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Assistant Professor, Philosophy (2 Positions)

Department of Philosophy, Worcester State University

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS No Specialisation needed
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 2
Location Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Job description

The Worcester State University Department of Philosophy invites applications for two tenure-track positions, both ranked Assistant Professor, to begin September 1, 2022.

The successful applicants will be well prepared to contribute to significant curriculum development and student engagement. We are particularly interested in candidates who demonstrate teaching competency in some combination of the following courses (as well as developing new courses not yet in our catalog):

  • Business Ethics
  • Computing Ethics
  • Environmental Ethics
  • Medical Ethics
  • Social and Political Ethics
  • Buddhist Philosophy
  • Chinese Philosophy
  • Latin American Philosophy
  • Africana Philosophy
  • Race, Nation, Class, Gender, and Sexuality
  • Contemporary Asian Philosophy
  • Ancient Greek Philosophy
  • History of Modern Western Philosophy
  • 19th Century European Philosophy
  • Existentialism and Phenomenology
  • Philosophy of Religion

They will demonstrate strong teaching skills, an active research program, and the ability to engage with a diverse community of state university undergraduates. The positions require a four/four course load, with the possibility of one online course per semester.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
All applicants must apply online through Interview Exchange: www.worcester.interviewexchange.com. Please submit the following with your application: 1. A cover letter that briefly discusses your teaching philosophy as well as the contribution that you would make to the department culture, including developing the Philosophy major; 2. curriculum vitae; 3. sample syllabi and assignments; 4. the contact information for 3 professional references who will submit a letter of reference on your behalf. Samples of teaching evaluations and other materials may be requested of finalists. Review of applications will begin on-or-about October 15 and continue until the position is filled.
Web address to apply https://worcester.interviewexchange.com/jobofferde...
Deadline for full consideration: October 15, 2021, 12:00am EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information https://worcester.interviewexchange.com/jobofferde...
Contact name Glenda Rodriguez
Contact email
Contact phone 5089298053
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Scheduled expiry date March 14, 2022, 2:37pm EST
Last updated September 15, 2021, 8:17pm UTC
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