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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy and Religion, University of Mississippi

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Philosophy of Law
AOS categories Philosophy of Law
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Oxford, Mississippi, United States
Start date August 2023
Job description

THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI  The Department of Philosophy and Religion invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position with the title of Assistant Professor of Philosophy, beginning August 2023.  A successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in philosophy in hand by August 2023, with a specialty in the Philosophy of Law. The teaching load is 3/2, with expectations of excellent teaching, continued research, and university service. The candidate will be responsible for teaching introductory, upper-level, and graduate courses and will be able to develop new courses consistent with expertise and interests. The candidate will also be responsible for organizing the annual Dunbar Lecture in Philosophy and Law. Review of applications begins immediately and the position will remain open until an adequate applicant pool is reached.  To ensure consideration for an initial remote interview, a complete application is due by November 18, 2022.  Applicants must complete an on-line application at https://careers.olemiss.edu, where they will also be asked to submit a letter of interest, a C.V., a writing sample, the names and contact information for three references who will be asked to provide letters of recommendation, a statement of teaching philosophy, a syllabus for an introductory philosophy class, and a syllabus for a philosophy of law class.  The University of Mississippi is a Carnegie R1 very high research activity institution, and the Department offers an MA, BA, and several minors.  More information about the programs in philosophy at UM can be found at http://philosophy.olemiss.edu; questions about this position should be directed to Steven Skultety ([email protected]). The University of Mississippi is an EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Title VI/Title VII/Title IX/504/ADA/ADEA employer, and has adopted a “Pathways to Equity” plan in its pursuit of diversity, equity, and inclusion (https://chancellor.olemiss.edu/pathways-to-equity/). Women, minorities, veterans, and those with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://careers.olemiss.edu
Hard deadline November 18, 2022, 11:59pm CST
Contact
Web address for more information http://philosophy.olemiss.edu
Contact name Steven Skultety
Contact email
Contact phone 662-915-7020
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Scheduled expiry date November 18, 2022, 11:59pm CST
Last updated September 14, 2022, 2:57pm UTC
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