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Assistant Professor

Languages, Literature, and Philosophy, Mississippi University for Women

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number FY2084F
Location Columbus, Mississippi, United States
Start date August 2020
Job description

Mississippi University for Women invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Philosophy, beginning mid-August 2020. The successful candidate will demonstrate the qualifications and enthusiasm to teach a broad range of philosophy courses in the Department of Languages, Literature, and Philosophy with majors in English, Spanish, and Women’s Studies, and minors in Philosophy and Religious Studies. We are an interdisciplinary faculty, and we seek a colleague to help us diversify our programs and course offerings.

Candidates must be qualified to teach a shared rotation of introductory courses in philosophy, logic, aesthetics, or ethics. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Philosophy with areas of competence in interdisciplinary subjects that can help us build connections across campus, especially medical ethics, business ethics, sport ethics, philosophy of race, philosophy of religion, philosophy of technology, and/or environmental ethics.

The ideal candidate will be an engaging teacher who is effective at recruitment and passionate about helping our students grow personally and academically. The teaching load for this position is four courses per semester. Opportunities for summer teaching are also available.

Mississippi University for Women is a teaching university with a mission to serve underrepresented communities, including women, nontraditional students, and students of all races, genders, identities, religious affiliations, and abilities. We were founded in 1884 as the nation’s first public women’s college and have been co-educational since 1982. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. In addition to teaching, we value scholarly research, creative production, continued professional engagement, and service.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. We anticipate beginning to make initial screening interview decisions the week of March 16 and on-campus interviews before April 24. To apply, please submit a CV, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabus, and names and contact information for three references. Cover letters should specify the courses the candidate is interested in teaching. Additional materials, including letters of reference, may be requested from candidates selected for a screening interview. For additional information regarding this position, please contact Dr. Kendall Dunkelberg at kadunkelberg@muw.edu or 662-329-7169.
Web address to apply https://muw.peopleadmin.com/postings/3752
Deadline for full consideration: March 16, 2020, 12:00am CST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information https://www.muw.edu/case/llp
Contact name Kendall Dunkelberg
Contact email
Contact phone 662-329-7169
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Scheduled expiry date September 1, 2020, 12:02pm CST
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