The University of Evansville’s Department of Philosophy and Religion invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Philosophy beginning August 2013.
This position will have a teaching load of 6 – 7 courses per year. AOS: Ethics (including bioethics and environmental ethics); AOC: Legal, Social and Political Philosophy. Candidate must be willing to teach courses in the philosophy core and in the university's First Year Seminar program. This appointment is to the Department of Philosophy and Religion, which supports majors in Philosophy, Cognitive Science, and Religion, along with a growing minor in Ethics. Ph.D. in hand by August 2013 preferred. Candidates should have an active scholarly agenda and strong interests in teaching at a four-year, private undergraduate university. Salary competitive.
Review of applications begins immediately; to be assured full consideration, dossiers must be received by December 1. Send cover letter, CV, teaching portfolio that includes a statement of teaching philosophy, writing sample, transcripts (unofficial accepted), and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Dianne Oliver, Chair, Department of Philosophy & Religion. Applications may be submitted electronically through Interfolio’s ByCommittee service or by sending materials to Kimberly Higgins, Administrative Assistant for the Department of Philosophy and Religion, at the email address below. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via videoconferencing/Skype.
The University of Evansville is an independent, comprehensive, selective admissions institution recognized for excellence in its core liberal arts and sciences curriculum and in its professional programs. Undergraduate enrollment is approximately 2,900. The University has received national recognition for its dedication to international education, is ranked in the top five comprehensive institutions in the United States for its study abroad programs and owns and operates Harlaxton College in Lincolnshire, England. The University is recognized as a top ten school among institutions of its type in the Midwest in U.S. News and World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges”.
The University of Evansville is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer, strongly committed to educational excellence through diversity.