JOB – Asst. Prof; CSU, Sacramento; Ethics


CSUSCalifornia State University, Sacramento
Department of Philosophy
Asst. Professor, tenure-track, beginning Fall 2013

AOS: Ethics (Theoretical, Applied, or Practical)
AOC: Open, with preference for Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, or History of Philosophy

Candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to and potential for teaching and scholarly excellence in Philosophy and will be expected to contribute to the University’s Center for Practical and Professional Ethics. The successful candidate must be able to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse backgrounds. Usual advising and shared governance duties.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Philosophy which is completed by the time of appointment. The equivalent of at least one year of teaching experience at the community college or university level is preferred. Normal teaching duties include four courses per semester at the undergraduate level, primarily in the areas of specialization and competence. Candidates will be expected to have an active research program, and to contribute to the scholarly life of the Department, College and University.

Review of applications will begin on January 18, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.  Complete dossiers should be submitted electronically, and should include: (1) a cover letter; (2) a current curriculum vita; (3) transcripts showing courses taken and progress towards degree completion (unofficial copies accepted until invited for interview); (4) three recent letters of recommendation;  (5) a sample of professional written work;  (6) a statement of scholarly interest; (7)  a teaching portfolio (including a statement of teaching philosophy, a list of courses taught or developed, and summaries of student evaluations).

Applications must be submitted electronically and should be addressed to:

Professor G. Randolph Mayes
Chair, Search Committee

Full position announcement and details can be reviewed at and at  AA/EEO.  Clery Act statistics available.