Assistant or early Associate Professor
Department of Philosophy, University of Oklahoma
|Job category||Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar|
|AOS||Philosophy of Race|
Latin American Philosophy
Native American Philosophy
Philosophy of Race
|Location||Norman, Oklahoma, United States|
|Start date||August 2018|
The Department of Philosophy invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position or early associate professor position with tenure, beginning fall 2018.
We are seeking an assistant or early associate professor specializing in philosophy of race. Area of competence is open. The typical teaching load is 2 courses per semester, and involves teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Our department has a longstanding interest in philosophy of race, which has been part of our curriculum since 2009. We regularly host visiting speakers in philosophy of race, and many of our undergraduate and graduate students and faculty have strong interests in this area. The successful candidate will be a central member of a vibrant intellectual community that prizes the ability to converse across philosophical traditions and sub-disciplines and values interdisciplinary engagement. We are especially interested in applications from qualified candidates who are committed to practicing philosophy in an inclusive and cooperative mode, while achieving rigor and excellence in their research and teaching. For more information about our department, please see http://philosophy.ou.edu/faculty-search-in-the-philosophy-of-race.
Our campus and community
The University of Oklahoma is a growing Carnegie-R1 (Highest research activity) public research university located in the city of Norman, Oklahoma. The University and the surrounding community create an ideal environment where our faculty can integrate work with family, recreation, and a high quality of life. Our beautiful campus houses students and faculty from across the US and around the world.
Norman is a lively, friendly community with excellent public schools, lots of green space, plenty of restaurants and locally owned small businesses, and year-round outdoor recreation. Oklahoma City, only 17 miles away, offers a thriving cultural scene including excellent recreational opportunities, restaurants, museums and galleries, performing arts organizations, and sports teams. Oklahoma’s 33 state parks offer everything from sand dunes to mountainous lake districts.
We prefer candidates with the following qualifications:
The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to: admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, or health care services that the University operates or provides.
|How to apply|
Submit applications (cover letter, CV, writing sample, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching excellence, and three letters of recommendation) at https://apply.interfolio.com/45643. Evidence of teaching excellence may take the form of a confidential letter about the quality of your teaching, student evaluations of teaching, and/or a discussion within your teaching statement about your approach to teaching. To ensure full consideration, please submit all materials by November 15, 2017. **We request that, if possible, candidates upload an anonymized version of their writing sample(s), with the candidate’s name, affiliation, and any other identifying information (e.g., acknowledgements) removed.** If the paper has been published, it is fine to submit an anonymized penultimate draft. Three letters of recommendation will be required for each candidate. During the application process you will be prompted for the contact information for references. Each letter writer will receive an e-mail with instructions about how to upload the letter. If you make any changes to your application after submitting, please add "UPDATED" and the date to the filename of updated documents.
|Web address to apply||https://apply.interfolio.com/45643|
|Deadline for full consideration:||November 15, 2017, 11:59pm CST|
|Hard deadline||December 6, 2017, 11:59pm CST|
|Web address for more information||http://philosophy.ou.edu/faculty-search-in-the-phi...|
|Contact name||Prof. Sherri Irvin, search committee chair|
|Time created||October 11, 2017, 3:38pm EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||December 6, 2017, 11:59pm CST|
|Last updated||October 11, 2017, 3:38pm EST|
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