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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Bucknell University

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Social and Political Philosophy with a specialization in Philosophy of Race
AOS categories Philosophy of Race
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 496101
Location Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Start date August 2019
Job description

The Philosophy Department at Bucknell University invites applications for an open-rank tenure-track position in Social and Political Philosophy with a specialization in Philosophy of Race, beginning August 2019. We seek a teacher-scholar with broad philosophical interests, an understanding of the task of teaching in an undergraduate liberal arts curriculum, and a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusive pedagogy. Ph.D. in Philosophy required by the start of the appointment. Candidates should demonstrate ability to teach Introduction to Philosophy and intermediate and advanced undergraduate courses in Philosophy of Race and Social and Political Philosophy. The teaching load is 5 courses per year.

About Bucknell

Founded in 1846 and located along the banks of the Susquehanna River in historic Lewisburg, PA, Bucknell University is an undergraduate-focused institution that stands uniquely at the intersection of top-ranked liberal arts, engineering and management programs. Our students choose from more than 50 majors and 60 minors in the arts, engineering, humanities, management, and natural and social sciences, as well as extensive global study, service-learning and research opportunities. Bucknell’s 3,600 undergraduate and 100 graduate students enjoy a low 9:1 student-faculty ratio and exceptional opportunities to collaborate with faculty mentors.

Bucknell’s beautiful 450-acre campus includes first-rate facilities and is home to more than 90 percent of its students. Residential life is vibrant with about 150 student-run organizations, 27 NCAA Division I athletic teams, a robust arts culture, and a strong student commitment to community and global service work.

Bucknell is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

The Community

Located in central Pennsylvania, Lewisburg features a variety of restaurants, beautiful Victorian homes, the restored art deco Campus Theatre (owned by the University), charming shops and boutiques, and the Barnes and Noble at Bucknell University Bookstore. About 33,000 residents live in the region.

The city of Williamsport is about a 30-minute drive from campus, and Penn State University’s main campus is about an hour away, as is Harrisburg, Pennsylvania’s state capital. Bucknell is about three hours from New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

The cost of living here is low compared to that of major U.S. cities and suburbs. Bucknell’s surroundings yield fresh produce, cultural activities and events, and many opportunities for outdoor activity on the Susquehanna River and in the nearby state parks and forests. The Lewisburg Area School District receives excellent reviews for its schools at all grade levels. Lewisburg Area High School is consistently ranked among the top 50 high schools in Pennsylvania for SAT scores and statewide exams.

How to apply
Application type Online
Applicants must submit: a cover letter; CV; sample syllabi and teaching materials; a statement expressing a commitment to diversity and inclusive pedagogy; a research statement; a writing sample; and three letters of recommendation (to be submitted separately). All materials (including letters of recommendation) must be submitted online via careers.bucknell.edu.
Web address to apply http://careers.bucknell.edu/cw/en-us/job/496101/op...
Deadline for full consideration: November 1, 2018, 11:59pm EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information http://careers.bucknell.edu/cw/en-us/job/496101/op...
Contact name Jason Leddington
Contact email
Contact phone 570-577-3461
Time created July 26, 2018, 9:22am EST
Scheduled expiry date February 10, 2019, 1:16pm EST
Expired on February 10, 2019, 1:46pm EST
Last updated April 12, 2019, 3:00pm EST
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