The Department of Philosophy and Humanities at The University of Texas at Arlington seeks to make a tenure-track hire at the level of Assistant Professor. The starting date will be August 15, 2020.
The occupant of the position will be expected to take an active role in the development of the Department's Medical Humanities program and possibly to collaborate with the interdisciplinary Data Science program in the College of Science.
Take an active role in the development of the Department's Medical Humanities program and possibly to collaborate with the interdisciplinary Data Science program in the College of Science. The teaching load is generally 3-2. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching, and service.
PhD in Philosophy or History and Philosophy of Science with demonstrated competence in Philosophy of Medicine, or Philosophy of Psychiatry and competence in Logic, Epistemology, and Biomedical Ethics. ABD candidates will not be considered
Teaching experience and an interest in teaching or developing courses in Early Modern Philosophy and
Internal Number: 10691
About University of Texas at Arlington
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.