Jobs in Philosophy in Americas

SAGINAW VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY,
Saginaw, MI,
USA
May 19, 2010
Instructor of Philosophy (One-year, temporary)

Instructor of Philosophy (One-year, temporary)
The College of Arts & Behavioral Science at Saginaw Valley State University is seeking applicants to fill the Instructor of Philosophy One Year Temporary position. For complete list of requirements, further information, and to apply for this position, please visit www.jobs.svsu.edu. Applicants must apply on-line at www.jobs.svsu.edu . SVSU is an EO/AA employer.

Michigan State University,
East Lansing,
USA
April 28, 2010
Visiting Instructor
June 1, 2010

Lyman Briggs College—an undergraduate, residential, liberal arts, science program at Michigan State University—invites applications for a visiting instructor. Candidates must be committed to undergraduate teaching, and should hold a M.S. with a specialization in the history, philosophy, and/or sociology of science or technology, or a closely related field. Having a PhD is preferred. The successful candidate will teach a total of five courses: two or three sections of our first-year introduction to history, philosophy and sociology of science (HPS) course, and three or two upper-division HPS courses. Salary is commensurate with experience. Applications must be submitted through Academic Jobs Online, at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo, and should include a cover letter, CV, teaching portfolio, and three letters of recommendation (submitted directly to Academic Jobs Online by their authors). Deadline to ensure consideration of applications is June 1, 2010, but review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding this position may be directed to Dr. John Waller, at wallerj1 [__at__] msu [dot] edu or at Lyman Briggs College; 35 East Holmes Hall; Michigan State University; East Lansing, MI 48825-1107. Michigan State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents must provide a document of employment authorization for the U.S. Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The University actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

University of Tennessee,
Knoxville, TN,
USA
April 20, 2010
Lecturer - One Year
May 5, 2010

University of Tennessee. Two Lecturer (Teaching) Positions. 4/4 Load. One year contract. Start August, 2010. AOS: open, but the successful applicants will be able to teach two or more of the following: philosophy of science, history of modern philosophy, political philosophy, logic, introduction to philosophy. PhD in philosophy, though strong ABD candidates with an MA will be considered. $32K with standard benefits. Send CV, student and peer evaluations of teaching, writing sample and three letters of reference to: Susan Williams, Department of Philosophy, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996-0480. Review of applications will begin on May 15.
The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Salisbury University,
Salisbury, MD,
USA
April 14, 2010
Assistant Professor
May 15, 2010

Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD. Tenure-track position with preferred starting date of fall semester, 2010. Rank: Assistant Professor. Ph.D. required by August 2010 (ABDs considered if near completion of their work and would be hired as Instructor). AOS/AOC: Ancient Philosophy and Political Philosophy. Additional AOC in one or more of the following: Ethics, African-American Philosophy, Islamic Philosophy. A commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring is essential. Our department is congenial, professionally active, and collegial; it has an exceptional record of sending students to graduate/professional schools. Successful candidate will serve as co-advisor to our active Philosophical Society. Salary competitive. 3 intro level courses, 3 upper level courses, per year. Application should include vita, letters of recommendation, brief writing sample, summaries of student evaluations, and a brief statement describing approach to undergraduate teaching. Salisbury University has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, providing equal employment and educational opportunities to all those qualified, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation. Review of applications will begin May 15 and will continue until position is filled. To be considered an applicant for these positions, you must apply online via Salisbury University’s Online Employment Application System. Go to www.salisbury.edu/HR/Jobs. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information.

Instituto de Investigaciones Filosóficas, UNAM,
Mexico City,
Mexico
March 4, 2010
Investigador en Historia de la Filosofía
April 15, 2010

