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Job: Georgia State University

Posted Oct 07 2010 7:38am
Brains readers may be interested in the following ad, which will appear in the JFP (though not, I think, in the October edition).

GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY, Atlanta, Georgia. Rank: Assistant Professor.  AOS:  Empirically-informed Philosophy of Mind. AOC: Open, but some preference for Metaphysics, Epistemology, Philosophy of Science, or Philosophy of Cognitive Science. Ph.D. required by appointment date. Salary commensurate with qualifications.  Tenure-track faculty typically have a 2-2 teaching load with M.A. thesis supervision and usual non-teaching duties. The Department seeks to appoint an enthusiastic teacher and researcher to join a department with a thriving M.A. program and excellent support for research. The Department of Philosophy’s Provost-approved Action Plan calls for reinforcing a departmental strength in interdisciplinary philosophy of mind.  Four philosophers currently support the Neurophilosophy Track of the Department’s M.A. program and are also members of the University’s newly formed Neuroscience Institute, www.neuroscience.gsu.edu.  The Neuroscience Institute brings together over seventy faculty from twelve departments to conduct interdisciplinary research.   The Department of Philosophy is also home to the Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics, www.gsu.edu/ethics.  Candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, letters of reference, writing sample, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to Dan Weiskopf, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Philosophy, Georgia State University, Box 4089, Atlanta, GA 30302-4089.  Alternatively, these materials may be sent via email to Ellen Logan at elogan@gsu.edu. Consideration of applications will begin on November 15, 2010, and continue until the position is filled.  For more information, see www.gsu.edu/philosophy.  The position is contingent upon budget approval and an offer of employment is conditional upon verification of a candidate’s background.  The University System of Georgia, of which Georgia State is a member, is an equal opportunity employer. The department seeks diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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