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Department Head (EXPIRED)

Philosophy, University of Tennessee

Job category Senior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Start date August 1, 2017
Job description

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, Knoxville, seeks applications and nominations for Head of its Department of Philosophy. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Philosophy, and scholarly and research credentials appropriate for appointment at the rank of Professor. We seek an individual with a distinguished record of research, excellent teaching, and relevant service or administrative experience. The successful candidate will provide leadership for a department of 10 or more tenured or tenure-line faculty and roughly as many lecturers, which supports a doctoral program. The unit employs two full-time administrative assistants, enrolls 25-30 graduate students and offers an undergraduate program consisting of about 80 majors.  Strong leadership skills and the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with colleagues, staff, and students are especially important. Ability to enhance the department’s diversity profile is desirable. The salary will be competitive.

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is the state's flagship research institution, a campus of choice for outstanding undergraduates, and a premier graduate institution. As a land-grant university, it is committed to excellence in learning, scholarship, and engagement with society. In all its activities, the university aims to advance the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate society. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

How to apply
Application type Email
To apply please e mail one PDF file that contains a letter of interest, statement of teaching and leadership philosophy, description of current research, vitae and names of three references to: PHILSEARCH@utk.edu
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: December 1, 2016, 12:00am EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information http://Philosophy.utk.edu/
Contact name John Nolt
Contact email
Contact phone 865-974-3255
Time created October 19, 2016, 9:09am EST
Scheduled expiry date May 6, 2017, 10:23am EST
Expired on May 6, 2017, 10:46am EST
Last updated July 6, 2017, 3:00pm EST
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