The Philosophy Department at USD is pluralistic, which means it covers all significant historical periods and most major philosophical methods. It has a deep and special concern for the study of ethics, values, and the moral life. The full-time faculty represent diverse approaches and interests and are engaged in a wide range of teaching, research and service activities. Department faculty are also regularly involved in offering interdisciplinary special topic team-taught courses. More information can be found here: https://www.sandiego.edu/cas/philosophy/
Our philosophy is built on the enduring values of the Catholic intellectual tradition, immersing students in the concepts of free inquiry, diversity and inclusion, ethical conduct and compassionate service. The College aims to establish an academic foundation for students to thrive and gain a comprehensive education, which spans the sciences, arts and social sciences. Through our exemplary liberal arts education and rigorous scholarship, we aspire to not only educate the mind but also develop the whole person.
The Department of Philosophy at the University of San Diego invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning Fall 2024. Area of specialization: Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE). Area of competence: open, but the department has special interest in candidates with teaching competence in either Applied Ethics, Philosophy of Law, or the Philosophy of Race.
This position includes a 3/3 teaching load with an expectation that the candidate teach at both the introductory and upper division undergraduate level in the faculty member's area of expertise as well as teaching courses for the University's core curriculum. A commitment to outstanding teaching is central to the mission of the university. It is expected that faculty maintain an active research agenda that aligns with the teacher/scholar model and engage in department and university service.
In the letter of application, candidates are asked to describe their interests in one or more of the following three cluster themes in the College of Arts and Sciences. These clusters will include new faculty from multiple academic disciplines who have research or teaching interests in one of the following substantive themes: Borders and Social Justice, Technology and the Human Experience, and Climate Change and Environmental Justice. The goal of these themed clusters is to facilitate collaborative research, provide opportunities for interdisciplinary teaching, and build community among faculty and students throughout the University. Candidates are encouraged to interpret these themes broadly and creatively to indicate how their teaching and research in the department may be understood to intersect with one or more of the three themes. There will be opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration and a college-wide mentoring program to support new faculty throughout the tenure process. More information about the three clusters can be found here: https://www.sandiego.edu/cas/about/diversity-equity-inclusion/hiring.php.
Special Conditions of Employment:
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Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.
Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes.
The successful candidates will
• Hold an advanced degree, preferably a doctorate or other terminal degree. ABD candidates will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
• Have demonstrated a commitment to teaching and research, mentoring undergraduates, and fostering a climate of inclusion and diversity.
$6,833.33-7,083.33/month; Excellent Benefits T
he University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package including; medical, dental, vision, a retirement contribution given to you by the University, and access to on-campus Fitness Centers. Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer. http://www.sandiego.edu/hr/benefits//
The salary range provided in this posting reflects what we reasonably expect to pay for this position. Actual compensation offered or earned is dependent on experience, education and other factors including departmental budget.
Special Application Instructions
Click the 'Apply Now' button to complete our online application and, for full consideration, candidates are asked to submit the following materials.
• Letter of application, include reference to the cluster(s) of interest • Curriculum vitae • Teaching Statement and a sample syllabus
• Research Statement and a sample of scholarly or creative work
• Diversity statement, in which you address A) your values with respect to diversity, equity, and inclusion; B) your experience working with minoritized populations and/or on issues that disproportionately affect diverse populations, and C) your plans related to diversity and inclusion in your teaching and research.
• Contact information for three references who will be sent a link to upload letters.
Please note that positions will be hired at the Assistant Professor level. Submit your application by November 1, 2023.
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