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Assistant Research Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, University of Connecticut

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Philosophical Logic preferably with an additional Area of Specialization in Formal Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind (in particular, AI), Philosophy of Psychology, Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Mathematics, or Philosophy of Language
AOS categories Logic
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 494963
Location Storrs, Connecticut, United States
Start date August 23, 2021
Job description

College of Liberal Arts and Science 

Philosophy Department 

Position Title:  Assistant Research Professor, Philosophy 

Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty 

Position Location: Storrs, Connecticut 06269, United States 

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Connecticut in Storrs invites applications for an Assistant Research Professor. This is a non-tenure track, nine-month faculty appointment beginning August 23, 2021, with an expected duration of three years. The teaching load is one (1) course per semester. 

The Area of Specialization for this position is Philosophical Logic, with a preferred additional Area of Specialization in Formal Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind (in particular, AI), Philosophy of Psychology, Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Mathematics, or Philosophy of Language. The University of Connecticut is a top-25 public university in the U.S. The Department of Philosophy is an extremely active research department with a strong and growing graduate program. The University of Connecticut is also home to the UConn Logic Group (http://logic.uconn.edu/), aninterdisciplinary research group with more than 40 faculty and graduate student members from philosophy, linguistics, mathematics, psychology, and law. The successful candidate is expected to participate in the Logic Group and to contribute to research, teaching, and modest service in the Philosophy Department. 

Minimum Qualifications 

Earned Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) in Philosophy or a relevant related field by the time of appointment; Area of Specialization in Philosophical Logic; demonstrated qualification to teach in our strong philosophy program; demonstrated potential in establishing a successful program of research and scholarship; and a deep commitment and ability to contribute through research, teaching, and/or public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience. 

Preferred Qualifications 

An additional area of specialization in Formal Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind (in particular, AI), Philosophy of Psychology, Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Mathematics, or Philosophy of Language, and an outstanding record of research and scholarship excellence.

Appointment Terms 

This is a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track positions at the Storrs campus with the title of Assistant Research Professor. This position has an anticipated start date of August 23, 2021, has an expected duration of three years, and is not renewable thereafter.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience with excellent fringe benefits.

To Apply 

Use this link (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/17911) to Academic Jobs Online to complete your application. Please submit a cover lettercurriculum vitaeteaching statementcommitment to diversity statementwriting sample (please format double-spaced, typically no more 8,000 words), research statement, and any additional supporting materials. Additionally, please follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct at least three (3) reference writers to submit letters of reference on your behalf.  

Questions about this search can be emailed to philosophy@uconn.edu.

For more information regarding the Department of Philosophy please visit the department website: https://philosophy.uconn.edu/

Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.  

(Search #494963)

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

 

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/17911
Hard deadline March 7, 2021, 6:59pm EST
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Web address for more information https://philosophy.uconn.edu/
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Scheduled expiry date March 7, 2021, 6:59pm EST
Expired on March 8, 2021, 7:46pm EST
Last updated May 9, 2021, 3:00pm UTC
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