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Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, Bowdoin College

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open, but preference will be given to candidates with teaching interests in value theory
AOC Ancient Philosophy
AOC categories Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Brunswick, Maine, United States
Start date July 1, 2019
Job description

Bowdoin College’s Department of Philosophy invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor to begin July 1, 2019. AOS: Open, but preference will be given to candidates with teaching interests in value theory. AOC: Ancient Greek Philosophy. 

Applicants should demonstrate a promise of successful scholarly engagement and dedication to teaching excellence in a liberal arts environment. The teaching expectation is four courses per year. PhD required, advanced ABDs considered.

We welcome applications from candidates committed to the instruction and support of a diverse student population and those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s ethnic and cultural diversity. We value a community in which students of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed. In your application materials, we encourage you to address how your teaching, scholarship, and/or mentorship may support our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Bowdoin College accepts only electronic submissions. Please submit a letter of application, a CV, and the names and contact information for three references who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation upon request.

Review of applications will begin on Jan. 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Founded in 1794 on the Maine coast, Bowdoin is one of the oldest and most selective coeducational, residential liberal arts colleges in the country. Located in Brunswick, a 30-minute drive north of Portland, the College is in an area rich with natural beauty and year-round outdoor activities. Bowdoin’s reputation rests on the excellence of its faculty and students, intimate size, strong sense of community, and commitment to diversity (31.5% students of color, 5% international students and approximately 15% first generation college students). Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses. For further information about the College and our department, please visit our website: http://www.bowdoin.edu.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Bowdoin College accepts only electronic submissions. Please submit a letter of application, a CV, and the names and contact information for three references who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation upon request.
Web address to apply https://careers.bowdoin.edu/
Deadline for full consideration: January 15, 2019, 12:00am EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline February 10, 2019, 11:59pm EST
Contact
Web address for more information https://careers.bowdoin.edu/
Contact name Jean Harrison
Contact email
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Time created December 11, 2018, 12:45pm EST
Scheduled expiry date February 10, 2019, 11:59pm EST
Last updated December 11, 2018, 12:45pm EST
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