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Job ID: 139585

Asst Professor
University of North Texas

Date Posted Mar. 2, 2020
Title Asst Professor
University University of North Texas
Denton, TX, United States
Department UNT-Philosophy & Religion-122200
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Religion and Theology

Area of Competence: Open, with a preference for teaching and/or research in Environmental thought, Caribbean, Central-South American Indigenous cultures, Liberation- philosophy (theology, ecotheology, and/or education) Latin American feminism, Decoloniality), Intercultural- philosophy (-education), Pluriverse epistemologies, Environmental justice, and/or Bioethics.

The successful candidate will typically teach a 2/2 load, including introductory and advanced undergraduate courses, and graduate courses. As a faculty member in a doctorate-granting department at a Research-1 university, building a successful publishing record and working with graduate students will be paramount for the successful applicant. We encourage applicants who are able to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion at UNT. The department seeks a dynamic individual who is interested in exploring how her or his area of expertise intersects with ongoing initiatives and areas of research at UNT.

The candidate would be expected to teach a variety of courses, such as, but not exclusive, Theory and Methods of Latin American and/or Latinx Thought (Philosophy, Religion, and the Environment), Indigenous studies, including ancient and contemporary practices, languages, and movements. The successful candidate will be required to mentor students concerning further study in these areas.

UNT’s department of Philosophy and Religion, is the leading program in environmental philosophy and religion in the United States, with strengths in biocultural conservation, energy policy, food ethics, comparative philosophy of religions, and philosophy of water. The department seeks a dynamic individual who is interested in exploring ways that their area of expertise intersects with contemporary cultural and societal issues in a practical manner. Experience and/or interest in working with scientists and engineers, policy analysts, NGOs, or the private and/or public sector is also desirable.

Further information about the department can be found at Inquiries are welcome at or (940) 565-2134. Information about the University of North Texas can be found at

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