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Assistant Professor, History of Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, University of Minnesota

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS History of Philosophy
AOS categories History of Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 303610
Location Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Start date August 29, 2016
Job description

Qualifications

The Department of Philosophy in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota invites applications for a full-time, nine month faculty position in the history of philosophy beginning fall semester 2016 (August 29, 2016).

Appointment will be 100% time over the nine-month academic year. Appointment will be made at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor depending on qualifications and experience and consistent with collegiate and University policy.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in philosophy or related field required for appointment. Areas of specialization: History of Philosophy. Areas of competence: We are seeking someone whose research interests complement others in the department -- please visit http://www.philosophy.umn.edu/ for further information.

Candidates will be assessed according to overall academic preparation in the history philosophy; the relevance of their research to the department's academic priorities and the field of inquiry, evidence or promise of becoming a leading researcher; evidence of commitment to teaching and skills as a teacher; and strength of recommendations.

About the Job

Faculty in the Department of Philosophy in the College of Liberal Arts are expected to maintain an active program of scholarly research; develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses; advise students; and contribute service appropriate for the rank of appointment to the Department, College, University, and profession.

About the Department

The Department of Philosophy has particular strengths in the areas of logic and philosophy of mathematics; moral and political philosophy; and the philosophy of science. Additional areas of emphasis include philosophy of language, the history of philosophy; aesthetics; and feminist philosophy. The department offers B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. programs.

For further information, please visit the department website, http://www.philosophy.umn.edu/.

Established in 1868, the College of Liberal Arts supports the University of Minnesota's land-grant mission as home to disciplines in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. The College of Liberal Arts values diverse cultures, experiences, and perspectives as key to innovation and excellent education. http://cla.umn.edu/

The University of Minnesota shall provide equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online. 

https://www.myu.umn.edu/psp/psprd/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=303610&PostingSeq=1

To be considered for this position in the History of Philosophy, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions.  You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and CV.  These materials, as well as a writing sample, which can be attached after application by accessing your "My Activities" page and uploading documents there, are required in order for applications to be considered complete.

In addition to the materials submitted electronically, applicants are asked to arrange to have at least three confidential letters of reference sent to: grosc001@umn.edu

Note: Materials submitted electronically do not need to be duplicated with hard copies. Applications must be received by November 4, 2015 to be ensured full consideration.

The Department of Philosophy seeks racial, cultural, and gender diversity among its faculty and students.

To request disability accommodations, to receive this material in alternative formats, or for questions about application procedures, please contact Pam Groscost, telephone number (612) 625-7573, or email address grosc001@umn.edu.

The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission.  The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

Diversity

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.  To learn more about diversity at the U:  http://diversity.umn.edu.

To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://www.myu.umn.edu/psp/psprd/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/...
Hard deadline November 4, 2015, 11:59pm EST
Contact
Web address for more information http://philosophy.umn.edu
Contact name Pam Groscost
Contact email
Contact phone 612-625-7573
Bookkeeping
Time created September 1, 2015, 3:33pm EST
Scheduled expiry date November 4, 2015, 11:59pm EST
Expired on November 5, 2015, 11:59pm EST
Last updated January 4, 2016, 3:00pm EST
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