Visiting Assistant Professor
Department of Philosophy (1-year term)
Location: Greencastle, IN
Open Date: Feb 12, 2020
The Department of Philosophy at DePauw University invites applications for a full-time, one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position, beginning August 2020. Ph.D. in Philosophy or a closely related field desired; ABD required. A commitment to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts setting and evidence of effective and inclusive teaching are essential. In addition to teaching in their AOS, the department specifically seeks candidates to teach business ethics. Ability to teach in the some of the following is a plus: feminist philosophy, environmental philosophy, ancient philosophy. Teaching assignment is six courses per year (3-3), and funding is available for professional development and research with undergraduate students.
DePauw is a nationally-recognized, leading liberal arts university dedicated to educating 2,100 highly talented, motivated, and diverse students from across the country and around the globe. For more than 175 years, DePauw has created an atmosphere of intellectual challenge and social engagement that prepares students for lifelong success. Connected to the liberal arts college is one of the nation’s first Schools of Music. DePauw is located in Greencastle, Indiana, a 45-minute drive west of Indianapolis. DePauw has exceptional faculty development programs, including a pre-tenure leave and funding for professional and curriculum development.
Candidates should submit, through Interfolio (https://apply.interfolio.com/74098), a cover letter summarizing qualifications, teaching philosophy, approach to diversity and inclusion, and research interests; CV; evidence of effective teaching (such as sample syllabi or course evaluations); three confidential letters of recommendation; and graduate transcripts. Application materials should provide evidence of a commitment to successfully fostering and engaging with a diversity of ideas and experiences to create an inclusive environment in the classroom and at the University. Application review will begin March 14 and continue until the position is filled. Please contact Jeff Dunn, Philosophy Department Chair, at email@example.com with any questions.
This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge. https://apply.interfolio.com/74098
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Instructor in Department of Philosophy
Seton Hall University is a major Catholic university and is located in the small town of South Orange, New Jersey, about 15 miles from New York City. In a diverse and collaborative environment its mission focuses on the academic and ethical development of its students. Seton Hall students are prepared to be leaders in their professional and community lives in a global society and are challenged by outstanding faculty, an evolving technologically advanced setting, and values-centered curricula. Seton Hall University respects the religious commitments of all its employees. In turn, the University’s employees respect Catholic beliefs and values, and they support its mission as a Catholic institution of higher education. The University is an employer committed to upholding a campus community that attracts and supports the development of a diverse faculty, serving a diverse student population. Members of diverse and underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
To apply, please visit the Seton Hall University website: www.shu.edu
Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.
Endowed Willette Professor of Catholic Studies, Colorado State University (AOS: Catholic Philosophy or Theology)
Endowed Willette Professor of Catholic Studies
AOS: Catholic Philosophy or Theology
AOC: Open, but the department currently has sufficient coverage in Ethics (including Applied Ethics)
The Department of Philosophy in the College of Liberal Arts at Colorado State University invites applications for a tenured/tenurable associate or full professor. Primary teaching and research responsibilities will be within the Department of Philosophy. The standard teaching load for tenured and tenure-track faculty is a 2/2. The position is the inaugural Willette Endowed Professor. This position will support campus interdisciplinary efforts in Religious Studies.
Required Job Qualifications:
Preferred Job Qualifications:
Effective starting date is August 16, 2020. Salary is commensurate with qualifications. The successful candidate’s workload percentages will be negotiated at hire, depending on plans for community engagement, research, and teaching.
Applicants should submit a complete dossier, including a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample, statement of research agenda, evidence of successful teaching (such as sample teaching evaluations, syllabi, and/or statement of teaching philosophy), and names of referees at https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/74277 . Applications may be considered until the position has been filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by February 24, 2020. Note that a complete application consists of the requested materials and three letters of recommendation. Your recommenders will be e-mailed a request for a letter of recommendation immediately upon submission of your application. Please inform your recommenders that letters should be submitted by March 2, 2020 to ensure full consideration.
The Department includes approximately 135 undergraduate majors and minors in Philosophy and 13-15 Masters students in the terminal M.A. degree program. With faculty from a wide variety of areas in philosophy, predominantly working in the analytic tradition, the department has particular strengths in applied ethics and global philosophies. The department has historically supported a broad and inclusive approach to philosophy. Its three undergraduate concentrations include one in Global Philosophies and Religions, and it currently has scholars working in areas such as Islamic philosophy and Buddhist philosophy.
Colorado State University has an enrollment of approximately 34,000 residential students, including 4,000 graduate students. It is a Carnegie I Research-Extensive University and is recognized as one of the premier institutions of higher education in the western United States. The Department of Philosophy is housed in the College of Liberal Arts, which enjoys among the largest college enrollments and faculty numbers at the university.
