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Department Summary Living, integrated pluralism characterizes philosophy at the University of Oregon. Offering undergraduate (B.A., B.S. and minors in Philosophy and in Ethics) and graduate (M.A. and Ph.D.) degrees, the department is home to ongoing dialogues and inquiries across philosophical perspectives and academic disciplines. The department is especially known for its expertise in American philosophy, Continental philosophy, feminist philosophy, Latin American philosophy, philosophy of race, philosophical psychology, and environmental philosophy.
Our graduate program produces first-rate scholars and teachers with a strong foundation in the history of philosophy, a well-rounded preparation in the diverse concerns of contemporary philosophy, and the skills to communicate effectively across different traditions and schools of thought. Our graduates have an established track-record of successful placement in tenure-track positions at liberal arts colleges and research universities.
Our thriving undergraduate program, with over 200 majors and minors, is one of the largest in the nation. We encourage our students to become engaged, reflective citizens and lifelong learners while preparing them for graduate study or careers in government, law, the non-profit sector, or business. Our undergraduate program emphasizes the skills of critical reflection, written and oral communication, and creative problem-solving.
Position Summary The Department of Philosophy at the University of Oregon is seeking qualified applicants for its open ProTem Instructor pool. Positions are limited duration appointments potentially renewable for up to a total of three years. In limited circumstances, there is the possibility of renewal beyond three years based on programmatic need, funding and performance. Potential courses may be in the areas of Continental, American, Latin American, Feminist, or Environmental Philosophy, Logic, Native American Philosophy, Philosophy of Race, and Human Nature.
Minimum Requirements • Ph.D. required.
Preferred Qualifications • Previous experience, training, and teaching experience in Philosophy-related areas preferred. • Candidate must have ability to work with both graduate and undergraduate students.
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