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Assistant/Associate Professor of Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Philosophy, Moravian University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS AOS: philosophy of science. AOC: artificial intelligence, value theory, and/or the history of philosophy (Western, Indigenous, and/or non-Western).
AOS categories History of Philosophy
Philosophy of Science
Value Theory
AOC AOS: philosophy of science. AOC: artificial intelligence, value theory, and/or the history of philosophy (Western, Indigenous, and/or non-Western).
AOC categories History of Philosophy
Philosophy of Science
Value Theory
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States
Start date Fall 2024
Job description

Applications are invited for a tenure-track assistant/associate professor position within the Department of Philosophy, beginning in Fall 2024. Successful candidates will have a terminal degree (PhD preferred) in Philosophy or a closely related field. AOS: philosophy of science. AOC: artificial intelligence, value theory, and/or the history of philosophy (Western, Indigenous, and/or non-Western).


  • Teach undergraduate courses in multiple modalities (on-site, online, hybrid) in philosophy, as well as potentially contribute to general education and other service courses.
  • Supervise student research.
  • Teach and/or oversee coursework in the philosophy of science (required area of specialization, AOS), with areas of competency (AOC) to include artificial intelligence, value theory, and/or the history of philosophy (Western, Indigenous, and/or non-Western). Normal teaching load is three courses per semester.
  • Support the mission of Moravian University.
  • Produce peer-reviewed scholarship, research, and/or creative endeavors.
  • Participate in professional and/or community organizations and societies.
  • Contribute to the institution's commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community.
  • Actively participate in service to the University through academic advising, committee membership, and/or mentorship of student clubs and organizations.

Full consideration is guaranteed for all complete applications received by December 7, 2023.



  • Terminal degree in Philosophy or a closely related field (PhD preferred)
  • Master's degree in Philosophy or a closely related field and ABD

f you have any questions, please contact Dr. Kin Cheung, Chair of Philosophy at [email protected].

If you are not sure you meet all of the qualifications, please apply. Research reveals that potential candidates from under-represented groups do not apply when they believe they do not meet all of the criteria. We are committed to supporting an inclusive community.

At Moravian University, we are committed to our mission to prepare individuals for reflective lives and leadership in a world of change. To achieve these ideals, we are dedicated to fostering an educational and professional environment that is enriched by individuals of different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

Job candidates and prospective members of our community are expected to engage, communicate, and collaborate across diverse cultural, social, and academic backgrounds. Additionally, faculty and staff should demonstrate the ability to adapt andragogical or professional methods to the lived experiences and cultural backgrounds of students and colleagues.

DEI STATEMENT: Moravian University aspires to be a welcoming community that embraces and values the diversity of all members of the campus community. Learn more about the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and the DEI Action Plan here: https://www.moravian.edu/dei-action-plan.

Deep respect for others is fundamental to the Moravian University community. Moravian University does not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student, or applicant for admission on the basis of actual or perceived race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, caste, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, familial status, marital status, citizenship status, veteran/military status, disability status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal laws.

Concerns regarding all forms of discrimination, including sexual harassment and/or sex discrimination in employment:

Dr. Darren Snyder

Equal Opportunity and Title IX Coordinator

1309 Main St. (Room 204)

(610) 625-7023

[email protected]

Mailing address:

Moravian University

1200 Main St.

Concerns regarding gender and equity in athletics:

Rebecca May

Associate Athletic Director (Deputy Title IX Coordinator)

109 Johnston Hall

Moravian University

1200 Main St.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018

(610) 625-7791

[email protected]

Concerns regarding the application of Title IX:

U.S. Department of Education

Office of Civil Rights

100 Penn Square East, Suite 515

Philadelphia, PA 19107-3323

(215) 656-8541

[email protected]

Report sexual harassment/sex discrimination online anytime (can be anonymous) at www.moravian.edu/titleix. Grievance procedures can be found in the institutional Equal Opportunity, Harassment, and Non-Discrimination Policy at www.moravian.edu/policy.

Please visit moravian.edu/benefits to review benefits offered at Moravian University.*

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job.

The individual is routinely exposed to indoor conditions, minimum outdoor weather and temperature extremes, and moderate noise level.

Pursuant to the ADA, Moravian University will provide reasonable accommodation(s) to employees with qualified disabilities in order to perform the essential functions of their position, except when doing so would cause an undue hardship for the University. Accommodations are determined on a case-by-case basis through documentation review and an interactive process that includes the employee's supervisor. Requests for accommodation or questions about this process should be directed to Human Resources at [email protected] or 610.861.1527. View the standard physical demands for positions at Moravian University. If this position requires additional or different demands, a Human Resources team member will notify you.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.

*Please visit this link to review the benefit eligibility status associated with this position.

 Moravian University offers students a private education they will not find anywhere else: personal attention and preparation for life with a record of success longer than our nation's history. Located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and offering undergraduate and graduate degrees that blend liberal arts with professional programs, Moravian University has been preparing students for reflective lives, fulfilling careers, and transformative leadership in a world of change since 1742. Moravian University is a member of The New American Colleges and Universities (NAC&U), a national consortium of selective, small to mid-size independent colleges and universities dedicated to the purposeful integration of liberal education, professional studies, and civic engagement. Visit moravian.edu to learn more about how the Moravian University focus on education for all prepares its students for life-long success.  

Moravian University is an equal opportunity employer valuing diversity and encouraging individuals from under-represented populations to apply. EOE  

How to apply
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Qualified candidates should attach the following to their online application by clicking here: (1) a letter of interest indicating candidate's approach to teaching, research interests, and ways they have contributed to creating an environment that values and enhances diversity (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) official or unofficial doctoral transcript; (4) a 15-20 page sample of recent academic work; (5) three syllabi of recent courses taught; and (6) names and email addresses of three references. Please attach documents as a single PDF file to [email protected].
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Hard deadline December 7, 2023, 11:59pm EST
Contact name Dr. Kin Cheung
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Time created November 9, 2023, 3:07pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date December 7, 2023, 11:59pm EST
Expired on December 9, 2023, 12:46am EST
Last updated February 8, 2024, 3:00pm UTC
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