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Visiting Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Union College

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Asian philosophy and philosophy of religion
AOS categories Asian Philosophy
Philosophy of Religion
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Schenectady, New York, United States
Start date September 2013
Job description

Union College Department of Philosophy invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning September 2013. Three-year full-time renewable position. A tenure-track position may become available in place of this position in the future. Areas of expertise and competence are open, but they should include Asian philosophy and philosophy of religion; the successful candidate will regularly teach philosophy courses cross-listed with the Asian Studies Program and the Religious Studies Program. Teaching load is 6 courses a year: 2 courses in each of three 10-week trimesters. A Ph.D. in philosophy is preferred, but advanced ABDs in philosophy will be considered. Deadline for applications is November 15. Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Applicants should submit a cover letter, a current CV, a writing sample, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and arrange for three letters of reference. All documentation should be submitted by means of the APA 's Interfolio interface:https://secure.interfolio.com/apply/18103

For information about the APA's Interfolio system, please consult the FAQ at http://www.apaonline.org/APAOnline/APAOnline/Publications/Interfolio_Dossier_FAQ.aspx Founded in 1795, Union College was the first institution of higher learning chartered by the Board of Regents of the State of New York, and it continues to be one of the premier Liberal Arts Colleges in the country. Located in the heart of New York’s Capital District, Union College’s stunning campus is only a short drive away from New York City, Boston, and Montreal. For more about Union College please see: http://www.union.edu. The Department of Philosophy itself hosts one of the most impressive Speaker Series of any undergraduate institution in the country; for some of our recent guests please see: http://www.union.edu/academic_depts/philosophy/events/archive.php.

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity.

Union College’s strategic plan highlights the role of diversity in providing an effective education for the 21st century at the heart of our mission and vision for the College. Diversifying the student body, the faculty, the administration, the staff and the curriculum requires a commitment to honor our mission and advance our goals. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, ability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and national origin.

How to apply
Application type Unknown (see text above)
Web address to apply https://secure.interfolio.com/apply/18103
Hard deadline November 15, 2012, 11:59pm EST
Web address for more information http://www.union.edu/offices/human-resources/jobs/...
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Time created October 2, 2012, 12:22am EST
Scheduled expiry date November 15, 2012, 11:59pm EST
Expired on November 15, 2012, 11:59pm EST
Last updated October 14, 2012, 5:43pm EST
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