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Assistant Professor

Department of Psychology and Philosophy, Sam Houston State University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Philosophy of Race
AOS categories Philosophy of Race
AOC Philosophy of Science
AOC categories Philosophy of Gender
Philosophy of Race
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 201900110F
Location Huntsville, Texas, United States
Start date Fall 2020
Job description

Sam Houston State University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Huntsville, TX. Announcing a tenure-track position starting in the Fall 2020 semester for an Assistant Professor in the Philosophy Program within the Department of Psychology and Philosophy. 

The AOS is philosophy of race. The AOC is philosophy of science. On-line teaching experience and proficiency in feminist philosophy are highly valued. The regular teaching load for tenure-track faculty is three undergraduate courses per semester. It will include, among other things, some combination of Core Curriculum courses, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Race, or Feminist Philosophy. ABD candidates are encouraged to apply; though, the successful applicant must have a Ph.D. in philosophy prior to the appointment in Fall 2020.  Summer teaching may be possible depending on demand. 

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Sam Houston State University is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all students and employees to reach their full potential. All members of the academic community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The college welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community.

The application requires: 

(a) a letter of interest, 

(b) a curriculum vitae, 

(c) three letters of reference, 

(d) all graduate transcripts (Unofficial graduate transcripts will be accepted during the application process. However, the successful candidate must submit official transcripts documenting all post-secondary degrees and coursework before hiring), 

(e) a diversity statement discussing how the applicant would engage a SHSU’s student population and promote the college’s goals of inclusivity,

(f) a writing sample, 

(g) a statement of research goals, 

(h) evidence of teaching ability, and 

(i) sample syllabi for courses in Philosophy of Race and Philosophy of Science.  

Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Glenn Sanford, Professor of Philosophy, by email at sanford@shsu.edu or telephone 936-294-1510. Interested candidates may apply online at https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/hr/postings/23414. Review of materials will begin on February 7, 2020 and continue until the position is filled—incomplete applications will not be reviewed.  

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace.

How to apply
Application type Online
Please ensure that you provide all of the documents listed in the ad. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
Web address to apply https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/hr/postings/23414
Deadline for full consideration: February 7, 2020, 12:00pm CST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/hr/postings/23414
Contact name Glenn Sanford
Contact email
Contact phone 936-294-1510
Time created January 9, 2020, 8:17am EST
Scheduled expiry date July 25, 2020, 3:26pm CST
Last updated January 9, 2020, 8:17am EST
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