WORKING TITLE: Assistant Teaching Professor, Philosophy
UW SYSTEM OFFICIAL TITLE: Teaching Assistant Professor
POSTING DATE: June 5, 2023
START DATE: August 21, 2023
Essential Job Functions
The Department of Humanistic Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay seeks applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor position in Philosophy. The ideal candidate will contribute to the Philosophy program and the Department of Humanistic Studies which are dedicated to undergraduate education and collaboration among colleagues. This position will be responsible for enhancing UW-Green Bay's mission-driven inclusive teaching efforts and creating and maintaining an educational environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates those with diverse identities, beliefs, and cultural backgrounds.
What You'll Do
This position includes the following responsibilities:
- Teach courses (online and in-person) at the undergraduate level in Business Ethics and in Philosophy: lower-level introductory courses, upper-level courses in Early Modern/Modern Philosophy, and possibly courses in the areas of the expertise and interests of the successful candidate.
- Contribute to ongoing curriculum review and expansion by developing new courses in both the traditional and on-line formats.
- Contribute to the ongoing development of the department.
- Advise and mentor students.
- Implement inclusive instructional strategies to increase support for students from underrepresented and first-generation backgrounds at UW-Green Bay.
- Master's Degree in Philosophy or related discipline at time of application
- One year teaching experience of philosophy courses. Compelling evidence of teaching effectiveness and a commitment to undergraduate education is required.
- Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching
- Demonstrated potential for excellence in scholarship
The Successful Candidate
The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice civility in the workplace. The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational excellence.
In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship and a commitment to undergraduate education. The candidate should also possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with a diverse array of students and colleagues.
Conditions of Appointment
The home campus of this position is Green Bay, and the successful candidate may be required to teach an occasional course at the Marinette, Sheboygan, or Manitowoc Campus.
Position is a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track, Instructional Academic Staff appointment. Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the university does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.
All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.
Compensation and Benefits
Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The UW System provides an excellent benefits package to meet the diverse needs of its employees. This includes several health insurance options, with annual deductibles as low as $250/individual and $500/family. Our benefits package also includes dental, vision, several life insurance options, AD&D and Accident insurance and Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts. We participate in the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS), where employer contributions begin immediately and employees are fully vested after 5 years of service. The UW System also provides supplemental retirement savings programs including a 403(b) and Deferred Compensation.
In addition, employees receive several types of paid leave benefits, which are prorated for employees working less than 100%. This includes 9 legal holidays, 36 hours of personal holiday and between 96-130 hours of sick leave annually. Employees earn 13-27 days of vacation each year, depending on years of service and employment type.
For more details, please review the benefit quick guide linked below.
Please go to the full job posting at https://www.uwgb.edu/jobs/position-listing/assistant-teaching-professor,-philosophy/, and select the applicable application link.
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Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:
- Cover letter specifically addressing qualifications for the essential job functions
- Curriculum Vitae
- Names and contact information for three references
- Unofficial transcripts of the all graduate work
- Teaching statement
If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:
Phone: (920) 465-2995
To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Sunday, June 18, 2023.
Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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