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The position involves teaching undergraduate courses in the department plus research and service commitments. The philosopher hired must play an instrumental role in growing the Department’s Philosophy and Medicine Specialization (http://philosophy.ua.edu/academics/specializations/philosophy-and-medicine-track/). The philosopher will also be expected to teach courses in core areas of analytic philosophy.
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA, Tuscaloosa, AL. The Department of Philosophy invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor, beginning fall 2016. Teaching undergraduate courses along with the usual non-teaching duties. The philosopher hired must play an instrumental role in growing the Department’s Philosophy and Medicine Specialization. AOS: philosophy of medicine, broadly construed. Competence in analytic feminist philosophy is highly desirable. The philosopher will also be expected to teach courses in core areas of analytic philosophy. Ph.D. in philosophy should be completed by August 15, 2016. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The Department actively seeks diversity in its employees and will use blind review of applicants’ CVs and writing samples to generate a list of semi-finalists. To apply, and for information on submitting materials for blind review, go to facultyjobs.ua.edu. Application materials should reach the Department before November 13, 2015 when review begins, but applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) may be required to successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation.
The Department will use a BLIND REVIEW of each applicant’s CV and writing sample to generate a short list of semi-finalists; those to be invited for on-campus interview will be selected from the semi-finalists. Each applicant must do the following: (1) submit online a CV that is suitable for blind review, and (2) submit online (attach to “Other Document 1”) a writing sample, strongly preferred less than 8000 words main text, also suitable for blind review. The CV and writing sample must NOT be identified by name and must NOT include information that would allow a reviewer to identify the applicant’s gender, race, sexual orientation, or other professionally irrelevant information about the applicant. Each applicant must also submit three additional items that will not be reviewed until after the list of semi-finalists has been generated by blind review: (3) strong evidence of teaching excellence as “Other Document 2,” (4) a photocopy of graduate transcript as “Other Document 3,” and (5) at least three letters of recommendation submitted by mail or Interfolio directly to:
Ms. Amber Walker
The Department of Philosophy
The University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0218
Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA
The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.
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