Assistant Professor, Philosophy of Medicine

Job description

Position Number 998710

Functional Title Assistant Professor, Philosophy of Medicine

Position Type Tenure Stream

Position Summary

Assistant Professor, tenure-track. Start Fall 2019. 6 UG courses/year (3/semester). Usual non-teaching duties.
AOS: Philosophy of Medicine with Science or Ethics Component. Ability to teach courses on scientific and/or ethical topics in philosophy of medicine required. Ability to teach courses on a broad range of topics in these areas preferred.
Salary competitive.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must hold or anticipate a Ph.D. in Philosophy or related field by August 1, 2019. Experience preferred, including online teaching.

Preferred Qualifications

The successful candidate will teach and develop campus and online courses such as Medical Ethics, Philosophy of Science, Ethics & Genetics and classes on special topics in these areas.

We are particularly interested in candidates with an interest in research collaboration with other departments.

Tenure Status Tenure Track

Special Instructions to Applicants

To ensure full consideration of your application, please submit prior to November 19, 2018. Skype interviews will be scheduled with selected candidates in mid-December or early January.

Notes on required materials: The writing sample should be limited to 15 pages. Please submit two syllabi for courses to be taught at UNCG, as well as evidence of teaching effectiveness.
The Diversity Statement should include evidence of ability to work with students from a wide variety of backgrounds. Additional information about the candidate's ability to contribute to UNCG's goal of fostering diversity and inclusiveness is also welcome.
Please upload the writing sample, two syllabi and Diversity Statement under "Applicant Documents".

Recruitment Range Competitive

Org #-Department Philosophy - 12212

Job Open Date 10/08/2018

For Best Consideration Date 11/19/2018

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment Permanent

FLSA Exempt

Number of Months per Year 9

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Writing Sample(s)
  6. Research Statement
  7. Unofficial Transcript(s)
  8. Other Documents
  9. Diversity Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Reference Letter 1
  2. Reference Letter 2
  3. Reference Letter 3
  4. Other Documents 2
  5. Other Documents 3

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Posted: 12/8/2018
Application Due: 12/30/2018
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