Colorado State University is located in Fort Collins, a growing community of about 165,000 people. It sits at the foot of Colorado's Front Range of the Rocky Mountains and on the scenic Cache La Poudre River. It is located about 60 miles from Rocky Mountain National Park. Denver is also located about an hour's drive away. Ft. Collins has its own symphony, cultural center, ballet and theater companies, and a beautifully restored downtown restaurant and entertainment district. Industries in the area include Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Teledyne-Waterpik, Kodak and Anheuser Busch.
Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services. The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407. The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Executive Director of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.
Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.
Phillips Academy seeks a talented, interdisciplinary-minded Visiting Scholar in Ethics and Technology with interests in philosophy, computer science, and design for a two-year position exploring the intersections of ethics and technology with our students and faculty. The two-year appointment will begin in September of 2020. Minimum requirements include demonstrated success in teaching at the secondary or university level and a demonstrated commitment to writing and public-facing scholarship.
The role has three main components: teaching, mentoring, and writing.
Responsibilities include teaching two classes per term in philosophy in our Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies. We expect the visiting scholar to teach courses at both the tenth- and twelfth-grade levels of our program. Opportunities for interdisciplinary teaching with faculty from other parts of campus are also very likely.
The successful candidate will support student and faculty projects currently developed through the Tang Institute and The Nest, Andover’s Makerspace. In particular, this person would work closely with Tang Fellows involved with an ethics and computer science project that brings together faculty teaching philosophy, robotics, and computer science. Similarly, this role provides support to student projects with a focus in these areas.
The successful candidate will help the Tang Institute fulfill its mission of sharing and spreading the best ideas with regard to teaching and learning. Through the use of traditional and online publishing platforms, this role will help cultivate a robust learning community of teachers interested developing curricular materials that integrate ethics, robotics, and computer science.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please visit our application portal to submit a cover letter (addressed to Mr. Jeffrey C. Domina, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy), résumé, and two letters of reference.
Phillips Academy is an intentionally diverse and inclusive residential community. Although the visiting scholar position is not a residential faculty position, please address directly in your cover letter your experience and interest in working in an intentionally diverse and inclusive school community. We welcome applications from individuals who identify with groups typically underrepresented in independent school settings.
Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Any offers of employment will be contingent upon successful CORI/SORI and fingerprinting background checks as well as authorization to work in the United States.
The College of St. Scholastica Philosophy Department invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning September 2020 at the rank of Assistant Professor. Area of specialization is open, excluding Ancient and Medieval; area of competence should include Political Philosophy and History of Modern Philosophy. The department particularly welcomes applicants who, in addition to the areas of competence listed above, have interest working with interdisciplinary programs and expertise in any of the following areas: philosophy of medicine, philosophy of science, philosophy of technology, philosophy of law, or public philosophy. The successful candidate will contribute to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion at the College. Applications received by January 13 will receive full consideration.
The philosophy department is small (three members) and pluralistic, interested in an applicant who could help grow our major and teach a variety of courses while advancing their own research agenda and contributing to the department’s initiatives. Currently, these initiatives include increasing the visibility of the department’s expertise in ethics (creating a track in ethics, possibly an Ethics Bowl team, etc.), increasing its online course offerings, and positioning the program as an excellent pre-law major. The teaching load is 3/3 with standard non-teaching service and research expectations.
A completed Ph.D. in Philosophy, demonstrated excellence in teaching, and commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education are required.
The College of St. Scholastica is a thriving independent private college with its main campus overlooking Lake Superior in Duluth, extended campuses throughout Minnesota and vibrant online programs that attract learners from around the world. Since 1912, The College of St. Scholastica (CSS) has been preparing students for responsible living and meaningful work by emphasizing the Catholic Benedictine values upon which it was founded: Community, Hospitality, Respect, Stewardship and Love of Learning. At CSS, equity and inclusion are viewed as key ingredients to academic excellence and student success.
The College serves an enrollment of approximately 4,000 students in undergraduate and graduate degree programs throughout six schools — nursing, arts and letters, business and technology, education, health sciences, and sciences. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks CSS among the best colleges and universities in the region for academic excellence and in 2018 Money magazine included St. Scholastica as a top “best colleges for your money” based on educational quality, affordability and alumni earnings.
For more information and to apply, visit www.csshrjobs.com. The College of St. Scholastica is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to creating an educational and work environment that is rich in diversity, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty and staff. Individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. While there is no religious requirement, we are interested in individuals who value and support the rich Catholic Benedictine heritage of the College of St. Scholastica.
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA. The Department of Philosophy at Virginia Tech invites applications for a tenure-track position, to begin August 10, 2020. Rank: Assistant Professor.
