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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, University of Arizona

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Philosophy of Cognitive Science
AOS categories Philosophy of Cognitive Science
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number F21679
Location Tucson, Arizona, United States
Start date Fall 2019
Job description

Rank: Assistant Professor.  AOS: Philosophy of Cognitive Science. AOC: Open. Undergraduate and graduate teaching, two courses a semester, expected to maintain and active program of research and to provide service to the department, college, university, and profession.

The Department of Philosophy invites applications from candidates with successful research programs who are committed to excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching.  We seek individuals who will promote interdisciplinary education and research, coordinating with other members of the Graduate Interdisciplinary Program in Cognitive Science and participating actively in cognitive-science related activities. 

 At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff, and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Candidates should submit a letter of application along with curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching experience, a statement of research objectives, and writing sample.  Three confidential letters of recommendation should be emailed to Debbie Jackson at debbiej@email.arizona.edu.  All other application materials should be submitted on-line at   https://uacareers.com/postings/search, Job #F21679.

Applicant should apply by December 1, 2018 to ensure consideration.  The search will continue to run until the position is filled.

Inquiries may be directed to the Shaun Nichols, at sbn@email.arizona.edu.

The Department invites applications from candidates with successful research programs who are committed to excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching. The Department seeks individuals who are able to work with diverse students and colleagues and who have experience with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives. Candidates should have completed the Ph.D. or its equivalent.  The University of Arizona is an EEO/AA/M/W/D/V employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.  The Department of Philosophy will actively seek applications from qualified candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups.  

How to apply
Application type Online
Job #F21679 Three letters of recommendation should be emailed to debbiej@email.arizona.edu.
Web address to apply https://uacareers.com/postings/search
Deadline for full consideration: December 1, 2018, 12:00am MST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact name Shaun Nichols
Contact email
Contact phone 520-621-1491
Time created October 29, 2018, 4:53pm EST
Scheduled expiry date May 17, 2019, 11:54am MST
Last updated October 29, 2018, 4:53pm EST
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