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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, California State University, Fresno

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Philosophy of Science, broadly construed
AOS categories Philosophy of Science
AOC Open; however, the department has teaching needs in cognitive science, metaphysics, logic, and epistemology.
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 13077
Location Fresno, California, United States
Start date Fall 2017
Job description

Asst. Prof., tenure-track, beginning Fall 2017. Eight courses per year (4 per semester; typically 2-3 preps per semester), undergraduate level. Course load reduced to six for the first two years. Usual nonteaching duties. AOS: Philosophy of Science, broadly construed; AOC: Open; the department has teaching needs in cognitive science, metaphysics, logic, and epistemology. 

Preference will be given to candidates who show interest in and ability for engagement with students and colleagues in STEM fields, and who will make collegial contributions to an eclectic department reflecting a variety of philosophical backgrounds and commitments. Our department offers an undergraduate major in Philosophy, with optional emphasis in Religious Studies or Pre-Law. We also house the interdisciplinary certificate program in Peace and Conflict Studies and have a lively and wide-ranging Ethics Center.

An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Philosophy is required by the time of appointment. Candidates are expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching and a commitment to scholarly activity. The successful candidate must have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds. California State University, Fresno is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. Required for full consideration: (a) cover letter; (b) curriculum vitae that includes names and contact information for three professional references; (c)  teaching dossier (including evidence of teaching excellence); (d) two relevant sample syllabuses, ideally one beginning level and one advanced undergraduate level. Additional information may be requested. Candidates selected for on-campus interviews will be required to submit 1) official transcripts, and 2) three letters of reference and the names and contact information of two additional references. Apply online at http://jobs.fresnostate.edu.  Review begins November 15th, 2016.  For full consideration, materials should be on file by November 28th. We will not be conducting interviews at the Eastern APA.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://jobs.fresnostate.edu
Deadline for full consideration: November 28, 2016, 12:00am PST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information http://jobs.fresnostate.edu
Contact name Terry Winant
Contact email
Contact phone 559-960-5407 (voice and text) 559-278-2621 (Philosophy Department)
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Scheduled expiry date May 14, 2017, 5:51pm PST
Last updated October 27, 2016, 8:35am EST
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