Assistant Professor, 9 Month Salaried (Philosophy) Location:
Tallahassee, FL Regular/Temporary:
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Department of Philosophy | Florida State University College of Arts & Sciences
The Department of Philosophy at Florida State University (FSU) invites applications for a position as Assistant Professor. This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position with an anticipated start date in August 2024. Salary competitive. Area of Specialization: Social/Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, or Normative Ethics.
The successful candidate will be expected periodically to teach an undergraduate Philosophy of Human Rights course.
The normal teaching load is four courses per year (2-2) on a semester system. Duties include research, teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and service. The Department of Philosophy is an active research department with a strong graduate program, and the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to research and scholarship through high quality publications in top-tier venues.
Ph.D. in Philosophy (or equivalent terminal degree) by the time of appointment; demonstrated potential in establishing a successful program of research and scholarship; demonstrated ability to teach and participate in our strong philosophy undergraduate, M.A., and Ph.D. programs.
Inquiries about this search should be directed to Philosophy@admin.fsu.edu or (850) 644-1483.
One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!
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This is a Faculty position.
This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.
This position is being advertised as open until filled. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2023.
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