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Visiting Assistant Professor

Dept. of Philosophy, Muhlenberg College

Job category Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term
AOS Applied ethics (except Business and Environmental) with special interest in Biomedical and Ethics of Technology
AOS categories Applied Ethics
Biomedical Ethics
AOC Philosophy of Mind
AOC categories Philosophy of Mind
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number R0000445
Location Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
Start date August 2021
Job description

Muhlenberg College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Philosophy for the 2021-22 academic year.  AOS: Applied ethics (except Business and Environmental) with special interest in Biomedical and Ethics of Technology.  AOC: Philosophy of Mind. Ability to contribute to the college’s Public Health or Neuroscience programs in other ways is a plus. The teaching load is 6 courses per year and will include Biomedical Ethics and Philosophy of Mind.  Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and working with students from all backgrounds (including first-generation students, low-income students, racial and ethnic minorities, women, LGBTQ+, etc.).  Philosophy ABD or PhD required. 

Visiting Faculty at Muhlenberg have access to a wide range of professional development resources, including but not limited to pedagogical workshops, facilitated inter-disciplinary course collaborations, and mentoring from the college's Center for Teaching and Learning, the opportunity to engage in research with undergraduates, as well as online-teaching training from Muhlenberg's nationally recognized Center for Digital Learning.

Founded in 1848, Muhlenberg College is a highly-selective four-year residential liberal arts college located in Allentown, Pennsylvania. As part of eastern Pennsylvania’s scenic Lehigh Valley, Allentown is a diverse city of 122,000, located 60 miles north of Philadelphia and 90 miles west of New York City. With an undergraduate enrollment of about 2,200 students, Muhlenberg College is dedicated to shaping creative, compassionate, collaborative leaders through rigorous academic programs in the arts, humanities, natural and social sciences, and select pre-professional programs.

To receive full consideration, applications must be received no later than Feb.17, 2021. Complete applications should be uploaded as one PDF document to our Career Portal: Muhlenberg Careers.  Applicants should submit a cover letter highlighting fit with this job description, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, a teaching statement and evidence of teaching excellence, contact information for three professional references, and a statement describing how you will enhance the diversity of offerings and educational experiences in our department as well as contribute to the College’s efforts to become a more diverse and inclusive community. For questions about this position, please email Tad Robinson, department chair, at trobinson@muhlenberg.edu.  

An equal opportunity employer, Muhlenberg College is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in higher education. Please visit our Diversity & Inclusion page for additional information about Muhlenberg's commitment to inclusive excellence and the College's Diversity Strategic Plan.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Applicants should submit a cover letter highlighting fit with this job description, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, a teaching statement and evidence of teaching excellence, contact information for three professional references, and a statement describing how you will enhance the diversity of offerings and educational experiences in our department as well as contribute to the College’s efforts to become a more diverse and inclusive community. Complete application should be uploaded as one PDF document to Muhlenberg Careers.
Web address to apply https://muhlenberg.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Muh...
Deadline for full consideration: February 17, 2021, 11:59pm EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information https://www.muhlenberg.edu/
Contact name Tad Robinson
Contact email
Contact phone 484-664-3298
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Time created January 19, 2021, 5:28pm EST
Scheduled expiry date August 6, 2021, 12:13pm EST
Last updated January 29, 2021, 3:18pm EST
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