[Buddha-l] Job Announcement: Asian Philosophy

Pamela Hood phood at sfsu.edu
Mon Aug 22 14:47:57 MDT 2005

(With apologies for cross-posting)

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Tenure-track position in Asian (Eastern) 
Philosophy and Religion in Department of Philosophy, effective Fall

Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor. Requirements: Ph.D. in
Philosophy (or equivalent) by Fall '06, and reading knowledge of at
least one ancient ormodern Asian language. Area of Specialization: Asian
Philosophy and Religion (sub-specializations within Asian Philosophy and
Religion are open). AOCs (as well as additional AOSs) are open. Salary:
competitive, commensurate with qualifications.  Generous health and
retirement benefits (as well as domestic partner benefits).  Scholarly
Support: The University provides opportunities for support of both
research and teaching projects.

The successful candidate will play an integral role in two baccalaureate
programs (philosophy, and philosophy and religion) and the M.A. program
in philosophy.  The ability to contribute broadly to these programs will
be an important consideration. Candidates should be able to teach
the department's course in critical thinking.

Additional information can be found on the Department's web site:

San Francisco State University, a large urban university, is part of the
23-campus California State University system serving a diverse student
body in liberal arts, sciences, and professional programs.  The mission
of the University is to create an environment for learning that promotes
an appreciation of scholarship, freedom, and human diversity; fosters
excellence in instruction and intellectual accomplishment; and provides
broadly accessible higher education.  SFSU faculty are expected to be
effective in teaching; to demonstrate professional achievement and
growth through continued research, publications, and/or creative
activities; and to contribute their academic expertise and leadership to
the campus and community.  The University does not discriminate on the
basis of race, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, disability, national
origin, or religion.

Application: Send a current curriculum vitae, an application letter
(with email address), at least three letters of recommendation, writing
sample, and evidence of potential for successful teaching and scholarly
achievement.  Review of applications begins in mid-October 2005, and
will continue until the position is filled. We will bring leading
candidates to present their research and to be interviewed on campus.

Direct all applications to:

      Hiring Committee
      Department of Philosophy
      San Francisco State University
      1600 Holloway Avenue
      San Francisco, CA 94132
      Telephone: (415) 338-1596

Emailed materials and inquiries go to phlsphr at sfsu.edu.

Pamela Hood, PhD -- phood at sfsu.edu
Graduate Coordinator
Philosophy Department
San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA 94132
Voice: (415) 338-7436 Fax: (415) 358-5593
Website: http://www.beguine.org/profhood

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