Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati puts education into action, ranking among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”
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The Department of Philosophy at the University of Cincinnati is hiring a Visiting Assistant Professor with an Area Specialization (AOS) in Ethics, Applied Ethics, or Bioethics.
This is a full-time, one-year, non-tenure-track position beginning in August 2022. The teaching load is 3-2 (Fall and Spring). Our teaching needs include a mix of on-campus and online (asynchronous) classes.
The Department of Philosophy is a PhD-granting department with strengths in philosophy of science, philosophy of cognitive science, and moral psychology. We offer undergraduate degrees in Philosophy and in Cognitive Studies, as well as a Philosophy minor and Bioethics certificate.
Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.uc.edu, requisition # 80761.
Candidates should submit a CV, cover letter, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a diversity statement. The cover letter should specifically address the candidate’s qualifications for and interest in covering the teaching needs described above. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted via email to request confidential letters of recommendation. Interviews will be held via videoconference.
Review of applications will begin on March 25, 2022, and the search will remain open until an appointment is made.
Questions can be addressed to the Search Committee Chair: email@example.com.
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
For all faculty hires, official academic transcripts will be required at the time of hire.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
Kirk Postdoctoral Scholar in Philosophy, Agnes Scott College (AOS: Metaphysics and/or Epistemology of Race)
Kirk Postdoctoral Scholar in Philosophy, Agnes Scott College
AOS: Metaphysics and/or Epistemology of Race
AOC: Open, but willingness to teach in Summit (the college’s core curriculum program which integrates traditional liberal arts disciplines with global learning, leadership development and professional success) and interest and ability to teach courses in Social and Political philosophy desirable.
Workload: Full time
Location: Decatur, Georgia, United States
Start Date: August 2022
We invite applications for the position of Kirk Postdoctoral Scholar for a two-year term, 2022-2024, renewable for a third year. The James T. and Ella Rather Kirk Fund was established to enrich the disciplines of Art, English, History, Music and Philosophy at Agnes Scott College; the inaugural Scholar will be a philosopher.
Kirk Scholars will teach 3 courses per year, actively pursue their research agendas, participate in department and faculty meetings and events, deliver Kirk Lectures at the college, and mentor students. No college-wide service work is required. Salary and compensation are competitive and include travel funding and internal research grant opportunities.
We are interested in candidates who can help diversify the college’s traditional liberal arts curriculum and have experience relevant to teaching and mentoring students underrepresented in philosophy.
Excellence in undergraduate teaching and an effective and sustainable research program are necessary for renewal of this position.
A PhD in philosophy must be received by August 2022, or within the previous five years.
Please submit all of the following in a single document or PDF, via email: cover letter, CV, research statement (1-2 pages), teaching philosophy (1-2 pages), and writing sample.
Also, please arrange for 3 confidential letters of recommendation to be sent separately.
Send all application materials to: firstname.lastname@example.org, Hal Thorsrud, Professor and Chair, Philosophy Department
Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with inclusive pedagogy and demonstrate a commitment to diversity in their research. Candidates may also discuss any aspects of their background or experience that would contribute to the diversity of our faculty.
About Agnes Scott College and Decatur, GA
Located in metropolitan Atlanta, close to the main campuses of Emory University and Georgia State, Agnes Scott is a more selective liberal arts college, ranked as the most innovative among national liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report for the past four years, and ranked second for undergraduate teaching for the past two years. Agnes Scott is an historically women’s college that enrolls a diverse student body (including 63.2% students of color, 33% first generation and 41.3% Pell recipients).
An equal opportunity employer, Agnes Scott College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or any other characteristic protected by law in its employment. We have a strong commitment to diversity and urge members of underrepresented groups to apply.
Application Due Date: applications will be accepted until March 15, 2022, or until the position is filled
Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. Seeks a full-time, visiting assistant professor position in Philosophy beginning Fall 2022. This one-year position is renewable for up to two additional years. The area of specialization is open, but we are particularly interested in candidates with teaching competence in one or more of the following areas: Continental philosophy, non-Western philosophy, feminist philosophy, and environmental philosophy. Course load is 3-3, including First-Year Seminar. In the event of renewal, senior project advising will also be expected in the second and third years. Candidates must hold a Ph.D or be within a year of its completion at the time of taking up the appointment.