AOS: Philosophy of Race or Africana Philosophy
The successful candidate will be strongly conversant with the analytic philosophy tradition and have a primary research and teaching focus on (1) conceptual, epistemological, metaphysical, normative, or social issues pertaining to race, or (2) Africana philosophy or a related sub-discipline. The candidate will have the opportunity to develop new courses related to their area of specialization, and contribute to the current philosophy curriculum.
The standard teaching load is four courses per academic year, including one graduate course. Evidence of excellence in research and teaching required. Salary competitive. PhD in Philosophy completed by August 9, 2020. In addition to offering a first class MA in Philosophy, the department is a major component of two interdisciplinary PhD programs: Science and Technology Studies (STS); and The Alliance for Social, Political, Ethical and Cultural Thought (ASPECT). We encourage a diverse pool of applicants. Our department embraces diversity and seeks candidates committed to an educational climate welcoming to students of all races, nationalities, and genders.
Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.
This position will require occasional travel to attend professional conferences and a criminal background check. Interested candidates are REQUIRED to complete an online application at www.jobs.vt.edu Job #511582 and attach a letter of interest, CV, research statement, writing sample, transcript, and teaching dossier that includes a summary of course evaluations in lieu of originals. As part of the online application process, applicants will be asked to provide at least three (3) confidential letters of recommendation. Interviews by Skype; finalists invited to campus. Applications received by November 21, 2019, can expect full consideration.
PHILOSOPHY DEPARTMENT/FACULTY FELLOW SEARCH PLAN 2019-2020
COLBY COLLEGE, Waterville, ME. Visiting Assistant Professor in Philosophy. One-year sabbatical replacement, beginning September 1, 2020. Four courses per year to include one introductory philosophy course, and three more courses from candidate's AOC and AOS. AOS: Environmental Philosophy. AOC: Contemporary Continental Philosophy. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community. Phil. ABD or Ph.D. in Philosophy and evidence of teaching excellence required. Submit C.V., three confidential letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy that includes evidence of a commitment to the value of diversity and experience with inclusive teaching, and cover letter highlighting fit with this job description, to: http://apply.interfolio.com/69839
Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2020 and continue until position is filled.
Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or veteran’s status in employment or in our educational programs. Colby is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and encourages applications from qualified persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, military veterans and members of other under-represented groups. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. For more information about the College, please visit our website: www.colby.edu
Assistant Professor, University of Washington, Seattle (AOS: Philosophy of Race or Philosophy of Law)
Interfolio link: http://apply.interfolio.com/70612
The Department of Philosophy at the University of Washington is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds and interests align with this commitment. Members of groups traditionally underrepresented in our field, including women and persons of color, are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Department of Philosophy at the University of Washington invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Philosophy with AOS: Philosophy of Race or Philosophy of Law, and AOC: Philosophy of Law or Philosophy of Race. This is a full-time, tenure eligible position with an anticipated start date of September 2020. Tenure track faculty have an annual service period of nine months (Sept 16-June 15). All University of Washington faculty engage in research, teaching, and service.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop a robust research program that complements existing scholarship in the department; teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including an undergraduate course in philosophy of law; serve on dissertation committees and mentor graduate and undergraduate students; actively participate in service to the university, profession, and broader communities; and promote a diverse and inclusive community of faculty, staff, and students.
The UW Department of Philosophy is a vibrant community of philosophers committed to excellence in research and teaching. With an expansive vision and an outward focus, the department aspires to practice “engaged philosophy,” believing our discipline has vital contributions to offer all areas of inquiry. We aim to foster interdisciplinary conversations in which philosophical tools and methods are brought to bear upon problems and topics of public interest. Our faculty form the core of the UW Program on Ethics, and we have a strong research cluster in philosophy of science. The department hosts the Neuroethics Thrust research team and the Center for Philosophy for Children. We are the editorial home for the journal Philosophy of Science. We invite you to learn more about the Department by visiting https://phil.washington.edu.
Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in Philosophy or a closely allied field. Applicants must provide evidence for excellence in research and teaching.
Applications will only be accepted through Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/70612
Complete applications received by November 25 will be given preferred consideration.
The Philosophy Department in the College of Liberal Arts at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, (Cal Poly) seeks applications for a full-time, academic-year, tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin September 10, 2020. Area of Specialization (AOS): Ethics and Philosophy of Computing. Area of Competence (AOC): Ethical Theory.
The ideal candidate will have a combination of university-level teaching experience, and research potential. We are seeking applicants with an earned or nearly complete doctorate in philosophy, with demonstrable qualifications in Ethics and Philosophy of Computing.
