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Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Political and Moral Philosophy
AOS categories Philosophy of Law
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Epistemology
AOC categories Epistemology
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number Philosophy
Location Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Start date August 15, 2018
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs seeks candidates for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Philosophy, to begin August 15, 2018. Area of specialty is Moral and Political Philosophy; preference for candidates who can teach politics and the law, philosophy of law, ethical theory, and/or normative ethics. Candidates who can teach epistemology are preferred. Teaching load five courses per academic year, plus advising and committee work. Must have PhD in Philosophy in hand by July 2018. Evidence of strong teaching record and research program preferred.

Position is open until filled. Applications received by October 31, 2017 will receive full consideration.

The Department of Philosophy offers undergraduate courses in a variety of areas and its faculty represent most of the traditional and contemporary areas of specialization; we are committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and robust research in our respective fields of interest; the Department is also one of the few in the country that offers an online undergraduate degree; the Department regularly collaborates with other departments across the college and participates in the Humanities program. For more information, please consult our website: http://www.uccs.edu/~philosophy/.

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on benefits programs can be found at: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits

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UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for with disabilities by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (719) 255-3372.

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How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Candidates must submit the following with their application: • cover letter • CV • unofficial transcripts • evidence of teaching ability • writing sample • sample syllabi, if available Applications received by midnight October 31, 2017 will receive full consideration. Applications must be submitted through CU Careers. Applications received through surface mail or email will not be considered. Upon request, please be prepared to provide five references (at least two previous/current supervisors), including their email contact information. Finalists may be required to provide 3 letters of recommendation. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.
Web address to apply http://www.cu.edu/careers
Hard deadline October 31, 2017, 11:59pm MST
Contact
Web address for more information http://www.cu.edu/careers
Contact name Raphael Sassower
Contact email
Contact phone 719-255-4090
Bookkeeping
Time created July 27, 2017, 4:24pm EST
Scheduled expiry date October 31, 2017, 11:59pm MST
Last updated August 17, 2017, 9:20am EST
Last update notification
Application deadline is 10/31/2017.
August 17, 2017, 9:04am EST

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