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Teaching Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS History and/or Philosophy of Medicine
AOS categories Philosophy of Science
AOC History and Philosophy of Science
AOC categories Philosophy of Science
Workload Full time
Vacancies 2
Location Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Start date September 1, 2024
Job description

TWO Teaching Assistant Professors, History and Philosophy of Medicine University of Pittsburgh, Department of History and Philosophy of Science,

Rank: Teaching Assistant Professor, beginning September 1, 2024.

AOS: History and/or Philosophy of Medicine

AOC: History and Philosophy of Science

The Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh seeks candidate for two positions as Teaching Assistant Professors specializing in History and/or Philosophy of Medicine beginning in the 2024-2025 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 PhD 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 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: Morality and Medicine 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.

In addition, applicants should 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.

To apply, please visit specified website and follow application instructions.  Applications received by January 15, 2024 will receive full consideration.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

Please direct all further inquiries to: 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
Please follow the application instructions on specified website carefully, as there as specific instructions regarding letters of recommendation.
Web address to apply https://cfopitt.taleo.net/careersection/pitt_facul...
Deadline for full consideration: January 15, 2024, 11:59pm EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact name Matt Ceraso
Contact email
Time created September 15, 2023, 4:03pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date March 12, 2024, 4:44pm EST
Expired on March 12, 2024, 4:46pm EST
Last updated May 12, 2024, 3:00pm UTC
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