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Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Philosophy, Wheaton College

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Social and Political Philosophy
AOS categories Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Philosophy of Law. PhD in Philosophy preferred, ABD considered
AOC categories Philosophy of Law
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 0600847
Location Norton Center, Massachusetts, United States
Start date July 1, 2022
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position that will begin July 1, 2022.  Area of Specialization: Social and Political Philosophy. Area of Competence: Philosophy of Law. PhD in Philosophy preferred, ABD considered.
 
Wheaton College provides students a transformative education with its innovative, liberal arts Compass curriculum. We seek a colleague who is committed to teaching and mentoring undergraduates, and who shares the department’s commitment to fostering inclusion and diversity in teaching, service, and research. The 3/2 teaching responsibilities (5 courses per year) include an introductory course in Social and Political Philosophy and an advanced course in Contemporary Social and Political Philosophy. Additional teaching responsibilities include intermediate courses in Philosophy that complement current course offerings in the department, and which might meet needs in other departments or in interdisciplinary programs such as Legal Studies or others. Research and publication are supported by a fully-paid pre-tenure sabbatical and access to funds for travel and research.  

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
For full consideration, please upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a writing sample, and contact information for three references through the Wheaton College website: http://jobs.wheatoncollege.edu. Please note that references will not be contacted upon application; confidential letters of reference will be collected at a later stage of the hiring process and applicants will be alerted ahead of time. Applications will be reviewed starting December 4th and may continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to the Department Chair, John Partridge ([email protected]). Wheaton strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities through inclusive and equitable institutional practices. Learn more about these ongoing efforts here: https://wheatoncollege.edu/about-wheaton-college/diversity-equity-inclusion/10-action-steps-toward-racial-justice/ To prevent the infection and spread of COVID-19 and as an integral part of our public health and safety measures, Wheaton College requires that all successful applicants hired provide proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 at the time of employment, unless an exemption from this policy is requested and approved. Applicants believing that they need an accommodation of this policy because of a disability, medical condition, or sincerely-held religious belief should inform the Office of Human Resources after an offer of employment is extended.
Web address to apply https://jobs.wheatoncollege.edu/postings/3307
Deadline for full consideration: Today, 8:30am EST
Hard deadline January 8, 2022, 11:59pm EST
Contact
Web address for more information http://wheatoncollege.edu
Contact name John Partridge
Contact email
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Scheduled expiry date January 8, 2022, 11:59pm EST
Last updated November 8, 2021, 9:59pm UTC
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