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Assistant Professor in Continental Philosophy and Critical Thinking

Philosophy and Religion Program, School of Humanities, University of Southern Mississippi

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Continental Philosophy and Critical Thinking
AOS categories Continental Philosophy
AOC Philosophy of Law and 19th/20th century philosophy
AOC categories 19th/20th Century Philosophy
Philosophy of Law
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number req 1236
Location Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States
Start date August 15, 2020
Job description

The Philosophy & Religion program in the School of Humanities at the University of Southern Mississippi invites qualified applicants for a full-time, 9-month, tenure track, Assistant Professor in Continental Philosophy and Critical Thinking to begin Fall 2020. The most diverse public university in the state of Mississippi, the University of Southern Mississippi is a student-centered research university located in the “hub” city of Hattiesburg, only 90 miles away from historic sites in New Orleans, Jackson, Mobile, Biloxi and the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Responsibilities will include a 3/3 load teaching surveys on introductory Philosophy courses (both in conventional and online formats), as well as upper-level courses in field of specialization. Candidates with expertise in philosophy of law and the nineteenth and twentieth century philosophical movements are especially encouraged to apply. Faculty are also expected to maintain an active research agenda. Promise of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service are expected.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. To apply, upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, names and email addresses of three recommendations, teaching portfolio, and an article/chapter length writing sample to https://www.usm.edu/employment-human-resources/ (job req #1236). All attachments must be uploaded at the time of submission. In addition, confidential letters of recommendations should be sent directly to usmphilosophy@gmail.com. Questions should be directed to: Dr. Matthew Casey, Interim Director, School of Humanities, Email: matthew.casey@usm.edu. Complete applications must be received by December 16, 2019 to ensure full consideration. Position is contingent on funding. Candidates must have Ph.D. in hand by time of appointment. The University of Southern Mississippi is an AA/EO employer.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://usm.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.asp...
Hard deadline December 16, 2019, 11:59pm CST
Contact
Web address for more information https://usm.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.asp...
Contact name Matthew Casey
Contact email
Contact phone 601-266-4320
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Scheduled expiry date December 16, 2019, 11:59pm CST
Last updated November 19, 2019, 4:41pm EST
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