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Visiting Assistant Professor

Department of philosophy , Oakland University

Job category Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Logic
AOC categories Logic
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location 2200 N squirrel rd, Rochester, Michigan, United States
Start date August 15, 2021
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at Oakland University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position, beginning August 15, 2021, renewable with administrative approval for up to four years. Area of research specialization: Open. Area of teaching competence: Logic. We are especially interested in candidates who are willing to teach sections of "Introduction to Logic” and “Introduction to Symbolic Logic.” Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion. Candidates will provide a Diversity Statement that describes their interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality. 

PhD in Philosophy by August 15, 2021 is required for appointment at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor.

Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral university of high research activity located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 142 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. As an anchor institution in southeastern Michigan, Oakland University is committed to building ongoing and collaborative relationships with the surrounding communities. Community and civic engagement enhances the lives of our students and has a positive impact on our broader community.

Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

How to apply
Application type Online
Submit brief cover letter, CV, unofficial graduate transcripts, writing sample, diversity statement, and evidence of teaching excellence through the application portal here. Contact information for references will be requested in the online application and a link provided through which references can submit letters. Please direct any questions to Professor Mark Rigstad at rigstad@oakland.edu. Applications will be reviewed starting May 14, and until the position is filled. Oakland University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
Web address to apply https://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/20805
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: Today, 12:00am EST

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Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/20805
Contact name Mark Rigstad
Contact email
Contact phone 248-890-4164
Time created April 22, 2021, 9:22pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date August 19, 2021, 7:52pm EST
Last updated April 22, 2021, 9:22pm UTC
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