El Instituto de Investigaciones Filosóficas de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) está interesado en contratar a una investigadora o investigador y docente en el área de historia de la filosofía. El candidato ideal deberá tener el grado de Doctor, además de ser capaz de generar publicaciones de alto nivel en su área de especialización y mostrar capacidad para dar diferentes cursos sobre temas clásicos y de discusión contemporánea en historia de la filosofía (en licenciatura y posgrado). De preferencia se busca a una investigadora o investigador y docente cuya área de especialización sea la historia de la filosofía antigua y/o moderna y con una subespecialidad en alguna de las siguientes áreas: metafísica, estética, filosofía de la mente o filosofía de la ciencia.
Las obligaciones del puesto incluyen la investigación, la enseñanza de uno o dos cursos por semestre a nivel licenciatura y/o posgrado, asesoría de estudiantes en ambos niveles, participar en comités académicos y en la vida académica del Instituto en general. El salario sería de alrededor de 25,000 pesos mexicanos (US $ 1,900) anuales netos. El candidato, una vez contratado, podrá solicitar su ingreso al Programa de Primas al Desempeño del Personal Académico de Tiempo Completo de la U.N.A.M.
Los interesados deben mandar una carta con su solicitud (dirigida al director del Instituto, Dr. Guillermo Hurtado), una copia de su currículum, dos cartas de recomendación, un proyecto de investigación y un ensayo que ejemplifique su trabajo, a la Dirección del Instituto de Investigaciones Filosóficas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Circuito Mario de la Cueva s/n, Ciudad de la Investigación en Humanidades, Zona Cultural, Ciudad Universitaria, 04510, Coyoacán, México, D.F. Para cualquier pregunta, pueden escribir a la dirección del mismo Instituto con la Sra. Martha Díaz a la siguiente dirección electrónica: combushf [__at__] filosoficas [dot] unam [dot] mx
De haber interés en el Instituto por el candidato, éste deberá estar en disposición de ser entrevistado por un comité y de dictar una ponencia en el Instituto sobre alguno de sus temas de especialización en historia de la filosofía en una fecha que se le anunciará con oportunidad. (La entrevista y la conferencia deberán ser presenciales.)
El proceso de selección tendrá lugar a lo largo de los meses de marzo a mayo de 2010. La entrevista y la charla se llevarán a cabo en el mes de junio de 2010. Se espera que la relación laboral empiece entre el segundo semestre de 2010 y el primero de 2011.
Fecha límite para mandar solicitudes: 15 de abril de 2010. http://www.filosoficas.unam.mx/

College of Mount St. Joseph,
Cincinnati, OH,
USA
February 24, 2010
Philisophy Faculty

The College of Mount St. Joseph, a Catholic college that provides more than 2,200 students with a liberal arts and professional education that emphasizes values, integrity, and social responsibility, located in Cincinnati, Ohio, is accepting applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Philosophy in the Department of General Studies and Philosophy beginning in the fall of 2010. Minimum requirements: Ph.D. by August 2010, commitment to teaching excellence, interest in interdisciplinary teaching, and evidence of research activity. Teaching responsibilities include general introductory courses, courses in ethics, and courses in applied ethics.

To apply, please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation to: Michael Sontag, Department of General Studies and Philosophy, College of Mount St. Joseph, 5701 Delhi Road, Cincinnati, OH 45233-1670, or by email to Michael_Sontag [__at__] mail [dot] msj [dot] edu. A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. EOE

For general information about the college, please visit http://www.msj.edu.
Please refer to http://www.msj.edu/view/about-the-mount/employment.aspx for the college’s non-discrimination policy.

Instituto de Investigaciones Filosóficas, UNAM,
Mexico City,
Mexico
February 22, 2010
Investigador y Docente en Filosofía de la Ciencia
August 6, 2010

El Instituto de Investigaciones Filosóficas de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) está interesado en contratar a un investigador y docente en el área de filosofía de la ciencia. El candidato ideal deberá ser capaz de generar publicaciones de alto nivel en su área de especialización y mostrar capacidad para dar diferentes cursos en temas clásicos y sobre temas de discusión contemporánea en filosofía de la ciencia (en licenciatura y posgrado). El Instituto está particularmente interesado en contratar a una persona que combine una preparación científica con una sólida preparación en filosofía. De preferencia se busca a un investigador y docente cuya área de especialización sea algún tema en filosofía de la física, de las matemáticas, de la lógica o de la biología.

Las obligaciones del puesto incluyen la investigación, la enseñanza de uno o dos cursos por semestre a nivel licenciatura y/o posgrado, asesoría de estudiantes en ambos niveles, participar en comités académicos y en la vida académica del Instituto en general. El salario sería de alrededor de 25,000 pesos mexicanos (alrededor de US $1,900) mensuales netos.

Los candidatos potenciales deben mandar una carta con su solicitud (dirigida al director del Instituto, Dr. Guillermo Hurtado), una copia de su currículum, cartas de recomendación y un ensayo que ejemplifique su trabajo, a la Secretaría Académica, Instituto de Investigaciones Filosóficas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Circuito Mario de la Cueva s/n, ciudad de la Investigación en Humanidades, Zona Cultural, Ciudad Universitaria, 04510, Coyoacán, México, D.F. Para cualquier pregunta, pueden escribir a esta dirección electrónica: s [dot] acad [__at__] unam [dot] mx.

De haber interés en el Instituto por el candidato, éste deberá estar en disposición de ser entrevistado por un comité, de ofrecer una charla sobre alguno de sus temas de especialización en filosofía de la ciencia, y de impartir una clase sobre algún tema clásico de filosofía de la ciencia que se le anunciará con oportunidad. (La entrevista, la charla y la clase podrán ser presenciales o virtuales.)

