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Assistant Professor in Philosophy (Cyber-Philosophy) (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy and Classics, University of Texas at San Antonio

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Two or more of the following areas: philosophy of mind, cognitive science, artificial intelligence, philosophy of data science, cyber-ethics, cyber-security.
AOS categories Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
Philosophy of Computing
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 14057
Location San Antonio, Texas, United States
Start date August 2020
Job description


UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT SAN ANTONIO Department of Philosophy and Classics

Position Announcement: Assistant Professor Tenure-track

The Department of Philosophy and Classics at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor rank, to begin Fall 2020.

Required Qualifications: All applicants must have a Ph.D. in Philosophy or directly related field, by August 31, 2020.  The department seeks candidates whose research and teaching show promise of distinction in two or more of the following areas: philosophy of mind, cognitive science, artificial intelligence, philosophy of data science, cyber-ethics, cyber-security.   

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates prepared to teach in a variety of areas within the Department and demonstrate the ability and desire to work collegially with faculty from diverse cultural backgrounds.  Other curricular needs in the department include humanities, digital humanities, early modern philosophy, religious studies, and ethics.

The Department offers majors in Philosophy, Classical Studies, Medical Humanities, and Humanities, and a minor in Religious Studies.  The Department also offers an M.A. in Philosophy.

Successful applicant must be able to articulate a research agenda, have an emerging record of publications, excellent teaching skills and commitment to service.  Ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of a diverse urban population is a requirement.

Responsibilities: Teach, advise, and mentor undergraduate and graduate students at the Main and Downtown campuses; participate in teaching courses in the Department's degree programs; pursue an active research and publishing agenda; and serve the University, profession, and community. The typical instructional expectation for faculty on the research track is teaching 2-2 courses/year, and the expected allocation of effort associated with this appointment is 40% instruction, 40% research/scholarship, and 20% service. Expectations for the allocation of effort may, however, change over time.

How to apply
Application type Online
Applicants should submit electronically in PDF format: 1. Letter of application that states research interest, teaching experiences, and qualifications for the position which includes discussion on the role diversity and inclusion plays in an academic environment. 2. Curriculum vitae 3. Research statement 4. Teaching portfolio to include (i) a teaching statement, (ii) evaluations, (iii) at least 2 sample syllabi 5. Copy of graduate transcripts 6. Samples of written or published scholarly work (no more than three) 7. Three references (to include name, address, telephone number and email address) familiar with the applicant's work Application materials must be submitted on the UTSA STARS Online Employment Portal. https://jobs.utsa.edu/postings/14057 Administrative Contact: Melanie Zulaica, Principal Admin [email protected] Direct questions to: Dr. Eve Browning, Professor and Chair Department of Philosophy & Classics [email protected] Review of applications will begin in October and will continue until position is filled. UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire. The city of San Antonio is the second largest in Texas and the seventh largest in the nation. Its cosmopolitan character, extensive recreational opportunities, low cost of living, excellent health care, and temperate climate make it a highly desirable place to live.
Web address to apply https://jobs.utsa.edu/postings/14057
Deadline for full consideration: October 31, 2019, 7:59pm CST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information http://colfa.utsa.edu/philosophy-classics/
Time created October 2, 2019, 10:12am UTC
Scheduled expiry date April 18, 2020, 11:53am CST
Expired on April 18, 2020, 12:46pm CST
Last updated June 18, 2020, 3:00pm UTC
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