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Instructor

School of History, Philosophy, and Religion, Oregon State University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Environmental Ethics & Philosophy
AOS categories Environmental Philosophy
AOC Native American Philosophy
AOC categories Native American Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Corvallis, Oregon, United States
Start date 9/16/2021
Job description

The School of History, Philosophy, and Religion proposes to engage in a national search for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, fixed-term, Instructor to support the Philosophy Program. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean.

The successful candidate will teach multiple sections of PHL 443/543 “World Views and Environmental Values,” and teach other philosophy courses, including PHL 448 “Native American Philosophies.” Candidates would support our program and major by teaching both on-line and on-campus, and helping to develop other classes, as needed. We would expect the successful candidate to teach 11 courses per academic year.

“World Views and Environmental Values” is a “Baccalaureate Core” class, fulfilling the “Contemporary Global Issues” Synthesis requirement. This course engages many aspects of OSU’s Strategic Plan 4.0 (Transformation, Excellence and Impact). In confronting questions about how ecological sustainability and human flourishing can be successfully pursued, the class directly addresses the key areas of sustainable earth ecosystems and the intersection of environmental ethics with human health and well-being. The class’s international focus fits with OSU’s commitment to international collaboration, and to the university’s Diversity and Equity Initiative. We are proud in the Philosophy Program of our commitment to helping students become skilled critical thinkers, and “World Views and Environmental Values” is an especially valuable class for helping students learn to think and write clearly about complex issues.

90%: Teach 11 courses per academic year, both on campus and online

10%: Service to OSU, the College of Liberal Arts, and the School of History, Philosophy & Religion

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
A complete application will include: (1) Cover letter and CV / resume, (2) Teaching Portfolio, with (a) statement of teaching philosophy, including diversity, equity, & inclusion, (b) evidence of teaching excellence, and (c) sample syllabi of relevant courses, and (3) Three confidential letters of recommendation.
Web address to apply https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/97247
Hard deadline April 1, 2021, 11:59pm PST
Contact
Contact name Allen Thompson; Robert Figueroa
Contact email
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Time created February 1, 2021, 5:35pm EST
Scheduled expiry date April 1, 2021, 11:59pm PST
Last updated February 12, 2021, 7:03pm EST
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