Full-time Posted data:
158-NN - Teaching Assistant Professor - Career
Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible
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Summary of Duties:
The School of Politics, Philosophy and Public Affairs (PPPA), College of Arts and Sciences at Washington State University invites applications for a full-time, nine-month non-tenure track rank faculty position as Teaching Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Career Track in the areas of Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics and/or Epistemology.This position is located on the Pullman campus and is anticipated to begin on August 16, 2022.
Duties include teaching four courses a semester on philosophy of language, formal and informal logic, and other courses in core analytic philosophy, as well as service primarily centered around student advising and curricular development. The Career Track position is renewable and comes with promotion opportunities.
1. Ph.D. at time of hire in Philosophy or related field
2. Areas of Specialization (AOS) of Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics, and/or Epistemology
3. Strong teaching record with experience teaching undergraduate philosophy courses at introductory and advance levels including core analytic M&E classes, as well as informal and formal logic.
4. Successful candidate must either have demonstrated a commitment to building an inclusive, equitable, and diverse university community, or describe one or more ways they would envision doing so, given the opportunity.
1. Areas of Competence (AOC) that complement the department’s established strengths in engaged, professional, and practical ethics, philosophy of science, public policy, and social justice.
2. Active research in pedagogy.
College of Arts and Sciences
Politics, Philosophy and Public Affairs
City, State, Zip:
Pullman, WA 99164
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Temporary, career track position with no end date
Screening Begin Date:
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Direct inquiries via email to Michael Goldsby (Associate Director, PPPA) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Ensure that all the required and preferred qualifications that apply are addressed in your application submissions.
1. Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Teaching Portfolio including the following (please submit as a single pdf under Research Statement):
a. Statement of teaching methods and vision
b. Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching, professional activity, and/or service.
c. Sample syllabus
d. Student evaluations from at least two courses
4. Names and contact information of three (3) professional references able to provide a letter addressing qualification relative to this position. References will not be contacted without first informing the candidate.
9 Month - Summer
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