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Visiting Faculty of Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, Grand Valley State University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC History of philosophy, ability to teach broad, introductory philosophy courses
Workload Full time
Vacancies 4
Location Allendale, Michigan, United States
Start date August 6, 2024
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan is accepting applications for 4, one-year visiting faculty positions for 2024-25. Such appointments may be renewed for up to three years, depending on satisfactory performance and continued teaching needs of the department. Benefits include medical insurance, life insurance, and tuition reduction for spouse and dependents. Contract begins August 6, 2024.  We are particularly interested in receiving applications from candidates from underrepresented groups, and from candidates who have interest and/or experience in working with diverse student and community populations.

Requirements: ABD or Ph.D. in Philosophy, with solid grounding in history of philosophy and commitment to excellent teaching in the tradition of liberal education. Candidates must be able to teach across the introductory philosophy curriculum including Introduction to Philosophy and Ethics. Candidates should also show evidence of teaching excellence. We have additional teaching needs in professional ethics, philosophy of work, aesthetics, philosophy/ethics of health, and philosophy of digital/social media. Ideal candidates would be able to teach in one or more of these additional areas at the introductory level. The Department’s course offerings can be found here https://www.gvsu.edu/philosophy/course-offerings-18.htm. 

Four (4) courses per semester, undergraduate.

How to Apply: Please submit (i) application letter, (ii) C.V., (iii) transcript (unofficial issued to students are acceptable to apply), (iv) 3 confidential letters of recommendation, (iv) evidence of teaching excellence, (v) a statement of research interests (may be part of application letter), (vi) a statement on commitment to inclusive excellence that includes a summary of ongoing and anticipated activities to promote diversity, inclusion, and equity in your teaching, and any additional application materials. Apply online at GVSU Careers https://gvsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/careers/job/Allendale-MI/Visiting-Faculty-of-Philosophy_R100574. The online application will allow applicants to attach all documents electronically except letters of recommendation. Please send confidential letters of recommendation separately to[email protected].

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Deadline for full consideration: Today, 5:00pm EST
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
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Contact name Andrew Spear (Chair)
Contact email
Contact phone ‭(616) 331-2847‬
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Scheduled expiry date September 24, 2024, 8:27pm EST
Last updated April 1, 2024, 5:20pm UTC
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There was some confusion about how to submit confidential letters of recommendation. Apologies for that. Please see updated instructions below (and at PHIL Jobs). - Andrew Spear How to Apply: Please submit (i) application letter, (ii) C.V., (iii) transcript (unofficial issued to students are acceptable to apply), (iv) 3 confidential letters of recommendation, (iv) evidence of teaching excellence, (v) a statement of research interests (may be part of application letter), (vi) a statement on commitment to inclusive excellence that includes a summary of ongoing and anticipated activities to promote diversity, inclusion, and equity in your teaching, and any additional application materials. Apply online at GVSU Careers https://gvsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/careers/job/Allendale-MI/Visiting-Faculty-of-Philosophy_R100574. The online application will allow applicants to attach all documents electronically except letters of recommendation. Please send confidential letters of recommendation separately to: [email protected].
April 1, 2024, 3:53pm UTC

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