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Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Austin College

Job category Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term
AOS Ethics or social and
AOS categories Ethics
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Sherman, Texas, United States
Start date August 14, 2023
Job description

Austin College’s Department of Philosophy invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy for the 2023-2024 academic year. This is a one-year position.

The area of specialization is ethics or social and political philosophy, and the candidate should have their Ph.D. in hand by August 2023. In addition to teaching a course or courses in social and political philosophy, the candidate should be able to courses in applied ethics in such areas as public health, media, business, medicine, and the environment. The teaching load is three courses in the fall, three courses in the spring, and one course during January Term.

The candidate must have strong commitments to innovative teaching in a liberal arts environment and to encouraging diversity in the classroom. The candidate should explain how their teaching and research relate to the Austin College liberal arts curriculum, its general degree requirements, and its writing requirements.

Austin College is a leading national independent liberal arts college located north of Dallas in Sherman, Texas. Founded in 1849, it is the oldest institution of higher education in Texas operating under original charter and name. Recognized nationally for academic excellence in the areas of international education, pre-professional training, and leadership studies, the College seeks to provide an academically challenging and lively community of students and teachers who are committed to intellectual growth through individual and collaborative endeavors. Austin College is one of 40 schools profiled in Loren Pope’s influential book Colleges That Change Lives.

Austin College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer which serves a diverse student body and is committed to the same in the hiring process. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

How to apply
Application type Email
Applications should include the following: a letter of application, CV, copies of graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of diversity and inclusion, and three letters of reference. Please combine materials into one PDF document and email to [email protected]. Candidates should request that the three letters of reference be submitted to the same email address, with the candidate's name in the subject line. For full consideration, applications must be received by April 7, 2023. Initial video conference interviews will occur in mid-April 2023 and on-campus interviews in early May 2023.
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: April 7, 2023, 5:00pm CST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline April 14, 2023, 11:59pm CST
Web address for more information https://www.austincollege.edu/jobs
Contact name Gayle Bowers
Contact email
Contact phone 903.813.2226
Time created March 7, 2023, 4:56pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date April 14, 2023, 11:59pm CST
Expired on April 16, 2023, 12:46am CST
Last updated June 16, 2023, 3:00pm UTC
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