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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, University of Dayton

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Environmental Philosophy
AOS categories Environmental Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Dayton, Ohio, United States
Start date August 16, 2018
Job description

UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON, DAYTON, OH. The Department of Philosophy invites applications for an assistant professor position, tenure track, beginning August 16, 2018.

Description

We are seeking an assistant professor specializing in environmental philosophy.  The typical teaching load is six undergraduate courses per academic year (three per semester).  The person holding this position will be expected to teach courses including Introduction to Philosophy, Environmental Ethics, and interdisciplinary courses in Sustainability, Energy, and the Environment.  Some summer teaching may be available. The Philosophy Department currently has sixteen tenure-line faculty and four lecturers and offers strong major and minor programs. We are a pluralistic department, open to many philosophical traditions. For further information about the department consult our website, http://artssciences.udayton.edu/Philosophy/.

The University of Dayton, with a College of Arts and Sciences and professional schools of Business Administration, Education and Health Sciences, Engineering, and Law has a full-time undergraduate enrollment of approximately 8,000 undergraduate students. All undergraduate students take twelve hours of philosophy and religious studies.

Required qualifications

We require a PhD in Philosophy at the time of application, with an AOS in environmental philosophy (AOC is open).  We require teaching experience at the college or university level as the instructor of record, and the potential for scholarly excellence in environmental philosophy.  We require excellent written communication skills.

Preferred qualifications

We prefer candidates with the demonstrated ability to work in an interdisciplinary context, including collaborating with other relevant departments (including STEM departments), programs, and community groups.  We prefer candidates with the demonstrated ability to connect environmental philosophy with diversity and social justice concerns. We also prefer candidates with demonstrated excellence in teaching philosophy courses, demonstrated success in teaching environmental philosophy, effective interpersonal communication skills, effective presentation skills, and a willingness to engage with the university’s Catholic and Marianist mission. 

Application deadline is November 9, 2017

Submit applications (letter of interest, CV, writing sample, statement of teaching goals and methods,  evidence of teaching excellence, and copies of graduate transcript(s)) at https://jobs.udayton.edu/postings/24179. Three letters of recommendation will also be required.  During the application process you will be prompted for the contact information for three references.  The letter writers will receive an e-mail with instructions regarding uploading the letters directly. Initial interviews will be conducted via teleconferencing.

The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a top ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community.

To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer we will not discriminate against minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://jobs.udayton.edu/
Hard deadline November 9, 2017, 11:59pm EST
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Scheduled expiry date November 9, 2017, 11:59pm EST
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