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Assistant or Associate Professor of Instruction-Philosophy

University of Texas at San Antonio

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location San Antonio, Texas, United States
Start date Fall 2024
Job description

Assistant or Associate Professor of Instruction-Philosophy

Location: San Antonio, TX

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job ID: 11815

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Org Marketing Statement

The University of Texas at San Antonio is a Tier One research university and a Hispanic Serving Institution specializing in cybersecurity, health, fundamental futures, and social-economic transformation. With more than 34,300 students, it is the largest university in the San Antonio region. UTSA advances knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service, and with an intentional focus on career readiness the university produces more graduates for the workforce than any other institution in the region. It is a catalyst for socioeconomic development and the commercialization of intellectual property — for Texas, the nation and the world. UTSA has been recognized as a Top Employer in Texas by Forbes Magazine. Learn more https://www.utsa.edu/, on https://www.utsa.edu/today/ or on https://twitter.com/utsa, https://www.instagram.com/utsa/, https://www.facebook.com/utsa, https://www.youtube.com/user/utsaor https://www.linkedin.com/school/the-university-of-texas-at-san-antonio/?lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_university_admin%3BFcmdPCevQ7ebJE1xpIJlRw%3D%3D.

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled. Review of applications will begin on 05/15/2024. At the discretion of the hiring department, this position posting may close once a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received.

Salary Range: $42,000- $47,000 annualized, commensurate with education, experience and qualifications.

Hours: Anticipated semester of hire Fall 2024. 4/4, exempt.

Required Application Materials:

Please combine all application materials into 1 PDF:

• CV including a reference list.

• Cover letter.

• Evidence of teaching and/or service excellence.

• Two to three letters of recommendation will be requested of those applicants who are invited for the initial virtual interview.

Please reach out to mailto:[email protected] with any questions.

Essential Functions

The Department of Philosophy and Classics invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Instruction in Philosophy, to start fall 2024. The successful candidate will be expected to (i) teach a range of undergraduate and graduate courses, and (ii) develop and execute plans for growing Philosophy majors and minors. The Assistant/Associate Professor of Instruction is a fixed-term track (FTT) position with a standard 4-4 teaching load. Candidates with strong proposals for program-growth that will engage our student population in creative and inspiring ways may be eligible for a 3-3 teaching load. The FTT contract is for 3 years, and is renewable.

Required Qualifications

• Ph.D. in Philosophy. Area of Specialization (AOS): open; Area of Competency (AOC): open. Evidence of both teaching excellence and ability to grow philosophy majors and minors.

Preferred Qualifications

• Preferred qualifications: The ideal candidate will be an engaging instructor with teaching experience and with a history of generating student interest, building enrollments, and contributing to department service and community. We are especially interested in candidates who are prepared to teach a variety of courses, including (but not limited to) courses related to Latin American philosophy, religion, science, mind, technology, or social philosophy. We have many other teaching needs. We encourage applicants to examine our recent course offerings and discuss your competencies for teaching less frequently offered courses or potential new courses. Recent offerings can be viewed at https://onestop.utsa.edu/registration/class-schedule/.

Additional Information

• UTSA is a tobacco free campus.

• This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

• Applicants selected must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States by time of hire.

• Valid driver's license and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) as applicable.

Working Conditions

This position will be primarily located on campus. Travel and parking expenses are the employee's responsibility.

Equal Employment Opportunity

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, it is the policy of The University of Texas at San Antonio to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetic information, and veteran status. The University is committed to the Affirmative Action Program in compliance with all government requirements to ensure nondiscrimination. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. UTSA campuses are accessible to persons with disabilities.

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Web address to apply https://apptrkr.com/5233125
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://www.utsa.edu/
Time created May 8, 2024, 9:20pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date November 2, 2024, 3:36pm CST
Last updated May 8, 2024, 9:20pm UTC
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