Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy (3 years)
Department of Philosophy, Swarthmore College
|Job category||Junior faculty / Fixed term|
Arabic and Islamic Philosophy
Latin American Philosophy
Native American Philosophy
|Location||Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Start date||Fall semester 2020|
The Department of Philosophy at Swarthmore College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor. Starting with the Fall semester of 2020, this is a three-year appointment. Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college, located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility.
Area of Specialization: Open.
Area of Competence: Non-western philosophy.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach 4 or 5 courses (undergraduate) per year. Ph.D. required by time of appointment. Salary very competitive.Qualifications
The successful candidate will be expected to teach historically informed introductory-level courses, as well as one or more upper-level courses in non-western philosophy. The strongest candidates will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to creative teaching and an active research program that speaks to and motivates undergraduates from diverse backgrounds.Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Swarthmore College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. Swarthmore College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
|How to apply|
Applicants should include a cover letter, CV, 3 letters of recommendation, and a writing sample. Applicants are also encouraged to submit a sample syllabus or syllabus outline for a course in some area of non-western philosophy that they would be prepared to teach. Please address any questions you may have to Prof. Alan Baker, Search Committee Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org). Applications must be received by January 6, 2020 to guarantee full consideration. Swarthmore College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. Swarthmore College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. For more about Swarthmore, please see https://www.swarthmore.edu/faculty-diversity-excellence/information-candidates-new-faculty Apply at: apply.interfolio.com/71064
|Web address to apply||http://apply.interfolio.com/71064|
|Hard deadline||January 6, 2020, 11:59pm EST|
|Web address for more information||https://www.swarthmore.edu/philosophy|
|Contact name||Alan Baker|
|Time created||November 15, 2019, 10:33am EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||January 6, 2020, 11:59pm EST|
|Last updated||November 15, 2019, 10:33am EST|
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