California State University, Sacramento, TT, ethics
Nov 22, 2017 → Jan 01, 2018
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 2018.
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 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 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
Complete applications must be submitted electronically through the Sacramento State jobs website
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
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