Assistant Professor

Employer
University of Colorado - Denver and the Health Sciences Center
Location
Denver, CO
Closing date
Oct 22, 2021

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University of Colorado | CU Denver

Department of Philosophy

Assistant Professor

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment.  We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) invites applicants to apply for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. This position's primary research falls within social and political philosophy. These duties include teaching, research, and service. 

As Colorado’s public urban research university, the University of Colorado Denver educates a diverse student body through quality academics, ambitious research, creative work, and civic engagement in the city we call home. CU Denver graduates gain the powerful combination of immersive classroom and real-world experience that are in demand today. The city benefits from well-educated, top talent and a new generation of knowledge that fuels the future of Denver and our region. We are CU in the City.

CU Denver offers more than 100 degree programs, from the bachelor’s to the doctoral level, in the heart of downtown. Here, more than 15,000 students pursue academic programs that range from global energy management to music industry studies to criminal justice. As part of the state’s largest public university system, CU Denver is a major contributor to the Colorado economy, with nearly 2,500 employees and annual economic impact of $800 million.  Read CU Denver Quick Facts here. 

Examples of Work Performed

  • 40% Teaching - including lower and upper/graduate level seminars, in person and online, occasional independent study courses and/or thesis supervision.
  • 40% Research - writing articles, conference papers for presentation, and possibly manuscripts.
  • 20% Service - committee work at all levels, professional boards and journals, and other similar service.
Salary and Benefits:

The salary range for this position has been established at $72,000 to $78,000.

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

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Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.

Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation

Diversity and Equity:

Please contact [email protected] for information on disability accommodations

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.



Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications 

A completed doctoral degree in Philsophy. 

Preferred Qualifications

The department seeks a scholar who has research and teaching background in Social and Political Philosophy in the Continental tradition, particularly in the areas of phenomenology and decolonial theory.

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.



Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Denver
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Jul 12, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing

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