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Visiting Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, John Carroll University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Philosophy of Religion
AOC categories Philosophy of Religion
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number F56P
Location University Heights, Ohio, United States
Start date August 2019
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at John Carroll University seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor, starting the fall of 2019. The position is initially for one year, with a possibility of renewal up to three years. 

AOS: Open

AOC: Philosophy of Religion. Ability to teach one or more of the following would be an advantage: Epistemology, Metaphysics, Applied Ethics (Bioethics, Medical or Environmental Ethics), Philosophy of Race, Postcolonial Studies, Non-Western Philosophies. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a 4/4 load, including philosophy courses that fulfill requirements in Catholic Studies and courses for non-majors that support the University’s Integrative Core Curriculum.

John Carroll University is a private, coeducational, Jesuit Catholic university, founded in 1886, and dedicated to developing women and men with the knowledge and character to lead and to serve. The University is located in University Heights, Ohio, a residential suburb 10 miles east of downtown Cleveland. John Carroll University is one of 28 Jesuit universities in the United States and has been listed in U.S. News & World Report magazine’s top 10 rankings of Midwest regional universities for more than 25 consecutive years, and is currently ranked #4 in this category.

Applicants should have a Ph.D in Philosophy in hand by August 2019, prior teaching experience, and a promising research program. Applicants are required to submit: (i) a cover letter, detailing how they can contribute to the JCU philosophy curriculum and Catholic Studies program, (ii) CV, (iii) contact information for at least three references (at least one of which comments on teaching experience and expertise), (iv) unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, (v) a writing sample, and (vi) a document including both a statement of teaching experience and interests and a statement of research interests. Items (v) & (vi) must be combined as a single document and uploaded under the “Portfolio” heading. Applications should be submitted at: https://jcu.peopleadmin.com/postings/1689

Review of applications will begin on April 15th, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Initial interviews will be conducted via Skype. Short-listed candidates will be invited to campus for further interview. Questions about the department or position can be directed to Dr. Simon Fitzpatrick, sfitzpatrick@jcu.edu

John Carroll University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to diversity in the workplace and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://jcu.peopleadmin.com/postings/1689
Deadline for full consideration: April 15, 2019, 12:00am EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information https://jcu.peopleadmin.com/postings/1689
Contact name Simon Fitzpatrick
Contact email
Contact phone +1 216 397 4765
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Scheduled expiry date October 25, 2019, 2:22pm EST
Last updated April 9, 2019, 10:49am EST
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