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Non-Classified Opening

Assistant Professor, Philosophy (3419)

Non-Classified Classification

Idaho State University

Open for Recruitment: September 26, 2017 - December 23, 2017
Announcement # NONCLS070468
Salary Range: DOE -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Pocatello

SPECIAL NOTIFICATION:  This position is exempt from classified state service and the rules of the Division of Human Resources and the Idaho Personnel Commission.

Posting Number: req545
9 Month Full-Time
Faculty Tenure Track
College of Arts and Letters
Pocatello - Main

Primary Purpose
This position enables the program to offer upper-division and graduate level courses in Ancient Philosophy and other areas, and to enhance lower-level offerings, including general education objectives 4A and 7, and to increase the research profile of the university.

Key Responsibilities

(1) Teach upper-division undergraduate/graduate level courses in area of expertise, specifically Ancient philosophy.
(2) Teach undergraduate lower-level courses including general education courses.
Teaching responsibility will involve roughly 60-65% of work load.
(3)  Conduct research in area of expertise resulting in published articles and / or external funding for research.
The research responsibilities will involve 20% of work load.
(4)  Supervise undergraduate theses and advise undergraduate majors.
(5) Participate in professionally related service and university service. The service responsibilities will involve 15-20% of work load.

Minimum Qualifications
PhD in Philosophy in hand by August 2018, AOS Ancient Philosophy.

Preferred Qualifications
PhD in Philosophy in hand by May, 2018, AOC Philosophy of Religion.

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Please submit the following documents with your application:
Letter of application, a Curriculum Vitae, and a sample of professional work. Additionally, please submit a minimum of three (3) letters of recommendation & teaching portfolio to Amanda Christensen at

Position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

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