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Associate Professor - Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Job category Senior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
Job description

Associate Professor - Philosophy

University of Massachusetts Lowell

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts Lowell seeks applications for an Associate Professor position.

The Philosophy Department currently consists of eight full-time faculty members. We offer a B.A. degree in philosophy with optional concentrations in both Communications and Religious Studies. Faculty have the opportunity to engage with a range of interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UMass Lowell is a public national research university with 17,000 students; it is ranked as a top-tier national university by U.S. News and World Report.

Area of research specialization is open, although applications from candidates with research and teaching expertise related to Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Public Philosophy, or Non-Western Philosophies, and who can contribute to interdisciplinary research efforts at the University, are strongly encouraged. The standard teaching load is 3/3 but faculty who meet university standards for research productivity are eligible for a 2/2 load. Service to the Department and University is expected as well.

Applicants should provide CV, cover letter, writing sample, evidence of effective teaching, and names and contact information of three references. Candidates should describe past experience with and future interest in leadership roles at the professional, University, and Departmental levels, and should describe how their research and teaching strengths complement the current strengths of the Department.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • Ph.D. in Philosophy or related discipline (must have Ph.D. at the time of application)
  • Track record of successful scholarly publication and engagement with the field
  • Undergraduate teaching experience in core areas that are aligned with the needs of the Department
  • The ability to work effectively with diverse groups

Required Applicant Documents:               

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Writing Sample
  • Evidence of Teaching
  • Names and contact information of three references

Initial interviews will take place by videoconference. Applications should be submitted by December 21, 2016, to ensure full consideration.

The position is open until filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.

To apply, please visit: jobs.uml.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=55212

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://jobs.uml.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=5...
Deadline for full consideration: December 21, 2016, 12:00am EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Time created December 1, 2016, 9:35am EST
Scheduled expiry date June 18, 2017, 4:26pm EST
Expired on June 18, 2017, 4:46pm EST
Last updated August 18, 2017, 3:00pm EST
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