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Assistant or Associate Professor

Department of Philosophy, University of Missouri

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 24773
Location Columbia, Missouri, United States
Start date Fall 2018
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Missouri invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, beginning fall semester 2018. Four courses per year (2 per semester), undergraduate and graduate, thesis and dissertation supervision, and normal non-teaching duties. Ph.D. required prior to appointment. AOS: Open. This is a broad search and all areas of philosophy are being considered. Although not limited to a specific area, one subject of interest is Ancient Philosophy. Successful candidates must also have a strong teaching record appropriate to rank.

The Philosophy Department is committed to ethnic, racial, and gender diversity in our faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and members of groups underrepresented in philosophy. Along with other considerations, applicants will be evaluated in terms of their ability to contribute significantly to the department's diversity mission and serve our diverse student body.

Salary is competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package. Some summer teaching is occasionally possible. Columbia is a vibrant college town with a very high quality of life. We have an active speaker series and new faculty will be able to direct a Kline workshop https://philosophy.missouri.edu/overview-department-activities.  

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students.  We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.  The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

An equal opportunity/access/affirmative action/pro-disabled and veteran employer

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Use the online application and be prepared to upload a CV, a writing sample, a diversity statement, and evidence regarding teaching qualifications. In addition, three reference letters should be sent to Pratibha Tripathi (tripathip@missouri.edu). Applicants may contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Professor Robert Johnson (johnsonrn@missouri.edu) with any questions about the job duties. Contact Human Resource Services (muhrs@missouri.edu) for any questions about the application process. Review of applications begins December 1.
Web address to apply http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic
Deadline for full consideration: December 1, 2017, 12:00am CST
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic
Contact name Pratibha Tripathi
Contact email
Contact phone 573-882-2871
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Time created November 8, 2017, 5:05pm EST
Scheduled expiry date May 27, 2018, 12:02pm CST
Last updated November 8, 2017, 5:05pm EST
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