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Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Philosophy, W&L University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Theoretical Ethics
AOS categories Normative Ethics
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Lexington, Virginia, United States
Start date July 1, 2022
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at W&L University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position to begin July 1, 2022. AOS: Ethical Theory. AOC: open but with special consideration given to candidates who can teach Africana Philosophy, Latinx Philosophy, Native American Philosophy, or Philosophy of Race (separately or as part of other courses).

This position will include teaching five undergraduate courses over two, 12-week semesters, plus one 4-week intensive May term course every other year. There will be thesis and independent study supervision, and normal departmental service. There is no summer teaching. Generous research and teaching grants are available. There will be opportunities to work closely with the Roger Mudd Center for Ethics, the Shepherd Program for the Interdisciplinary Study of Poverty and Human Capability, and other programs.

W&L is ranked in the top ten liberal arts institutions. The Department of Philosophy is committed to the development of an inclusive environment and strives to advance diverse perspectives and approaches within the department and its curriculum. In keeping with the University Strategic Plan, we welcome applications from underrepresented minority candidates and members of other communities that are traditionally underrepresented in academia.

The university requires employees to become fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and new employees must provide proof of at least their first shot prior to the first day of employment. Individuals may seek a medical or a religious exemption to the vaccination requirement.

Applicants should have a doctorate in Philosophy prior to appointment.

Application Instructions
Applications will be accepted online through the Interfolio portal ortal: apply.interfolio.com/93113.

Candidates should submit:

Cover letter
Writing sample
Research statement
Teaching portfolio
3 Confidential letters of recommendation
Applications will be accepted through 10/18/2021.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://apply.interfolio.com/93113
Hard deadline October 18, 2021, 11:59pm EST
Web address for more information https://apply.interfolio.com/93113
Contact name Nathaniel Goldberg
Contact email
Time created August 30, 2021, 6:18pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date October 18, 2021, 11:59pm EST
Last updated August 30, 2021, 6:18pm UTC
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Instead of November 1, we have chosen an October 18 deadline. Many other philosophy departments have done the same, a few even earlier than ours.