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Assistant Professor in Philosophy of Law /College of Liberal Arts

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Philosophy of Law (broadly conceived)
AOS categories Philosophy of Law
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Edinburg, Texas, United States
Start date Desired Start Date: 09/01/2022
Job description

Assistant Professor in Philosophy of Law /College of Liberal Arts

Job Class Code: 10031

FLSA: Exempt

Posting Number: FRGV1198

Location: Rio Grande Valley

Division/Organization: Provost - Academic Affairs

Tenure Status: Tenure Track

FTE: 1

Scope of Job:

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley seeks applicants for an Assistant Professor of Philosophy position beginning in the 2022-2023 academic year who specialize in diverse and critical approaches to law or law and race, broadly construed. Successful candidates will demonstrate interest and ability to lead our department's new Pre-Law concentration by sparking student interest, advising, and recruiting, creating new courses, and working across disciplinary lines with other programs and departments. We are especially interested in candidates who combine their expertise in law with issues of contemporary social relevance, especially race but also health, immigration, environment, gender, sexuality, language, religion, or class. If applicable, we welcome candidates to show how their work might engage with issues of importance to the Rio Grande Valley and the U.S./Mexico border or if candidates have the ability to engage with linguistically diverse communities. Successful candidates will demonstrate research potential consistent with UTRGV's vision of an emerging research institution and a dedication to teaching at all levels, primarily on the Brownsville campus.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in Philosophy, J.D. or S.J.D, or Ph.D. in a related field from an accredited university of higher education prior to start date of Fall 2022. ABDs will be considered, but a conferred doctorate by September 1, 2022 is required for appointment.

Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience

License or Certification Required?: No

Number of Vacancies: 1

Desired Start Date: 09/01/2022

EEO Statement

UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Diversity Statement

UTRGV is a Hispanic-serving Institution dedicated to student success and building a diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment. UTRGV has an NSF ADVANCE grant to increase the representation of women in STEM fields and to promote a positive, family friendly workplace for all faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.

Open Date: 07/27/2021

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Dear Applicant, Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following: *Date of Birth *Social Security Number *Gender *Ethnicity/Race Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission.

Additional Information:

UTRGV is a distributed institution. As such and as assigned, the position may require presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is performed primarily in a general office environment. This position is security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215. The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

Please Note:

Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory paper-based a test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or internet-based of 61) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Required Documents:

1. Research Statement must be 1 page.

2. Teaching Philosophy that includes example syllabi and teaching scores is preferred.

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2404980

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Web address to apply https://apptrkr.com/2404980
Hard deadline October 15, 2021, 11:59pm CST
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