Philosophy Department, Mercyhurst University
|Job category||Junior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent|
|AOS||Open but ethics/applied ethics preferred|
|AOC||Applied ethics, logic/critical thinking, history of philosophy|
History of Philosophy
|Location||Erie, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Start date||Fall 2021|
The Philosophy Department at Mercyhurst University (Erie, PA) invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor position. Start date: Fall 2021. The position is a continuing non-tenure-track appointment, renewable yearly, contingent upon satisfactory performance and instructional need. The standard course load for MU faculty is eight courses per year. The department is looking for an instructor to teach courses in applied ethics, introduction to logic, and other areas. It is essential that candidates have a broad philosophical education, a record of teaching excellence, and a passion for diversity, interdisciplinarity, public outreach, and social justice. Candidates should be dedicated to teaching undergraduates in our liberal arts core, major, and minor courses. The successful candidate will be someone who can encourage and increase student interest in philosophy and be able to show the relevance and value of philosophical thinking to matters of contemporary ethical, social, and political concern. Areas of specialization: open. Areas of competence: applied ethics, logic/critical thinking, history of philosophy. Advanced doctoral status (ABD) or completed PhD required by the start date.
Mercyhurst University is a four-year, Catholic, liberal arts institution founded in 1926 by the Sisters of Mercy. It is located in northwestern Pennsylvania along Lake Erie. A Mercyhurst education, inspired by the works and vision of the Sisters of Mercy, aims at engaging students for life and at creating leaders in justice and service. Today Mercyhurst University is home to more than 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students seeking academic excellence, professional expertise, an environment of inclusiveness, and high expectations for growth and development of the whole person. As an equal opportunity employer Mercyhurst University seeks candidates who are committed to the principles of diversity and our Mission.
Mercyhurst University is an Equal Opportunity Employer that encourages members of diverse groups to apply.
|How to apply|
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, transcripts (initial submissions may be unofficial copies), three letters of recommendation, and a statement of teaching philosophy to: Human Resources Mercyhurst University 501 East 38th Street, Erie, PA 16546 firstname.lastname@example.org
|Web address to apply||https://www.mercyhurst.edu/human-resources|
|Email to apply|
|Deadline for full consideration:||
March 22, 2021, 8:00pm EST
(applications under review)
|Hard deadline||No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)|
|Web address for more information||https://www.mercyhurst.edu/human-resources|
|Contact name||James Snyder, Ph.D.|
|Time created||February 23, 2021, 3:20pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||September 11, 2021, 10:22am EST|
|Last updated||February 23, 2021, 3:20pm UTC|
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