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Visiting Assistant Professor in Philosophy

Philosophy Department , Oberlin College

Job category Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term
AOS Ethics
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number FAC150247PS
Location Oberlin, Ohio , United States
Start date 07/01/2019
Job description

The Philosophy Department at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time non-continuing faculty position in the College of Arts and Sciences. Appointment to this position will be for a term of one year, beginning fall semester of 2019, and will carry the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor.

The candidate must have a PhD by summer 2019, and be well-placed to teach three sections of our introductory ethics course, Philosophy and Morality, and two upper-division courses in ethics, construed as including applied ethics and social and political philosophy. We seek an outstanding and supportive teacher who can make philosophy interesting and relevant to a diverse student body, and who will reach out to students from underrepresented groups in philosophy. A successful candidate will also be ready to engage with relevant work in feminist ethics in their teaching.

Oberlin College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating an institutional environment free from discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, marital status, religion, creed, national origin, disability, age, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, family relationship to an employee of Oberlin College, and gender identity and expression.

Within the range established for this position, salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes an excellent benefits package.

How to apply
Application type Online
A complete application will be comprised of: 1) a Cover Letter that includes an articulation of the applicant’s teaching philosophy; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) Unofficial transcript; and, 4) Letters of Reference from three (3) recommenders* 5) Writing Sample All application materials must be submitted electronically through Oberlin College and Conservatory's online application process at: https://jobs.oberlin.edu/ *By providing three (3) Professional References (names and email addresses), you agree that we may contact them through our applicant web portal. Reference writers will be asked to submit an electronic Letter of Recommendation on behalf of the applicant. Please note: At this time we are unable to accept Letters of Recommendation from an Interfolio email address. Review of applications will begin on January 20, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the January 20th deadline will be guaranteed full consideration. Questions about the position can be addressed to: Martin Thomson-Jones, Chair of the Philosophy Department, at martin.thomson-jones@oberlin.edu.
Web address to apply http://jobs.oberlin.edu/postings/7295
Deadline for full consideration: January 20, 2019, 12:00am EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://www.oberlin.edu/
Contact name Beth Gonzales
Contact email
Time created December 18, 2018, 10:19am EST
Scheduled expiry date July 5, 2019, 9:17am EST
Last updated January 15, 2019, 4:03pm EST
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