The Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science at the University of California, Irvine anticipates hiring over the next several years a number of tenure-stream faculty of any rank, and with field open, but with a preference for candidates who naturally strengthen or complement existing areas of expertise in our department. For more full application instructions please visit the Employment page of the LPS website at: <http://www.lps.uci.edu/employment.php>.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Applied Ethics
Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is accepting applications for a three-year visiting assistant professor of applied ethics, appointment beginning July 1, 2015. This position has the possibility of continuation to a ten-year contract track pending future funding.
We seek candidates with broad teaching competence in applied ethics, and with specialization in one or more areas of applied ethics, such as but not limited to environmental ethics, including food and agriculture ethics, technology ethics, organizational/leadership ethics, or ethics of global resources and interventions. Candidates whose work is interdisciplinary and involves or intersects with work in the social, cognitive or natural sciences, the arts or humanities, or experimental philosophy approaches to ethics, are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. in Philosophy by the time of appointment. We are particularly interested in candidates who are able to contribute to interdisciplinary undergraduate teaching, advising, and program-building with our Ethics and the Common Good initiative, and serve on the advisory committee for the initiative. An interest in integrating community engaged learning activities and projects in courses is also a plus. The successful applicant will be expected to teach two courses per semester and supervise independent student work.
Hampshire is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates.
We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefit program. Please submit a letter highlighting teaching and professional work, a CV (including email address), sample course syllabi, a writing sample, and the names and contact information of three professional references tohttps://jobs.hampshire.edu/. No hard copies will be accepted. Review of applications will begin November 21, 2014.
Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to diversity in education and employment.
USF Ethnic Minority Dissertation Fellowship
University of San Francisco
Academic Affairs/Provost Office
The University of San Francisco invites applications from underrepresented ethnic minority scholars for the USF Dissertation Fellowship Program for academic year 2015-2016.
Scholars complete their dissertation and initiate an ongoing program of scholarly or creative work, while becoming familiar with the usual service responsibilities of a university faculty member. Scholars teach one course in their discipline each semester and serve the University in various capacities. The program provides compensation of $36,000 and limited support for relocation and research-related expenses. Additional support includes office space, computer and library privileges.
Scholars are members of one of the following groups: African-Americans, Asian-Americans, Pacific Islanders, Hispanics/Latino/as, or American Indians, and are U.S. citizens or Permanent Residents. Candidates must have completed all course work leading to their doctorate by Summer 2015, and must be considering a career in college teaching in one of the following fields:
Arts & Sciences: Economics, Media Studies, Communication Studies, Politics, Environmental Studies, Critical Diversity Studies, International Studies (BAIS) Program, English, History, Philosophy, Rhetoric and Language, Theology and Religious Studies.
Education: Counseling Psychology, Leadership Studies, Learning and Instruction, International and Multicultural Education, Teacher Education.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: http://apptrkr.com/544813
The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. As a matter of policy, the University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.
The Macalester College Department of Philosophy invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy to begin fall semester of 2015. The successful candidate should have a PhD in Philosophy (in hand or expected) and show potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching. AOS: Moral Theory (Normative Ethics and Metaethics). AOC: Applied Ethics (especially Bioethics and Environmental Ethics). The department is interested in strengthening its curricular offerings in non-western and feminist ethics. Ability to engage and make connections with empirical disciplines such as psychology, biology, economics and environmental science is also desirable. The normal teaching load is five courses per year, with the usual non-teaching duties expected. Salary and benefits are competitive. To apply, submit letter of interest, CV, three letters of recommendation, writing sample and evidence of teaching effectiveness atwww.academicjobsonline.org. Online applications only. Complete applications received byDecember 1, 2014 will be given full consideration. Initial interviews will be conducted in person at the Eastern Division Meeting of the APA, in December. Questions concerning the application should be addressed to Prof. Geoffrey Gorham: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant and diverse Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, which has a population of approximately three million and is home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota. Macalester’s diverse student body comprises over 1900 undergraduates from 49 states and the District of Columbia and over 90 nations. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. We are especially interested in applicants dedicated to excellence in teaching and research/creative activity within a liberal arts college community. As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applicants from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.
Assistant Professor, Philosophy
Behavioral Sciences Department
10 months per year, tenure-track position
Starting Salary Range: $55,015.41 – $86,069.03 annually
Date Opened: October 20, 2014
Close Date: December 15, 2014
Primary Function: The Assistant Professor, Philosophy is primarily responsible for teaching a variety of courses in the discipline. Specifically, these courses include Introduction to Philosophy, Introduction to Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, Critical Thinking, Logic, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Human Nature, Philosophy in Literature, and Asian Philosophies.
Minimum Qualifications: Must meet one of the sets of qualifications listed under a) through c):
A Master’s degree in philosophy.
A Master’s degree in humanities or religious studies AND a Bachelor’s degree in philosophy.
A combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent of the qualifications in either a) or b) above. You must complete and attach the Application for Equivalency form (www.palomar.edu/hr/equivalency-app/), if you do not possess the specific minimum qualifications as stated above, which include degrees that have not been awarded at the time of submitting the application.
Only coursework completed at, and degrees awarded by, accredited institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education will be considered as satisfying the minimum qualifications.
Diversity Statement: Position requires sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds in a community college.
To Apply: Visit http://apptrkr.com/535134 for full details and required application materials.
Palomar College is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).