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Assistant Professor in Environmental Philosophy (Broadly Construed)

Position overview

Position title: Assistant Professor, Academic Year

Application Window

Open date: November 15th, 2021

Next review date: Monday, Dec 6, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Nov 10, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Philosophy, University of California, San Diego (http://philosophy.ucsd.edu) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in environmental philosophy (broadly construed)] or a position in philosophy of biology at the Assistant Professor rank. The Department is especially interested in candidates with research and teaching competence in both environmental philosophy and philosophy of biology, but applications from those with expertise in either area are welcome. Duties include include active research, graduate supervision, classroom teaching at all levels, and service. The standard teaching load is four courses per year. We seek candidates whose research, teaching, and service records demonstrate their capacity to contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The appointment is expected to begin 1 July 2022, but is negotiable.

Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Ph.D. in Philosophy prior to appointment; demonstrated excellence in research, teaching, and professional activity; and a commitment to an equitable and diverse intellectual community. The Department of Philosophy at UC San Diego is committed to both academic excellence and diversity in the faculty, staff, and student body.

Preferred qualifications

Evidence of experience and leadership contributions in the arena of equity and diversity (see http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp for further information).

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Writing Sample

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required
Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF02971

Help contact: lrbraswell@ucsd.edu

Campus Information

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.

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