Assistant Professor of PhilosophyClassification Title:
9-Mo Tenure-Track/ Tenured FacultyCollege:
Col Liberal Arts & Science (Col)Department:
Permanent - Full-timeMonths per year:
9Primary Purpose of Department:
UNC Charlotte’s Department of Philosophy offers outstanding and competitive undergraduate and graduate programs in the study of philosophy. Our faculty engage in a broad range of research projects and they bring their expertise into the classroom. We focus on the interdisciplinary nature of philosophy and how it applies to science, literature, art, and information technology, among others. We also focus on contemporary issues in biomedical, business, environmental, and professional ethics. The department aspires to embody an intertraditional approach to philosophy, supporting and pursuing work within and between differing philosophical traditions. Vacancy Open to:
The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences advances the ethical discovery, dissemination, and application of knowledge and creativity, and – by building the academic programs for tomorrow – educates students to be informed, critical thinkers and competent communicators, to work successfully in a world of increasing diversity and change, and to be engaged citizens in a global society.
All CandidatesDescription of Work:
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate goals.
Teaching, Advising, Curriculum and Instructional Development – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, advising and consultation, directing student research, curriculum and instructional development, and grading student work.
Scholarly Research, Creative, and Other Professional Activities – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to participate in expanding the knowledge base of her/his academic field by conducting research or engaging in other creative activities as appropriate to the faculty member’s discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to research may include but are not limited to: research/creative activity that generates new knowledge and/or synthesizes and/or integrates existing knowledge, publication, an on-going agenda for research, scholarly, and creative activity, and are expected to seek extramural support for their work.
Service to University, the Public, and the Profession – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to engage in a program of service appropriate to their discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to service may include but are not limited to: service to the administration and governance of the University, public service, and service to the profession.
To view the complete Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty document visit our website: http://provost.uncc.edu/academic-budget-personnel/handbook/search-committeeEssential Duties and Responsibilities:
The Department of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for a tenure-track position, rank Assistant Professor, beginning Fall 2022. AOS: Ethics and Data Science, with a strong preference for non-ideal approaches and for research that is significantly grounded in philosophical traditions traditionally underrepresented in the field (e.g., feminist, queer/trans, non-Western, African-American, Indigenous, disability studies, etc., including innovative applied work). AOC: Open. The successful candidate will have a tenure home in the Department of Philosophy, with a workload split of 70% in Philosophy and 30% in the University’s interdisciplinary School of Data Science. In addition to the required AOS above, candidates must: (1) have a doctoral degree in philosophy or related discipline at the time of appointment; (2) provide evidence of scholarly activity appropriate for a tenure-track position in a philosophy department; (3) provide evidence of potential for successful teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels; and (4) demonstrate a commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion as values in the department, college, and university. Finalists will also be asked during their screening interview to discuss how the topics of diversity and inclusion are incorporated into their teaching and research. A record of publication in peer-reviewed journals is preferred, but not required. Workload for pre-tenure and for research intensive faculty is two courses per semester, at all levels (including graduate seminars), plus typical service duties. Salary competitive.Minimum Experience/Education:
UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned doctorate or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.Preferred Education, Skills and Experience:
(Are any certifications or Licenses required for this position?)Special Notes to Applicants:
Applicants must apply electronically at https://jobs.charlotte.edu/ (position number 002457) and attach (1) a detailed application letter responding to the job qualifications and description and indicating how the candidate will approach issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion; and (2) a current CV. Additional materials will be requested at later stages of the search. Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Gordon Hull at [email protected]. As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. The candidate chosen for this position will be subject to a criminal background check and will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree. Applications received by November 1, 2021 are assured full consideration although recruitment will continue until the position is filled.Job Open Date:
09/13/2021Open Until Filled:
YesDate Review of Applications will Begin:
11/01/2021Proposed Hire Date:
Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Gordon Hull at [email protected].