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Assistant Professor - Philosophy

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SUNY Budget Title: Assistant Professor (10 month) - PHL
Work type: Full time
Location: Brockport
Department: Philosophy
Categories: Faculty & Libraries


Located in Western New York, State University of New York College at Brockport is a nationally recognized and accredited public institution with competitive state health insurance and retirement plan options. SUNY Brockport also includes Brockport Downtown and sponsors the Rochester Educational Opportunity Center (REOC), both located in Rochester, NY. We are an inclusive employee-oriented university. Be yourself and start your career here. Help us build a better Brockport!
Job Summary: The Department of Philosophy at SUNY Brockport invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position to begin Fall 2022. We are seeking a colleague who is an exceptional teacher and will sustain an active program of scholarly research in the candidate’s area(s) of expertise. A pluralistic and supportive department, we value free and open inquiry from diverse points of view and especially welcome applications from members of communities that are traditionally underrepresented in philosophy. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching a 3-3 course load, occasionally supervising theses and independent studies, sustaining an active program of scholarly research in the candidate's area(s) of expertise, and providing service to the department, campus, and profession. There may be the opportunity for summer teaching, as well.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • PhD in Philosophy by time of appointment from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university.
  • AOS: Ethics (esp. normative ethics).
  • AOC: Political Philosophy or Applied Ethics (esp. Medical Ethics, Business Ethics, or Information Technology Ethics).
  • Ability to teach both Political Philosophy and courses in applied ethics (esp. Medical Ethics and either Business Ethics or Information Technology Ethics).
  • Ability to work effectively with students, public, college community and external constituencies, with an appreciation for cultural and group differences.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience teaching courses in normative ethics, political philosophy, and applied ethics (especially Medical Ethics, Business Ethics, or Information Technology Ethics).
Work Schedule: N/A
Salary and Benefits: May be benefits eligible; more information at Careers@Brockport
Application Instructions: Visit jobs.hr.brockport.edu to complete an application including your cover letter that addresses required and preferred qualifications, CV, research statement, dissertation abstract, writing sample,  teaching statement (including a description of and interest in teaching political philosophy), and three syllabi  (including one in political philosophy). For best consideration, please apply by November 15, 2021.
Background Investigation Statement:
All applicants are subject to a pre-employment background check.
New York State Executive Order:
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations via email at info@goer.ny.gov.
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Diversity Statement:
We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice. We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College’s commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success.
SUNY Brockport is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.


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