About the Position
The Philosophy Department at Northern Arizona University welcomes applications for the position of Future Faculty Fellow in Indigenous Philosophy broadly construed. For the 2024-2025 academic year, the fellow will hold the rank of instructor and teach a 1+1 load. Following the successful completion of the fellowship year the position is convertible to a tenure track appointment (with a 3+3 teaching load). As such, the Department is enthusiastically recruiting a specialist with the expectation that the Fellow will be converted to a full time, tenure track appointment to the Philosophy faculty at NAU.
The Future Faculty Fellow program is part of NAU’s Elevating Excellence Initiative, a key aim of which is to promote and support Indigenous community-driven teaching, mentorship, and scholarship. In seeking to fill this position, the Philosophy Department aims to expand its curricular offerings and scholarly output in Indigenous Philosophy.
Area of Specialization (AOS): Indigenous Philosophy broadly construed
Area of Competence (AOC): Open, but the department has a preference for areas of competence that complement Departmental strengths.
***This position is an on-site position which requires the incumbent to complete their work primarily at an NAU site, campus, or facility with or without accommodation. Opportunities for remote work are rare.***
Submit Your Application
Vacancy will remain open until filled. Applications received before December 18th, 2023 will receive full consideration.
To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button at the end of the job description (if viewing this position through the NAU HR website). Otherwise, to view the original post and to apply, proceed to nau.jobs, follow the 'Current Openings' link, locate vacancy 607557, and then "Apply" at the bottom of the page.
Application must include (saved as PDF and/or Word documents):
Please do not include any other documents.
If you need assistance completing your application, there are instructions available on the HR website or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.
Northern Arizona University serves almost 30,000 students. We are a vibrant community, with 21,000 students in Flagstaff—the home of our largest campus—and the remainder online or at our 20+ statewide locations. Our institution has carefully integrated on-campus education with distance learning, forming seamless avenues for students to earn degrees.
Committed to an inclusive university environment, NAU has all the benefits of a large institution with a personal touch. We carefully balance teaching, scholarship, and service for faculty members. Supporting our core value of student-centrism, NAU’s faculty members promote learning and help students reach academic milestones.
Flagstaff is an outdoorsy mountain town with four seasons and a thriving cultural scene. Located at 7,000 feet, Flagstaff houses 70,000 people and sits at the base of the sacred San Francisco Peaks. For more about inclusive excellence at NAU, visit the Center for Inclusive Excellence and Access.
About the Department/College
This position will reside in the Philosophy Department, which is housed within the College of Arts and Letters. The Philosophy Department has 11 full-time faculty members. It houses two majors: the traditional Philosophy major and Philosophy, Politics, and Law (an interdisciplinary major that focuses on preparation for law school). In addition to supporting its majors, the Philosophy Department provides seats for Liberal/General Studies and several of its classes feature in degree programs across NAU’s campus.
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