Assistant Professor specializing Africana and/or African American philosophy (EXPIRED)
Philosophy, University of Dayton
|Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
|Africana and/or African American Philosophy
|Organization's reference number
|Dayton, Ohio, United States
|August 16, 2023
At the University of Dayton, we are looking for new faculty whose passion aligns with our mission. If you are interested in:
The Philosophy Department at University of Dayton is seeking a tenure track assistant professor specializing in Africana and/or African American philosophy as part of a College of Arts and Sciences’ Africana Studies cluster. The successful candidate will start August 16, 2023 and join faculty in the departments of English, History, Global Languages and Cultures, and Religious Studies whose research and teaching focus on Africana Studies. In addition to research and teaching, the successful candidate will develop new courses for the Africana Studies minor, and help shape the new major in Africana Studies. This person will have an affiliation with the Race and Ethnic Studies program and may also contribute to other interdisciplinary programs.
The Philosophy Department at University of Dayton is large, collegial and collaborative, currently numbering fifteen tenure-line faculty and nine full-time non-tenure-track faculty, and offering strong major and minor programs. We are a pluralistic department, with a long history of work in feminist philosophy, philosophy of race, and decolonial philosophy, as well as recognizing the value of a variety of philosophical traditions both western and non-western. We value and recognize community engagement in teaching and service. For further information about the department consult our website, https://udayton.edu/artssciences/academics/philosophy/academic/index.php.
The successful candidate will teach courses in Africana Philosophy and/or African American Philosophy, other courses according to their interests and expertise, as well as departmental needs, including Introduction to Philosophy. The typical teaching load is six undergraduate courses per academic year (three per semester). Summer teaching may be available. We also expect ongoing publication, and faculty research is encouraged and supported (e.g. summer research grants, travel support). Further responsibilities include service to the department, University, and academic community as well as collaborative engagement with colleagues. Faculty also will have the opportunity to work with the College's diverse range of public-facing centers to help further the University mission of engaging local, national, and global communities in culturally responsive and responsible ways.
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The University of Dayton is a top tier, Catholic research university with offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels. Founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, the University is a diverse community committed to advancing the common good through intellectual curiosity, academic rigor, community engagement and local, national and global partnerships. Guided by the Marianist educational philosophy, we educate the whole person and link learning and scholarship with leadership and service.
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|How to apply
|Web address to apply
|December 2, 2022, 11:55pm EST
|Web address for more information
|October 28, 2022, 9:30pm UTC
|Scheduled expiry date
|December 2, 2022, 11:55pm EST
|December 4, 2022, 12:46am EST
|February 3, 2023, 3:00pm UTC
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