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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open, but we are particularly interested in Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Gender, various areas of Applied Ethics (including data ethics), and Ancient Philosophy.
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number F570P Position 17463
Location Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States
Start date August 2020
Job description

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in philosophy conferred by the start of employment (August 2020).

Evidence of potential for excellence in research.

Evidence of potential for excellence in teaching, especially in preferred areas. 

Preferred Qualifications:

·       Areas of specialization and competence are open, but we are particularly interested in Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Gender, various areas of Applied Ethics (including data ethics), and Ancient Philosophy.

Responsibilities include teaching four courses per year (usually one lower level and one upper level or graduate course per semester); conducting an active research program resulting in publication; serving on committees for and supervising M.A. theses and Ph.D. dissertations; and performing some departmental service. 

The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law.  Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Applicants must submit a cover letter/letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample, statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement of research philosophy. A list of three professional references (name, title, email address, and contact number) willing to provide letters of reference will be requested during the application process. Completed applications received by December 6, 2019, will be assured full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Web address to apply http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/37927
Email to apply
Hard deadline December 6, 2019, 5:00pm CST
Contact
Web address for more information https://fulbright.uark.edu/departments/philosophy/
Contact name Edward Minar
Contact email
Contact phone 4795753551
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Scheduled expiry date December 6, 2019, 5:00pm CST
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