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Assistant Professor, Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, Wittenberg University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS We seek a candidate whose scholarly interests involve critical reflection on social justice and diversity, applied ethics, and the history of ethics and social/political philosophy.
AOS categories Early Modern Philosophy
History of Philosophy
Applied Ethics
Environmental Philosophy
Feminist Philosophy
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Teaching competency in one or more of the following is also desirable: feminist philosophy; bioethics and public health ethics; environmental philosophy; early modern philosophy.
AOC categories Early Modern Philosophy
History of Philosophy
Applied Ethics
Environmental Philosophy
Feminist Philosophy
Social and Political Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 140516
Location Springfield, Ohio, United States
Start date August 1, 2022
Job description

Job Description:

The Philosophy program at Wittenberg University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Philosophy to begin August 2022. Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large.  We seek a candidate whose scholarly interests involve critical reflection on social justice and diversity, applied ethics, and the history of ethics and social/political philosophy.  Teaching competency in one or more of the following is also desirable: feminist philosophy; bioethics and public health ethics; environmental philosophy; early modern philosophy.  Beyond their contributions to the undergraduate philosophy curriculum, the person hired will teach courses in Wittenberg's First Year Seminar (on rotation), which is part of Wittenberg's Connections Curriculum. Ideally, the position would also contribute to one or more of the college's interdisciplinary programs: Gender, and Sexuality Studies (Womyn's Center); International Studies (Global Connections); Justice, Law and Public Policy, and Environmental Studies.  Teaching load is 3/3.

Requirements:

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Philosophy or a closely-related discipline completed by August of 2022 and interest in teaching in the liberal arts and sciences context. ABD candidates will also be considered.

Additional Information can be found on the job posting on our website.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Interested applicants must apply online; applications will not be accepted by email or postal mail. As part of the application process, please upload: - Letter of application. - Curriculum vitae. - Statement of teaching philosophy containing evidence of successful teaching. - A statement that addresses your interest in teaching in a baccalaureate program at a liberal arts college and how your experiences with teaching, scholarship, and/or service might contribute to a college community that includes a commitment to diversity and inclusion as one of its core values. - Unofficial graduate transcripts. In addition, please ask your referees (three) to send their recommendation letters via email directly to Peggy Kessler, Academic Administrative Assistant at [email protected] If you are a person with a disability and require assistance with the application process, please contact Wittenberg's Human Resources Department at 937-327-7517.
Web address to apply http://wittenberg.interviewexchange.com/jobofferde...
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
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Time created December 15, 2021, 3:23pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date June 13, 2022, 1:48pm EST
Last updated December 15, 2021, 3:23pm UTC
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