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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, University of Houston

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number FAC001249
Location Houston, Texas, United States
Start date September 1 2020
Job description

The Philosophy Department at The University of Houston intends to make one tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective September 1, 2020. AOS: open, but the department has particular needs in the History of Philosophy (including non-Western traditions); AOC: open. Because it is located in one the of the most diverse cities in the United States and has one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, the University of Houston seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars.

The Philosophy Department at the University of Houston has 10 tenured and tenure-track faculty whose interests span the discipline. The Department’s terminal MA program has long been ranked among the top 10 terminal MA programs in philosophy in the US. We offer an undergraduate major and minor, and contribute substantially to the teaching of the University’s core curriculum.

Responsibilities include teaching 2 courses per semester (with TA support for introductory courses) and normal service to the Department, College, and University. Competitive candidates will be capable of active involvement in mentoring our undergraduate and graduate student populations, as well as expected to contribute to an inclusive work and learning environment. Salary Competitive.

Applications should include cover letter, CV, a sample of written work, at least 3 letters of recommendation, unofficial transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and evidence of commitment to develop an inclusive department that facilitates student growth and faculty success. Application deadline is December 1, 2019.

Applicants are encouraged to consult the university’s policy on providing career assistance for partners. More information can be found here: http://www.uh.edu/provost/faculty/current/benefits/work-life-balance/dual-career/index

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. The Philosophy department at the University of Houston seeks to promote respect, collaboration and diversity. We are looking for qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. We particularly welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, members of historically underrepresented minorities, and LGBTQ+ persons.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Applications should include cover letter, CV, a sample of written work, at least 3 letters of recommendation, unofficial transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and evidence of commitment to develop an inclusive department that facilitates student growth and faculty success. Application deadline is December 1, 2019.
Web address to apply https://uhs.taleo.net/careersection/ex2_uhf/jobdet...
Hard deadline December 1, 2019, 11:59pm CST
Contact
Web address for more information http://www.uh.edu/class/philosophy/
Contact name Helen Hattab (hhattab@central.uh.edu) and Justin Coates (djcoates@uh.edu)
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Scheduled expiry date December 1, 2019, 11:59pm CST
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