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Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, Wesleyan University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Philosophy of Race
AOS categories Philosophy of Race
AOC Ability to teach introductory-level course in Existentialism desirable
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 7674
Location Middletown, Connecticut, United States
Start date September 1, 2021
Job description

Wesleyan University’s Department of Philosophy invites applications for a one year full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy beginning September 1, 2021. AOS: Philosophy of Race. AOC: open, but ability to teach introductory-level course in Existentialism desirable. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Philosophy or related field in hand by the time of appointment to be hired as an Assistant Professor; a successful candidate may be hired as an Instructor if the candidate does not have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment, but will complete the Ph.D. in Philosophy within one year of hire. The teaching load is 3/2. Wesleyan is a highly selective liberal arts college with a strong and diverse undergraduate student body.

To apply, visit http://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/7674. A complete application includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, statement of current research, and documentation of teaching experience, including teaching statement, course syllabi and student evaluations. In the cover letter, applicants should describe how they will embrace the college's commitment to fostering an inclusive community, as well as their experience working with individuals from historically marginalized or underserved groups. You will also be asked to provide the email addresses of three referees from whom we will obtain confidential letters of recommendation.

Applications should be submitted online at http://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/7674.

Applications completed by April 30, 2021 will receive full consideration. Please contact Lynn Higgs at lhiggs@wesleyan.edu if you have questions about the application process. Visa sponsorship is not available.

Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious practice or creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Vice President for Equity & Inclusion / Title IX Officer, 318 North College, 860.685.4771.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/7674
Hard deadline April 30, 2021, 7:59pm EST
Contact
Web address for more information http://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/7674
Contact name Lynn Higgs
Contact email
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