27 November 2018

Graduate school can be bad for mental heatlh


13 November 2018

Political philosophy/philosophy of law job at Utica College

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, Utica College, Utica College

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Job categoryJunior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOSPhilosophy of Law, Political Philosophy
AOS categoriesPhilosophy of Law
Social and Political Philosophy
WorkloadFull time
LocationUtica College, New York, United States
Job description
Utica College seeks applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in its Philosophy Department. Strong preference will be given to candidates with competence in the analytic tradition.   Candidates must have a Ph.D. by August 1, 2019.  4/4 teaching load with on-ground and online teaching required. Prior undergraduate teaching experience and active professional scholarship is required. Strong preference will be given to candidates with competence in analytic tradition. AOS: Philosophy of Law, Political Philosophy; AOC: Open, and candidates with an ability to teach introduction to ethics are preferable.
 In deciding whether to apply for a position at Utica College, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the UC mission and culture to help determine their potential success at http://www.utica.edu/instadvance/marketingcomm/about/. Our Mission and Values Statement includes a commitment to fostering diversity in background,  perspective, and experience within an environment that is dedicated to the freedom of expression and the open sharing of ideas.  At UC, diversity means that we are a community that represents a range of human experience and makes conscious choices to appreciate, respect, and learn from each other. Utica College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society.
To apply, submit a letter of application, CV, evidence of teaching excellence, statement of teaching philosophy, writing sample, research statement, and three references. Candidates are asked to submit an additional reflective statement about teaching in the required applicant document titled “diversity statement”. Since Utica College strives to be a diverse and inclusive community, it is essential that you include in this statement a reflection on the kinds of experiences you have had, and the kinds of approaches you would take, teaching and working with a diverse student body. (For the definition of diversity that we use at Utica College, please see the following web page: http://www.utica.edu/instadvance/marketingcomm/about/diversity/aboutus.cfm.)
Applications that do not address diversity will be considered incomplete.
In line with the College’s Affirmative Action Policy, there is no requirement or expectation that a candidate disclose their identity or membership in any protected class or group, either in the diversity statement or in other application documents submitted to the search committee. For additional information on what to provide in your diversity statement please reference the diversity statement guide at the following link: https://www.utica.edu/hr/media/Diversity_Statement_Guide.pdf
All application materials must be submitted online at the following link:                 http://uc.peopleadmin.com/postings/2273
For full consideration, complete applications must be received by December 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Selected applicants will be interviewed via Skype, not at the Eastern APA Division meeting. Finalists will be invited to a campus interview.
Utica College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.  We encourage applications from under-represented groups, including disabled and veterans as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations.
How to apply
Application typeOnline
Web address to applyhttp://uc.peopleadmin.com/postings/2273
Deadline for full consideration:December 1, 2018, 12:00am EST
Hard deadlineNo deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more informationhttp://uc.peopleadmin.com/postings/2273
Time createdAugust 22, 2018, 8:56am EST
Scheduled expiry dateMarch 9, 2019, 5:10pm EST
Last updatedOctober 4, 2018, 8:57am EST
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07 November 2018

SPEL Professional Development Workshop

SPEL Professional Development Workshop

"Managing Your Time"

I think this is Thu 8 Nov
mandatory for 1st and 2nd year SPEL students, optional for everyone else.

SPEL Colloquium on Friday

Jake Davis

Virtues of Attention Project
New York University

"Is there a Global Norm of Global Mindfulness?"

Friday, November 9th