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Assistant Professor of Philosphy

Department of Philosophy, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS History of Philosophy, with some preference for specialization in Modern Philosophy
AOC Open, with some desire for ability to teach advanced undergraduate logic
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 20000789
Location Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Start date Fall 2022
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Tennessee is seeking to fill the position of Assistant Professor in the area of History of Philosophy.  The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is on the academic semester system, and the default teaching load is four courses across two terms each year. Research and teaching expectations are high. The department’s faculty keeps a dynamic, expanding, and high level of research and publications nationally and internationally. Teaching expectations include introductory, middle-level, and advanced undergraduate courses, graduate teaching in the area/s of specialization and competence, mentoring of graduate student research at the M.A. and Ph.D. levels, directing undergraduate and M.A. theses, as well as chairing or being part of dissertation committees. Service is also taken as a substantial part of faculty duties and responsibilities. We particularly welcome applications from scholars who are from populations historically underrepresented in the academy, and/or who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.

Qualifications

AOS: History of Philosophy, with some preference for specialization in Modern Philosophy. 

AOC: Open, with some desire for ability to teach advanced undergraduate logic. 

PhD in Philosophy must be completed by the position start date. 

The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the university. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity, 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone 865-974-2498. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Applications must be submitted by 1 November 2021 to ensure full consideration, though the system will remain open for applications until the position has been filled. All applicants must apply at http://apply.interfolio.com/94441. Please submit (i) a cover letter; (ii) a CV; (iii) a research statement; (iv) a writing sample (4,000-10,000 words); (v) three letters of recommendation; (vi) a teaching portfolio that includes representative syllabi in the candidate’s AOS and a teaching statement; and (vii) a diversity and inclusion statement that describes past, present, and future professional contributions to promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Web address to apply https://apply.interfolio.com/94441
Hard deadline November 1, 2021, 11:59pm EST
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