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Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, University of Alabama, Birmingham

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Start date August 2020
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Philosophy, anticipated start date August 2020. Areas of Specialization (AOS): Open. Areas of Competence (AOC): Open. Research interests should complement those of current faculty. The Department of Philosophy has teaching needs in metaphysics, philosophy of mind, history of philosophy, and symbolic logic. Completion of a Ph.D. in philosophy is required prior to start of appointment.

The Department of Philosophy at UAB supports an undergraduate major and also serves the core curriculum. Current faculty research is in areas of analytic philosophy with traditional strengths in ethics, epistemology, and philosophy of science. Please visit the department website at www.uab.edu/cas/philosophy for more information.

With over 22,000 students and 2,200 full-time faculty members, UAB ranks in the top 20 public universities for federal research funding and is the major teaching-research university in the state. Interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching is prominent, and the Department of Philosophy collaborates closely with multiple units across campus. UAB ranks in the top ten nationally for student diversity, and Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama, offering a vibrant cultural community with a wide array of recreational opportunities.

Applications should include a letter of application, CV, graduate transcripts (which need not be official), writing sample, research statement, teaching statement, evidence of teaching excellence (such as peer and student evaluations), and at least three confidential letters of recommendation. For full consideration, complete application materials must be received by November 16, 2019. Application materials should be submitted via http://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/5611. Questions may be directed to Matt King (mattking@uab.edu), Chair of the Search Committee.

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.

A pre-employment background check investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Applications should include a letter of application, CV, research statement, writing sample, teaching statement, evidence of teaching excellence (such as peer and student evaluations), graduate transcripts (which need not be official), and at least three confidential letters of recommendation.
Web address to apply http://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/5611
Hard deadline November 16, 2019, 11:59pm CST
Contact
Web address for more information https://www.uab.edu/cas/philosophy/
Contact name Matt King
Contact email
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Scheduled expiry date November 16, 2019, 11:59pm CST
Expired on November 18, 2019, 12:46am CST
Last updated November 18, 2019, 1:46am EST
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