The Philosophy Department, housed in the College of Arts and Letters, has one of the largest undergraduate philosophy programs in the California State University system. In addition to the general major, it offers major concentrations in Ethics, Politics, and Law and in Logic and Philosophy of Science. It serves the campus and its STEM disciplines through its general education offerings, and is the only department on campus to offer courses in every GE category.
Duties include: - Teaching four courses per semester in both lower and upper division undergraduate level Philosophy courses, primarily in the areas of specialization and competence; - Contribute to curriculum and program development and assessment; - Develop and teach courses that meet programmatic needs in the department and college; - Contribute to meeting the department's increasing demand for its courses serving the expanding STEM disciplines and professional/pre-professional programs on campus like health services and public policy. - Contribute to the scholarly life of the discipline and have an active research program; - Service and contribution to the Department, College, University, and regional community including participation in the systems of shared governance of the Department and the University; - Engage in student advising and supervising undergraduate research; - Contribute to the University's Center for Practical and Professional Ethics; - Work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse backgrounds.
Education: -Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Philosophy. ABD candidates will be considered. If ABD, candidates will be required to complete the doctoral degree by August 2020.
Special Knowledge and Abilities: -Area of Specialization: Ethics or Philosophy of Science -One or more Additional Area of Competence: Feminist Philosophy, Social Ontology, Environmental Philosophy, Philosophy of Technology, Philosophy of Information, Philosophy and Public Policy Experience: -Experience teaching, or demonstrated willingness to develop, online/hybrid courses; -Experience teaching diverse students, -Experience teaching courses in Philosophy and general education.
-Potential to teach in more than one of the listed Areas of Competence, -Potential to contribute the university's initiatives in sustainability; -Potential for online curriculum development and assessment, -Potential to contribute in the department's interest in digital humanities scholarship and teaching and experimental philosophy, -Experience to support the university and department's initiatives in student access, advisement, retention, and graduation.
Initial Application Review: 01/02/2020
Posting Number: F0166P
Internal Number: 4672
About California State University, Sacramento
Sacramento is one of the most diverse and integrated major cities in the country and Sacramento State is committed to providing a quality education for all of our region's students. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. Sacramento State is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, research, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.Sacramento State is in the heart of Northern California and just five miles from the State Capitol. With more than 30,000 students and 1,600 full- and part-time faculty, Sacramento State is California's capital university. Quality teaching is a top priority at Sacramento State, which offers a wide range of degrees, programs, and career opportunities - and its lush, 300-acre campus is situation along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas.