Assistant Professor in Early Modern/Modern Philosophy
Description of Work Unit
The Department of Philosophy at Colorado State University offers a B.A. and an M.A. in Philosophy. The department has established scholars specializing in traditional subdisciplines in philosophy, including aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, history of philosophy, logic, and metaphysics. The department also has a focus on non-western philosophies, including Asian and Arabic Philosophy. The department has long been recognized as a leader in applied ethics, especially bioethics and environmental ethics. Approximately 112 undergraduate students major and minor in philosophy at Colorado State, and 21 Masters students are matriculated in the terminal M.A. degree program.
The Early Modern/Modern Philosophy position is a regular tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Philosophy at the rank of Assistant Professor. Teaching load currently is 4 courses per academic year (2 courses per semester). Effective starting date is August 2018.
Required Job Qualifications
AOS (Area of Specialty): Early Modern/Modern Philosophy. AOC (Area of Competency): Open. Ph.D. at time of appointment. Demonstrated evidence of strong research and scholarly promise; demonstrated excellence in teaching.
Preferred Job Qualifications
Ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching and outreach with relevant programs, goals and activities. Successful candidate will be able to work collegially with others.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants should submit a complete dossier, including a letter of application, CV, writing sample, statement of research agenda, evidence of successful teaching (such as sample teaching evaluations and syllabi), unofficial graduate transcript, and the name and contact information for 3 professional references. NOTE: your referees will be emailed a request for a letter of recommendation immediately upon submission of your application. Please inform your referees that letters should be submitted by 11/8/2017 to ensure full consideration. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. No mail in applications or letters will be accepted.
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•Ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching and outreach with relevant programs, goals and activities.
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Job Duty Category Teaching Duty/Responsibility
Teaching courses in the Department of Philosophy.
Percentage Of Time 50% Job Duty Category Research Duty/Responsibility
Conducting research in Early Modern / Modern Philosophy.
Percentage Of Time 40% Job Duty Category Service / Outreach Duty/Responsibility
Providing University, Departmental, and Professional Service / Outreach.