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Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Tulane University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Applied Ethics, especially Environmental Ethics, Medical Ethics or Technology Ethics
AOS categories Applied Ethics
Biomedical Ethics
Environmental Philosophy
AOC Ability to Teach Expository Writing Courses Related to Areas of Specialization
AOC categories Applied Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Start date July 1, 2020
Job description

The Tulane Philosophy Department invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor to start fall 2020. Teaching responsibilities will include expository science writing and one or more applied ethics courses of special interest to science or engineering majors, such as: Technology Ethics, Medical Ethics or Environmental Ethics.  Writing courses will be capped at 15 students each. The teaching load is a 3-3; all courses are at the undergraduate level.

The candidate is expected to have a PhD in Philosophy and to specialize in some area of applied ethics.  Those who have had full responsibility for a course in an appropriate area of applied ethics will be given strong preference.   Experience teaching expository writing is a benefit. The successful candidate should be familiar with pedagogical principles of effective composition instruction: the teaching of writing as a process, the use of draft workshops, and the importance of revision.

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

How to apply
Application type Online
The application deadline is April 15th. All application materials must be submitted through Interfolio. Required materials include a cover letter describing qualifications and interest, a current CV, a writing sample (35pp. or less), three letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching effectiveness, including course evaluations. Questions can be directed to Bruce Brower, Chair of the Philosophy Department.
Web address to apply http://apply.interfolio.com/74948
Email to apply
Hard deadline April 15, 2020, 11:59pm CST
Web address for more information http://apply.interfolio.com/74948
Contact name Bruce W. Brower
Contact email
Time created March 27, 2020, 9:33am EST
Scheduled expiry date April 15, 2020, 11:59pm CST
Expired on April 17, 2020, 12:46am CST
Last updated May 18, 2020, 3:00pm EST
Last update notification
The closing date for applications has been changed from May 26 to April 15. This new due date was already stated in the job description, but the wrong date was mistakenly entered at Philjobs.
April 9, 2020, 3:12am EST

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