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Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, Seattle University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Philosophy and Psychology
AOS categories Philosophy of Mind
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number req1650
Location Seattle, Washington, United States
Start date September 1, 2022
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at Seattle University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, with specialization in Philosophy and Psychology. Areas of competence are open. This position is a dual appointment with the Department of Psychology.

The ideal candidate will specialize in areas of philosophy that lie at the intersection of the two disciplines and will be able to make substantive contributions to both departments’ programs. In addition, they will have a strong background in the general history of philosophy, demonstrated teaching excellence, strong scholarly potential, some familiarity with the Catholic intellectual tradition, and the ability to engage with colleagues representing diverse philosophical and psychological traditions.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching a range of courses across the curriculum, including the two required philosophy core courses (Philosophy of the Human Person and Ethics) and courses for the Philosophy and Psychology majors. They will maintain a productive research program and will provide service to the departments, school, and university. Ph.D. in Philosophy by September 2022 and some formal training in Psychology are required.

Founded in 1891, Seattle University is a Jesuit Catholic university located on a beautiful campus of more than 50 acres in the dynamic heart of Seattle. Our diverse and driven population is made up of more than 7,200 students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools and colleges. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals who will further enrich the diversity of our educational community.

Applicants should submit materials to https://www.seattleu.edu/careers/ including the following: a cover letter; CV; evidence of successful teaching; samples of scholarly writing (up to two publications or dissertation chapters); and contact information of three references.  Review of applications will commence November 1, 2021.  Open until filled. For additional information, contact Dr. Maria Carl, Chair, Department of Philosophy, at [email protected].

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://www.seattleu.edu/careers
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: November 1, 2021, 12:00pm PST
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information https://www.seattleu.edu/artsci/philosophy/
Contact name Maria Carl
Contact email
Contact phone 206-296-5383
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Scheduled expiry date March 28, 2022, 6:39am PST
Last updated September 29, 2021, 6:32pm UTC
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