Department of Philosophy, University of Nebraska at Omaha
|Job category||Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar|
|AOS||Ethics, Health, Medicine, Biomedical Sciences|
Philosophy of Biology
|Organization's reference number||2019F-00144|
|Location||Omaha, Nebraska, United States|
|Start date||August 17, 2020|
The Philosophy program at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) seeks an Assistant Professor of Philosophy (tenure-track) with an AOS: Open (Ethics, Health, Medicine, Biomedical Sciences) and AOC: Ethics with an anticipated start date of August 17, 2020. We are looking for a candidate who can build bridges across disciplinary boundaries on issues related to the areas of ethics, health, medicine, and the biomedical sciences.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach a range of lower level and upper level courses— particularly in ethics—that contribute to the general education curriculum, the Philosophy major, and a new Medical Humanities major. The position carries a standard 3-3 teaching load, research, and service expectations. The PhD in Philosophy is required before August 17, 2020.
The successful candidate will be connected to the newly established program in Medical Humanities within the Kooser Health Humanities Center focusing on the role that humanities, social sciences, and healing arts play in enhancing wellness and reducing illness in the lives of patients, families, communities, and health care professionals To support a vision of a nationally recognized program and promote interdisciplinary collaboration in the Medical Humanities, UNO is conducting simultaneous hires within anthropology, geography, and philosophy.
The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to engage with relevant researchers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
UNO is a Doctoral/Research institution with over 15,000 students. The Philosophy program at UNO offers three different concentrations within its Philosophy major: (i) Generalist; (ii) Ethics, Law, and Social-Political Philosophy; and (iii) Philosophy of Brain and Mind.
UNO has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of under-represented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply. The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment.
|How to apply|
Applications for the philosophy position should be made on-line at https://unomaha.peopleadmin.com/postings/9779. Review of applications will begin on November 11, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. REQUIRED MATERIALS 1. A letter of application 2. A complete CV 3. letters of recommendation 4. unofficial graduate transcripts 5. 1 writing sample (uploaded under “Portfolio”) Send letters of recommendation and any materials that cannot be uploaded directly to firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information contact Dr. William Melanson, Philosophy Department, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE 68182-0265.
|Web address to apply||https://unomaha.peopleadmin.com/postings/9779|
|Deadline for full consideration:||
November 11, 2019, 8:00am CST
(applications under review)
|Hard deadline||No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)|
|Web address for more information||https://unomaha.peopleadmin.com/postings/9779|
|Contact name||Dr. William Melanson|
|Time created||October 15, 2019, 9:19am EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||May 1, 2020, 11:24am CST|
|Last updated||October 15, 2019, 9:19am EST|
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