Description : Department Summary
The Department of Philosophy ( is one of ten departments and schools in the College of Humanities and the Arts ( and offers Philosophy BA and MA programs.
We value and engage with a plurality of philosophical traditions and styles, as well as the perspectives of our diverse community of faculty and students.
We are committed to creating learning environments, a departmental culture, and a larger philosophical community that welcomes all who want to explore philosophy.
The Department of Philosophy and San José State University value diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Our excellence in research, teaching, and service can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values.
SJSU enrolls more than 36,000 students, many of whom are historically underserved, and around 45% are first- generation and 38% are Pell-recipients.
SJSU is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution.
The university’s commitment to social justice extends from its vibrant, inclusive campus to an international network of over 275,000 alumni.
As such, San José State is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.
Brief Description of Duties
b) participating in faculty meetings and professional development; (c) providing data for assessment of outcomes.
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Salary Range - Commensurate with experience within ranks established by the .
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San José State University : Silicon Valley's Public University
Located in the heart of Silicon Valley one of the most innovative regions in the world is the founding campus of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system and the first public university in the West.
The 2020 #1 Most Transformative University in the nation according to Money Magazine, San José State is an essential partner in the economic, cultural, and social development of Silicon Valley, the Bay Area, and California.
SJSU is a top-200 school nationally in research funding and second highest in research productivity in the CSU system. This cutting-edge research, combined with its world-class scholarship, student-centered learning opportunities, and experiential and interdisciplinary programs, allows SJSU to provide transformative opportunities that advance the public good locally and globally.
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