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Instructor 9 Mo of Philosophy - F00397 (EXPIRED)

English and Philosophy , Arkansas State University

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number F00397
Location Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States
Job description

Position Summary:

The Department of English, Philosophy, and World Languages at Arkansas State University seeks to hire a full-time, non-tenure track Instructor in Philosophy to teach Introduction to Philosophy and perhaps occasional other courses in Philosophy. AOS and AOC are open, but the ability to teach courses in logic and critical thinking and medical ethics would be especially helpful. The position is for one year and is renewable.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Teaching load is normally five (5) courses per semester
  • Attendance at occasional departmental meetings and events
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

We are seeking a dynamic, qualified colleague with the ability to engage students from diverse backgrounds in the study of Philosophy. We are especially interested in applicants from groups traditionally underrepresented in Philosophy. For Arkansas State University’s non-discrimination policy, please see https://www.astate.edu/a/affirmative-action/

General Days/Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Either on a MWF or TR teaching schedule
Additional hours as requested and/or needed
Regular and reliable attendance

Other:

Please note: all position postings close at 12:00 A.M. CST on the position closing date

The Arkansas State public research university system serves 21,000 students, 14,000 of whom are at the Jonesboro campus, and many of whom are first-generation college students from rural backgrounds. The university is committed to quality teaching, including small class sizes, well-equipped classrooms, and the largest library in Arkansas. Jonesboro is an agricultural and industrial town in northeast Arkansas, about 70 miles from Memphis.

Qualified candidates should submit electronically:

• Letter of application (through online portal)
• Curriculum vitae (through online portal)
• Statement of teaching philosophy (through online portal)
• 3 letters of reference (email to kapulliam@astate.edu)



Contact name:

Eric Cave
Contact email:
ecave@astate.edu

Contact phone:
870-972-2130

Minimum Qualifications:

An M.A. appropriate to the discipline with at least 18 hours of graduate study in Philosophy; a Ph.D. or ABD status would be an advantage

Teaching experience in Philosophy or a closely related discipline

Demonstrated commitment to teaching Philosophy to a diverse student population, including many first-generation college students from rural backgrounds

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Qualified candidates should submit electronically: • Letter of application (through online portal) • Curriculum vitae (through online portal) • Statement of teaching philosophy (through online portal) • 3 letters of reference (either attached or email to kapulliam@astate.edu) Contact name: Eric Cave Contact email: ecave@astate.edu Contact phone: 870-972-2130
Web address to apply https://cho.tbe.taleo.net/cho01/ats/careers/v2/vie...
Hard deadline April 12, 2020, 11:59pm CST
Contact
Web address for more information http://www.astate.edu
Contact name Eric Cave
Contact email
Contact phone 870-972-2130
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Time created March 13, 2020, 11:22am EST
Scheduled expiry date April 12, 2020, 11:59pm CST
Expired on April 14, 2020, 12:46am CST
Last updated June 14, 2020, 3:00pm EST
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