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Asst, Assoc or Full Professor, Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Philosophy of Science
AOS categories Philosophy of Science
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number PVL 267588
Location Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Start date August 21, 2023
Job description

POSITION SUMMARY:

Summary: The selected applicant will join the faculty who carry a long and proud tradition of highly acclaimed teaching and research in core areas of philosophy. We are seeking candidates with a commitment to excellence in scholarly research, teaching, and professional service. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated expertise in the Philosophy of Science.


PRINCIPAL DUTIES:

Duties: The selected candidate will teach four classes per academic year at the undergraduate and graduate level; advise graduate students; hold office hours; grade exams; conduct and publish scholarly research; perform university and professional service, as appropriate. Teaching will also involve mentoring of PhD student research and directing dissertations. Perform department, university, and community service as appropriate for faculty at the rank of Full, Assistant or Associate Professor.


INSTITUTIONAL STATEMENT ON DIVERSITY:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion (http://diversity.wisc.edu/)

DEGREE AND AREA OF SPECIALIZATION:

Ph.D. or the equivalent in Philosophy required prior to start of appointment.
AREA OF SPECIALIZATION: Philosophy of Science
AREA OF COMPETENCE: Open

QUALIFICATIONS:

Assistant professor candidates must show evidence of outstanding teaching and research potential and must be willing to teach upper and lower-level courses on a regular basis.

Associate and full professor candidates must, in addition to the above, have a distinguished record of philosophical research.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The selected applicant will join the faculty who carry a long and proud tradition of highly acclaimed teaching and research in core areas of philosophy. We are seeking candidates with a commitment to excellence in scholarly research, teaching, and professional service. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated expertise in the Philosophy of Science.

The Department of Philosophy is committed to increasing and fostering diversity in the campus community. Candidates need to demonstrate that they can contribute to the climate of inclusivity. The department seeks candidates whose approach to teaching, scholarship, and outreach will attract a broad and diverse range of students to the program in philosophy.

UW-Madison is seeking a diverse set of faculty candidates who will deepen our campus interdisciplinary research strength in key areas of current and future research promise, as well as faculty candidates who will approach their work in a manner that advances our commitment to research excellence.

Candidates from under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply. The University of Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer.

A criminal background check, and a current or previous employer sexual harassment/sexual violence check, will be required prior to employment.

Unless confidentiality is requested, information regarding applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Applications must come through UW Jobs website (http://jobs.wisc.edu), referencing PVL#267588. To begin the application process please click on the 'Apply Now' button. You will be asked to create a profile. To be considered for this position, application packets must be received by 11:59pm (Madison/Central Time) on November 1, 2022. Junior candidates (applying for an assistant professorship): Please upload the following 5 documents as one (1) pdf file: 1) cover letter; 2) Curriculum Vitae; 3) evidence of teaching excellence; 4) a statement addressing past and potential contributions to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching, and service and 5) a writing sample. Applicants will also be asked to provide three professional references. References will be contacted upon application submission and asked to provide a letter of reference. Senior candidates (applying for an associate or full professorship): Please upload the following 5 documents as one (1) pdf file: 1) a cover letter; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) one or two articles (published or unpublished; if two articles, please upload both in same document); 4) a statement addressing past and potential contributions to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching, and service; and 5) evidence of teaching excellence. Senior applicants will also be asked to provide the names and contact information for three references. However, these references will not be contacted unless the candidate advances in the process, as which time the candidate will be contacted prior to reaching out to the references. If a candidate has more than three references, please send the name and email contact for additional references to [email protected] Candidates should be available for interviews on Zoom in December. Please reference PVL #267588 in all correspondence.
Web address to apply https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/515527/assistan...
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Hard deadline November 1, 2022, 11:59pm CST
Contact
Web address for more information https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/515527/assistan...
Contact name Elliott Sober
Contact email
Contact phone 608-263-3700
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Time created September 27, 2022, 4:09pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date November 1, 2022, 11:59pm CST
Expired on November 3, 2022, 12:46am CST
Last updated November 3, 2022, 5:46am UTC
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