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College Of Arts And Sciences - Full-time, Temporary Assistant Professor - Philosophy - Ts705p

Company:
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Job Location:
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Category:
Philosophy
Type:
Full-Time
Job Title
College of Arts and Sciences - Full-time, Temporary Assistant Professor - Philosophy

Department Name
481400000 Philosophy

School/College: College of Arts and Sciences

Job Description

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is searching for a full-time, temporary, non-tenure track assistant professor of philosophy, beginning August 2024. This is a one-year temporary position with health benefits. The teaching load is eight courses a year over two semesters (4/4).

The successful applicant must have a PhD in philosophy or equivalent by August 2024 and have demonstrated excellence in teaching philosophy. The new hire will be expected to mainly teach courses in applied ethics (especially bioethics) and the history of philosophy. We encourage applications from members of historically disadvantaged groups.

Review of complete applications will begin February 1, 2024. Applications received by this date will receive full consideration. Required application materials:
  • Cover Letter (briefly indicating how the candidate's qualifications and experience prepare them for this position)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • 1-3 Sample Syllabi
  • Student Teaching Evaluations (summary)
  • Names and Email addresses for three professional references
UAB's Department of Philosophy and College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) treasure the rich diversity of our student body, and we are committed to their success. Members of the CAS community are expected to reflect our value for inclusive excellence in both our work and learning environment as well as in our efforts to serve and engage the community.

The Department of Philosophy at UAB supports an undergraduate major and serves the core curriculum. With over 22,000 students and 2,500 full-time faculty members, UAB ranks in the top 20 public universities for federal research funding and is the major teaching-research university in Alabama. Interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching are prominent. UAB ranks in the top ten nationally for student diversity, and Birmingham is the second largest city in Alabama, offering a vibrant cultural community with a wide array of recreational opportunities.

Required Qualifications

The successful applicant must have a PhD in philosophy or equivalent by August 2024 and have demonstrated excellence in teaching philosophy. The new hire will be expected to mainly teach courses in applied ethics (especially bioethics) and the history of philosophy. We encourage applications from members of historically disadvantaged groups.

Open Date: 10/02/2023

Open Until Filled: Yes

EEO Statement

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.

COVID-19 Vaccination Statement

The laws and regulations regarding mandatory COVID-19 vaccination continue to evolve. Please be aware that UAB may determine that obtaining the COVID-19 or related vaccination is a requirement for this position, based on legal changes or otherwise. If that occurs, the successful candidate may be required to submit proof of vaccination or obtain an approved vaccination exemption as a condition of employment.

Pre-employment Background Check

A pre-employment background check investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.

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