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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, California State University, Sacramento

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Epistemology
AOS categories Epistemology
AOC One or more of Philosophy of Science, Logic (deductive and inductive), Philosophy of Information
AOC categories Logic
Philosophy of Science
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Sacramento, California, United States
Start date Fall 2019
Job description

California State University, Sacramento:

Full-Time Tenure-Track Position as Assistant Professor, Beginning Fall 2019

AOS: Epistemology.

AOC: Philosophy of Science, Logic (deductive and inductive), Philosophy of Information.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Philosophy. ABD candidates will be considered.  If ABD, candidates will be required to complete the doctoral degree by August 2019.
 Normal teaching duties include four courses per semester at the undergraduate level, primarily in the areas of specialization and competence. Candidates will be expected to have an active research program and are expected to demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence in Philosophy. Candidates are required to have experience teaching, or demonstrated willingness to develop, online/hybrid courses.

In addition to contributing to teaching in the programmatic core, the person hired for this position will contribute to meeting the department’s increasing demand for its philosophy of science, and science and values-related courses, as well as its courses serving the expanding STEM disciplines and professional/pre-professional programs on campus. 

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the scholarly life of the discipline; to contribute to the life of the Department, College, University, and regional community; to engage in student advising and supervising undergraduate research; to participate in the systems of shared governance of the Department and the University; and to be committed to inclusive excellence in teaching all students, particularly women, underrepresented minorities, and students from diverse backgrounds. 

Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.  Complete applications must be submitted electronically through the Sacramento State jobs website located at https://csus.peopleadmin.com, and must include: (1) a cover letter; (2) a current curriculum vita; (3) unofficial transcripts of all college work (official transcripts required if invited for an interview); (4) a sample of professional written work;  (5) a statement of scholarly interest; (6) a statement of teaching philosophy; (7) a list of courses taught or developed; and (8) summaries of student evaluations.  In addition, candidates must also send three (3) recent confidential letters of recommendation.  Letters must be sent electronically to the email address csusphilhire2019epistemology@gmail.com.  Candidates are invited to explain in their cover letter those contributions they are proud of that demonstrate a commitment to promoting an inclusive environment.  Candidates are also encouraged to include a link at the top of their cover letter to a personal webpage that gives some evidence of their capabilities for providing online philosophy instruction.  

Full position announcement and application details are found at https://csus.peopleadmin.com, AA/EEO. Clery Act statistics available. Mandated reporter requirements. Background check, including criminal, is required.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://csus.peopleadmin.com/postings/3497
Deadline for full consideration: January 1, 2019, 12:00am PST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://csus.peopleadmin.com/postings/3497
Time created October 29, 2018, 4:40pm EST
Scheduled expiry date May 17, 2019, 1:50pm PST
Last updated October 29, 2018, 4:40pm EST
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