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Assistant Professor

at University of Arkansas - Fayetteville in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

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Sponsorship Available:NoInstitution Name: University of Arkansas at Little Rock
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a metropolitan research university that provides an accessible, quality education through flexible learning and unparalleled internship opportunities. At UA Little Rock, we prepare our more than 8,900 students to be innovators and responsible leaders in their fields. Committed to its metropolitan research university mission, UA Little Rock is a driving force in Little Rock's thriving cultural community and a major component of the city and state's growing profile as a regional leader in research, technology transfer, economic development, and job creation.

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For general application assistance or if you have questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources at 501-916-3180.Department:Philosophy & Liberal Studies Dept

Department's Website:https://ualr.edu/philosophy/Summary of Job Duties:The Department of Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is seeking applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning in August 2022. We are seeking well-qualified candidates who can contribute to both our Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Studies undergraduate programs as well as other areas commensurate with their experience, have strong commitments to interdisciplinary research and collaboration with colleagues across the university, and seek to develop opportunities for engagement with the surrounding community. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.Qualifications:
Required Education and/or Experience:

Ph.D. in Philosophy or a related field with interdisciplinary emphasis  (ABD will be considered if the applicant will have the Ph.D. by the time of hire);

Graduate coursework or other research experience in Philosophy if the applicant's Ph.D. is in a field other than Philosophy.

Preferred Education and/or Experience:

Experience in Applied Ethics and/or Social and Political Philosophy (underrepresented areas of research and teaching preferred);

Training in more than one academic methodology;

Familiarity with the theory and methods of Interdisciplinary Studies;

Experience teaching interdisciplinary courses;

Experience teaching undergraduate courses in Philosophy, particularly introductory-level Ethics;

Experience teaching online and integrating technology in teaching;

Experience developing research, pedagogy, and curriculum through collaboration with community agencies and groups or via public-facing projects;

Experience working with diverse populations of learners.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Teach undergraduate courses in Interdisciplinary Studies (Reasoning Across the Disciplines, and Interdisciplinary Studies Capstone);

Teach undergraduate courses in Philosophy (Ethics and Society, and upper-level courses in the candidate's areas of expertise), and possibly in a related discipline commensurate with the candidate's experience;

Engage in research and scholarship activities appropriate for a tenure-track position;

Advise students in their major;

Participate in service activities in the program, college,... For full info follow application link.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

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Job Posting: 3217323

Posted On: Jan 27, 2022

Updated On: Feb 26, 2022