Boydston Professor of American Philosophy, Director of the Center for Dewey Studies (EXPIRED)
School of History and Philosophy, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
|Job category||Senior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent|
|AOS||American Philosophy with an emphasis on John Dewey|
|Location||Carbondale, Illinois, United States|
The School of History and Philosophy at Southern Illinois University Carbondale invites applications for an endowed chair in American Philosophy and Director of the Center for Dewey Studies. This is a faculty appointment in Philosophy at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, with a joint appointment in Morris Library, whose Special Collections houses exceptional archives pertaining to American philosophy, most notably the papers and library of John Dewey.
Established by a gift from Jo Ann Boydston, the first director of the Center for Dewey Studies, and Donald N. Boydston, long-time SIU Carbondale Athletic Director, the purpose of the Boydston Professor of American Philosophy is to “promote critical inquiry, pragmatism, humanism, and rational thought as set forth in the works and writings of the American philosopher John Dewey.”
Duties and Responsibilities:
The primary responsibility of this position is to direct the Center for Dewey Studies, continuing the Center’s digitization of resources, in connection with digital humanities projects across campus, and fundraising for the Center and Morris Library.
A typical teaching load is 1-1 with at least one course on an aspect of American philosophy, especially Pragmatism and the philosophy of John Dewey. The selected individual will mentor undergraduate and graduate students, maintain an active program of peer-reviewed research, and use their digital humanities expertise to reinvent and expand access to the special collections of the library, including the Center for Dewey Studies, with its 14 satellite centers around the world.
The Philosophy Program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, along with its Center for Dewey Studies, has long been recognized internationally as one of the leading centers for the study of American philosophy and a pioneer in the digitization of humanities resources.
SIU Carbondale, member of the SIU System, is an anti-racist community that opposes racism, discrimination and inequity in any form, and embraces diversity, inclusion, equity, and justice for all people.
|How to apply|
|Web address to apply||https://siu.edu/jobs/|
|Hard deadline||December 3, 2021, 11:59pm CST|
|Web address for more information||https://jobs.siu.edu/view-all-jobs-faculty/job-det...|
|Contact name||Jonathan Bean|
|Time created||October 20, 2021, 9:33pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||December 3, 2021, 11:59pm CST|
|Expired on||December 5, 2021, 12:46am CST|
|Last updated||December 5, 2021, 6:46am UTC|
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