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Special Instructor in Philosophy - Logic

Department of Philosophy, Oakland University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Logic
AOS categories Logic
AOC Some of the following areas: philosophy of logic, informal logic, cognitive science, philosophy of mind, epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of science
AOC categories Epistemology
Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
Philosophy of Science
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Rochester, Michigan, United States
Start date August 15, 2022
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at Oakland University invites applications for a Special Instructor position, beginning August 15, 2022. Area of specialization: Logic. Areas of competence: some of the following areas: philosophy of logic, informal logic, cognitive science, philosophy of mind, epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of science. Teaching load is six courses/year. We are especially interested in candidates prepared to teach sections of “Introduction to Logic”, “Introduction to Symbolic Logic”, and “Advanced Symbolic Logic”. Candidates must demonstrate experience with, and a commitment to, diversity and inclusion. Special Instructor is a full-time position with the potential to earn job security through the review process.

 Minimum Qualifications: PhD in Philosophy, by August 15, 2022, is required for appointment at the rank of Special Instructor.  

Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral university of high research activity located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 142 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. As an anchor institution in southeastern Michigan, Oakland University is committed to building ongoing and collaborative relationships with the surrounding communities. Community and civic engagement enhances the lives of our students and has a positive impact on our broader community.

Special Instructions: Candidates will provide a Diversity Statement that describes their interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality. Submit brief cover letter, CV, unofficial graduate transcripts, writing sample, diversity statement, and evidence of teaching excellence through the application portal here: https://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/21703. Candidates will be asked by the system to enter email addresses for three references. The system will then email references with instructions to upload letters. Please direct any questions to the search committee chair, Mark Navin, at [email protected] Applications will be reviewed starting October 1, 2021, and may continue until the position is filled.  

EEO: Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/21703
Deadline for full consideration: October 1, 2021, 12:00am EST
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/21703
Contact name Mark Navin
Contact email
Time created August 11, 2021, 7:45pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date December 8, 2021, 9:12pm EST
Last updated August 11, 2021, 7:45pm UTC
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