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Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open
AOC Open, but with interest in the history of philosophy (including non-Western traditions)
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number R0045938
Location Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States
Start date August 2024
Job description

The Department of Philosophy in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Philosophy to start in August 2024. This is a standard nine-month faculty appointment.

Our department offers Philosophy degrees at the BA, MA, and PhD levels. Job responsibilities include teaching four courses per academic year (typically one lower-level course and one upper-level course per semester), carrying out an active research program that results in publications, serving on committees for and supervising MA theses and PhD dissertations, contributing to curriculum development and oversight at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, participating in departmental decision-making, and performing other departmental, college, and university service. The successful applicant must also be able to regularly teach an upper-level Ancient Greek philosophy survey course that is required for our majors and MA students.

AOS: Open
AOC: Open, but with interest in the history of philosophy (including non-Western traditions)

Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.

About the Department:
The Department of Philosophy pursues excellence in teaching and research. It offers a broad range of courses for undergraduate and graduate students, providing them with the skills to flourish in various careers and enabling them to gain admission to competitive graduate and professional programs. Department strengths include philosophy of mind, epistemology, and philosophy of religion. Courses cover several major periods in the history of western philosophy and the major subfields in contemporary philosophy. For more information, please visit the department website at: https://fulbright.uark.edu/departments/philosophy/.

Duties will include:
• 40% Teaching
• 40% Research
• 20% Service


Minimum Qualifications:

With submitted materials, the candidate must demonstrate:

  • A Ph.D., or terminal degree, in Philosophy or a related field from an accredited institution of higher education will be conferred by the date of initial appointment

  • Ability to regularly teach an upper-level Ancient Greek philosophy survey course that is required for our majors and MA students

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Evidence of potential for excellence in research in philosophy

  • Evidence of potential for excellence in teaching philosophy

  • Evidence of potential to develop effective undergraduate and graduate classes that complement the current course catalog

How to apply
Application type Online
Completed applications received by 11/15/2023, will be assured full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position. Applicants must submit: a curriculum vitae, a cover letter/letter of application, a research statement, and a writing sample. Applicants should also be prepared to provide the information for three professional references (name, title, email address, and phone number) willing to provide letters of recommendation upon request during the application process. Applicants will receive an email prompt from the U of A Workday system and a task on their application page to submit this information after applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Web address to apply https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS/job/Faye...
Deadline for full consideration: November 15, 2023, 11:59am CST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://fulbright.uark.edu/departments/philosophy/
Contact name Prof. Barry Ward
Contact email
Contact phone 479-575-4174
Time created September 18, 2023, 7:44pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date March 16, 2024, 2:50pm CST
Expired on March 16, 2024, 3:46pm CST
Last updated May 16, 2024, 3:00pm UTC
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