San Francisco State University, Philosophy
Assistant Professor, Epistemology or Philosophy of Language
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Faculty|
San Francisco State University
Tenure-Track Position: in Epistemology or Philosophy of Language, effective Fall 2014
Rank: Assistant Professor
Salary: Competitive, commensurate with qualifications. Generous health, retirement and other benefits, including domestic partner benefits.
Requirements: Ph.D. in Philosophy, or all doctoral requirements completed by 8/1/14. Demonstrated potential for publishing research.
AOS/AOC: AOS in Epistemology or Philosophy of Language. AOC in Philosophy of Science and/or the ability to teach an ethics/values in science and technology course a plus.
Duties include teaching in the M.A., B.A., and General Education programs, scholarly research, with high-quality publication expected, and important roles in supervising master's theses, advising, committee service, and curricular development. The University provides opportunities for support of both research and teaching projects. We value collaborative work among philosophers and with scholars in other fields.
The Department of Philosophy offers two B.A. degrees (in Philosophy and in Philosophy and Religion) and the M.A. degree (in Philosophy), a Pre-Law emphasis, and a rich array of courses. Additional information can be found on the Department's web site: http://philosophy.sfsu.edu/page/employment. For information about San Francisco State University, see http://www.sfsu.edu/.
Application: Send a current c.v., application letter (with email address), at least three letters of recommendation, writing sample, a description of research (if not already included in the c.v.), and evidence of potential for successful teaching and scholarly achievement. Review of applications begins mid-October 2013 and continues until positions are filled. We will interview at the 2013 Eastern Division APA meeting and/or by SKYPE and invite finalists to campus.
The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and we welcome applications from ethnic minorities, women, and persons with disabilities.