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Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Communication Studies & Philosophy, Utah State University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Logan, Utah, United States
Start date August of 2022
Job description

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Requisition ID: 2021-4311

# of Openings:

1

Location: US-UT-Logan

Category:

Faculty

Position Type:

Benefited Full-Time

Job Classification:

Faculty

College:

College of Humanities & Social Sci

Department:

Communication Studies & Philosophy

Advertised Salary:

Commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus excellent benefits

Overview

The Philosophy Program in the Department of Communication Studies and Philosophy at Utah State University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Philosophy starting in August of 2022. The position is tenure-track, academic-year, 9-month, full-time, with full benefits, and teaching intensive (three courses per semester). At the time of tenure and promotion candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching, and effectiveness in both research and service.

Responsibilities

Teach three courses each fall semester and each spring semester; engage in research and general scholarship, whether professional or public-oriented; engage in service at the university, in the community, and in academic philosophy. At the time of tenure and promotion candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching, and effectiveness in both research and service.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

• PHD in philosophy by August 2022

• Area of specialization within ethics or social and political philosophy

• Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching

Preferred Qualifications:

• Active interest in publicly engaged philosophy

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

• A curriculum vitae (to be uploaded to the candidate profile)

• Evidence of teaching effectiveness which might include student and colleague evaluations, syllabi of courses taught, and any teaching awards or other commendations received (to be uploaded to the candidate profile in Documents 1-10)

• A cover letter (to be copied and pasted into a fillable form within the application)

• A teaching statement addressing your approach to teaching (to be copied and pasted into a fillable form within the application)

• The names and email addresses of three references (your references will be sent an email from USU asking them to upload a letter of recommendation if your candidacy advances to the next level).

Review of applications will begin the first week of Novmeber, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus excellent benefits

ADA

Employees typically work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.

University Highlights

Think. Discover. Create. That’s the approach the College of Humanities and Social Sciences takes as it seeks to inspire and guide students who strive for purpose, service and critical thinking. For more information please visit: https://chass.usu.edu/index.

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 114 undergraduate majors, 132 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. https://washingtonmonthly.com/2019college-guide/national in 2019 and the https://washingtonmonthly.com/2018college-guide/national in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found https://www.usu.edu/about/at-a-glance/.

A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

The USU main campus is located in beautiful https://www.loganutah.org/; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, [email protected], Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, [email protected], Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, [email protected]

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, [email protected]

USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a https://www.usu.edu/provost/faculty-recruitment/dual-career-assistance to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2580324

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How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://apptrkr.com/2580324
Deadline for full consideration: November 5, 2021, 12:00am MST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
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Web address for more information http://www.usu.edu
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