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Professor of Practice

Department of Philosophy, Tulane University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Asian Philosophy/Buddhism
AOS categories Asian Philosophy
AOC Open but Ethics or Philosophy of Mind/Psychology preferred, not required
AOC categories Philosophy of Mind
Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Start date July 1, 2020
Job description

Professor of Practice in Asian Philosophy with significant competence in Buddhism, additional competence in Moral Philosophy or Philosophy of Mind preferred but not required.   3 courses/semester. Please see the Equal Employment Opportunity statement below; we strongly encourage women and minorities to apply.

This Professor would teach Buddhism, a course which is highly in demand, and may introduce courses in other areas of Asian Philosophy not now covered by the department.  Our department has special strengths in ethics and philosophy of mind; the ability to work in some aspect of Asian thought that is related to those strengths would be an added benefit.  Professors of practice are non-tenure track but continuing positions with full benefits, and with opportunities for long-term employment and increases in compensation.  Professors of practice focus primarily on teaching and continued employment depends largely on quality of teaching.

Tulane is one of the most well-respected research universities in the country and one of just 62 members of the Association of American Universities, an elite group of top-ranked research institutions.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications

PhD by time of employment.  Significant Evidence of strong teaching skills.  Area of Specialization:  Asian Philosophy, with signficant knowledge of Buddhist thought.  Areas of Competence:  Ethics or Philosophy of Mind/Psychology are desirable but not required.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Initial application should include a cover letter, CV, writing sample (of less than 35 pp.), teaching evaluations where available, and a statement explaining the applicant’s approach to teaching, and three to five letters of reference, which may be addressed to Chair, Philosophy Search Committee. Applications should be submitted at apply.interfolio.com/69881 Interviews will be conducted via Skype or Google+
Web address to apply http://apply.interfolio.com/69881
Hard deadline December 2, 2019, 5:00pm CST
Contact
Contact name Bruce W Brower
Contact email
Contact phone (504)616-4304
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Time created November 1, 2019, 11:29am EST
Scheduled expiry date December 2, 2019, 5:00pm CST
Last updated November 4, 2019, 12:21am EST
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We will do our best to follow the APA's calendar, but depending on the number of offers already made and exact timing, our dean has sometimes requested that we offer less than two weeks for a candidate to consider an offer.

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