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
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