Located in the Hudson Valley two hours north of New York City, Bard has established a reputation for excellence in undergraduate teaching, outstanding programs in the arts, and innovative educational programs such as the Bard Prison Initiative and the Clemente Course in the Humanities. Our institutional goals lead us to seek candidates who are passionate teachers excited to share their love of philosophy with a diverse student body. Our program is pluralistic and emphasizes historical approaches to philosophy, dialogue between philosophical traditions, and connections between philosophy and other disciplines. Successful candidates will also be innovative researchers who are responsive to major challenges facing the field of philosophy today.
Please submit via Interfolio the following:
Deadline for receipt of applications is January 31, 2022. First-round interviews will be conducted via Zoom.
For more information about the Philosophy Program at Bard, please visit http://philosophy.bard.edu. Candidates may also direct questions to the chair of the search committee, Jay Elliott (email@example.com).
Assistant Professor of Philosophy (Tenure-Track), SUNY Geneseo (AOS: social, political, and/or legal philosophy)
The Philosophy Department at SUNY Geneseo, currently with 5 full-time faculty members, offers a major and minor in philosophy and contributes significantly to the College’s Honors program and general education programs. We have recently revised our entire curriculum around the development of skills via scaffolded course-embedded experiences; this revision was accompanied by the introduction of greater flexibility in the requirements for the major. We will also be introducing a new interdisciplinary minor in Ethics and Values in Society, with plans to develop an interdisciplinary major in Ethics. The department also has deep ties to the Women’s & Gender Studies program and many other interdisciplinary programs. The department offers an outreach program involving students teaching philosophy in local high schools, as well as a summer institute for high school students. We seek a colleague who will contribute to such innovative pedagogy and cocurricular engagements (including by applying for external grants), complement and extend existing departmental teaching strengths, pursue their own research agenda, and support the College’s mission as a public liberal arts college and its diversity goals. We seek candidates who will create a climate that helps us attract and is inclusive of all students, including students from historically underrepresented groups and students who have overcome personal challenges. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply.
We invite applications for a tenure-track position starting Fall 2022. AOS: social, political, and/or legal philosophy. Ability to teach in the area of philosophy of law, as well as philosophy of race and/or gender, is required. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with or demonstrated interest in innovative pedagogy within philosophy (such as service learning, project-based learning, and extra- or co-curricular learning) and/or interdisciplinary teaching. The teaching load for this position will be three courses per term (with the option to teach during summer and winter intersession) and the position will involve departmental and college service. Courses to be taught will include legal reasoning, philosophy of law, philosophy of race and/or feminist philosophy, and other areas of the candidate’s expertise which complement the philosophy department’s needs. The college is implementing a new general education program; the successful candidate will also be expected to teach Philosophy courses (the above listed courses and/or additional courses of the candidate’s choosing) that contribute to some of the new general education categories, especially “Diversity, Pluralism, and Power” and “Contemporary Global Challenges”. Service will include academic advising and opportunities for innovative pedagogy.
● PhD in philosophy or related area completed prior to August 28, 2022
● Experience or preparation to teach philosophy of law and/or legal reasoning
● Experience or preparation to teach philosophy of race and/or feminist philosophy
● Evidence of teaching effectiveness
● Evidence of an active research program in social/political/legal philosophy or with significant connections to social/political/legal philosophy
● Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion as well as the ability to establish and maintain positive learning environments for students and collaborative relationships with colleagues
● Experience or preparation to teach social and political philosophy
● Experience with innovative pedagogy (e.g. project-based learning, service learning, extracurricular or co-curricular learning, e.g. ethics bowl, philosophy in elementary or secondary schools, philosophy in prisons, etc.)
● Experience with interdisciplinary teaching
● Experience with curriculum development
● Experience with academic advising
We are a distinctive public liberal arts college that welcomes and inspires students to develop their knowledge and skills to build a better world. Our supportive, inclusive community is exceptional in cultivating creativity, engagement, and discovery. We find strength in diversity, joy in growth, and fulfillment in lifelong learning.
