Philosophy, Assistant Professor

Albany, NY - Posted on: Friday 09/16/16

Description

About University at Albany:

Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,300 students in eight schools and colleges across three campuses.

Located in Albany, New York, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.

Job Description:

Area of specialization: Applied Ethics and/or Political Philosophy

The successful candidate will have a promising research program in the area of specialization. The Philosophy Department at the University at Albany is interested in building on its existing strength in the area of global justice, but will consider candidates working in other areas such as bioethics, environmental ethics, the intersection of political philosophy and philosophy of science, business ethics, etc.

The job involves teaching both at the graduate and undergraduate level. In addition to teaching in their area of research, the candidate should be willing to teach Philosophy of Law at the undergraduate level on a regular basis.

Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Philosophy from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting organization
  • Preferred candidates will document evidence of excellence in teaching.
  • Applicants must address in their applications their ability to work with and instruct a culturally diverse population. 

Additional Information:

Professional Rank and Salary Range: Assistant Professor

Start Date: Fall 2017

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To Apply:

Please apply online via http://albany.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=75856

Application Instructions:

Applicants MUST submit the following documents:

  • CV
  • Cover letter stating all the required minimum qualifications and any of the applicable preferred qualifications
  • Teaching and research statement
  • Writing sample 
  • *Three confidential letters of recommendation

*Special Note: Letters of recommendation can be sent by email to philo@albany.edu or by mail to:

Search Committee
Department of Philosophy - Humanities 257
University at Albany
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY 12222

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The closing date for receipt of applications is October 31, 2016.