Assistant Professor, Philosophy
Department of Philosophy, University of Central Florida
|Job category||Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar|
|AOS||Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy|
Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
|AOC||Ethics, Logic, Philosophy of Science, or another area in the History of Philosophy.|
Philosophy of Science
|Location||Orlando, Fl, United States|
|Start date||August 8, 2020|
The Department of Philosophy at the University of Central Florida (UCF) seeks to hire an assistant professor of philosophy with specialization in Ancient Greek and Roman history of philosophy. The department seeks competency in two of the following areas: ethics; formal logic; philosophy of science; a second historical period, topic, or figure. The teaching load is 5 (3/2) classes per academic year prior to tenure (3/3 post tenure). Research expectations are consistent with productivity in the discipline in a major metropolitan research university. The position includes usual service activity. This is a 9-month per year, tenure-earning position with the possibility of optional summer teaching. The position is expected to begin August 8, 2020.
One of the nation’s largest universities, at nearly 70,000 students, UCF is a metropolitan, Hispanic-serving institution (HSI) that promotes a diverse and inclusive environment, with students from 50 states and 148 countries. UCF recently achieved the Carnegie Foundation’s highest classifications for research activity and community engagement.
The successful candidate will join the Department of Philosophy in the College of Arts and Humanities. The department includes degree programs in Philosophy, Humanities & Cultural Studies, and Religion & Cultural Studies, and graduate certificate programs in Cognitive Sciences and Theoretical and Applied Ethics.
Position Minimum Qualifications
Candidates must have an awarded Ph.D. in philosophy or a closely related area from an accredited institution by May 31, 2020. The successful candidate must also have college or university-level teaching experience and research in Ancient Greek and Roman history of philosophy appropriate to time before, during or since degree conferral and possess at least two of the following as areas of competence: ethics, formal logic, philosophy of science, and an additional historical period, topic, or figure in the history of philosophy.
1) Evidence of success or considerable promise in research productivity in publications and/or externally funded activity is highly desirable and 2) Demonstrated experience in teaching or ability to teach from at least one of the following: introductory level courses in philosophy; upper-level course(s) in the Area of Specialization and Areas of Competence; philosophy courses that contribute to the major; departmental graduate courses; online courses; interdisciplinary courses that contribute to other departmental programs.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's
Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.
Additional Application Materials Required
The university requires that all applicants apply online at ucf.edu/jobs. In addition to the online application, please attach the following documents at the time of application: 1) a cover letter including an explanation of the applicant’s academic work that is consistent with the position description; 2) a curriculum vitae including the names and contact information for three professional references; 3) a writing sample of a published or in-progress work of no more than 20 pages; 4) evidence of teaching effectiveness; and 5) the position qualifications questionnaire that is downloadable at https://philosophy.cah.ucf.edu/ucf_section/jobs/.
NOTE: Have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.
The application deadline is February 6, 2020. The review process will begin once the application period has closed. Finalists for the position will be interviewed initially by Skype or other video/audio conferencing method. For any questions, contact the search committee chair, Dr. Jennifer Mundale, at Jennifer.Mundale@ucf.edu.
The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts.
|How to apply|
|Web address to apply||https://philosophy.cah.ucf.edu/ucf_section/jobs/|
|Email to apply|
|Hard deadline||February 6, 2020, 11:59pm CST|
|Web address for more information||https://www.ucf.edu/jobs/|
|Contact name||Dr. Jennifer Mundale|
|Contact phone||(407) 823-5076|
|Time created||December 16, 2019, 5:09pm EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||February 6, 2020, 11:59pm CST|
|Last updated||December 16, 2019, 5:09pm EST|
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