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Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Bard College, Philosophy Department

Job category Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open. Yet interested in candidate with teaching competence in one or more of the following areas: Continental philosophy, non-Western philosophy, feminist philosophy, and environmental philosophy.
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number Bard College
Location Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, United States
Start date Fall 2022
Job description

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. 

To Apply:
Please submit via Interfolio the following:  http://apply.interfolio.com/99956

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Writing sample
  • Teaching and research statements
  • Sample syllabi
  • Three letters of recommendation (at least one addressing teaching)

Candidates should describe in their cover letter how they would advance the college’s goals and values as outlined above. We also invite candidates to submit an optional DEI statement describing how they would contribute to diversity, equity and inclusion at Bard.

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 protected]).

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://apply.interfolio.com/99956
Email to apply
Hard deadline January 31, 2022, 11:59pm EST
Web address for more information http://philosophy.bard.edu
Contact name Human Resources
Contact email
Contact phone 8457587245
Time created December 13, 2021, 5:21pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date January 31, 2022, 11:59pm EST
Expired on February 2, 2022, 12:46am EST
Last updated February 2, 2022, 5:46am UTC
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