Geneseo will be recognized widely for demonstrating the enduring power of a public liberal arts education.
The Geneseo campus community is guided by our beliefs in and commitments to the following values:
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SUNY Geneseo is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding students, faculty, staff, and administration. We recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all positions and ensure that all other personnel actions are conducted without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic.
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To request accommodation or assistance for job related duties or the employment application process, please contact the Office of Diversity and Equity at (585)245-5020 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Find out more about our Community Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion!
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To apply: https://jobs.geneseo.edu/postings/3473
Deadline for full consideration: December 10, 2021
Contact: Carlo Filice, firstname.lastname@example.org
Located in downtown Toronto, the largest and most culturally diverse city in Canada and on the territory of the Anishinaabeg, Haudenosaunee and the Wendat Peoples, the Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Arts at Ryerson University invites applications for a tenure track position with an Area of Specialization in Indigenous Philosophy, broadly construed, at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2022, subject to final budgetary approval.
This opportunity is only open to individuals who identify as Indigenous. Recognizing the underrepresentation of Indigenous faculty, this opportunity will support the University’s commitment to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Call to Action and the University's Standing Strong Task Force Report and Recommendations.
The successful candidate will engage in a combination of teaching, research and service duties, maintaining an inclusive, equitable, and collegial work environment across all activities. Responsibilities will include: pursuing an original and independent research program that produces high-quality research; engaging in teaching duties (2+2 course load, which is the Department teaching standard) including teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels; supervising graduate students and contributing to curriculum development as appropriate; and participating in the academic life of the Department of Philosophy, the Faculty of Arts, the Indigenous community on campus, and the University, through service activities.
You can find more details about this opportunity here.
Widener University’s College of Arts and Sciences Humanities Division invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Philosophy faculty position beginning in fall 2022. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and a knowledge of current trends and research in their field. Area of specialization: Open. Areas of competence: 1. Formal and informal logic; and 2. Ethics and Applied Ethics. Teaching duties will include courses in Logic (both formal and informal), Ethics, Business Ethics, and other topics in Applied Ethics. The successful candidate will also demonstrate an active scholarly agenda as well as a commitment to engaged service in the University’s system of faculty governance and professional development.
Widener University is committed to fostering an environment in which faculty, staff, and students from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive. The College of Arts and Sciences puts high priority on inclusive pedagogy, inclusive mentoring, and community engagement. Those candidates experienced in, or who would enjoy, working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and those who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity, are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas throughout their application. The College also deeply values interdisciplinarity embodied in such programs as African and African American Studies and Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies to which faculty from all Arts and Sciences disciplines are welcome to contribute.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (including, but not limited to):
Teach undergraduate general education classes in ethics, business ethics and logic
Engage in research conducted with undergraduate students, publication of research activities, and academic citizenship at all levels within the university.
Advise undergraduate students related to course selection, majors and related areas
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (education/training and experience required):
PhD in philosophy or a philosophy-related discipline. ABD candidates may be considered if the degree will be completed by May 2022
Demonstrated commitment to undergraduate education
Teaching experience in philosophy is preferred
For full consideration, qualified candidates must submit a cover letter, CV, transcripts, and a teaching philosophy as a single pdf by December 3, 2021 at widener.edu/jobs. Three letters of references are requested and should be sent to: ArtsandSciences@widener.edu. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only those selected to interview will be contacted.
Widener University has established a COVID-19 vaccination policy that requires all faculty and staff who will be on our campuses to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Our goal is that all members of the Pride may safely experience Widener's hands on, inclusive, and personalized learning environment in person.
Widener has a strategic commitment to building an inclusive university community whose diversity enriches the lives of all members and where our students are prepared for living in a pluralistic and ever-changing world. As a leading metropolitan university, Widener strives to embody the values that are inherent in our mission: civic engagement, access, inclusion, academic excellence, innovation, and leadership.
Widener University, an independent, metropolitan, doctoral-intensive university, connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement. Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention and experiential learning are key components of the Widener Experience. Located in Chester, PA, Widener's main campus is nestled between Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE, with Law Schools located in both Harrisburg and Wilmington. For more information about the university, please visit our website at www.widener.edu.
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