Department of Philosophy
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position beginning August 2020 (AA# 24900-19-097) at the rank of Assistant Professor. Area of Specialty (AOS): Bioethics, Area of Competence (AOC): business ethics. Ability to teach other applied ethics courses a plus (e.g. Military Ethics, Environmental Ethics, Sports Ethics, etc.). The successful candidate will be required to teach four courses with a maximum of three preparations per semester. We are looking for a dynamic bioethicist eager to build bridges outside of the department, particularly with Geisinger Medical Center, a nearby regional hospital system. We are a collegial, research-active department located 2.5 hours west of NYC in the beautiful Pennsylvania countryside. Faculty enjoy competitive salaries and benefits coupled with a low cost of living.
A.B.D. in Philosophy and college teaching experience are required; a Ph.D. in Philosophy is preferred, with preference given to candidates with an AOS in Bioethics. A demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations, experience in teaching applied ethics, and a demonstration of research and scholarly activity are preferred. Finalist(s) for this position must communicate well and successfully complete an interview process as judged by the department faculty. Recommendation for hiring is based on the majority of the regular, full-time faculty in the department. Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, and criminal background check. Completing this search is contingent upon available funding.
Submit applications, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts acceptable), quantitative course evaluation summary (if available), and a statement of teaching philosophy online through Bloomsburg’s online application system (http://agency.governmentjobs.com/bloomuedu/default.cfm) no later than November 1, 2019 for full consideration. Three letters of recommendation should be submitted to Dr. Kurt Smith, Search Committee Chair, at PhilosophySearch@bloomu.edu. Please include “letter for [applicant’s name]” as the subject heading. This position will remain open until filled.
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities, and is an AA/EOE employer. Bloomsburg University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, or veteran status in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies. For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures and for inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulation, contact: Title IX Coordinator, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Warren Student Services Center, 400 East Second Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815; Phone: (570) 389-4529; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Additionally,
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