The Department of History and Philosophy at Plymouth State University seeks a dynamic colleague for a tenure-track philosophy position in Applied Ethics beginning in August 2013.
Our new philosopher will be an enthusiastic and effective undergraduate teacher, with a teaching load of 3 courses per semester including upper-level philosophy courses and lower-level General Education courses in philosophy. The successful candidate will work with the department to reshape the philosophy curriculum and forge links across campus to promote philosophy. In addition to excellent teaching, responsibilities will include advising and mentoring students, pursuing a scholarly agenda, participating in departmental, university, and professional service opportunities, and collaborating in campus initiatives for online learning and internationalization.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in philosophy, or an ethics-related field with deep study in philosophy, by the time of the appointment; evidence of expertise in two or more areas of Applied Ethics and one or more areas in the history of philosophy; a record of scholarly engagement; and an exceptional teaching ability. Teaching experience in environmental, business, legal, medical, and/or socio-political ethics is preferred. Additional desirable qualifications include experience in integrating learning technologies, teaching logic and the history of philosophy, the ability to teach hybrid and fully online classes, and demonstrated collaborative skills.
Application: To receive consideration for this position, apply online at https://jobs.usnh.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52919; Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents when applying online:
- Letter of Application
- Curriculum Vitae
- Statement of teaching philosophy
- Three (3) current letters of recommendation
- Copies of graduate transcript
* Note: The three (3) requested current letters of recommendation and copies of graduate transcripts may be sent under separate cover directly to Plymouth State University, Human Resources – MSC #14, 17 High Street, Plymouth, NH 03264 or via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional documents also may be submitted:
- Sample teaching evaluations
- Scholarly writing sample of no more than 20 pages
Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on Monday, December 31, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled or the search is otherwise closed at the University’s discretion.
Salary & Benefits: Plymouth State University provides a competitive salary, commensurate with experience, and a comprehensive benefit program.
Background Review: The finalist for this position will be required to undergo a full background check. All offers of employment will be contingent upon satisfactory results.
Plymouth State University is an EEO/AA Employer. The University is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity, equity, and inclusiveness across our campus community and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us reach this mission. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in U.S.