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Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Minnesota State University

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Epistemology
AOS categories Epistemology
AOC An historical period or a major figure
AOC categories History of Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Mankato, Minnesota, United States
Start date August 19, 2013
Job description


  • Teach lower and upper level courses in undergraduate philosophy program.
  • Contribute to program and course development.
  • Participate in Philosophy Department activities.
  • Advise undergraduate students.
  • Standard teaching load is 24 credits, 8 courses per year.
  • Faculty are expected to engage in research and service.
  • Area of specialization: Epistemology and some period/figure in the History of Philosophy.
  • Some online teaching.


  • Ph.D. in Philosophy.
  • Documented teaching success at college level.


  • Demonstrated potential for research.
  • Preparation for teaching in areas of specialization and competence.
  • Teaching competence, in addition to area of specialization, should be broad enough to teach a variety of lower and mid-level philosophy courses that satisfy general education requirements.
  • Breadth of teaching interests.
  • Experience teaching writing intensive courses.
  • Potential for contribution to one or both of Philosophy Department administered interdepartmental programs in Cognitive Science and Philosophy, Politics and Economics.
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.

Additional information on Minnesota State University, Mankato can be found at: http://www.mnsu.edu. Additional information on the Department of Philosophy can be found at: http://www.mnsu.edu/philosophy/.

Application Procedures: To apply for this position, please continue the process via this website or directly at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mankato/default.cfm. A complete online application will include the following attachments:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact information for three (3) references
  • Unofficial Transcript(s) of your highest completed degree
How to apply
Application type Unknown (see text above)
Application deadline December 17, 2012
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Time created November 14, 2012, 10:09pm EST
Scheduled expiry date December 17, 2012
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