AOS: Ethics (broadly construed) or Feminist Philosophy
AOC: Feminist Philosophy or Ethics (broadly construed) - whichever is not an AOS should be an AOC
The Department of Philosophy at Skidmore College invites applications for an open rank tenure-track position in Ethics (broadly construed) or Feminist Philosophy beginning in Fall 2018. We encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups as well as individuals who have experience working with diverse student populations and who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, scholarship, and service.
The faculty member in this position will teach introductory philosophy courses and upper-level courses in their areas of expertise. Within the context of a 3-2 teaching load, the position also includes teaching a first-year interdisciplinary seminar (open topic) on rotation. Depending upon departmental need, the faculty member may be asked to teach introductory logic on rotation.
The Department of Philosophy at Skidmore emphasizes the history of philosophy, innovative scholarship, and the lively teaching of primary texts. Also highly valued are a commitment to the goals of liberal arts education and an enthusiasm for interdisciplinary approaches to teaching and research. The department welcomes Non-Western philosophical traditions and pluralist approaches. For more information about the department, please visit our website at: http://www.skidmore.edu/philosophy.
Skidmore College is a coeducational liberal arts institution in upstate New York that fosters creative approaches to teaching and learning. Skidmore's faculty are devoted to the instruction and mentoring of approximately 2,500 undergraduate students, with 22% students of color and 11% international students. Skidmore offers support for faculty development in many ways, including pre-tenure sabbaticals and internal grants.
Review of applications begins November 6, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.
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Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.