San Francisco State University, philosophy of science, Assistant Professor, tenure-track

Sep 24, 2017 Nov 01, 2017

The San Francisco State University Philosophy Department invites applicants for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor with Area of Specialization (AOS) in Philosophy of Science (broadly construed)
beginning August 2018. Experience researching in a STEM discipline is a plus, as is interest in normative aspects of scientific investigation. Areas of Competence (AOC) open.

Salary: Competitive, commensurate with qualifications. The California State University (CSU) provides generous health, retirement and other benefits.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Philosophy (or all doctoral requirements completed) by 8/1/18. Evidence of teaching excellence, active scholarship, and potential for publishing research required.
Experience of success in teaching a diverse student body and/or mentoring individuals from underrepresented groups is desirable, as is a record of successfully advancing educational equity,
inclusion, and diversity in teaching and/or scholarship.

Responsibilities: Duties include teaching in the M.A., B.A., and General Education programs, important roles in supervising master's theses, advising, committee service, and curricular development.
Ability to teach some of the following is important: Introductory Formal Logic; Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Risk; Ethics in Science and Technology; Minds, Brains and Computers.
Development of new courses welcomed. Scholarly research with high-quality publication expected. We value collaborative work among philosophers and with scholars in other fields.
The University provides opportunities for support of both research and teaching projects.

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.

Detailed position description and additional information can be found on the Department's web site

For information about San Francisco State University

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 on October 31, 2017, and continues until position is filled.

Interviews by SKYPE; finalists invited to campus.

Submit applications online
with subject line saying “Philosophy of Science.”

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