Visiting Assistant Professor
State University of New York at Geneseo
|Job category||Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term|
|AOS||social, political, and/or legal philosophy|
Philosophy of Law
Social and Political Philosophy
|AOC||Ability to teach in the area of philosophy of race and/or global philosophy and/or gender is strongly desired, but not required.|
|Location||Geneseo, New York, United States|
|Start date||Fall 2020|
The philosophy department at Geneseo offers a major and minor in philosophy and contributes significantly to the college’s honors program and humanities and writing general education programs. The department also has deep ties to the women’s & gender studies program and several additional interdisciplinary programs. For the past year the department has offered an outreach program involving students teaching philosophy in local high schools. We seek a colleague who will contribute to such innovative pedagogy and cocurricular engagements, complement and extend existing departmental teaching strengths, pursue their own research agenda, and support the College’s mission and diversity goals.
We invite applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position starting Fall 2020, with the possibility of reappointment for an additional year. Specialization is some area(s) of social, political, and/or legal philosophy. Ability to teach in the area of philosophy of race and/or global philosophy and/or gender is also strongly desired, but not required. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with or demonstrated interest in innovative pedagogy within philosophy (such as service learning, project-based learning, and extra- or co-curricular learning) and/or interdisciplinary teaching.
The teaching load for this position will be three courses per term and the position will involve departmental and college service. Courses to be taught will include: an interdisciplinary honors course: The Nature of Inquiry, and some combination of: a course on legal reasoning, philosophy of law, social & political philosophy, political theory, and/or other areas of the candidate’s expertise which complement the philosophy department’s needs. Service will include academic advising and opportunities for innovative pedagogy.
PhD in philosophy or related area completed prior to August 28, 2020
Experience teaching social, political, and/or legal philosophy
Must demonstrate commitment to diversity and inclusion as well as the ability to establish and maintain positive learning environments for students and collaborative relationships with colleagues.
Ability to teach courses in any of the following areas: race and philosophy, gender, global philosophy Experience with innovative pedagogy (e.g. project-based learning, service learning, extracurricular or co-curricular learning, e.g. ethics bowl, philosophy in elementary or secondary schools, philosophy in prisons, etc.)
Experience with academic advising
Experience with interdisciplinary teaching
Applicants must include a cover letter that addresses teaching experience and interests and research plans; a CV; contact information for three references; a statement of teaching philosophy that includes discussion of how your understanding of the value of diversity and inclusion informs your pedagogy; and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Letters of reference will be requested after initial interviews. For guaranteed consideration applications must be received by April 16, 2020
SUNY Geneseo is highly selective and is consistently rated among the top public universities in the north by U.S. News & World Report. Located in the national historic landmark village of Geneseo, the residential campus overlooks the picturesque Genesee Valley, just 30 miles south of the major metropolitan area of Rochester and 70 miles east of Buffalo. SUNY Geneseo is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, a national alliance of leading liberal arts colleges in the public sector. http://www.geneseo.edu/
|How to apply|
Applicants must include a cover letter that addresses teaching experience and interests and research plans; a CV; contact information for three references; a statement of teaching philosophy that includes discussion of how your understanding of the value of diversity and inclusion informs your pedagogy; and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Letters of reference will be requested after initial interviews. For guaranteed consideration applications must be received by April 16, 2020.
|Web address to apply||https://jobs.geneseo.edu/postings/3099|
|Deadline for full consideration:||
April 16, 2020, 12:00am EST
(applications under review)
|Hard deadline||No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)|
|Time created||March 19, 2020, 3:24pm EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||October 5, 2020, 10:22am EST|
|Last updated||March 19, 2020, 3:24pm EST|
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