Yale-NUS College is a highly selective liberal arts and sciences college in Singapore. Co-founded by Yale University and the National University of Singapore, the College is committed to excellence in research and teaching within a full residential programme that integrates living and learning. Its curriculum educates students in Asian and Western intellectual traditions as well as current scientific thought. A student body of 1000 undergraduates from over 70 countries engages with more than 100 outstanding faculty from around the world through small classes and hands-on research. Students and faculty also have access to the wider resources of two world-leading research universities.
The College invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position in Philosophy (Educator Track). The preferred areas of specialization are (1) Chinese Philosophy or (2) Formal Logic, Philosophy of Mathematics, or Philosophy of Science, with a preference for candidates with demonstrated teaching competence in both areas.
Applicants should have a relevant Ph.D. A clear ability and passion for undergraduate education is essential. The incoming faculty member would join a committed team dedicated to the development and teaching of the Philosophy major and Yale-NUS’s flagship Common Curriculum (see http://www.yale-nus.edu.sg/curriculum/commoncurriculum). The successful candidate will be expected to teach five (5) courses per academic year, including two courses in the Common Curriculum and three electives in the Philosophy major.
The appointment will be for an initial period of three (3) years, ideally beginning August 2021, and with the possibility of contract renewal subject to good performance and the College’s teaching needs. The appointee will be expected to begin duties in time for the start of the 2021-2022 academic year (i.e., from July 1st , 2021, though a flexible start date is possible).
Faculty receive internationally competitive salaries and start-up grants as well as a yearly travel and research allowance. They are able to access additional funding from Yale-NUS, the National University of Singapore, and Singapore’s Ministry of Education. Most faculty qualify for highly subsidized faculty housing. Yale-NUS College is located in Singapore, a multicultural city of six million at the heart of a vibrant region.
Applications should consist of the following: a cover letter explaining why the position at Yale-NUS is of interest; a full curriculum vitae; a teaching portfolio with sample classroom exercises and recent student or peer teaching evaluations; a statement of teaching philosophy; and three reference letters.
Applications should be submitted via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/18400. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit materials before June 1st, 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
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Yale-NUS College achieves excellence through the diversity of its students, faculty, and staff and by embracing inclusivity, equity, and global engagement. We encourage applications by diverse individuals with a demonstrated commitment to continually support these values. For more information about the College, please visit https://www.yale-nus.edu.sg
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AOS: Catholic Philosophy or Theology.
AOC: Open, but preference for areas other than ethics
The Department of Philosophy in the College of Liberal Arts at Colorado State University invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor. Primary teaching and research responsibilities will be within the Department of Philosophy.
The position will require engagement with local or regional communities; the precise form taken by this outreach will be subject to negotiation with the candidate. This position supports C.S.U.’s commitment to engaged scholarship, in accordance with C.S.U.’s land grant mission, and will involve making intentional connection between faculty activity – teaching, research, and service – and the public in ways that respond to community interests and concerns. The ideal candidate will have a comprehensive understanding of the Catholic philosophical and theological traditions, research interests informed by that understanding, and an enthusiasm for sharing this knowledge and research with diverse student and community groups. The teaching load is 2-2.
Applicants should indicate in their cover letter courses they would like to teach and the form of engagement they would pursue during their year at Colorado State.
Required Job Qualifications:
• Doctorate in Philosophy, Religion, Theology or related discipline with doctoral work within the Catholic intellectual tradition;
• Publications or evidence of strong research and scholarly promise in Philosophy, Philosophical Theology, or related discipline;
• Ability to teach courses in philosophy, or related discipline in the liberal arts;
• Promise of excellence in engaged scholarship/outreach;
• Evidence of teaching effectiveness;
Preferred Job Qualifications:
• Evidence of teaching effectiveness at the undergraduate level;
• Promise of excellence and commitment to engaged scholarship and community engagement through research, teaching and outreach programs;
• Ability to model the exploration and discussion of religion-society issues publicly in a rigorous, interfaith, mutually beneficial way.
• Ability to support interdisciplinary courses, goals and activities;
• Ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion;
• AOC that complements existing departmental strengths
Effective starting date is August 16, 2021. Salary is commensurate with qualifications. Applicants should submit a complete dossier, including a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample, statement of research agenda, evidence of successful teaching (such as sample teaching evaluations, syllabi, and/or statement of teaching philosophy), and the names of recommenders for three letters of recommendation at Willette Vising Professor Application Materials Submission. Applications may be considered until the position has been filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by 4/19/21. Your recommenders should submit their letters directly to the same application link. Note that a complete application consists of the requested materials and three letters of recommendation. Please inform your recommenders that letters should be submitted by 4/19/21 to ensure full consideration.
Search contacts: Joel Bacon, Joel.Bacon@colostate.edu; and Ken Shockley, Kenneth.Shockley@colostate.edu
The Department includes approximately 135 undergraduate majors and minors in Philosophy and 13-15 Masters students in the terminal M.A. degree program. With faculty from a wide variety of areas in philosophy, predominantly working in the analytic tradition, the department has particular strengths in applied ethics and global philosophies. The department has historically supported a broad and inclusive approach to philosophy. Its three undergraduate concentrations include one in Global Philosophies and Religions, and it currently has scholars working in areas such as Islamic philosophy and Buddhist philosophy.
Colorado State University has an enrollment of approximately 34,000 residential students, including 4,000 graduate students. It is a Carnegie I Research-Extensive University and is recognized as one of the premier institutions of higher education in the western United States. The Department of Philosophy is housed in the College of Liberal Arts, which enjoys among the largest college enrollments and faculty numbers at the university.
Colorado State University is located in Fort Collins, a growing community of about 165,000 people. It sits at the foot of Colorado's Front Range of the Rocky Mountains and on the scenic Cache La Poudre River. It is located about 60 miles from Rocky Mountain National Park. Denver is also located about an hour's drive away. Ft. Collins has its own symphony, cultural center, ballet and theater companies, and a beautifully restored downtown restaurant and entertainment district. Industries in the area include HewlettPackard, IBM, Teledyne-Waterpik, Kodak and Anheuser Busch.
Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.
Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services. The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407. The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Executive Director of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523- 0160, (970) 491-5836. Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so
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