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California (CA), San Jose
Employer:  San Jose State University
Job Ref:  JOID 24241
Country:  United States
City:  San Jose
State:  California (CA)
Zip Code:  95192-0138

San José State University
San José, California
ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSITION AVAILABILITY
Subject to Budgetary Approval

Philosophy
Specialization: Philosophy of Race
Job Opening ID (JOID): 24241
Rank: Assistant Professor (Tenure-track)

Qualifications: Ph.D. prior to appointment, a strong teaching record, and evidence of the ability to publish and engage in professional activities in the area of specialization. Area of Specialization: Philosophy of Race and Ethnicity. Area of Competence: Open. The department has strong needs in history of philosophy, logic, ethical theory, and professional ethics (e.g., business ethics, bioethics). The department welcomes expertise in phenomenology, philosophy of science, philosophy of social science, and comparative philosophy.

Applicants should demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity to educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience.

Responsibilities: In addition to courses in the areas of specialization, the candidate should be prepared to teach general education courses, such as Introduction to Philosophy; Logic and Critical Thinking; Moral Issues; Asian Philosophy; Professional and Business Ethics; Computers, Ethics, and Society. Scholarship, committee work, and department service are expected. The current teaching load is 3 courses per semester (approximately 120 students per term) with service expectations at department, college, and university levels.

Candidate must address the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation – through course materials, teaching strategies and advisement.

Salary Range:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Starting Date: August 17, 2018

Eligibility:
Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Application Procedure:
For full consideration, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/philosophy, evidence of teaching proficiency (e.g., student evaluations), research plans, writing sample (preferably 5000 words or less), and at three confidential letters of recommendation with contact information by November 15, 2017 via apply.interfolio.com/44583 to the attention of Prof. Janet D. Stemwedel, Chair, Department of Philosophy, San José State University, One Washington Square, San José, CA 95192-0096.

Please include Job Opening ID (JOID): 24241 on all correspondence.

San José State University is California’s oldest institution of public higher learning. The campus is located on the southern end of San Francisco Bay in downtown San José (Pop. 1,000,000), hub of the world-famous Silicon Valley high-technology research and development center. Many of California’s most popular national, recreational, and cultural attractions are conveniently close. A member of the 23-campus CSU system, San José State University enrolls approximately 33,000 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.

San José State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to all San José State University students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that all San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The latest San José State University Safety 101 Uniform Campus Crime and Security Report is available. You may request a copy of San José State University’s annual safety report by contacting the University Police Department at (408) 924-2222 or by visiting the University Police Department website at (http://www.sjsu.edu/police.)

Job Category:  Higher-Ed/Education
Company Name:  San Jose State University
Job title:  Assistant Professor (Tenure-track)
09/13/17
ref: (JOID 24241)
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