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Assistant Professor - Philosophy

The School of Arts, Humanities, & Technology , The University of Texas Dallas

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Philosophy, with an emphasis on the Philosophy of Race, broadly construed, and/or Social and Political Philosophy.
AOS categories Philosophy of Race
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC The successful candidate is one whose work emphasizes one or more underrepresented geographical areas in philosophy (e.g., African/Africana Philosophy, Arabic and Islamic Philosophy, South Asian Philosophy, Latin American Philosophy, or Native American Philosophy) through traditions such as Postcolonial Theory, Decolonial Theory, or Gender Theory.
AOC categories African/Africana Philosophy
Arabic and Islamic Philosophy
Asian Philosophy
Latin American Philosophy
Native American Philosophy
Social and Political Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number Job Positing: F00660P
Location Richardson, Texas, United States
Start date 08/01/2023
Job description

Position Description  

The History and Philosophy program in the School of Arts, Humanities, and Technology at The University of Texas at Dallas invites applications for a tenure-track position in Philosophy, with an emphasis on the Philosophy of Race, broadly construed, and/or Social and Political Philosophy. The ideal candidate may work at the intersection of these research areas and will be prepared to supervise doctoral, master’s, and undergraduate work. The philosophy faculty offer a B.A. in Philosophy and contribute to M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in the History of Ideas and in the Humanities.

The successful candidate is one whose work emphasizes one or more underrepresented geographical areas in philosophy (e.g., African/Africana Philosophy, Arabic and Islamic Philosophy, South Asian Philosophy, Latin American Philosophy, or Native American Philosophy) through traditions such as Postcolonial Theory, Decolonial Theory, or Gender Theory. The successful candidate may also contribute to one or more of the interdisciplinary research centers on campus, such as the Center for U.S.-Latin America Initiatives, the Center for Asian Studies, and the Center for Translation Studies, or to our interdisciplinary programs such as the African American and African Diaspora Studies minor, the M.A. in Latin American Studies, and the Gender Studies minor. Teaching experience in the some of the areas listed is preferred.

The standard teaching load is two courses per semester. Duties include active research, graduate supervision, normal committee service, and classroom teaching at all levels. Salary and research budget are competitive.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Applicants should upload the following: Cover letter and full curriculum vitae summarizing their interests and their qualifications for the position, including past and/or anticipated future efforts to advance diversity, equity and inclusion. Statement of teaching philosophy describing (at a minimum) their conceptualizations of teaching and learning, teaching and assessment methods, and how their teaching philosophy and practices foster (or will foster) equitable and inclusive learning environments. A research statement. A writing/publication sample. A statement of diversity and inclusion describing how their teaching and research practices will foster an equitable and inclusive learning environment. Full contact information for at least three academic or professional references. Reviews will commence as completed applications are received and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed on February 28, 2023.
Web address to apply https://jobs.utdallas.edu/postings/22236
Deadline for full consideration: February 28, 2023, 12:00am CST
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information https://www.utdallas.edu/about-us/fast-facts/
Contact name Charles Bambach
Contact email
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Scheduled expiry date July 18, 2023, 10:33pm CST
Last updated January 20, 2023, 9:40pm UTC
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