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Visiting Assistant Professor of Phiosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Sewanee, The University of the South

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Business Ethics
AOC categories Business Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Sewanee, Tennessee, United States
Start date July 1, 2024
Job description

Position Overview

The Department of Philosophy at the University of the South seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy. AOS: Open; AOC: Business Ethics. This is a full-time, one-year appointment (effective July 1, 2024 – June 30, 2025). The teaching load for this position is six courses per year. 

Attributes of a Successful Candidate

Teaching responsibilities will be focused primarily on introductory-level philosophy courses, especially Business Ethics, but will also include the opportunity to offer at least one upper-level class in the area of the candidate’s expertise.

We particularly welcome faculty with knowledge, skills, or diverse life experiences contributing to an inclusive and welcoming environment in our department and the institution.

A Ph.D. in philosophy is preferred, but we will consider candidates who are ABD in philosophy.

Required Application Materials:

  • Cover letter 
  • CV
  • Teaching portfolio including:
    • (i) statement of teaching philosophy, 
    • (ii) sample syllabi (including one introductory level and one upper-level class), 
    • (iii) student course evaluations (if available).
  • Submit three names for E-References: 
    • Ideally, at least one of these letters should specifically address teaching effectiveness. 

Contact Mark Hopwood ([email protected]) for more information about the position or the Philosophy department. 

Supplemental Information
The University of the South stands firmly for the principle that its employees, students, and participants of university-sponsored programs and activities have a right to be free from discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, pregnancy and childbirth, and genetic information. As required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the University does not discriminate based on sex or other protected categories in the educational programs or activities which it operates. This nondiscrimination requirement extends to admission to and employment in those programs or activities. The University is committed to sustaining a community in which the dignity of every individual is respected. Key to this value are efforts to nurture an environment of civility and mutual respect and to foster a culture of reporting concerns so that the University can respond promptly and equitably whenever an incident occurs. All employees, students, and participants of university-sponsored programs and activities have the right to be free from harassment and retaliation.

The University of the South, commonly known as Sewanee, comprises a nationally ranked residential College of Arts and Sciences and a School of Theology. The University is strongly committed to the values of intellectual inquiry, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and living and serving in community. Situated on 13,000 acres atop Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau, Sewanee is known for its stunning natural beauty while providing easy access to Chattanooga, Nashville, and Huntsville. The University is affiliated with the Episcopal Church and seeks to help employees of all backgrounds and identities flourish. 

DEI Institutional Statement:
At the University of the South, our commitment to inclusion and belonging is grounded in our core values of community, courage, flourishing, and inquiry. We seek to build a community enriched by our diversity and centered on equity, justice, mutual respect, and shared responsibility.

Equal Employment Opportunity:
The University of the South is an equal-opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/sewanee/jobs/43...
Deadline for full consideration: March 1, 2024, 12:00am CST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline March 1, 2024, 11:59pm CST
Web address for more information http://new.sewanee.edu
Contact name Mark Hopwood
Contact email
Time created February 13, 2024, 10:32pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date March 1, 2024, 11:59pm CST
Expired on March 3, 2024, 12:46am CST
Last updated April 3, 2024, 3:00pm UTC
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