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Assistant Professor

University of Connecticut

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
AOS categories Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
AOC Any AOC
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Storrs, Connecticut, United States
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Connecticut invites applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2020. The normal teaching load is four courses per year. The Area of Specialization for this position is Ancient Greek Philosophy. The Area of Competence is open for this position. Typical duties include research, teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and service. The University of Connecticut is a top-25 public research university in the U.S. The Department of Philosophy is an extremely active research department with a strong graduate program.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to research and scholarship through high quality publications in top-tier venues and through mentoring of graduate students. In the area of teaching, the successful candidate will share a deep commitment to effective instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Successful candidates will highlight a commitment to equity and be expected to broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their research, teaching, and/or public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate inclusive experiences into instructional methods and research tools; and/or provide leadership in developing pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, populations, and intellectual interests.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Ph.D. in Philosophy (or equivalent foreign degree) by time of appointment; demonstrated potential in establishing a successful program of research and scholarship; significant evidence of productivity in a research program in Ancient Greek Philosophy; ability to conduct research in primary sources written in Ancient Greek; demonstrated qualification to teach and participate in our strong philosophy Ph.D. program; ability to contribute through research, teaching, and/or public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

We would like but do not require that the candidate demonstrates one or more of the following qualifications: ability to conduct research in Latin or Arabic from classical or medieval sources; ability to draw upon secondary sources in a language other than English; ability to teach courses on other subjects in the history of philosophy; additional research expertise that complements that of current faculty (https://philosophy.uconn.edu/faculty/).

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2020. The successful candidate's academic appointment will be at the Storrs campus. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

TO APPLY

Use this link https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15043 to be redirected to Academic Jobs Online to complete your application. Please submit a cover lettercurriculum vitaeteaching statementresearch and scholarship statementcommitment to diversity statementwriting sample, and any additional supporting materials. Additionally, please follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct at least three (3) reference writers to submit letters of reference on your behalf. Review of applications will begin November 1 and continue until the position is filled.

Questions about this search can be emailed to philosophysearch@uconn.edu.

For more information regarding the Department of Philosophy please visit the department website at (https://philosophy.uconn.edu).

Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2020201)

This position will be filled subject to budgetary approval.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.


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Deadline for full consideration: November 1, 2019, 12:00am EST

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Scheduled expiry date May 4, 2020, 9:09am EST
Last updated October 29, 2019, 3:05pm EST
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