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Visiting Assistant Professor, Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Rollins College

Job category Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term
AOS History of Modern Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, and Philosophy of Mind (in the analytic tradition).
AOS categories History of Philosophy
Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Science
AOC logic and language
AOC categories Philosophy of Language
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Winter Park, Florida, United States
Start date August 2023
Job description

Visiting Assistant Professor, Philosophy

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Position Summary:

The Department of Philosophy and Religion at Rollins College invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor of philosophy position beginning August 2023.

AOS: History of Modern Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, and Philosophy of Mind (in the analytic tradition). AOC: logic and language. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence, preferably in the liberal arts environment. He/she will be joining a dynamic department, and should be able to relate well with students and help us to recruit students into our classes and the major.

Teaching responsibilities will include a course in the History of Modern Philosophy; Introduction to Formal Logic; Introduction to Philosophy; an advanced course each in Philosophy of Mind and Philosophy of Science; and additional courses in the candidate's area(s) of specialization at introductory and advanced levels. The teaching load is 4/4. This role will also be expected to participate in the College's interdisciplinary general education curriculum. Ph.D. in philosophy is required.

Founded in 1885, Rollins is Florida's oldest recognized college. Rollins is an independent, comprehensive, residential liberal arts college. The campus, noted for its lakefront beauty and for its unique location, is set in the residential community of Winter Park, just 15 minutes from one of the nation's most dynamic urban centers, Orlando. For the last 10 years, U.S. News & World Report ranked Rollins No. 1 or No. 2 among southern regional universities. Rollins is one of only 36 Ashoka U Changemaker Campuses in the world. For additional information, please visit the College website at http://www.rollins.edu/.

Minimum Qualifications and Education:


• Ph.D. in Philosophy

• Commitment to undergraduate teaching excellence and to our liberal arts mission

Instructions to Applicants:

Interested applicants must apply online via the College's employment website and upload the following materials as follows:

• Letter of Interest

• Curriculum Vita

• Statement of teaching philosophy

• Provide three reference names, phone numbers, and email addresses on the application

Questions may be directed to:

Dr. Eric Smaw

Search Chair, Department of Philosophy and Religion

[email protected]

About Rollins College:

Rollins is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus community, and the College celebrates the open exchange of ideas within a climate of civility and mutual respect. We view differences—from race and ethnicity to sexual orientation and political perspectives—as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth. To learn more, please click https://www.rollins.edu/about-rollins/diversity-inclusion/index.html.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities.

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How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://apptrkr.com/4113163
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://www.rollins.edu/
Time created April 20, 2023, 6:53pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date October 16, 2023, 5:38pm EST
Expired on October 16, 2023, 5:46pm EST
Last updated December 16, 2023, 3:00pm UTC
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