 2012, 11:59pm PST
Web address for more information http://www.unr.edu/philosophy
Contact name Christopher Williams
Contact email
Contact phone 775-784-4287
Time created October 3, 2012, 4:26pm EST
Scheduled expiry date November 15, 2012, 11:59pm PST
Expired on November 15, 2012, 11:59pm PST
Last updated October 8, 2012, 10:44pm EST
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