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University of Wisconsin Madison ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE, OR PROFESSOR OF PHILOSOPHY in Madison, Wisconsin

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ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE, OR PROFESSOR OF PHILOSOPHY

Apply now (opens in a new window) (https://secure.dc4.pageuppeople.com/apply/767/gateway/default.aspx?c=apply&lJobID=515527&lJobSourceTypeID=796&sLanguage=en-us) Job no: 267588-FA

Work type: Faculty-Full Time, Onsite

Department: L&S/PHILOSOPHY/PHILOSOPHY

Location: Madison

Categories: Faculty

Job Summary:

The selected candidate will teach four classes per academic year at the undergraduate and graduate level; advise graduate students; hold office hours; grade exams; conduct and publish scholarly research; perform university and professional service, as appropriate. Teaching will also involve mentoring of PhD student research and directing dissertations.

Perform department, university, and community service as appropriate for faculty at the rank of Full, Assistant or Associate Professor.

Responsibilities:

The selected candidate will teach four classes per academic year at the undergraduate and graduate level; advise graduate students; hold office hours; grade exams; conduct and publish scholarly research; perform university and professional service, as appropriate. Teaching will also involve mentoring of PhD student research and directing dissertations.

Perform department, university, and community service as appropriate for faculty at the rank of Full, Assistant or Associate Professor.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit:Diversity and Inclusion (http://diversity.wisc.edu/)

Education:

Required

PhD or other terminal degree, or a degree at least one level above the level of instruction, or otherwise approved as qualified by the Dean

Ph.D. or the equivalent in Philosophy required prior to start of appointment.

AREA OF SPECIALIZATION: Philosophy of Science

AREA OF COMPETENCE: Open

Qualifications:

Assistant professor candidates must show evidence of outstanding teaching and research potential and must be willing to teach upper and lower-level courses on a regular basis.

Associate and full professor candidates must, in addition to the above, have a distinguished record of philosophical research.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 21, 2023

Salary:

Negotiable

ACADEMIC (9 months)

Additional Information:

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Full, Assistant or Associate Professor, to begin August 21, 2023. This faculty position carries a teaching load of two classes per fall and spring semester, research, and a service component.

The selected applicant will join the faculty who carry a long and proud tradition of highly acclaimed teaching and research in core areas of philosophy. We are seeking candidates with a commitment to excellence in scholarly research, teaching, and professional service. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated expertise in the Philosophy of Science.

The Department of Philosophy is committed to increasing and fostering diversity in the campus community. Candidates need to demonstrate that they can contribute to the climate of inclusivity. The department seeks candidates whose approach to teaching, scholarship, and outreach will attract a broad and diverse range of students to the program in philosophy.

UW-Madison is seeking a diverse set of faculty candidates who will deepen our campus interdisciplinary research strength in key areas of current and future research promise, as well as faculty candidates who will approach their work in a manner that advances our commitment to research excellence.

Candidates from under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply. The University of Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer.

A criminal background check, and a current or previous employer sexual harassment/sexual violence check, will be required prior to employment.

Unless confidentiality is requested, information regarding applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.

How to Apply:

Applications must come through UW Jobs website (http://jobs.wisc.edu), referencing PVL#267588. To begin the application process please click on the 'Apply Now' button. You will be asked to create a profile. To be considered for this position, application packets must be received by 11:59pm (Madison/Central Time) on November 1, 2022.

Junior candidates (applying for an assistant professorship): Please upload the following 5 documents as one (1) pdf file: 1) cover letter; 2) Curriculum Vitae; 3) evidence of teaching excellence; 4) a statement addressing past and potential contributions to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching, and service and 5) a writing sample. Applicants will also be asked to provide three professional references. References will be contacted upon application submission and asked to provide a letter of reference.

Senior candidates (applying for an associate or full professorship): Please upload the following 5 documents as one (1) pdf file: 1) a cover letter; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) one or two articles (published or unpublished; if two articles, please upload both in same document); 4) a statement addressing past and potential contributions to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching, and service; and 5) evidence of teaching excellence. Senior applicants will also be asked to provide the names and contact information for three references. However, these references will not be contacted unless the candidate advances in the process, as which time the candidate will be contacted prior to reaching out to the references.

If a candidate has more than three references, please send the name and email contact for additional references to pvl267588@philosophy.wisc.edu

Candidates should be available for interviews on Zoom in December. Please reference PVL #267588 in all correspondence.

Contact:

Elliott Sober, Search Committee Chair

Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. SeeRELAY_SERVICE (http://www.wisconsinrelay.com/) for further information.

Official Title:

Professor(FA020) or Associate Professor(FA030) or Assistant Professor(FA040)

Department(s):

A486500-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/PHILOSOPHY/PHILOSOPHY

Employment Class:

Faculty

Job Number:

267588-FA

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applications Open: Sep 23 2022 Central Daylight Time

Applications Close: Nov 1 2022 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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