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Instructor (FY24-061)

Employer
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Location
Philosophy

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Arts & Humanities, Philosophy & Religion
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Faculty Position FY24-061
November 16 2023

Position Title
Instructor

Hiring Unit
Philosophy

Job Description/Responsibilities

The Department of Philosophy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) seeks to hire a full-time Instructor beginning August, 2024. Full-time Instructors teach 4 courses per semester with the possibility for summer teaching. Teaching responsibilities will be primarily Reasoning and Argumentation and Engineering Ethics. Teaching experience in these, or closely related courses is strongly preferred. There are no research expectations for full-time Instructors; however, high quality teaching and a commitment to professional development is required for career advancement. Candidates must have earned an MA; ABD or a PhD is preferred.

The SIUE Department of Philosophy values diversity among its faculty, is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities (EO/AAE). SIUE Philosophy welcomes candidates who can contribute to the department's cultural and intellectual diversity beyond fulfilling the core teaching responsibilities and encourages candidates to articulate in their application materials the ways in which they can do so. Successful candidates will be expected to support the SIUE College of Arts and Sciences' ADEi mission. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Acts (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for the position, please call 618-650-2190 or email EmploymentHR@siue.edu

Application Process

Candidates must include in their application: (1) a cover letter addressing the candidate's interest and fit for the position (2) a CV (3) a teaching portfolio (course syllabi, sample course materials, student evaluations, etc.) (4) transcripts from the candidate's graduate degree granting institution and (5) three letters of recommendation. Candidates should send their application materials by email to philosophyadmin@siue.edu. Any questions about the position or application process should be addressed to

Christopher Pearson Department Chair,

Email: chpears@siue.edu


Source of Funds
State

Salary

$42,000-$44,000

Application Deadline

Deadline for full consideration- December 15th, 2023.

Dual Career Support for New Faculty
The Career Development Center, in partnership with SIUE's Toward an Inclusive Model of Excellence project, is proud to provide a variety of career services and resources to partners of new faculty who have relocated to the Greater St. Louis area. Support for this initiative was provided by the National Science Foundation (NSF) through Award 1936141. This program offers various career services and resources available to help individuals in their career journey. Additional details may be found online at Dual Career Support

Faculty Development and Other Support
Several units across campus offer various programs and training opportunities to new faculty members as they begin their employment at SIUE. Support units include but are not limited to the Faculty Development Center Ombuds Services , Office of Research and Projects, and Inclusive Excellence, Education, and Development Hub.

Employee Benefits
To support faculty in balancing work and family obligations, SIUE offers an exceptional array of comprehensive benefits including:
*Medical, dental and vision insurance;
*Life insurance;
*SURS retirement plan;
*Supplemental retirement savings plans;
*Generous holiday schedule;
*WorkLife programs;
*Employee Assistance Program (mental health and wellness);
*Employee discounts (local and national retailers);
*Flexible Spending Account Program;
*University tuition waivers (Employee and Dependents).

For more information, visit: SIUE Office of Human Resources- Benefits

Organization

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is a nationally recognized university that provides students with a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live.

Situated on 2,660 acres of beautiful woodland atop the bluffs overlooking the natural beauty of the Mississippi River’s rich bottom land and only 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, the SIUE campus is home to a diverse student body of more than 13,000 individuals and 2,300 faculty and staff. The city of Edwardsville is consistently cited as one of the top cities in Illinois for families, based on several factors, including affordability, green spaces, excellent schools, low crime rate, financial stability and philanthropic spirit.

SIUE is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, as well as more than 30 additional accrediting agencies. In January 2019, SIUE was reclassified by The Carnegie Commission on Higher Education to the newly created doctoral/professional universities category. Fully certified at the Division I level by the NCAA, SIUE is a member of the Ohio Valley Conference and the Mid-American Conference (MAC) (men’s soccer & wrestling).

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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville nurtures an open, respectful, and welcoming climate that facilitates learning and work. As an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce, we will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status.  For more on our State of Diversity, visit SIUE Mission, Goals and Plans 

The SIUE Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at http://www.siue.edu/securityreport. The report contains campus safety and security information, crime statistics, fire safety policies, and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years. This report is published in compliance with Federal law, titled the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act” and the Higher Education Opportunity Act also known as the “Campus Fire Safety Right to Know.” For those without computer access, a paper copy of the report may be obtained, with a 24-hour notice, from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, 1-618-650-2536.

Company info
Website
Telephone
6186502190
Location
Office of Human Resources
Campus Box 1040
Edwardsville
IL
62026
US

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