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Visiting Assistant Professor

College of Humanities and Sciences, Thomas Jefferson University

Job category Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Philophy and Ethics
AOC categories Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Job description

This is a one semester,spring appointment in the College of Humanities and Sciences at the Thomas Jefferson University East Falls Campus. 

The successful candidate will teach ethics and philosophy courses offered in Jefferson’s Honors College and the Hallmarks general education core curriculum. The standard teaching load is 12 credits per semester.

  • Teach philosophy and ethics courses in the general education curricula in the Honors program and College of Humanities and Sciences.

  • Participate in assessment activities re: student learning and curriculum review.

  • Participate in Honors-related programming,

  • Interact with students, co-workers, visitors, and other individuals consistent with the values of Jefferson

Candidate must have a research doctorate or a foreign equivalent to a U.S. doctoral degree in ethics, philosophy, or related field.  ABD candidates will be considered.  Prefixed rank will be assigned based on academic credentials.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching courses in philosophy/ethics at the college level, as well as demonstrated commitment to in the pedagogies of active student learning.  Experience teaching full-time is preferred.  Experience teaching in an Honors curriculum is preferred. Evidence of an ongoing research trajectory in a relevant field is required; record of publication is a plus.

Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 full and part-time students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.

Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation’s best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.

Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.

As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.

A review of applications will begin on Monday, October 7, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.  

To apply, interested applicants must submit an on-line application by applying for this posting, and must submit as single pdf to chsjobs@philau.edu an application containing a 1) letter of interest, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of teaching philosophy, 4) statement of research interests and 5) the contact information of (3) professional references addressed to Dr. Barbara Kimmelman, Dean, College of Humanities and Sciences, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), 4201 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144-5497.

Instructions for Application/CV Submission: Apply on line: https://hr.jefferson.edu/careers.html Job ID #9233947

Please contact Suzanne Zielinski with questions or to provide additional information at: suzanne.zielinski@jefferson.edu

How to apply
Application type Online
Job ID # 9233947
Web address to apply https://hr.jefferson.edu/careers.html
Email to apply
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://hr.jefferson.edu/careers.html
Time created October 1, 2019, 9:53am EST
Scheduled expiry date April 14, 2020, 10:18am EST
Last updated October 29, 2019, 9:08am EST
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