Assistant Professor of Philosophy -Tenure-track
Department of English and Philosophy, Drexel University, Department of English and Philosophy, Drexel University
|Job category||Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar|
|AOS||AOS in Biomedical Ethics|
|AOC||AOC in Neuroethics|
|Location||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Start date||September 2023|
The Department of English and Philosophy seeks a tenure-track assistant professor of philosophy, to begin Fall 2023. We invite applications from energetic and innovative scholar-teachers who fit this profile:
The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research that suggests new and lasting approaches to the field. The faculty member will collaborate with interested colleagues in the department and across the college and university. Applicants should also show interest or experience in pursuing grants in research and/or in teaching opportunities.
The successful candidate will teach upper-level courses in their area(s) of expertise, along with introductory courses in the undergraduate program. There is opportunity to design and deliver new courses that contribute to our programs. Drexel’s academic calendar is built on 10-week quarters; this position carries a 5-course annual teaching load (e.g., 2-2-1), with the expectation of significant scholarship. A lower teaching load may be negotiated during the first years of the appointment.
Located within the College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of English and Philosophy is home to undergraduate majors in English, Philosophy, and PPE (Philosophy, Politics and Economics).
The Philosophy BA includes concentrations in Ethical Theory and Practice; Philosophy and Law; and Philosophy, Science, and Technology. The program also offers a minor in Philosophy as well as certificates in in Health and Medical Humanities; Ethical Theory and Practice; Philosophy, Arts, and Humanities; and Philosophy, Science, and Technology.
The department has a strong record of civic engagement through community-based learning and other initiatives. Its emphasis on hands-on, applied learning opportunities results in strong career preparation for its students. The department features a strong commitment to antiracist pedagogy and practice.
The following qualifications are required:
The following qualifications are preferred:
Supplemental Posting Information
Candidates should upload the following documents:
Only complete applications submitted via Drexel Careers will be considered. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate pool is identified. For best consideration, apply by January 9, 2023. Letters of reference/recommendation and writing samples will be requested of candidates who are selected for first-round interviews. Campus interviews will be conducted in early 2023.
Applicants may direct inquiries to the search committee chair, Dr. Andrew Smith.
|How to apply|
|Web address to apply||http://careers.drexel.edu/cw/en-us/job/499924|
|Hard deadline||January 9, 2023, 11:59pm EST|
|Web address for more information||https://drexel.edu/hr/|
|Contact name||Dr. Andrew Smith|
|Time created||November 17, 2022, 3:40pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||January 9, 2023, 11:59pm EST|
|Last updated||November 17, 2022, 9:21pm UTC|
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