Assistant Professor

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Work type: Faculty Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Education/Instructional
Department:16340000 - LS-PHILOSOPHY

Classification Title: Assistant Professor
Job Description:

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, invites applications for a full-time tenure-accruing Assistant Professor position with duties to begin for the 2017-2018 academic year. Area of Specialization: Value Theory, including a research agenda in data and information ethics and/or ethics of technology. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to assist in the development of a graduate concentration in this area as well as pursue interdisciplinary collaboration, for example, through the University of Florida's Informatics Institute ( Areas of Competence: Open. Teaching duties: two courses per semester at undergraduate and graduate levels, thesis advising and graduate supervision.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

Advertised Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package.
Minimum Requirements:

The successful candidate for this position should possess a Ph.D. in Philosophy by time of appointment in August 2017.

Preferred Qualifications:  
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications must be submitted on-line at job number 499309, and must include: (1) a letter of interest, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, (3) a writing sample, (4) a statement of research interest, and (5) a teaching portfolio (including a statement of teaching philosophy and sample syllabi). In addition, names and email address for three references must be provided on the application. An email will be sent automatically to your references, requesting them to upload their letter.

For full consideration, complete applications should be received by December 1st, 2016, but the position will remain open until filled. The department will conduct televisual interviews during the second week of January 2017.

The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

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