Adjunct Position Open in Dept of Philosophy & Religion Studies | Philosophy & Religion

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June 28, 2011

Adjunct Position Open in Dept of Philosophy & Religion Studies

Adjunct or Adjuncts Opening

The Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies is searching for an adjunct or adjuncts to teach the following courses:

Fall 2011

  • PHIL1050 Introduction to Philosophy
  • PHIL 2310 Introduction to Ancient Philosophy
  • PHIL 3310 Ancient Philosophy
  • PHIL 3800 Philosophy of Mind

Spring 2012

  • PHIL1050 Introduction to Philosophy
  • PHIL 3110 Epistemology
  • PHIL 3330 Modern Philosophy
  • PHIL 3200 Philosophy of Literature

Each course assignment in paid $3500 with some possibility of negotiation for applicants with superior experience or educational qualification. Preferred qualifications include a Ph.D. in philosophy and experience teaching some or all of the specific topics listed above.

The UNT Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies is the world's leading department in the area of environmental philosophy, complemented by a specialization in religion and ecology/nature. The department has emerging strengths in environmental justice, the philosophy of ecology and conservation biology, as well as the philosophy of science, technology, and society. It is home to the Center for Environmental Philosophy and its journal Environmental Ethics, the Center for the Study of Interdisciplinarity, the Philosophy of Water Project, and the Sub-Antarctic Biocultural Conservation Program and its Environmental Philosophy Field Station in southern Chile. UNT offers a B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in philosophy, supported by thirteen tenured/tenure-track faculty, one lecturer, and two research professors. Detailed information about the department can be found at www.phil.unt.edu and inquiries are welcome at 940-565-2266 or philosophy@unt.edu.

The University of North Texas is located in Denton, Texas at the apex of the Dallas/Fort Worth/Denton Metroplex triangle, with a metropolitan population of over 7 million people, the fourth largest in the US. The Metroplex is home to world-class cultural resources, such as the Nasher Sculpture Museum in Dallas, the Kimball Art Museum in Fort Worth and the Murchison Performing Arts Center in Denton. In 2009 UNT was ranked among the top ten "Up-and-Coming Public Universities" in the nation by US News and World Report and is designated an "Emerging Tier-1 Research Institution" by the Texas legislature. The university accommodates over 36,000 students and is growing annually. We are an AA/ADA/EOE campus. Detailed information about UNT can be found at www.unt.edu.

Please forward electronically a CV and a letter of interest indicating which courses you are applying to teach and the names and telephone contact details of two references to Dr. Patricia Glazebrook, Chair (tg@unt.edu).

Review of applications begins July 10, 2011.