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Andrew W Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Bowdoin College, Bowdoin College

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number Bowdoin College
Location Brunswick, Maine, United States
Start date July 1, 2021
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at Bowdoin College invites applications for a one-year teaching postdoctoral fellow to begin July 1, 2021. A Ph.D. by July 1, 2021 is preferred; ABD considered. This is a full-time position. Teaching responsibilities for this position will consist of three courses over two semesters. AOS and AOC open, though we are particularly interested in offering courses that will broaden our curriculum in ways that invite engagement with other fields, expand the scope of our own, and open our doors widely to curious students. Examples might include philosophy of technology, environmental philosophy, race and racism, gender and sexuality, philosophy of biology, philosophy through literature.

Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education.  Bowdoin is a learning community that warmly welcomes people of all backgrounds. We encourage applications from candidates committed to the instruction and support of a diverse student population and from those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We especially encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply.

Bowdoin College accepts only electronic submissions. Please visit https://careers.bowdoin.edu to submit a cover letter that describes how your teaching, scholarship, and/or mentoring would potentially support our commitment to diversity and inclusion, a CV, a writing sample, and three confidential letters of recommendation.

Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Founded in 1794 on the Maine coast, Bowdoin is one of the oldest and most selective coeducational, residential liberal arts colleges in the country. Located in Brunswick, a 30-minute drive north of Portland, the College is in an area rich with natural beauty and year-round outdoor activities. Bowdoin’s reputation rests on the excellence of its faculty and students, intimate size, strong sense of community, and commitment to diversity (35 % students of color, 7% international students and approximately 15% first generation college students). Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses. For further information about the College and our department, please visit our website: http://www.bowdoin.edu.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://careers.bowdoin.edu
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: March 31, 2021, 8:00pm EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline May 15, 2021, 7:59pm EST
Web address for more information https://www.bowdoin.edu/philosophy/index.html
Contact name Marybeth Bergquist
Contact email
Contact phone 12077273217
Time created March 15, 2021, 5:33pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date May 15, 2021, 7:59pm EST
Expired on June 1, 2021, 7:46pm EST
Last updated August 1, 2021, 3:00pm UTC
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