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Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Wellesley College

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Either Philosophy of Art, Continental Philosophy, or Moral Theory.
AOS categories Continental Philosophy
AOC Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, Environmental Ethics, Early Modern Philosophy, Medical Ethics.
AOC categories Early Modern Philosophy
Biomedical Ethics
Environmental Philosophy
Philosophy of Law
Social and Political Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 2008530
Location Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States
Job description

Wellesley College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in philosophy. AOS: Either (1) Philosophy of Art, (2) Continental Philosophy, or (3) Moral Theory, with AOC and demonstrated teaching experience in at least two of these fields: the non-AOS fields listed above, (4) Social and Political Philosophy, (5) Philosophy of Law, (6) Environmental Ethics, (7) Early Modern Philosophy, (8) Medical Ethics. 

The department seeks candidates who will combine innovative and challenging undergraduate teaching with excellence in scholarship. Two courses per semester. Competitive salary and benefits, including college grants to support research.  

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must hold or be about to receive the Ph.D. Wellesley College is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and quality of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service. The philosophy department strongly encourages applications from members of groups under-represented in the discipline.  

Special Instructions to Applicants:

A complete application will include: 

  1. a cover letter that explains in detail the applicant's AOS and AOC qualifications, research interests, and teaching experience, and identifies courses that the candidate proposes to teach at Wellesley, as well as 
  2. a cv, 
  3. a graduate transcript, 
  4. the names and email addresses of three references (the online application will request name and email address in order for recommenders or dossier services to submit letters directly), 
  5. a sample of scholarly work, 
  6. one or two sample syllabi, and 
  7. teaching evaluations. 

Submit these materials online at https://career.wellesley.edu by Friday, November 9, 2012. If circumstances do not allow you to submit materials through our online application system, please email us at the email address below. 

Selected applicants will be interviewed at the Eastern Division APA meetings in Atlanta, December 28-29. 

Wellesley College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who believe they can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply. 

How to apply
Application type Unknown (see text above)
Hard deadline November 9, 2012, 11:59pm EST
Web address for more information http://career.wellesley.edu/applicants/Central?qui...
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Time created October 5, 2012, 7:11pm EST
Scheduled expiry date November 9, 2012, 11:59pm EST
Expired on November 9, 2012, 11:59pm EST
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