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Associate or Full Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Colorado State University

Job category Senior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Catholic Philosophy or Theology
AOS categories Philosophy of Religion
AOC Open, but the department currently has sufficient coverage in Ethics (including Applied Ethics)
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 202000024F
Location Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
Start date August 16, 2020
Job description

The Department of Philosophy in the College of Liberal Arts at Colorado State University invites applications for a tenured/tenurable associate or full professor. Primary teaching and research responsibilities will be within the Department of Philosophy. The standard teaching load for tenured and tenure-track faculty is a 2/2. The position is the inaugural Willette Endowed Professor. This position will support campus interdisciplinary efforts in Religious Studies.

Required Job Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Philosophy, Religion, Theology or related discipline with doctoral work within the Catholic intellectual tradition;
  • Demonstrated evidence of nationally-recognized scholarship;
  • Promise of excellence in engaged scholarship;
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness;
  • Demonstrated experience in course design.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated teaching excellence and enthusiasm for designing and offering courses that engage students in understanding of Catholic philosophical traditions;
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness at the graduate and undergraduate levels;
  • Demonstrated experience and commitment to engaged scholarship through research, teaching and outreach programs,
  • Ability to model the exploration and discussion of religion-society issues publicly in a rigorous, interfaith, mutually beneficial way.
  • Demonstrated leadership in working with other faculty to support interdisciplinary courses, curriculum, goals and activities
  • Ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
  • AOC that complements existing departmental strengths.

Effective starting date is August 16, 2020. Salary is commensurate with qualifications.  The successful candidate’s workload percentages will be negotiated at hire, depending on plans for community engagement, research, and teaching.

Applicants should submit a complete dossier, including a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample, statement of research agenda, evidence of successful teaching (such as sample teaching evaluations, syllabi, and/or statement of teaching philosophy),  and names of referees at https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/74277. Applications may be considered until the position has been filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by February 24, 2020. Note that a complete application consists of the requested materials and three letters of recommendation. Your recommenders will be e-mailed a request for a letter of recommendation immediately upon submission of your application. Please inform your recommenders that letters should be submitted by March 2, 2020 to ensure full consideration.

The Department includes approximately 135 undergraduate majors and minors in Philosophy and 13-15 Masters students in the terminal M.A. degree program. With faculty from a wide variety of areas in philosophy, predominantly working in the analytic tradition, the department has particular strengths in applied ethics and global philosophies.  The department has historically supported a broad and inclusive approach to philosophy.  Its three undergraduate concentrations include one in Global Philosophies and Religions, and it currently has scholars working in areas such as Islamic philosophy and Buddhist philosophy.

Colorado State University has an enrollment of approximately 34,000 residential students, including 4,000 graduate students. It is a Carnegie I Research-Extensive University and is recognized as one of the premier institutions of higher education in the western United States. The Department of Philosophy is housed in the College of Liberal Arts, which enjoys among the largest college enrollments and faculty numbers at the university.

Colorado State University is located in Fort Collins, a growing community of about 165,000 people.  It sits at the foot of Colorado's Front Range of the Rocky Mountains and on the scenic Cache La Poudre River.  It is located about 60 miles from Rocky Mountain National Park. Denver is also located about an hour's drive away.  Ft. Collins has its own symphony, cultural center, ballet and theater companies, and a beautifully restored downtown restaurant and entertainment district.  Industries in the area include Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Teledyne-Waterpik, Kodak and Anheuser Busch.

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services. The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407. The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Executive Director of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/74554/pre_appl...
Deadline for full consideration: February 24, 2020, 11:59pm MST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline March 31, 2020, 11:59pm MST
Web address for more information https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/74277
Contact name Katie McShane
Contact email
Contact phone 970-491-2894
Time created January 21, 2020, 4:52pm EST
Scheduled expiry date March 31, 2020, 11:59pm MST
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