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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR - PHILOSOPHY

Department of Philosophy & Humanities, Utah Valley University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Asian Philosophy
AOS categories Asian Philosophy
AOC Open; though department has needs in Latinx Philosophy, Africana Philosophy, Indigenous Philosophy, Race Theory, and Ethics.
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Orem, Utah, United States
Start date August 2021
Job description

Utah Valley University located in Orem, Utah seeks an Assistant Professor - Philosophy. AOS: Asian Philosophy AOC: Open; though department has needs in Latinx Philosophy, Africana Philosophy, Indigenous Philosophy, Race Theory, and Ethics. Duties include: Teach 4 courses per semester (8 per year) in the undergraduate philosophy program at the upper and lower division, including, but not limited to Upper Division Courses in Eastern Philosophy, Introduction to Eastern Philosophy, Ethics and Values, and Introduction to Philosophy. Candidates must be committed to inclusion and openness to diverse perspectives. The successful candidate will teach Eastern philosophy from a diversity of cultural and theoretical perspectives. Instruction can include internet and evening courses. Candidates must have experience teaching in a college/university setting. Candidate must demonstrate scholarly research consistent with disciplinary specialization and facility with original language of research interest. Candidate will engage in department and university service, including curriculum devolpment. The successful candidate joins a vibrant and collegial department. Salary and benefits competitive. 

REQUIREMENTS: Ph.D. in Philosophy preferred. ABD with strong evidence of imminent completion will be considered. Demonstrable ability to teach a variety of university/college undergraduate philosophy courses including, but not limited to, the courses listed above. Demonstrable commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship in area of expertise. Record of effective teaching and student learning. The required qualifications include the demonstrable knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below. Candidates should complete the on-line faculty application at  https://www.uvu.edu/hr/jobs/, including cover letter, CV, evidence of teaching excellence, a writing sample, and at least three letters of reference. Deadline for applications is 11:59 p.m.  December 1, 2020.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://www.uvu.jobs/postings/20300
Hard deadline December 1, 2020, 11:59pm MST
Contact
Web address for more information http://www.uvu.jobs/postings/20300
Contact name Michael Shaw
Contact email
Contact phone (801) 863-8352
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Time created October 21, 2020, 5:19pm EST
Scheduled expiry date December 1, 2020, 11:59pm MST
Last updated October 21, 2020, 5:19pm EST
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