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Philosophy Temporary Pool (EXPIRED)

Philosophy Department , Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS The department needs someone who can teach upper-division courses in Political Philosophy and Philosophy of Law.
AOC Open
Workload Part time
Vacancies 35
Location Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Job description

Philosophy Temporary Pool Advertisement

Department of Philosophy

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s Philosophy Department seeks applicants for its Temporary Pool. Applicants are invited to visit the department’s webpage at https://www.bloomu.edu/philosophy . Bloomsburg offers both the BA and the minor in philosophy. We are a collegial, research-active department located 2.5 hours west of NYC in the beautiful Pennsylvania countryside. Faculty enjoy competitive salaries with a low cost of living.

Qualifying Education/Experience

The department is currently seeking applications for its Temporary Pool. Applicants from this pool will be eligible for temporary faculty positions: part-time one semester, full-time one semester, and part-time academic year.

  • Education Requirement: The PhD in Philosophy is preferred, though the department will consider strong applicants who are ABD.
  • AOS: currently, the department needs someone who can teach upper-division courses in Political Philosophy and Philosophy of Law. AOS in either is required.

Application Requirements

  • A complete application must include: Cover Letter, CV, Unofficial Transcripts
  • Applicants subsequently invited to interview will be asked to submit: Three Letters of Recommendation.

Submit application materials online at www.bloomu.edu/jobs.

Applications will be on file with the department for three academic years through April 30, 2024.

Questions may be directed to Dr. Kurt Smith at [email protected].

Finalist(s) for all positions must communicate well and successfully complete an interview (online/remote).

Recommendation for hiring is needed from a majority of the regular, full-time department faculty.

Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, and a Criminal background check.

The University prohibits any form of discrimination or harassment on the basis of sex, race, color, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital or family status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability in any decision regarding admissions, employment, or participation in a University program or activity in accordance with the letter and spirit of federal, state, and local non- discrimination and equal opportunity laws, such as Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act and ADA Amendments Act, the Equal Pay Act, and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act.

The University also complies with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act, as amended by the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Title IX prohibits retaliation for asserting or otherwise participating in claims of sex discrimination. VAWA imposes additional duties on universities and colleges to investigate and respond to reports of sexual assault, stalking, and dating or domestic violence, and to publish policies and procedures related to the way these reports are handled. The University has designated the Title IX Coordinator (Jennifer Raup, Elwell Hall, ORL, 570-389-4808, [email protected] or [email protected]), to coordinate the University’s compliance with Title IX and VAWA and to respond to reports of violations. The University has directed the Bloomsburg University Police Department to coordinate the University’s compliance with the VAWA-related Clery reporting requirements. Additionally, inquiries concerning Title IX and its implementing regulation can be made to the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, Region III, The Wanamaker Building, 100 Penn Square East - Suite 505, Philadelphia, PA 19107; Phone: (215) 656-6010; Fax: (215) 656-6020.

How to apply
Application type Online
A complete application must include: Cover Letter CV Unofficial Transcripts Applicants subsequently invited to interview will be asked to submit: Three Letters of Recommendation.
Web address to apply http://www.bloomu.edu/jobs
Email to apply
Hard deadline April 30, 2024, 11:59pm EST
Web address for more information http://www.bloomu.edu/jobs
Contact name Dr. Kurt Smith
Contact email
Time created May 7, 2021, 2:04pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date September 3, 2021, 1:50pm EST
Expired on September 3, 2021, 2:46pm EST
Last updated September 3, 2021, 6:46pm UTC
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