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Assistant Professor - Philosophy

Philosophy & Psychology, Sam Houston State University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Philosophy of Race
AOS categories Philosophy of Race
AOC Philosophy of Science
AOC categories Philosophy of Science
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Huntsville, Texas, United States
Start date Fall 2021
Job description

Sam Houston State University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Huntsville, TX. Announcing a tenure-track position starting in the Fall 2021 semester for an Assistant Professor in the Philosophy Program within the Department of Psychology and Philosophy.

The AOS is philosophy of race. The AOC is philosophy of science. On-line teaching experience and proficiency in feminist philosophy are considered strengths. The regular teaching load for tenure-track faculty is three undergraduate courses per semester. It will include, among other things, some combination of Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Science, and Core Curriculum courses such as Critical Thinking. The successful applicant must have a Ph.D. in philosophy prior to the appointment in Fall 2021.  Summer teaching may be possible depending on demand.

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Sam Houston State University is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all students and employees to reach their full potential. All members of the academic community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The college welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community.

The application requires:

(a) a letter of interest,

(b) a curriculum vitae,

(c) three letters of reference,

(d) all graduate transcripts (Unofficial transcripts will be accepted during the application process. However, the successful candidate must submit official transcripts documenting all post-secondary degrees and coursework.),

(e) a diversity statement discussing how the applicant would engage SHSU’s student population and promote the College of Humanities and Social Science’s goals of inclusivity,

(f) a writing sample,

(g) a statement of research goals,

(h) evidence of teaching ability, and

(i) teaching portfolio (must contain sample syllabi for a course in Philosophy of Race and a course in Philosophy of Science and may provide evidence of pedagogical training, teaching evaluations, etc.).

Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Glenn Sanford, Professor of Philosophy, by email at sanford@shsu.edu or telephone 936-294-2455. Interested candidates may apply online at http://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/25347. Review of materials will begin on December 12, 2020 and continue until the position is filled—incomplete applications will not be reviewed.  

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/25347
Deadline for full consideration: December 12, 2020, 12:00am CST
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information http://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/25347
Contact name Dr. Glenn Sanford
Contact email
Contact phone 936-294-2455
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Time created November 10, 2020, 3:43pm EST
Scheduled expiry date May 28, 2021, 5:24pm CST
Last updated November 10, 2020, 3:43pm EST
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