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Visiting Assistant Professor 2022-23

Department of Philosophy, Trinity University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC One of: Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Art, non-Anglo-European philosophies
AOC categories African/Africana Philosophy
Arabic and Islamic Philosophy
Asian Philosophy
Latin American Philosophy
Native American Philosophy
Philosophy of Language
Philosophy of Mind
Aesthetics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location San Antonio, Texas, United States
Start date August 2022
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at Trinity University invites applications for a non-renewable, one-year Visiting Assistant Professor for 2022-23.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in philosophy by August 10, 2022.

The successful candidate will:

  1. teach three classes in fall 2022 and three classes in spring 2023. The classes in the fall will be one First-Year Experience (https://www.trinity.edu/academics/curriculum/first-year-experience) and two sections of an introductory-level philosophy class. The classes in the spring will be determined by the instructor’s strengths and the department’s needs, but will include the opportunity to teach an advanced undergraduate course. Anticipated department needs at the advanced level include: Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Art, and non-Anglo-European philosophies.
  2. be available for office hours and responding to student inquiries associated with the courses taught.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate:

  1. potential for and commitment to excellence in teaching at a highly selective undergraduate liberal-arts institution,
  2. a commitment to Trinity's value of intentional inclusion, and
  3. the ability to relate to students, faculty, and other constituencies of the university.

Applicants should submit the following materials.

  1. Letter of application.
  2. Curriculum vitae.
  3. (Unofficial) graduate transcripts.
  4. Evidence of teaching interests and abilities, including a 250-500 word statement describing your past efforts as well as your future plans to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in your teaching.

Applicants should arrange for us to receive three confidential letters of recommendation.

Online applications through Interfolio are preferred. Please apply at http://apply.interfolio.com/103106. If hard copies must be mailed, please send them to Dr. Andrew Kania, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Philosophy, Trinity University, One Trinity Place, San Antonio, Texas 78212-7200.) Enquiries should be directed to Dr. Andrew Kania, [email protected]. Further information about the university is available at www.trinity.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Trinity University is an equal-opportunity employer and as such provides equal opportunity for employment and advancement of all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, military/veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any status protected by federal, state, or local laws.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://apply.interfolio.com/103106
Deadline for full consideration: March 30, 2022, 12:00am CST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Contact name Andrew Kania
Contact email
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Time created February 28, 2022, 10:29pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date August 27, 2022, 6:07pm CST
Last updated February 28, 2022, 10:29pm UTC
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