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Assistant Professor of Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Northern Michigan University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Applied Ethics
AOS categories Applied Ethics
AOC Ethics and Social Justice
AOC categories Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 6001103
Location Marquette, Michigan, United States
Start date August 2019
Job description

Assistant Professor of Philosophy


Position: The Department of Philosophy at Northern Michigan University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Philosophy to begin in August 2019.

Duties and Responsibilities: The course load will be 12 credits per semester, with multiple preps each term. The teaching responsibilities will include Ethical Theory and various applied ethics courses (computer, legal, medical) as well as developing new courses that complement the needs of the Department. There will also be additional service responsibilities in support of the department, college, and university. The appointment will require having an active research agenda. This is a campus-based position.

Minimum Qualifications: MA in Philosophy; evidence that PhD in Philosophy will be completed by July 1, 2019; AOS: Applied Ethics; AOC: Ethics or Social Justice; graduate coursework evidencing AOS and AOC; record of effective college teaching in Philosophy; ability to develop and teach courses in areas that complement the needs of the Department.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: Ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate level; ability to work with others; ability to incorporate application of laptop computers in the learning environment; good oral and written communications skills.

Additional Desirable Qualifications: Earned Ph.D. at time of application; record of excellent college teaching, specifically in AOS and AOC; specific knowledge of philosophy of race, legal ethics, computer (big data/social media) ethics, bio-medical ethics, and environmental ethics; experience teaching a range of applied ethics courses, ethical theory, and courses at the intersection of philosophy and social justice; research and teaching interests at the intersection of philosophy and social justice; demonstrated commitment to diversity.

The review of applicants will begin February 21, 2019. Applications received after that date will not be considered. All applicants must include a letter of application, a current vitae, unofficial transcripts, contact information (names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers) for three references, research statement, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness/excellence (including sample syllabi), and a writing sample. To apply for this position please visit: https://employMe.nmu.edu.

Northern Michigan University, with 7,900 students and 177 degree programs, is located along the shore of Lake Superior in the vibrant, historic city of Marquette, consistently named a top spot in the nation to raise a family, vacation, and enjoy an excellent quality of life. See more at www.nmu.edu/marquette.

NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://employMe.nmu.edu
Hard deadline February 21, 2019, 12:00am EST
Web address for more information https://employMe.nmu.edu
Contact name Sarah Jones
Contact email
Contact phone 906 227-1394
Time created January 14, 2019, 12:39pm EST
Scheduled expiry date February 21, 2019, 12:00am EST
Expired on February 22, 2019, 12:46am EST
Last updated April 24, 2019, 3:00pm EST
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