Home page About PhilJobs:JFP

Teaching Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS History and Philosophy of Medicine
AOS categories Philosophy of Science
AOC History and Philosophy of Science
AOC categories Philosophy of Science
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Start date September 1, 2023
Job description

The University of Pittsburgh, Department of History and Philosophy of Science,

Rank:  Teaching Assistant Professor, beginning September 1, 2023. 

AOS:  History and Philosophy of Medicine

AOC: History and Philosophy of Science

The Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh seeks a candidate to serve as a Teaching Assistant Professorship specializing in History and Philosophy of Medicine beginning in the 2023-2024 academic year.  Teaching Assistant Professors are eligible for renewal and promotion (for more information please see https://www.as.pitt.edu/faculty/governance/criteria-promotion-appointment-evaluation-and-reappointment-appointment-stream).

Required Qualifications: (1) A Ph.D. in History and Philosophy of Science, Philosophy, or a closely related field expected by the proposed start date, (2) interest in integrating history and philosophy of science as well as in-depth knowledge of the science or sciences relevant to their teaching, and (3) evidence of exemplary teaching.

Responsibilities:  Undergraduate teaching in support of the HPS major and the Certificate in the Conceptual Foundations of Medicine (3 courses per semester, including HPS 0613: Medicine and Morality and HPS 0612: Mind and Medicine. Undergraduate courses are capped at 35 students each.)  Regular departmental duties. There are opportunities for departmental service that may be offset by a reduced teaching load.

Applicants should submit a CV, three letters of recommendation, evidence of teaching excellence, and sample syllabi.  All letters of recommendation should be sent to [email protected].  CV, evidence of teaching excellence, diversity statement, and sample syllabi should be uploaded to the application website. 

In addition, applicants are expected to provide a brief personal statement that addresses their contributions to diversity through research, teaching, service and/or community engagement. Please mention any past contributions as well as any planned or potential contributions.

Applications received by January 15, 2023, will receive full consideration. 

Matthew Ceraso, [email protected] .

Department of History and Philosophy of Science

University of Pittsburgh

1102 Cathedral of Learning

Pittsburgh, PA 15260 

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://cfopitt.taleo.net/careersection/pitt_facul...
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: January 15, 2023, 11:59pm EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Time created September 29, 2022, 9:04pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date March 27, 2023, 3:56pm EST
Expired on March 27, 2023, 4:46pm EST
Last updated May 27, 2023, 3:00pm UTC
Last update notification There are no notifications for this ad.
Save the ad using the "save" button below to receive notifications of significant updates.
Job Market Calendar This institution has confirmed that the position advertised will follow the APA's recommended job market calendar.