AOS: History of Philosophy
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, first or second term. Position will begin July 1, 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter. Minimum teaching load of four courses/year over three quarters, graduate and undergraduate levels, and usual dissertation, committee, and advising responsibilities.
A goal of the search is to increase the diversity of the faculty in the Department, and we therefore welcome applicants who come from groups that are historically underrepresented in the disciplines noted above, such as women, black/African American, Hispanic/Latinx, American Indian or Alaskan Native, and individuals with disabilities.
The department invites applications from candidates specializing in any area in the History of Philosophy. The department especially welcomes applications from individuals specializing in the areas of Ancient Greek and Roman Theoretical Philosophy, Kant and post-Kantian Idealism, 19th- and 20th-century Continental Philosophy, Early Analytic Philosophy, African-American Philosophy, and non-European Philosophical Traditions. We seek a colleague with an ambitious research agenda yielding active and innovative scholarship, characterized by cogency of argument, knowledge of sources, and originality of interpretation. Successful applicants will contribute to the scholarly community of the department and university, and have the ability or potential to be an excellent teacher in the university’s core curriculum, in introductory to advanced undergraduate courses in Philosophy, and in graduate courses related to their area of expertise.
All requirements for receipt of a doctoral degree in Philosophy or related field must be completed by the start of the appointment.
No applications or dossier materials, including letters of recommendation, will be accepted after 10:59 p.m. Central Time on October 15, 2020. Applicants are advised to request their letters as soon as possible (i.e. prior to submitting the final materials) to allow ample time for recommenders to upload their letters.
Required elements of the dossier are:
Optional elements are:
All items must be submitted via the University’s Academic Recruitment site (Interfolio): http://apply.interfolio.com/78219
We anticipate conducting first round interviews in early December, and extended interviews of finalists in January or early February. (All interviews will be conducted remotely. Due to the continuing pandemic we do not expect to bring finalists to campus, but finalists should still expect to give a presentation and be available for a day or two of meetings.)
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Position contingent upon budgetary approval.
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Call for Applications for Executive Director of PSA & Program Director of UC Center for Public Engagement with Science
The University of Cincinnati (UC) seeks to fill a full-time staff position to serve as Executive Director of the Philosophy of Science Association (PSA) and Program Director for the UC Center for Public Engagement with Science. We invite applications from candidates with an interest in nonprofit leadership, budgets and fundraising, and philosophy of science. Experience in these areas is desired but not required, as is an advanced degree in philosophy or another discipline in the humanities or sciences. Minimum degree requirement is a Bachelor’s degree.
Approximately three-quarters of the job (or 0.75 FTE) is dedicated to serving as Executive Director (ED) of the PSA. The ED is the executive leader and public face of the PSA, responsible for overseeing the organization’s administration, programs, and strategic planning. The ED works closely with the President, Governing Board, and PSA committees to develop and implement initiatives that further the mission of the organization, such as public outreach, expanding and diversifying the membership, and fundraising. Key responsibilities include managing business office operations, including the website and member communications, facilitating board meetings, serving as the principal liaison with the editors and publisher of the journal Philosophy of Science, and above all ensuring the successful functioning of PSA biennial conferences.
The remaining one-quarter (or 0.25 FTE) is dedicated to serving as Program Director for the UC Center for Public Engagement with Science. This Center is an interdisciplinary initiative to expand and enrich the interface between science and the public to benefit all stakeholders. The Program Director will serve on the Center's leadership team, managing organizational matters, budget and fundraising, and performing other activities congruent with PSA ED responsibilities.
This is a continuing, twelve-month appointment with an annual salary of $60,000 and benefits. Start date is negotiable with the aim of October 19, 2020.
If you have any questions about the position, don’t hesitate to contact any member of the search committee: Angela Potochnik (Chair of search committee & Director of Center for Public Engagement with Science), Jessica Pfeifer (current PSA Executive Director), Alison Wylie (PSA President).
Application ProcessInterested and qualified candidates must complete the online application at UC's recruitment website. In addition to the online application, please include a cover letter detailing your qualifications and interest in the position, curriculum vitae or resume, and the names of at least three references (who will not be contacted without advance notification to the applicant). Review of applications will begin on August 24, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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