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Assistant Professional Professor, Philosophy

Philosophy, Texas A & M University

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Ethics of Biomedical, Applied, Business, Normative & Ethics. Environmental Philosophy
AOC categories Applied Ethics
Biomedical Ethics
Business Ethics
Environmental Philosophy
Normative Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number R-070225
Location Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
Start date 02/07/2024
Job description

Job Description

The Department of Humanities at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi seeks an Assistant Professional Professor of Philosophy beginning Fall 2024. This is a full-time, nine-month position with competitive salary and benefits. Professional faculty positions are non-tenure-track but may be renewable and promotable. The teaching load is five courses per academic semester. We seek a colleague who can offer instruction in core courses including Introduction to Ethics, Introduction to Logic, and Introduction to Philosophy, as well as in upper division courses including one or more of Moral Philosophy, Medical Ethics, Philosophy of Law, Social and Political Philosophy, or Environmental Ethics serving students in philosophy and other disciplines. Some service at different levels (program, department, college, university, and community) is also expected. We encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching and/or service that they can contribute to the mission of our university. The Philosophy program at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi offers both a major and a minor in philosophy.

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a vibrant, Hispanic Serving Doctoral Research Institution that proudly provides a solid academic reputation, renowned faculty, and highly rated degree programs since 1947. The University has a heritage of teaching excellence with innovation in research and community engagement as part of the distinguished Texas A&M System. The only university in the nation located on its own island, at the heart of the Texas Gulf Coast. With palm tree lined pathways throughout the campus, nearby natural wetlands, a scenic hike-and-bike trail and pristine views of the beach and bays, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a first-choice institution.

For more information on our programs visit our website at: https://www.tamucc.edu/liberal-arts/departments/humanities/index.php

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Philosophy with a concentration in Ethics in hand by August 2024, although ABDs may be considered at the time of offer.

  • Experience teaching one or more of: Introduction to Ethics, Applied Ethics courses, Introduction to Logic, and Introduction to Philosophy.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching.

  • Demonstrated potential for program development.

  • Demonstrated potential to contribute to the mission of the university.

A completed application file will include:

  • A letter of interest addressing qualifications listed above.

  • A curriculum vitae.

  • A statement of teaching philosophy.

  • Sample syllabi for an Introduction to Ethics course and either an Introduction to Logic or an Introduction to Philosophy course. Other syllabi deemed relevant may be submitted.

  • Three professional references including name, address, title, telephone number, and email addresses (letters of recommendation may be requested after initial review).

The application deadline is March 18, 2024.

Apply online at http://hr.tamucc.edu/Job_Opportunities/index.html

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://hr.tamucc.edu/Job_Opportunities/index.html
Hard deadline March 18, 2024, 12:00am CST
Web address for more information https://www.tamucc.edu/liberal-arts/departments/hu...
Contact name Don Berkich
Contact email
Time created February 9, 2024, 9:36pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date March 18, 2024, 12:00am CST
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