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Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Lawrence University

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS History of Philosophy
AOS categories History of Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Appleton, Wisconsin, United States, Wisconsin, United States
Job description

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Tracking Code512-662

Job Description

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

 

Lawrence University of Wisconsin, a selective undergraduate liberal arts college and conservatory of music located in Appleton, Wisconsin invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Philosophy.  Visit https://lawrencecareers.silkroad.com/lawrenceuniversity/About_Us.html for more information about Lawrence University and its surrounding community.

Job Description:

Lawrence University emphasizes the liberal education of its students, thus, faculty must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, commitment to inclusion and diversity, broad teaching competencies and an ongoing program of high quality scholarship.

The Assistant Professor of Philosophy will lead the development of the history of philosophy curriculum, and teach a full course-load of undergraduate Philosophy courses; note that Lawrence is on a ten-week trimester system.  Primary duties include: lecturing, grading student work, advising and mentoring students, and collaborating with department faculty on lesson plan and syllabus development, curriculum planning, staffing and hiring decisions, and related departmental and institutional duties.  The required teaching course-load of six philosophy classes annually will include: history of philosophy, including early modern and ancient Greek philosophy, logic, and courses that apply philosophical concepts to contemporary and interdisciplinary issues. 

In addition, all permanent professors at Lawrence University, including the person who fills this position, are required to teach one section of Lawrence’s Freshman Studies class on an intermittent basis, currently about every other year.  The Freshman Studies curriculum presents an interdisciplinary introduction to the liberal arts intended to support new students’ fundamental skills as readers, writers and thinkers.  

Applicants must have a PhD in Philosophy, with a specialization in history of philosophy, at the time of application.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants should apply online at www.lawrence.edu/faculty/provost/jobs by submitting a cover letter; curriculum vitae; and, teaching dossier, comprising a statement regarding teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching experience and commitment to undergraduate teaching excellence. 

Finalists for the position may be required to additionally submit letters of recommendation, a writing sample, and transcripts.

Job LocationAppleton, Wisconsin, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular

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Scheduled expiry date February 9, 2019, 4:58pm CST
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