El proceso de selección tendrá lugar a lo largo del segundo semestre de 2010. Se espera que la relación laboral empiece en 2011.

Fecha límite para mandar solicitudes: 6 de agosto de 2010. Por favor téngase en cuenta que en la UNAM hay vacaciones administrativas del 5 al 23 de julio.

Monmouth University,
West Long Branch, New Jersey,
USA
February 15, 2010
Department Chair/McMurray Bennett Chair in Social Ethics
March 5, 2010

http://chronicle.com/jobs/0000623074-01

JOB POSITION TITLE: Department Chair/McMurray Bennett Chair in Social Ethics

DEPARTMENT: Philosophy, Religion And Interdisciplinary Studies

Full Time

JOB DUTIES: Teaching load is 6 to 9 credits per year. Serve on committees.
Advise students. Maintain disciplinary currency. Lead the department through an innovative vision of the curriculum that provides a common foundation for philosophy and religious studies. Perform budget oversight.
Schedule courses. Hire, mentor and supervise faculty and staff.
Publish at a level expected of an endowed chair. Conduct research.

REQUIREMENTS: An earned doctorate degree in Philosophy, Religious Studies, Comparative Religion or related field. Five years of experience in university teaching. Substantial administrative experience in higher educational institution. A significant record of peer-reviewed publications beyond the level expected for tenure. Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 3.05.2010

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: This is an endowed professorship in social ethics to be hired at Professor or Associate Professor Rank, with a competitive salary commensurate with experience. Appointment with tenure is possible for candidates with appropriate experience and credentials.

Transcripts and letters of recommendation should be sent to: Chair Search Committee, Department of Philosophy, Religion, and Interdisciplinary Studies, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, New Jersey 07764.

For additional information about the department, please see:
http://www.monmouth.edu/academics/philosophy_religion_interdisciplinary_...

REQUIRED APPLICANT DOCUMENTATION: Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter

Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences,
Kansas City, MO,
USA
January 15, 2010
Assistant Professor of Bioethics

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB) seeks applicants for Assistant Professor of Bioethics. The University offers a Masters of Arts in Bioethics in three degree tracts: a DO/MA dual degree earned over four years, a one-year Masters program, and a career enhancement tract where practicing professionals earn their degree on a part-time basis. In a rich and varied curriculum, the Department of Bioethics approaches the study of bioethics broadly by drawing on the perspectives of philosophy, the medical humanities, humanism, and the “softer” side of the social sciences. The department has close affiliation with area hospitals and the Center for Practical Bioethics.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in ethics or a field related to bioethics-broadly defined. An advanced clinician’s degree (in medicine, nursing, etc.) and experience teaching bioethics will also make applicants eligible for consideration. Responsibilities include teaching in the Masters program and in the College of Osteopathic Medicine, carrying on an active program of research, assisting with the continued growth and development of the department, and contributing to the overall advancement of the university. For additional information contact: David Wendell Moller, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of Bioethics, dmoller [__at__] kcumb [dot] edu or 818-283-2219.

KCUMB is a fully accredited, private university, with an emerging emphasis on research. Founded in 1916, its College of Osteopathic Medicine is the oldest medical school in Kansas City, Mo., and the largest in the state. The College of Biosciences is home to expanding graduate programs, which include biomedical sciences and bioethics. Located in the Northeast historic district of Kansas City, Mo., near downtown and collaborating institutions, KCUMB is a key stakeholder institution in the Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute. www.kclifesciences.org

To apply, submit a cover letter for job #09-27 include salary range requirements, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, research interests, and strengths for the position to: Dawn Rohrs, Assistant Vice President for Human Resources, 1750 Independence Ave., Kansas City, MO 64106-1453, 1-800-234-4847, ext. 2371 or 816-283-2371; or e-mail: employment [__at__] kcumb [dot] edu. Pre-employment drug screen and background check required. EOE. Tobacco-free environment. www.kcumb.edu.

Human Resources
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1750 Independence Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64106
816-283-2285 (Fax)

Rhode Island College,
Providence, RI,
USA
December 16, 2009
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, tenure track

Rhode Island College, Providence, RI. Assistant Professor of Philosophy, tenure track, beginning Fall 2010. Pending Budgetary approval. 4-3 course load, semester system. Requirements include: Ph.D. in Philosophy, AOC ethics, AOC social/political philosophy, and successful undergraduate teaching. Teaching assignments may include undergraduate introductory and advanced undergraduate philosophy courses, general education courses and contribution to the ethics component of professional programs, as well as the development of the Department's internship program. IMPORTANT: For full job description, which includes additional Responsibilities and Requirements for the position and application procedures, see our web site https://employment.ric.edu. Candidates must apply on-line, using Rhode Island College's PeopleAdmin Applicant Tracking system.