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(UPDATED) Visiting Assistant Professor

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Position Details

Position Information

Title (UPDATED) Visiting Assistant Professor
Department Philosophy (0428)
Medical Sub-Speciality
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

Please note: The ‘Minimum and Preferred Qualifications’ sections for this position have been modified. Additionally, the review date has been extended to 06/20/2016.

As one of the nation’s premier centers for original philosophical research, the Philosophy Department is the academic home to a wonderfully dynamic and engaged community of students in daily interaction with a faculty of world-renowned philosophers.

We are seeking a Visiting Assistant Professor to teach 5 courses and build and refresh on-line courses.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Teach classes for the On-Line Academy and regular campus in subject matters of expertise
  • Prepare a syllabus
  • Develop and grade exams
  • Assign projects
  • Coach students
  • Build and develop on-line courses
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree in Philosophy
Preferred Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in Philosophy
Rank Assistant Professor
Tenure Information Nontenure-Eligible (NTE)
FLSA Exempt
FTE 1.0
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay
Job Category Faculty
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F20523
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date 08/15/2016
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates
Open Date 05/27/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 06/20/2016
Special Instructions Summary
Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with diverse perspectives and experiences, we encourage minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Can you perform the essential functions (job duties) of this position with or without accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • ArizonaDiversity.com
    • Careerbuilder.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HigherEdsJobs.com
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  3. * Do you have a Master's Degree in Philosophy?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a Ph.D. in Philosophy?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents