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Visiting Assistant Professorship

Department of Philosophy, San Francisco State University

Job category Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term
AOS Philosophy of Science
AOS categories Philosophy of Science
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location San Francisco, California, United States
Start date August 2017
Job description

Visiting Professorship: Philosophy of science, one year Fall 2017/Spring 2018

Rank: Visiting Assistant Professor

Salary: Competitive, commensurate with qualifications. Generous health and other benefits, including domestic partner benefits

Requirements: Ph.D. in Philosophy by August 2017, ability to teach courses focusing on philosophy of science and related areas to a diverse student body

Responsibilities
: teaching in the M.A. (including M.A. thesis support), B.A., and General Education programs.  Teaching undergraduate courses and graduate seminars in some of the following areas:  Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Risk, Ethics in Science and Technology, Philosophy of Research Ethics, and Philosophical Writing at the upper division and graduate levels.  Department service in course development, providing workshops, comprehensive exam, advising and recruiting, thesis advising, and similar activities.

Application: Applicants should provide a current c.v., application letter (with email address), at least three letters of recommendation, writing sample, description of research, evidence of potential for successful teaching and scholarly achievement.  Materials should be submitted electronically in word or pdf to phlsphr@sfsu.edu, with the subject line “VAP Science” and the applicant’s name. Application review begins May 15, 2017, continues until position is filled.

Direct queries to: phlsphr@sfsu.edu, 415-338-1596

The Department of Philosophy offers two B.A. degrees (in Philosophy and in Philosophy and Religion) and the M.A. degree (in Philosophy), a Pre-Law Emphasis, and a rich array of courses. Additional information can be found on the Department's web site: http://philosophy.sfsu.edu. For information about San Francisco State University, see http://www.sfsu.edu/.

San Francisco State University is located in one of the world's most vibrant cities, San Francisco State is a center of cultural innovation, civic engagement and scholarly inquiry. The campus leads the CSU in the number of international students enrolled, as well as the number of students participating in study abroad programs. San Francisco State attracts world-class faculty dedicated to the pursuit of excellent teaching, the development of students' potential, and the advancement of discovery, understanding and expression.

San Francisco State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity. We welcome applicants of all ethnic, racial and gender identities, sexual orientations as well as people with disabilities. We particularly encourage those who may be from historically underrepresented groups.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

How to apply
Application type Email
Instructions
Applicants should provide a current c.v., application letter (with email address), at least three letters of recommendation, writing sample, description of research, evidence of potential for successful teaching and scholarly achievement. Materials should be submitted electronically in word or pdf to phlsphr@sfsu.edu, with the subject line “VAP Science” and the applicant’s name. Application review begins May 15 2017, continues until position is filled.
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: May 15, 2017, 12:00am PST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information http://philosophy.sfsu.edu/page/employment-departm...
Contact name Hiring Committee
Contact email
Contact phone 415-338-1596
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Scheduled expiry date November 13, 2017, 11:50am PST
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