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Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor of Applied Ethics and Social Justice

Department of Philosophy, Knox College

Job category Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Galesburg, Illinois, United States, Illinois , United States
Job description

Applied Ethics and Social Justice
Department of Philosophy
Knox College

The Department of Philosophy at Knox College invites applications for a half-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor of Applied Ethics and Social Justice to begin January 1, 2019, with possibility of renewal. The College has three academic terms per year, with a teaching load of two courses per term. The candidate will teach a total of four courses, two during the winter term and two during the spring term. Candidates should be able to offer courses in applied ethics and ethics. The successful candidate will teach introductory and intermediate courses in Business Ethics and one or more courses on philosophical issues related to social justice.

All candidates should have experience in or a commitment to working with diverse populations of students. (This should be addressed in your cover letter or teaching materials.) The ideal candidate is one who is able to demonstrate not only that they can teach courses in applied ethics and on social justice but also that they are thinking creatively about problems in those areas. This position makes a vital contribution to our commitment to interdisciplinary cooperation, allowing the department to maintain connections with the Business and Management program and also to help develop
connections with Peace and Justice Studies.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in philosophy desired; but exceptional ABD candidates considered.

Please submit a cover letter addressing your research agenda and undergraduate liberal arts teaching philosophy, a curriculum vitae, and evidence of teaching potential (including sample syllabi for existing or future courses) to philosophysearch@knox.edu. PDF format preferred.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Notice of Non-Discrimination
Knox College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, religion or religious affiliation, sexual orientation or preference, age, marital or family status, disability, veteran status, or other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law in admission, financial aid, employment, athletics, or any other aspect of its educational programs or activities. Any inquiries regarding Title IX or the College’s policies that prohibit discrimination should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator or the Department of Education Office
for Civil Rights.

How to apply
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Please submit a cover letter addressing your research agenda and undergraduate liberal arts teaching philosophy, a curriculum vitae, and evidence of teaching potential (including sample syllabi for existing or future courses) to philosophysearch@knox.edu. PDF format preferred
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Time created August 23, 2018, 11:36am EST
Scheduled expiry date March 11, 2019, 9:29am CST
Last updated August 24, 2018, 5:15pm EST
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