Assistant Professor, Colorado State University (AOS: Philosophy of Science, preferably Philosophy of Biology)
POSITION: Assistant Professor of Philosophy. This is an entry-level, tenure-track position. The successful candidate will be appointed untenured.
QUALIFICATIONS: AOS: Philosophy of Science, with a preference for Philosophy of Biology, broadly construed. AOC: Open, but the Department would particularly welcome strengths in Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Race, and/or Philosophy of Technology. PhD in hand by August 17, 2022, publications or evidence of strong research and scholarly promise, and evidence of excellence in teaching are required.
Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. By past practice and current conviction, the Department is committed to a conception of Philosophy as a global enterprise.
TEACHING: The current teaching load is 4 courses/seminars per year, including courses in AOS. Undergraduate and graduate teaching are required, including introductory-level courses in philosophy.
SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2022
APPLICATION: Send complete dossier, including a statement of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of successful teaching, and three current letters of recommendation via the link provided. Full consideration guaranteed for all applications complete by 11/26/2021, but applications will be accepted until position is filled.
THE DEPARTMENT: The Department houses three undergraduate concentrations and a terminal M.A. program. The Department’s historical strengths include global philosophies along with applied ethics, particularly animal ethics, bioethics, and environmental ethics. The Department is working to strengthen an existing undergraduate concentration in Philosophy, Science, and Technology. Our M.A. students have diverse backgrounds, including students without undergraduate degrees in philosophy.
THE UNIVERSITY: Colorado State University has an enrollment of approximately 34,000 students, including 4,000 graduate students. It is a Carnegie I Research-extensive institution.
THE CITY: Ft. Collins is 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 Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Teledyne-Waterpik, New Belgium Brewing, and Anheuser-Busch.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION: Colorado State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, natural origin, or ancestry, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with 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.
Colorado State University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history.
HOW TO APPLY:
Application type: Online
Web address to apply: https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/93979
Deadline for full consideration: November 26, 2021, 12:00pm MST
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information: https://philosophy.colostate.edu
Contact name: Jeff Kasser
Contact email: jeff.kasser[here goes you know what sign]colostate.edu
Contact phone: 970-491-2743
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