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Visiting Professor of Philosophy – Open Rank

Division of Arts and Humanities, New York University Abu Dhabi

Job category Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC South Asian, East Asian, Latin American, or African philosophy
AOC categories African/Africana Philosophy
Asian Philosophy
Latin American Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number ST-00085806
Location Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Start date September 1, 2020
Job description

Visiting Professor of Philosophy – Open Rank
Division of Arts and Humanities
NYU Abu Dhabi

 NYU Abu Dhabi invites applications for a one year open-rank, one-year visiting faculty appointment in Philosophy.

Philosophers of all research specialties are encouraged to apply, but applicants should have a demonstrated capacity to teach courses in South Asian, East Asian, Latin American, or African philosophy. The NYUAD Philosophy Program recognizes that philosophy has become a fully global discipline, and its curriculum strives to integrate the study of contemporary international philosophy with an understanding of philosophy’s rich multicultural history.

Teaching load for the year is four undergraduate courses (typically 2 in Fall, 2 in Spring) plus capstone thesis advising. These courses may include introductory and advanced Philosophy electives, as well as courses in NYUAD’s distinctive Core Curriculum. (All instruction is in English.)

Visiting faculty (if not retired) must be able to obtain a leave of absence and a letter of no objection from their home institution.

The NYUAD academic calendar typically starts the last week of August and ends in the last week of May. Candidates must be willing to relocate to the UAE in time for the beginning of the semester.

About NYU Abu Dhabi
NYU Abu Dhabi is a pioneer of higher education in a global world, dedicated to excellence in teaching and research, while advancing cooperation and progress on humanity’s shared challenges. Part of the NYU global network, NYU Abu Dhabi offers an outstanding liberal arts and science education to students from the United Arab Emirates, United States, and around the world, focusing on intercultural understanding and leadership. It supports innovative research that pushes the frontiers of knowledge forward and responds in powerful and interdisciplinary ways to vital global and local questions. NYU Abu Dhabi advances NYU as a model university for the 21st century and contributes in multiple ways to the development of a sustainable, knowledge-based economy in Abu Dhabi.

As an international center of excellence in teaching and research, our goal is to attract outstanding faculty who are leaders in their fields, encouraging them to create programs that draw outstanding students, and providing an intellectually rich environment. Students are drawn from around the globe, surpassing all traditional academic benchmarks. The NYU Abu Dhabi undergraduate student body has garnered an impressive record of scholarships, graduate-school appointments, and many other honors.

Working for NYUAD
A world-class institution deserves world-class benefits. At NYUAD, we recognize that Abu Dhabi is more than where you work, it’s your home and in order for you to research, teach, and thrive, we’re offering a comprehensive benefits package to our top talent. Start with generous relocation allowances to ensure a smooth transition to Abu Dhabi, followed by competitive salaries, housing and transportation allowances, and educational assistance for your dependents. Health and wellness services round out our offerings, plus more. Click here for more information on benefits for you and your dependents. All benefits are subject to eligibility criteria and dependent on the duration of the appointment.

Applicants must have a PhD, and they must have – or have the potential to develop – a strong record of scholarship. A clear commitment to undergraduate teaching is also essential.

Application Instructions
To apply for this position, please submit the following documents to:  https://apply.interfolio.com/73812

  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Statement of Teaching Interests
  • Recent Teaching Evaluations (if available)
  • Writing Sample
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • The names and emails addresses of three references who will be asked to upload letters confidentially through Interfolio

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Due to the high volume of applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Hiring for this position is subject to final budgetary approval.

If you have any questions, please e-mail nyuad.artsandhumanities.positions@nyu.edu.

If this sounds like you, apply now.

Join NYU Abu Dhabi, an exceptional place for exceptional people.

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.

How to apply
Application type Online
If you have any questions, please e-mail nyuad.artsandhumanities.positions@nyu.edu.
Web address to apply https://apply.interfolio.com/73812
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://apply.interfolio.com/73812
Time created February 26, 2020, 3:30pm EST
Scheduled expiry date September 11, 2020, 1:20pm GST
Last updated February 27, 2020, 11:13am EST
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