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Assistant Professor

Philosophy Department, Hampden-Sydney College

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open in the analytic tradition (but not early modern or philosophy of science)
AOS categories History of Philosophy
Metaphysics and Epistemology
Applied Ethics
AOC Applied Ethics
AOC categories Applied Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Hampden-Sydney, Virginia, United States
Start date July 1, 2023
Job description

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track)

Department of Philosophy, Hampden-Sydney College

Job category: Junior faculty / Tenure-track

AOS: Open in the analytic tradition (but not early modern or philosophy of science)

AOC: Professional ethics

AOC categories: Applied ethics

Workload: Full time

Vacancies: 1

Location: Hampden-Sydney, Virginia, United States

Start date: July 1, 2023

The Philosophy Department of Hampden-Sydney College seeks applicants in any field of analytic philosophy (except early modern and philosophy of science) for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. The appointment begins July 1, 2023. Information about the department can be found at https://www.hsc.edu/academics/philosophy.

We seek an exceptional teacher with a demonstrated commitment to liberal-arts education and an active research agenda. Teaching load is seven courses per year; classes are typically small and taught seminar style. Successful applicants are expected to teach a course in professional ethics for the Wilson Center for Leadership in the Public Interest and should be eager to participate both in Wilson Center co-curricular programming and in the College’s Honors and Core Cultures programs. Applicants must have a Ph.D. by the date of appointment.

Online applications may be submitted beginning September 1, 2022 and must include a C.V., three letters of recommendation, and a detailed and specific cover letter that (1) demonstrates the candidate’s commitment to liberal-arts education, (2) explains the candidate’s teaching philosophy and the appeal of this specific job, (3) gives evidence of teaching excellence, (4) summarizes the candidate’s research agenda, and (5) explains the candidate’s understanding of diversity and its role in the teaching of philosophy.

Hampden-Sydney College is a selective liberal arts institution enrolling approximately 1000 students. Founded in 1775, it is the tenth oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Our beautiful 1300-acre campus is less than 7 miles from downtown Farmville, home to Longwood University and the Moton Museum, which is listed on the U.S. Civil Rights Trail. The campus is located 65 miles west of Richmond, 50 miles east of Lynchburg, and 75 miles south of Charlottesville, providing abundant cultural, recreational and artistic resources.

Hampden-Sydney is one of four liberal arts colleges in the United States dedicated to the education of men, and our mission is to educate “good men and good citizens in an atmosphere of sound learning.” As a community, we are dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women and minoritized groups. Hampden-Sydney College values diversity, prohibits discrimination, and is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment.

Web address to apply: http://apply.interfolio.com/110296

Hard deadline: November 1, 2022

Web address for more information about the College: https://www.hsc.edu/

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://apply.interfolio.com/110296
Hard deadline November 1, 2022, 11:59pm EST
Web address for more information https://www.hsc.edu/
Time created August 31, 2022, 8:20pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date November 1, 2022, 11:59pm EST
Last updated August 31, 2022, 8:20pm UTC
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