Teaching Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)
Philosophy Department, University of Illinois
|Job category||Junior faculty / Fixed term|
|AOS||logic or formal philosophy|
Metaphysics and Epistemology
Philosophy of Language
Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
Philosophy of Computing
Philosophy of Mathematics
|Organization's reference number||F2000034|
|Location||Champaign, Illinois, United States|
|Start date||August 16, 2020|
The Department of Philosophy at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is searching for a full-time teaching assistant professor of philosophy to oversee its online logic curriculum. AOS: logic, formal philosophy, AOC: logic.
The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Normal instructional duties for this position will include teaching one face-to-face logic course per year (in either the fall or spring semester) and serving as the instructor of record for two 8-week, online sessions of both PHIL 102 Logic and Reasoning and PHIL 103 Logic and Reasoning QR II in each of the fall and spring semesters.
While teaching professorial appointments are, as the name implies, teaching focused, the title of “professor” also comes with expectations that the person holding it engages with and contributes to a scholarly community in ways that go beyond teaching alone. Thus, teaching professors are expected not only to teach but also to engage in research activities that enhance the reputation of the department and to provide service to the department, campus, and/or profession.
For further information on teaching professorial appointments at Illinois, see https://provost.illinois.edu/files/2017/09/Provost-Comm-No-25-Specialized-Faculty.pdf and https://provost.illinois.edu/policies/provosts-communications/communication-26-promotion-to-teaching-research-or-clinical-associate-or-full-professor-titles/.
Ph.D. in philosophy or a related discipline and appropriate background in AOS are required. Prior experience in teaching and/or developing online courses is desired.
SALARY AND APPOINTMENT INFORMATION
This is a full-time, 9-month non-tenure track appointment, renewable yearly subject to positive performance evaluations. Funding has been secured for the position for 3 years and the position is potentially renewable past 3 years, subject to enrollments, funding, and positive performance evaluations. The expected start date is August 16, 2020.
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES AND DEADLINE INFORMATION
To apply for this position, please create a candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload the following:
Online application will require names and contact information including email addresses for three professional references. Referees will be contacted electronically 1-2 business days after submission of the application. Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by the deadline date of March 30, 2020. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.
|How to apply|
|Web address to apply||https://jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-board/job-d...|
|Email to apply|
|Hard deadline||March 30, 2020, 11:59pm CST|
|Web address for more information||http://www.philosophy.illinois.edu|
|Contact name||Erin Tarr|
|Time created||March 11, 2020, 12:26pm EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||March 30, 2020, 11:59pm CST|
|Expired on||April 1, 2020, 12:46am CST|
|Last updated||June 1, 2020, 3:00pm EST|
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Due to this hire being approved late in the year - we needed to compress our hiring scheudle to get interviews and an offer/acceptance finalized before the end of the semester.