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Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, Grand Valley State University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 493640
Location Allendale, Michigan, United States
Start date August 6, 2021
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan is accepting applications for a one-year visiting faculty position for 2021-22. Such appointments may be renewed for up to three years, depending on satisfactory performance and continued teaching needs of the department. Four (4) courses per semester, undergraduate. Summer teaching possible. Benefits include medical insurance, life insurance, and tuition reduction for spouse and dependents. Contract begins August 6, 2021.

Qualifications:   ABD or Ph.D. in Philosophy, with solid grounding in history of philosophy and commitment to excellent teaching in the tradition of liberal education. AOS: Open.  Candidates must be able to teach across the introductory philosophy curriculum including Logic, Introduction to Philosophy, and Ethics.  We also have additional teaching needs in aesthetics and practical and/or professional ethics.  Ideal candidates would be able to teach in at least one of these additional areas.  Candidates should also show evidence of teaching excellence.

Review of applications will begin June 4 and continue until the position is filled. 

Grand Valley State University enrolls over 24,000 students with high quality programs and state-of-the-art facilities. Grand Valley is the comprehensive regional university for the state's second largest metropolitan area and offers 70 undergraduate and 26 graduate degree programs. It has campuses in Allendale, Grand Rapids, and Holland and centers in Muskegon and Traverse City, Michigan.

How to apply
Application type Online
Apply online and click "Apply now”. Include application letter, C.V., evidence of teaching excellence, and any additional application materials to the online system. It will allow you to attach these documents electronically. Also, please arrange for at least three confidential letters of recommendation and transcript to be sent to Christine DeMichieli at phidept@gvsu.edu. If you need assistance with the website, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.
Web address to apply http://jobs.gvsu.edu
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: June 4, 2021, 12:00am EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information http://gvsu.edu/philosophy
Contact name Professor John Uglietta, Chair
Contact email
Contact phone Call and leave a message at (616)-331-2114
Time created May 18, 2021, 9:12pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date September 15, 2021, 6:41pm EST
Last updated May 18, 2021, 9:12pm UTC
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