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Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, University of Scranton

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open, with particular interest in Philosophical Anthropology, Early Modern Philosophy, Philosophy of the History of Science, or Analytic Philosophy of Religion
AOC Open, with particular interest in medical humanities and/or technology ethics and/or environmental philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number F00232P
Location Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States
Start date August 1, 2020
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at The University of Scranton invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2020. Ph.D. in philosophy required by time of appointment. All candidates must indicate how they would help communicate and support the Jesuit and Catholic identity and mission of the University. Candidates must also have a strong commitment to, and competency in, teaching both core curriculum philosophy courses: Introduction to Philosophy and Ethics. The successful candidate will be grounded in the history of philosophy in their approach to both teaching and scholarship, and possess competency and interest in the philosophical foundations of the Catholic intellectual tradition. AOS: Open, though we are seeking a candidate whose research and teaching interests help complement the strengths of our department. Complementary specializations include Philosophical Anthropology, Early Modern Philosophy, Philosophy of the History of Science, and Analytic Philosophy of Religion. AOC: Open, with particular interest in medical humanities and/or technology ethics and/or environmental philosophy.

The University embraces diversity, and promotes an inclusive campus community, which values the expression of differences. The University encourages applications from candidates from diverse backgrounds.

The University is a Catholic and Jesuit University animated by the spiritual vision and the tradition of excellence characteristic of the Society of Jesus and those who share in its way of proceeding.  The University is a community dedicated to the freedom of inquiry and personal development fundamental to the growth in wisdom and integrity of all who share its life.  As a Catholic and Jesuit institution of nearly 4,000 undergraduate and more than 1,500 graduate students, The University of Scranton delivers a meaningful education that challenges its students morally, spiritually, and intellectually.

The University of Scranton is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory employment and educational environment. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.  The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic, or other programs or in the context of employment.  The University of Scranton is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Educator. 

All applications must be completed on-line and should include a cover letter and complete dossier (curriculum vitae, transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation that address teaching and research, sample syllabi, evidence of teaching excellence, and a brief writing sample). Cover letters should address the criteria for hire in order, as laid out in the job description above. For information about the application procedure, go to https://universityofscrantonjobs.com. To be assured full consideration, applications must be received by October 15, 2019.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://universityofscrantonjobs.com/postings/4307
Deadline for full consideration: October 15, 2019, 11:59pm EST
Hard deadline November 1, 2019, 11:59pm EST
Contact
Web address for more information https://universityofscrantonjobs.com
Contact name Daniel Haggerty
Contact email
Contact phone 5709417485
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Scheduled expiry date November 1, 2019, 11:59pm EST
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Deadline for full consideration is 10/15/19. We also reserve the right to require a response to a written offer prior to February 1, 2020.

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