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Visiting Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, DePauw University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Epistemology, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Science, or Philosophy of Language
AOS categories Epistemology
Philosophy of Language
Philosophy of Science
AOC Business Ethics
AOC categories Business Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Greencastle, Indiana, United States
Start date August 2020
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at DePauw University invites applications for a full-time, one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position, beginning August 2020.  Ph.D. in Philosophy or a closely related field desired; ABD required. A commitment to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts setting and evidence of effective and inclusive teaching are essential. In addition to teaching in their AOS, the department specifically seeks candidates to teach business ethics. Ability to teach in the some of the following is a plus: feminist philosophy, environmental philosophy, ancient philosophy. Teaching assignment is six courses per year (3-3), and funding is available for professional development and research with undergraduate students.

DePauw is a nationally-recognized, leading liberal arts university dedicated to educating 2,100 highly talented, motivated, and diverse students from across the country and around the globe.  For more than 175 years, DePauw has created an atmosphere of intellectual challenge and social engagement that prepares students for lifelong success. Connected to the liberal arts college is one of the nation’s first Schools of Music. DePauw is located in Greencastle, Indiana, a 45-minute drive west of Indianapolis. DePauw has exceptional faculty development programs, including a pre-tenure leave and funding for professional and curriculum development.

Candidates should submit through Interfolio (https://apply.interfolio.com/74098) a cover letter summarizing qualifications, teaching philosophy, approach to diversity and inclusion, and research interests; CV; evidence of effective teaching (such as sample syllabi or course evaluations); three confidential letters of recommendation; and graduate transcripts. Application materials should provide evidence of a commitment to successfully fostering and engaging with a diversity of ideas and experiences to create an inclusive environment in the classroom and at the University. Application review will begin March 14 and continue until the position is filled. Please contact Jeff Dunn, Philosophy Department Chair, at jeffreydunn@depauw.edu with any questions. 

DePauw University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Women and members of underrepresented groups, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://apply.interfolio.com/74098
Hard deadline March 14, 2020, 11:59pm EST
Contact name Jeff Dunn
Contact email
Time created February 14, 2020, 9:22am EST
Scheduled expiry date March 14, 2020, 11:59pm EST
Last updated February 14, 2020, 9:22am EST
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