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Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Philosophy, Moravian University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS philosophy of science
AOS categories Philosophy of Science
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States
Start date Fall 2022
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at Moravian University invites applications for a tenure track position in philosophy to begin in the fall of 2022. The required area of specialization (AOS) is in the philosophy of science. The candidate should demonstrate a commitment to a pluralist conception of philosophy of science, engagement with the social impacts and politics of science, and an awareness of diverse scientific traditions. The areas of competency (AOC) include the history of philosophy (Western, Indigenous, and/or non-Western) and ethics. Candidates should demonstrate a strong teaching record and a commitment to undergraduate student research and student co-curricular activities. The department seeks a candidate who will contribute to the intellectual life of the department and the university community at large. Moravian highly values the diversity of candidates from underrepresented populations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 3:3 teaching load, with releases as appropriate for administrative work
  • Advising students
  • Occasionally teach in the First-Year Writing Seminar Program (FYWS)
  • Sustain an active program of scholarly research in the area(s) of your expertise
  • Produce peer-reviewed publications
  • Participate in professional organizations and societies
  • Complement existing faculty expertise in philosophy of science and intersecting areas
  • Contribute to interdisciplinary research and teaching collaborations between the School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and the School of Natural and Health Sciences
  • Teach introduction 100-level courses in philosophy
  • Mentor undergraduate student research
  • Participate and direct student Honor Theses
  • Participate and direct Student Opportunities for Academic Research (SOAR) Projects;
  • Contribute to the University's commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community.

The deadline for applications is December 15, 2021.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ph.D. in relevant field with evidence of completion by July 2022
  • AOS: Philosophy of Science.
  • AOC: History of Philosophy and Ethics
  • Demonstrable potential for excellence in research and scholarship
  • Demonstrable potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching and advising
How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Qualified candidates should attach the following to their online application by clicking "Apply Now": (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a copy of unofficial transcripts; (4) a 15-20 page sample of recent academic work; (5) a statement on your teaching methodology, research agenda, and how you can contribute to increasing diversity, inclusiveness, and equity across the campus; (6) syllabi of recent courses taught (no more than 3). Please attach documents as a single PDF file. Selected candidates will be asked to provide three letters of reference by December 15, 2021. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Bernie Cantens, Chair of the Philosophy Department at [email protected]
Web address to apply https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=380156...
Hard deadline December 15, 2021, 11:59pm EST
Contact
Web address for more information https://www.moravian.edu/hr/employment/job-opportu...
Contact name Dr. Bernie Cantens
Contact email
Contact phone 610-861-1589
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Scheduled expiry date November 10, 2021, 2:31pm EST
Last updated July 13, 2021, 9:32pm UTC
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