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Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, University of Northern Colorado

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Non-Western and/or Applied/Interdiscplinary/Community Engaged Philosophy
AOS categories African/Africana Philosophy
Arabic and Islamic Philosophy
Asian Philosophy
Latin American Philosophy
Native American Philosophy
Philosophy of Social Science
Philosophy of Gender
Philosophy of Race
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 99822
Location Greeley, Colorado, United States
Start date August 14, 2017
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Northern Colorado seeks a colleague who has a strong commitment to general undergraduate teaching and interests that complement those of our existing faculty. Collectively, our current faculty is broadly trained in Western philosophy with strengths in ethics, metaphysics and epistemology, and the history of ancient, modern and recent continental thought. We are committed to diversifying our philosophical curriculum and to exploring philosophical claims embedded in other disciplines and human pursuits. Enthusiasm for undergraduate teaching and bringing the benefits of philosophy to non-majors and general audiences is essential; the ability to offer upper-division courses suitable for cross-listing with other departments is desirable. This is a tenure track position with a 3/3 or 60% teaching load (with 20% of time dedicated to undergraduate advising and professional/community service, and 20% dedicated to scholarship).The successful applicant must have PhD in hand prior to the start date.

Screening of applications will begin by September 15th and continue until the position is filled. For fullest consideration, applications must be received by November 1, 2016.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Applicants must complete the online application form and attach (1) a letter of application highlighting suitability for the position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) two sample syllabi: one for an introductory course, one for an upper division course; (4) a statement of teaching philosophy; (5) one sample of scholarly work; (6) the names of three referees, and instructions on how to obtain letters from Interfolio or a campus dossier service. Letters may also be emailed directly to minerva.dent@unco.edu or mailed to the department office at 501 20th Street, Box 126, Greeley, CO 80639. Note that the syllabi, teaching philosophy, and scholarly sample should be prepared for blind review (names and any other demographic identifiers should be masked). Please do not attach materials beyond those requested on the application form.
Web address to apply https://careers.unco.edu/postings/1093
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: November 1, 2016, 12:00am MST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information http://www.unco.edu/hss/philosophy/
Contact name Nancy J. Matchett
Contact email
Contact phone 9703511567
Bookkeeping
Time created July 15, 2016, 4:41pm EST
Scheduled expiry date January 31, 2017, 12:55pm MST
Expired on January 31, 2017, 1:46pm MST
Last updated March 3, 2017, 3:00pm EST
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