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Teaching Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, Siena College

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Contemporary continental philosophy
AOS categories Continental Philosophy
AOC Teaching competence in ancient or modern philosophy
AOC categories Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
Early Modern Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number IE 106952
Location Loudonville, New York, United States
Start date September 2019
Job description

Siena College invites applications for a teaching faculty position to begin in the fall of 2019.

AOS: Contemporary continental philosophy.

AOC: Teaching competence in ancient or modern philosophy.

The successful candidate will have a commitment to collaborative and innovative teaching in a liberal arts college setting and to contributing to the intellectual life of the college. Salary and benefits extremely competitive. The teaching load for teaching faculty is 4/4, but with only two preps per semester, and includes both introductory-level and upper-level courses. Teaching faculty may be eligible for renewal and promotion to senior teaching faculty.  Ph.D. required at time of appointment.

The Siena College Philosophy Department celebrates diversity and believes that diverse backgrounds and ideas are crucial to academic excellence. Siena College is committed to attracting, supporting, and retaining a diverse faculty. We actively encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, veterans, and others from under-represented groups who may make a positive contribution to the diversification of ideas and perspectives.

Siena College is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please direct any inquiries to Joshua Alexander: (518) 782-6715, jalexander@siena.edu.

Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Initial interviews will be conducted via Skype, with campus interviews to follow.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio, research statement, writing sample, and contact information for at least three references to


How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://siena.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails...
Deadline for full consideration: March 1, 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.siena.edu/employment-opportunities/
Contact name Dr. Joshua Alexander
Contact email
Time created January 31, 2019, 4:52pm EST
Scheduled expiry date August 18, 2019, 10:51am EST
Last updated February 7, 2019, 11:27am EST
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