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Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, Trinity University

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open
AOC Strong evidence of teaching ability in both (i) a non-Anglo-European philosophical tradition, and (ii) one or more of the following: logic, Classical Greek philosophy, philosophy of language, or philosophy of mind.
AOC categories African/Africana Philosophy
Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
Arabic and Islamic Philosophy
Asian Philosophy
Latin American Philosophy
Native American Philosophy
Philosophy of Language
Philosophy of Mind
Logic
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location San Antonio, Texas, United States
Start date Fall 2023
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at Trinity University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning in Fall 2023. SALARY: Competitive. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in philosophy at the time of appointment. The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include the following. 1. Teaching five undergraduate classes each year (3 classes one semester followed by 2 the next, or the equivalent). 2. Academic research, including publication of books or articles in professional venues and presentation of scholarship at professional conferences, as well as publications and presentations for non-academic audiences. 3. Advising majors and serving the department, university, profession, and community. 4. Teach regularly in Trinity’s First-Year Experience and offer classes that contribute to Trinity’s interdisciplinary, experiential-learning, or faculty-led study-abroad programs. See the following links for information about Trinity’s curriculum, including Pathways (http://gotu.us/pathways), the First-Year Experience (http://gotu.us/fye), experiential learning (http://gotu.us/beyondclassroom), and faculty-led study-abroad programs (https://international.trinity.edu/). QUALIFICATIONS: Area of Specialization: Open. Area of Competence: Strong evidence of teaching ability in both (i) a non-Anglo-European philosophical tradition, and (ii) one or more of the following: logic, Classical Greek philosophy, philosophy of language, or philosophy of mind. The successful candidate will be expected to teach regularly in the University’s First-Year Experience course. Qualities and Skills: Strong potential for teaching undergraduates; strong potential for scholarship; strong potential for service to the department, university, profession, and community. THE DEPARTMENT: The department offers a major, several minors, and an honors track in philosophy. It offers a strong, balanced curriculum and features a dedicated and productive faculty. There are six full-time members in the department. THE UNIVERSITY: Trinity University is one of the nation’s top liberal arts universities. We're located in the heart of San Antonio, a large, vibrant, and diverse city where our students learn from and participate in a multicultural urban environment. Trinity University is a prestigious, selective liberal arts institution, with over 11,000 applications, and approximately 650 first-year students in the Class of 2026. Learn more about Trinity University.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
APPLICATIONS: Applicants should submit the following materials. 1. Letter of application 2. Curriculum vitae 3. At least three letters of recommendation 4. Copies of transcripts from graduate institution(s) 5. Writing sample 6. A teaching portfolio, including (i) a statement of teaching philosophy that addresses the candidate’s teaching interests and abilities; (ii) sample syllabi; and (iii) teaching evaluations (if available). 7. A brief statement describing the candidate’s approach to diversity, equity and inclusion in your teaching, research, or other professional activities. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Nov. 11, 2022. Online applications through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/112183 are preferred. If hard copies must be mailed, please send them to Dr. Judith Norman at [email protected], Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Philosophy, Trinity University, One Trinity Place, San Antonio, TX 78212-7200. Enquiries should be directed to Dr. Judith Norman, [email protected] Further information about the university is available at www.trinity.edu. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: Trinity University is an equal-opportunity employer and as such provides equal opportunity for employment and advancement of all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, military/veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any status protected by federal, state, or local laws.
Web address to apply http://apply.interfolio.com/112183
Hard deadline November 11, 2022, 12:00pm CST
Contact
Web address for more information https://www.trinity.edu/
Contact name Judith Norman
Contact email
Contact phone 210-999-8305
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Time created September 13, 2022, 7:10pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date November 11, 2022, 12:00pm CST
Last updated September 14, 2022, 5:19pm UTC
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