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Visiting Professor of Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Eastern University

Job category Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Ancient Philosophy and Philosophy of Religion
AOC categories Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
Philosophy of Religion
Workload Part time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 451
Location Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States
Start date 8/1/2021
Job description

Position Summary

The Department of Philosophy at Eastern University invites applications for a part-time, one-year visiting lecturer position in Philosophy to begin August 2021. AOS: Open. AOC: Ancient Philosophy and Philosophy of Religion. Teaching load is 3 courses per semester. Ability to teach both introductory courses and an advanced course in Ancient Philosophy required. Ability to teach bioethics and/or aesthetics preferred. This is a 9 month, non-tenure track appointment.

Applicants should have PhD in Philosophy or anticipate defending their doctoral dissertation by the summer of 2021. Applicants must have a strong record of teaching undergraduate students.

Position Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities will include teaching the following courses: Introduction to Philosophy, Introduction to Logic, Faith and Philosophy (Philosophy of Religion), and an upper division seminar in Ancient Philosophy. Ability to teach an advanced course in Bioethics and/or Aesthetics preferred.

Additional responsibilities will include mentoring students, engaging in the scholarly life of the department, attending and participating in Philosophical Society events, and providing service to the department and university. Applicants should be willing to participate in the academic community of Eastern University and the faculty of friends within the College of Arts and Humanities. In addition, as a Lecturer in a Christian liberal arts university, the successful applicant should be willing and able to support the integrated intellectual, moral, aesthetic, and spiritual formation of students.

Applicants should possess an earned doctorate in Philosophy, evidence of outstanding teaching, and a record of scholarly and professional engagement suitable to their experience in the field.  Applicants need a strong scholarly interest, as well as a passion for the vision of liberal arts education outlined in the position responsibilities.

To be considered, applicants must send a cover letter with a brief statement of their faith, curriculum vitae, unofficial copies of graduate transcripts, and three professional letters of recommendation to [email protected]. Applicants must be able to sign Eastern University’s doctrinal statement.

About Eastern University

Eastern University is a Christian university of the arts and sciences that integrates faith, reason and justice for students in its undergraduate, graduate, Seminary, urban, professional and international programs. Applicants should have a religious commitment compatible with its mission and be willing to endorse by signing Eastern University’s doctrinal statement.  The university complies with federal and state guidelines of nondiscrimination in employment; members of protected classes encouraged to apply.

How to apply
Application type Email
To apply, send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three professional letters of reference and unofficial transcripts to [email protected]
Web address to apply http://www.eastern.edu
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Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
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Time created April 7, 2021, 8:38pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date August 5, 2021, 2:51pm EST
Expired on August 5, 2021, 3:46pm EST
Last updated October 5, 2021, 3:00pm UTC
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