Primary teaching duties include a course on Ethics, Science and Technology for computer science and software engineering majors, as well as general education. Depending on Philosophy Department teaching needs and the candidates teaching interests, the successful candidate would also teach some general education and major courses in philosophy. We currently have a rich set of course offerings related to the AOS, including Philosophy of Technology, Robot Ethics, Philosophy of Internet, Technologies & Ethics of Warfare, and others.
Preferred qualifications include: a background in computer science; potential to develop external funding in AOS-related areas; participation in interdisciplinary programs overlapping with AOS, including course and program curriculum development; willingness to participate in Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl; and willingness to develop online courses in AOS.
Cal Poly is primarily a teaching university committed to the teacher-scholar model. As teachers, faculty are expected to exhibit strong pedagogical skills and to remain proficient and current in their disciplines. As scholars, faculty should be engaged in scholarly and creative work that is of high quality as evinced by external peer review. As colleagues, faculty are asked to perform service activities at all levels of the University. Faculty should build collaborative relationships across the University and with colleagues at other universities.
The teaching load averages 12 units per quarter of four-unit courses, with correspondingly reasonable expectations for service and scholarship and a significant reduction in course load in the first two years to help establish an active program of research and professional development. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Initial appointment is for two years, subject to renewal. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
At Cal Poly, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees, and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences, and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.
Cal Poly's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring, and retention. The successful candidate must have the ability to work effectively with students, staff, and faculty from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Currently the philosophy department has thirteen philosophy professors, two religious studies professors, and nine lecturers most of whom teach nearly full-time. The department serves approximately 140 philosophy majors and 50 philosophy minors as well as students throughout the university in General Education offerings. The department's website is https://philosophy.calpoly.edu/
College and University Information
With approximately 21,800 students, Cal Poly is a comprehensive polytechnic university strongly committed to its Learn by Doing philosophy. Cal Poly's College of Liberal Arts offers 18 highly selective Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science programs and 5 Master's degree programs with 250 full-time faculty and nearly 3,000 undergraduate majors. Our distinguished faculty members are actively engaged in teaching, scholarship, and service. Located 10 miles from the Pacific Ocean and halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, Cal Poly is among the most selective universities nationwide; student quality is high, with applications significantly exceeding admissions. Cal Poly's College of Liberal Arts offers 18 highly selective Bachelor of Arts programs and 4 Master's degree programs with 250 full-time faculty and over 3,300 undergraduate majors. Our distinguished faculty is actively engaged in teaching, scholarship, and service.
How to Apply
Interested applicants should upload the following required materials as part of the electronic application:
1) Cover letter: address the feasibility of conducting a research program within the context of a primarily teaching-oriented undergraduate program;
2) Current curriculum vitae;
3) Transcript copy;
4) Statement of Diversity and Inclusion: describe past experience and contributions to diversity and inclusion efforts, and describe how you will demonstrate a commitment in these areas in teaching, research, and/or service at Cal Poly;
5) Teaching portfolio: provide evidence of teaching effectiveness including student evaluations and course syllabi;
6) Example of scholarship or creative work.
Applicants must also be prepared to provide in the online application the names and email addresses for a minimum of three professional references. Cal Poly will directly solicit letters from the individuals listed by applicants. Official sealed transcripts will be required prior to appointment.
Quick Link: http://jobs.calpoly.edu/sl/en-us/job/494285?lApplicationSubSourceID
Projected Start Date: 09-10-2020
Review Begin Date: 12-02-2019
Assistant Professor in Feminist Philosophy and/or Philosophy of Race, University of California, Irvine
The Department of Philosophy at the University of California, Irvine, invites applications for a tenured-track assistant professor in Feminist Philosophy and/or Philosophy of Race. Applicants with interest in specializations that contribute to feminism and/or the philosophy of race (ranging from political philosophy and ethics to social philosophy, metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of mind and language, phenomenology and history of philosophy, that highlights the role of women and under-represented minorities) are strongly encouraged to apply.
Requirements: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in hand by June 30, 2020.
Application Procedure: Submit the following materials via UC Irvine’s on-line application system, AP Recruit, located at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF05799
The online application includes: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, dissertation abstract, writing sample (20-30 pages), a teaching statement, a diversity statement, and a minimum of three reference letters. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled (start date is July 2020). Applications completed by November 30, 2019 will be granted full consideration.
The diversity statement should communicate how your research, teaching, and professional activities contribute to diversity and foster inclusion. For more information please visit https://ap.uci.edu/faculty/guidance/ieactivities/
For guidelines on how to prepare a reflective teaching statement please visit https://ap.uci.edu/faculty/guidance/teachstatement/
This statement should:
For more information, please contact Gloria Simpson, Philosophy Department Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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