California State University, Sacramento, Dept of Philosophy, Tenure-track

Nov 25, 2015 Jan 08, 2016

California State University, Sacramento:
Full-Time Tenure-Track Position as Assistant Professor, Beginning Fall 2016
AOS: Ethics or Philosophy of Science;
AOC: One or more of Environmental Philosophy, Philosophy of Technology, Philosophy of Information, Philosophy and Public Policy.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Philosophy; ABD may apply, degree must be completed by August, 2016. 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 with an interest in or experience developing and teaching high quality online courses will be preferred.

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 like health services and public policy.

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 contribute to the University’s Center for Practical and Professional Ethics; to participate in the systems of shared governance of the Department and the University; and to be able to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse backgrounds.

Review of applications will begin on January 4, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
Complete applications must be submitted electronically, and must include: (1) a cover letter; (2) a current curriculum vita; (3) transcripts showing courses taken and progress towards degree completion (unofficial copies accepted until invited for on-campus interview); (4) three recent confidential letters of recommendation; (5) a sample of professional written work; (6) a statement of scholarly interest; (7) a teaching portfolio (including a statement of teaching philosophy, a list of courses taught or developed, and summaries of student evaluations).

Full position announcement and application details are found at CSUS. AA/EEO. Clery Act statistics available. Mandated reporter requirements. Criminal background check is required.

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