One-Year Non-Renewable. The Philosophy Department of Elon University invites applications for a one-year, non-renewable Assistant Professor (or Instructor) in philosophy, beginning mid-August 2018. Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes all applicants. More than anything else, we seek a candidate who uses and teaches philosophy to address the most pressing problems in our contemporary world. We seek a candidate, Ph.D. (as Assistant Professor) or late stage ABD (as Instructor), whose teaching is organic to their philosophical life and who would expand and complement and enrich the Philosophy Department’s areas of expertise and long-standing focus on innovative, engaged, praxis-oriented pedagogy. For more on our teaching practices, see our description of departmental signature pedagogies.
AOS: Open, but preference for Social/Ethical/Political Thought, very broadly understood, AOC: History of Philosophy. We are open to many possible ways into this AOS and AOC combination, including, but definitely not limited to: critical race theory, Prison Studies, Philosophy and the City, Disability Studies, Trans- Studies, Africana Philosophy, Environmental Justice, Democratic Theory. Teaching responsibility will include 6 classes. Elon is a dynamic private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning in a liberal arts based residential campus. To learn more about Elon, please visit us as www.elon.edu. Please submit 1. a cover letter (which should include a statement of how you will help foster diversity and diverse learning within the department), 2. a C.V., 3. graduate transcripts, 4. a substantial statement of teaching philosophy and aspirations, 5. a summary of teaching/course evaluations, 6. two recent syllabi (if available), 8. three letters of recommendation to Stephen Bloch-Schulman at: firstname.lastname@example.org. To guarantee full consideration, please submit materials by April 16, 2018. If you have questions, please email Stephen Bloch-Schulman at email@example.com.
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