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Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Department of Languages and Philosophy, Southern Utah University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Cedar City, Utah, United States
Start date Fall 2019
Job description

Southern Utah University seeks applicants for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Philosophy, AOS: open, AOC: open. The position is a nine month contract. It includes teaching at a 4/4 load, research, service to the university, and service to the profession. Applicants should provide a cover letter, evidence of excellent teaching ability, a one-page statement of teaching, and a one-page description of current and future research plans. SUU has a minor (about 15 students) and a major (over 50 students) in philosophy. We currently have two faculty members in philosophy, one specializing in ancient and the other in modern. Applicants must have a Ph.D. at the start of the fall semester, 2019. Southern Utah University is a comprehensive regional university.

General Duties include:
1. Teaching responsibilities include all levels of undergraduate philosophy courses.
2. Participate actively in the recruitment and retention of new majors and minors, which may include the organization of extra-curricular activies.
3. Student advising and mentoring.
4. Collaborate with current faculty in program development.
5. Participate in programmatic, departmental, college and university service.
6. Make scholarly contributions to the discipline. 
7. Perform all other duties as assigned.

Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in Philosophy by August 1, 2019, and will be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to the craft of teaching philosophy.

Southern Utah University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, understanding, and mutual respect among its members; and encourages individual commitment to personal responsibilities in equal measure with personal rights. In pursuit of its goal of academic excellence, the University seeks to develop and nurture diversity. The University believes that diversity among its many members strengthens the institution, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas, and enriches campus life.

Southern Utah University does not discriminate against any member of the University community on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, pregnancy, pregnancy-related condition, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable law in employment, treatment, admission, access to educational programs and activities, or other University benefits or services.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://jobs.suu.edu/postings/2351
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information https://jobs.suu.edu/postings/2351
Contact name David Robertson
Contact email
Contact phone 435-586-1993
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Time created February 20, 2019, 10:03am EST
Scheduled expiry date September 7, 2019, 6:00pm MST
Last updated February 20, 2019, 10:03am EST
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