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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR - PHILOSOPHY

Department of Philosophy & Humanities, Utah Valley University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Epistemology
AOS categories Epistemology
AOC Open
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: Epistemology; we especially encourage applicants who focus on social, political, or feminist epistemology. AOC: Open. 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 Epistemology, Feminist Epistemology, and Gender Studies, as well as Ethics and Values and Introduction to Philosophy. Candidates must be committed to inclusion and openness to diverse perspectives. The successful candidate will teach Epistemology from a diversity of cultural and theoretical perspectives. Instruction can include internet and evening courses. Candidate must have experience teaching in a college/university setting. Candidate must demonstrate scholarly research consistent with disciplinary specialization. Candidate will engage in department and university service, including curriculum development. 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/20299
Hard deadline December 1, 2020, 11:59pm MST
Contact
Web address for more information http://www.uvu.jobs/postings/20299
Contact name Michael Shaw
Contact email
Contact phone (801) 863-8352
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Scheduled expiry date December 1, 2020, 11:59pm MST
Last updated October 21, 2020, 5:19pm EST
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