San Francisco State University, Dept. of Philosophy, Tenure track Assistant

Oct 07, 2014 Dec 05, 2014

The Department of Philosophy at San Francisco State University invites applications for a Tenure-Track Position at the Assistant Professor Rank in Philosophy of Science broadly construed, effective Fall 2015

Requirements: Ph.D. in Philosophy, or all doctoral requirements completed by 8/1/15. Demonstrated potential for publishing research.
AOS/AOC: AOS in Philosophy of Science broadly construed. Experience researching in a STEM discipline is a plus, as is interest in normative aspects of scientific investigation. AOC open.
Duties include teaching in the M.A., B.A., and General Education programs, scholarly research with high-quality publication expected, and important roles in supervising master's theses, advising, committee service, and curricular development. Ability to teach some of the following: Introductory Formal Logic; Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Risk; Ethics in Science and Technology; Minds, Brains and Computers. Development of new courses welcomed. The University provides opportunities for support of both research and teaching projects. We value collaborative work among philosophers and with scholars in other fields.

The Department of Philosophy offers two B.A. degrees (in Philosophy and in Philosophy and Religion) and the M.A. degree (in Philosophy), a Pre-Law Emphasis, and a rich array of courses. Additional information can be found on the Department's web site: Philosophy. For information about San Francisco State University, see San Francisco.
Application: Send current c.v., application letter (with email address), at least three letters of recommendation, writing sample, description of research, evidence of potential for successful teaching and scholarly achievement. Application review begins mid-October 2014, continues until positions are filled. Interviews at 2014 Eastern Division APA meeting or by SKYPE; finalists invited to campus. Salary: Competitive, commensurate with qualifications. Generous health, retirement and other benefits, including domestic partner benefits

Direct applications and inquiries to:
Hiring Committee
Department of Philosophy
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132

The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and we welcome applications from ethnic minorities, women, and persons with disabilities.

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