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Assistant Teaching Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, University of Missouri, St. Louis

Job category Junior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number Job ID 49090
Location St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Start date August 2024
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Missouri, St. Louis invites applications for a position as Assistant Teaching Professor (renewable, promotion eligible non-tenure track) to begin August 1, 2024, or as soon as possible thereafter. Dynamic teaching is a high priority. We welcome applications in any areas, but have special teaching needs in introductory courses that satisfy general education requirements and courses in History of Philosophy (Western and Nonwestern) at the upper-level undergraduate and graduate-level. We also welcome candidates who are willing to develop and teach courses in the Philosophy of Information and/or Emerging Technologies.
The standard teaching load for the position will be eight courses per year, with usual non-teaching duties expected, including willingness to be involved with undergraduate and graduate student organizations and to serve on MA Thesis committees. The position has no publication expectations. Salary and benefits are competitive.
•    A Ph.D. in Philosophy as of August, 2024 is required.
•    A record of effective teaching and supporting the success of students from a wide range of diverse backgrounds and experiences.
Required elements of application:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Statement of teaching philosophy
  4. Sample syllabi and assignments
  5. Evidence of dynamic and exceptional teaching, e.g., letter(s) from students, teaching letter(s) from department or teaching center or class evaluations, etc.
  6. Names and contact information for three references (with letters to be requested from shortlisted candidates).

The University of Missouri—St. Louis values the uniqueness of every individual and strives to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.
In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement. All applications must be submitted through the university’s HR portal (https://www.umsl.edu/services/hrs/careers/faculty.html). Review will begin on January 2nd, 2024. All applications received by February 2nd, 2024 will receive full consideration. Any questions should be directed to Jon McGinnis at [email protected].

How to apply
Application type Online
From the Faculty Careers page, click on the 'Prospective Faculty' tile; in the search bar type job title, NTT Assistant Teaching Professor; choose Job ID 49090; the Apply for Job button is in the upper right corner.
Web address to apply https://www.umsl.edu/services/hrs/careers/faculty....
Deadline for full consideration: February 2, 2024, 12:00am CST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://www.umsl.edu/services/hrs/careers/faculty....
Contact name Jon McGinnis
Contact email
Contact phone (314) 516 5439
Time created October 31, 2023, 7:30pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date April 28, 2024, 3:23pm CST
Expired on April 28, 2024, 3:46pm CST
Last updated May 29, 2024, 3:00pm UTC
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