Assistant Professor of Philosophy
AOS: Decolonial Philosophy, Indigenous Philosophy, Latinx/Latin American Philosophy and/or Philosophy of Race.
AOC: Preference for work in areas including but not limited to Black and/or Latin American Feminisms, Africana and/or Caribbean philosophies/religions, Pluriverse Epistemologies, and/or History of Philosophy.
UNT’s Department of Philosophy and Religion is the leading program in environmental philosophy in the United States, with strengths in environmental justice, energy policy, food ethics, comparative philosophy of religions, philosophy of water, and biocultural conservation. The department encourages both traditional scholarship and more practical, engaged, and interdisciplinary approaches in philosophy, as well as work that addresses public concerns. Members of the department pursue research agendas commensurate with UNT’s ambitions and obligations as a Carnegie-ranked Tier One public research university that is also both a Hispanic and Minority Serving Institution. We have BA programs in philosophy and religion and MA, and PhD programs in philosophy.
The successful candidate will typically teach a 2/2 load, including introductory and advanced undergraduate, and graduate courses in the area of expertise and to develop new courses related to our department’s focus on social and environmental philosophy.
For this role the area of competence is open, with a preference for candidates who work in areas, such as Black Feminism, Africana and/or Caribbean Philosophy, Pluriverse epistemologies, and History of Philosophy.
As a faculty member in a doctorate-granting department at a Research-1 university, the candidate must have a publishing record consistent with university standards, and experience or preparedness to teach and mentor graduate students.
Minimum Qualifications: PhD in Philosophy and closely related fields. As a faculty member in a doctorate-granting department at a Research-1 university, the candidate must have a publishing record consistent with university standards, and experience or preparedness to teach and mentor graduate students. The candidate must also have college-level teaching experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience teaching Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Gender/Feminism, Latin American Philosophy, Decolonial Philosophy, Indigenous Philosophy, Social-Political Philosophy, or History of Philosophy.
Applicants must apply through https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/77625
The University of North Texas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.”