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Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship - Philosophy

University of Nevada, Reno

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Reno, Nevada, United States
Start date July 1, 2020
Job description

Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship - Philosophy

R0121123

University of Nevada, Reno - Main Campus

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:

• Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments.

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If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact the Human Resources helpline at (775) 784-1495 or http://jobs@unr.edu.

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Job Description

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Nevada, Reno is hiring a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020. Primary responsibilities will include teaching the equivalent of six courses per year (three per semester). Teaching responsibilities will include courses in both Core Humanities (an interdisciplinary general education program at UNR) and the Department of Philosophy. The Department currently has a curricular need for history of philosophy, with ancient philosophy being a particular need. The fellow may also serve on departmental committees.

Required Qualifications

A PhD in philosophy. The awarding of the degree must be no earlier than May 2016 and no later than August 2020.

Compensation Grade

Postdoctoral Scholar

Department Information

The Department of Philosophy administers BA and MA degree programs, with two tracks at the undergraduate level, one in general philosophy, and the other in ethics, law, and politics. The department has about 80 majors, and an equal number of minors. In recent years, the department has experienced growth in the number of faculty, research productivity, and external funding awards. The department expects to play a noteworthy role in the university's long-term expansion plans through its course offerings and interdisciplinary collaboration.

Exempt
Yes

Full-Time Equivalent
100.0%

Required Attachment(s)

Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to the committee review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at mailto:jobs@unr.edu.

Attach the following attachments to your application

1) Resume/CV

2) Cover Letter

3) Contact Information for Three Academic References

4) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.

5) An unofficial Ph.D.-level transcript.

This posting is open until filled

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

Posting Close Date

Saturday, June 6th, 2020

Note to Applicant

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

University of Nevada, Reno

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/1906796.

Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a “Top Tier” Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person’s age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.

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How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://apptrkr.com/1906796
Hard deadline June 6, 2020, 12:00am PST
Contact
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Scheduled expiry date June 6, 2020, 12:00am PST
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