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Assistant Professor in Ancient Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, Florida Atlantic University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Ancient Philosophy
AOS categories Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
History of Philosophy
Philosophy of Science
Philosophy of Social Science
Aesthetics
Feminist Philosophy
Philosophy of Gender
AOC Aesthetics, Feminist and/or Gender Studies, or the Philosophy of the Human Sciences
AOC categories Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
Philosophy of Science
Philosophy of Social Science
Aesthetics
Environmental Philosophy
Philosophy of Gender
Philosophy of Law
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number REQ11719
Location Boca Raton, Florida, United States
Start date August 8, 2022
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 8, 2022. Successful candidates would have specialization in Ancient Philosophy and ideally one or more of the following areas of competence: Aesthetics, Feminist and/or Gender Studies, or the Philosophy of the Human Sciences. Instructional responsibilities include a 3/2 course load in areas of specialization/competence and other areas of instructor expertise. The Department of Philosophy hosts a BA and Minor and supports significant involvement in the University’s general electives requirements as well as in various interdisciplinary degrees, certificates and initiatives in collaboration with other programs in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters including the Classical Studies and Literary Translation certificate programs as well as with other colleges and initiatives in the university such as the Peace, Justice and Human Rights Initiative.

The College of Arts & Letters at Florida Atlantic University seeks scholars who are committed to supporting the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds and to engaging communities underrepresented in higher education. Florida Atlantic University is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. Florida Atlantic University embodies a culture of strategic and collaborative community engagement that results in mutual benefit to the institution and the diverse internal and external communities that it serves.

 Applicants with the capacity to expand connections to other entities including within Arts and Letters or with the College of Science, College of Business, College of Education, College of Nursing, College of Medicine, and College of Engineering and Computer Science are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants that identity with and that conduct scholarship, research and instruction aligned with one or more of the University Research Pillars which include: Neuroscience, Healthy Aging, Environmental and Ocean Sciences, Sensing and Smart Systems and Big Data are welcomed.

 FAU is dedicated to intentional expansion of its contribution to a more diverse, inclusive and equitable university experience and society. We are particularly interested in candidates that strengthen the Department of Philosophy’s climate for diversity, equity & inclusion, that demonstrates and support a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, that demonstrate skill in understanding of cultural differences and are passionate about working in an organization that values and promotes diversity, equity and inclusion. Candidates whose research and/or scholarship in listed concentrations and whose teaching is attentive to this commitment are especially invited to apply.

Minimum Qualifications: PhD in Philosophy from an accredited institution. The successful candidate must have the Ph.D. completed by the start of the Fall 2022 semester.  The selected applicant must provide official transcripts scanned into an electronic format. Degrees from outside the United States must be validated by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts).

 The assignment for the position is on FAU’s Boca Raton campus, located approximately 45 miles north of Miami and two miles west of the Atlantic Ocean. For detailed information on FAU, visit www.fau.edu. For additional information about the Department visit https://www.fau.edu/artsandletters/philosophy/

 For more information and to apply, visit www.fau.edu/jobs and go to “Apply Now” and search for position REQ11719. All applicants must apply electronically to the position on the Office of Human Resources' job website (https://fau.edu/jobs)  by completing the required online employment application and submitting the related documents. When completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three references. Application review will begin January 3rd, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. The position may close without prior notice.

Questions about the position can be directed to Search Committee Chair Dr. Marina Banchetti ([email protected]) or Department Chair Dr. William Trapani ([email protected]).

A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.

 Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or other protected status. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057.

FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service.  All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
For more information and to apply, visit www.fau.edu/jobs and go to “Apply Now” and search for position REQ11719. All applicants must apply electronically to the position on the Office of Human Resources' job website (https://fau.edu/jobs) by completing the required online employment application and submitting the related documents. When completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three references.
Web address to apply http://www.fau.edu/jobs
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: January 3, 2022, 8:00am EST
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information http://www.fau.edu/jobs
Contact name Marina Banchetti
Contact email
Contact phone 561-297-3816
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Scheduled expiry date April 27, 2022, 5:15pm EST
Last updated October 31, 2021, 7:20pm UTC
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