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Visiting Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Wilkes University

Job category Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States
Start date August 2013
Job description

Wilkes University invites applicants for a full-time non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy in the Humanities Division beginning August 2013.  This is a one-year position that can be renewed up to three times with the possibility of a three-year agreement after the first three years. Our program focuses on Philosophy as it is relevant to the art of living. We aim to grow the program and hope to have a tenure-track position when this is accomplished.

The successful candidate will be responsible for a twelve-hour semester teaching load that includes two sections of Introduction to Philosophy per semester.  A Ph.D. in Philosophy is preferred, but ABD candidates will be considered.  We are looking for an individual with areas of specialization and of competence in areas that will fit well with the focus of our program.  The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching at the college level.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Wilkes University is an independent, comprehensive university dedicated to academic excellence in the liberal arts, sciences, and selected professional programs. The University has approximately 2000 students at the undergraduate level and over 2,000 full time equivalent students at the graduate and first professional levels.

Its institutional focus is on developing strong mentoring relationships with each of its students and contributing vitally to economic development of Northeastern Pennsylvania. The University is located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, a revitalized city that is located on the lovely Susquehanna River and is within two and one-half hours driving distance of New York City and Philadelphia.

To apply, visit  www.Wilkes.edu and click Jobs at Wilkes. Please be sure to include a cover letter explaining the contributions you see yourself able to make to our program, curriculum vitae, sample syllabi, writing sample, and three references.  Alternatively, letters of reference may be sent to Dr. Lawrence Kuhar, Chair of the Humanities Division, Wilkes University, 84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766.

 Review of applications will begin Jan 15,2013 and will continue until filled.

Wilkes University is constantly seeking to become a more diverse community and to enhance its capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings.  The University strongly encourages applications from persons with diverse backgrounds.

How to apply
Application type Unknown (see text above)
Hard deadline June 6, 2013, 8:06pm EST
Web address for more information http://www.wilkes.edu
Contact name Dr. Lawrence Kuhar
Contact email
Contact phone 570-408-4532
Time created November 16, 2012, 11:21pm EST
Scheduled expiry date March 16, 2013, 7:21pm EST
Expired on June 8, 2013, 1:06am EST
Last updated June 8, 2013, 1:06am EST
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