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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, Gonzaga University

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Medieval Philosophy or Non-Anglo-European Philosophy (including, but not limited to, African or African American, Latin American, Indigenous, etc.). We are open to the different areas of competence.
AOS categories African/Africana Philosophy
Arabic and Islamic Philosophy
Asian Philosophy
Latin American Philosophy
Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy
Native American Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number FL0077
Location Spokane, Washington, United States
Start date August 2022
Job description

The Philosophy department at Gonzaga University in Spokane Washington invites applications for one full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position, beginning fall semester 2022. We seek candidates with an area of specialization in Medieval Philosophy or Non-Anglo-European Philosophy (including, but not limited to, African or African American, Latin American, Indigenous, etc.). We are open to the different areas of competence.

Successful applicants will teach 18 credits per year and will assume ongoing responsibility for teaching Reasoning (PHIL 101), a University core curriculum course. Applicants should include a description of their interest in and approach to this course in their Teaching Statement. Applicants should also be prepared to teach Philosophy of Human Nature (PHIL 201) as well as courses in their area of specialization, either for majors or for students in the core curriculum. We seek candidates that create inclusive learning environments to address the needs of diverse learners in their classes. The Philosophy department is mission centered and applicants must clearly address how they will contribute to Gonzaga’s mission in their cover letter. The Mission Statement may be found at: www.gonzaga.edu/About/Mission/MissionStatement.asp.

Required Qualifications:

• Ph.D. in Philosophy by July 15, 2022.
• At least one year of teaching experience. • Evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Faculty Position Description

• Evidence of active scholarly engagement.
• Ability to adopt inclusive course design and teaching strategies. • Ability to contribute to the mission of Gonzaga University: www.gonzaga.edu/About/Mission/MissionStatement.asp

Job Duties:
•Teach three courses per semester, with primary responsibility in Phil101/Reasoning. Applicants should also be prepared to teach Phil 201/Human Nature.

Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution, and is therefore interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive mission. Gonzaga University is a committed EEO/AA employer and diversity candidates are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability status and/or protected veteran status.

For information on our mission, please visit: https://www.gonzaga.edu/about/our-mission-jesuit- values/mission-statement

Gonzaga University is located in Spokane, Washington, on the ancestral homelands of the Spokane Tribe of Indians. The second largest city in Washington state, Spokane boasts a vibrant art community and a range of exciting restaurants, with several ski resorts and other outdoor recreational areas within driving distance. Gonzaga University is ranked in the top 100 National Universities by U.S. News and World Report.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
To apply, please visit our website at www.gonzaga.edu/jobs. Applicants must complete an online application and electronically submit: (1) a cover letter that includes an explanation of how you will contribute to Gonzaga University’s Mission, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a teaching statement, that includes explanation of your experience in adopting inclusive course design and teaching strategies; (4) evidence of teaching effectiveness (student evaluations of teaching and/or teaching observations); (5) unofficial copies of graduate school transcripts; and (6) names and contact information for three (3) professional references to provide letters of recommendation (letters will be requested when finalist are selected). The position closes on October 29, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. PT. For assistance with your online application, please contact Human Resources at (509) 313- 5996. Direct other inquiries to Dr. Erik Schmidt, Professor and Chair, Department of Philosophy, [email protected]
Web address to apply http://www.gonzaga.edu/jobs
Hard deadline October 29, 2021, 11:59pm PST
Contact
Web address for more information https://www.gonzaga.edu/college-of-arts-sciences/d...
Contact name Erik Schmidt
Contact email
Contact phone (509)481-3226
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Scheduled expiry date October 29, 2021, 11:59pm PST
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