Logic Teaching Position at Stanford
Logic position: The Department of Philosophy at Stanford University has an
opening for an Assistant Professor, three-year term, beginning September
2002. Candidates must have a Ph. D. with specialization in logic by the
start of the appointment; while the degree need not be in philosophy,
candidates should have a genuine interest in that subject and be prepared
to interact with philosophers in a serious way. Experience
with philosophical aspects of logic and/or uses of logic in other
fields preferred, but applications are welcomed from all qualified
candidates. The department has teaching needs at the upper division
undergraduate level in logic; in particular it needs someone who will do
an outstanding job at teaching the course in first order logic following
the well-known text by H. Enderton, especially someone who will be able
to reach the diverse audiences (including students from philosophy,
mathematics, linguistics, cognitive science, and computer science) that
that course serves.
Details of the position: Salary competitive. Teaching load, 5 quarter
courses/year (three quarter system), reduction to 4 courses
in the third year. Includes advanced undergraduate courses and
opportunity to teach one graduate course or seminar each year.
Applications: Candidates should submit a CV, a cover letter
describing teaching experience as well as research interests and
accomplishments, at least three confidential letters of recommendation,
and evidence of exceptional teaching ability. Send materials to Prof.
Solomon Feferman, Chair, Logic Search Committee, Dept. of Philosophy,
Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-2155. Application deadline,
December 1, 2001. Stanford is an AA/EOC employer, and encourages
applications from women and minorities.