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Visiting Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, Oakland University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Political Philosophy
AOS categories Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Logic and Asian Philosophy
AOC categories Asian Philosophy
Logic
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Rochester Hills, Michigan, United States
Start date August 15, 2018
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at Oakland University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position, beginning August 15, 2018, possibly renewable with administrative approval for up to four years. Area of specialization: Political Philosophy. Areas of competence: Logic and Asian Philosophy. We are especially interested in candidates who are willing to develop and teach a course on “Philosophy, Politics, and Economics,” and to assist in developing a new program in this area. Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion. Candidates will provide a Diversity Statement that describes their interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality. PhD in Philosophy by August 15, 2018 is required for appointment at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. Submit brief cover letter, CV, unofficial graduate transcripts, writing sample, diversity statement, and evidence of teaching excellence through the application portal here: http://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/13733. Contact information for three references will be requested in the online application and a link provided through which references can submit letters. Please direct any questions to Ami Harbin at aharbin@oakland.edu. Applications will be reviewed starting June 11, 2018, and until the position is filled. Oakland University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral research institution located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 132 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, and School of Nursing.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/13733
Deadline for full consideration: June 11, 2018, 12:00am EST

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Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
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Web address for more information http://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/13733
Contact name Ami Harbin
Contact email
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Scheduled expiry date December 9, 2018, 8:02pm EST
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