Home page About PhilJobs:JFP

Assistant Teaching Professor (Non-tenure track) (EXPIRED)

Northern Arizona University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open, but with preference for Political Philosophy or Ethics (especially Environmental Ethics)
AOC Preference for Latinx or Indigenous Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 606207
Location Flagstaff, Arizona, United States
Start date Fall 2022
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at Northern Arizona University welcomes applications for the position of Assistant Teaching Professor (non-tenure track). The Area of Specialization (AOS) and Area of Competence (AOC) are open, but the department has strong preferences for applicants able to teach courses in Political Philosophy, Ethics (especially Environmental Ethics), Latinx, and Indigenous Philosophy. The typical course load for this position is four undergraduate courses per semester. The successful candidate will support the teaching of a 100 level, large-capacity course, on Borderlands Philosophy which serves General Studies requirements. The department has an interest in candidates that can teach some combination of Introduction to Ethics, Environmental Ethics, and upper-division courses in Political Philosophy that serve our Philosophy, Politics, and Law program.  Other responsibilities include mentoring students and performing service activities in the department, college, university, and local community. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in Philosophy or related field conferred by start date. 
  • Teaching experience as the primary instructor for 3 courses

Preferred Qualifications  

  • AOS: Open, but the department has strong preferences for candidates with experience in Political Philosophy and/or Ethics (especially Environmental Ethics).
  • AOC: Open, but the department has strong preferences for candidates with experience in Latinx and/or Indigenous Philosophy. 
  • Active research program, including peer-reviewed publications.
  • Evidence of teaching excellence.
  • Evidence of a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching, research, and/or service.
  • Experience teaching large capacity undergraduate courses
  • Demonstrated strength in developing programming that elevates the public profile of Philosophy, including the ability to secure grants or other funding in its support.  
  • Ability to engage across philosophical sub-fields and conduct interdisciplinary research.
How to apply
Application type Online
To apply for this position, please click on the orange button on the right that says "Apply for a Job" on this page [https://in.nau.edu/human-resources/] and follow the links for a faculty position. Applicants will eventually get to a page that lists all the faculty positions open at NAU, find and click on the one for this position. • Letter of application • Curriculum Vita with names and contact information for three references. • Teaching portfolio (a. statement of teaching philosophy, b. sample syllabi, and c. copies of teaching evaluations -- whether from students, peers, or a combination of both) • Writing sample • Diversity statement not to exceed 750 words that highlights an understanding of the role of diversity, equity, and inclusion in a university setting. Please include examples from past experiences and reference plans to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in your teaching, research, and service. • Three (3) CONFIDENTIAL letters of recommendation; letters go to [email protected] either directly from the recommending individual (please have them include your name and NAU position ID 606207 in the subject line) or via Interfolio Other materials may be requested of finalists selected for interview. Browser Google Chrome works best with PeopleSoft, Fire Fox also usually works. Applicants may have significant problems if they try to use Explorer. Step by step instructions on how to apply can be found here: https://in.nau.edu/human-resources/employment-application-instructions/. If you need additional assistance, please contact NAU Human Resources directly: Website: https://in.nau.edu/human-resources/ Phone: 928-523-2223 Email: [email protected] If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on line via this 15 minute .pdf tutorial https://in.nau.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2018/08/Applicant-Tutorial_2021.pdf or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Flagstaff Campus, on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.
Web address to apply https://in.nau.edu/human-resources/
Email to apply
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact name Alexandria McConocha
Contact email
Contact phone (928) 523-6237
Time created April 7, 2022, 7:05pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date October 3, 2022, 10:35pm MST
Expired on October 3, 2022, 10:46pm MST
Last updated December 4, 2022, 3:00pm UTC
Last update notification There are no notifications for this ad.
Save the ad using the "save" button below to receive notifications of significant updates.
Job Market Calendar This institution has indicated that the position advertised will not follow the APA's recommended job market calendar. An explanation, if provided, appears below.

The position must be filled by August 2022. This is not a tenure-track position.