Department of Philosophy, Fort Lewis College
|Job category||Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar|
|AOS||Epistemology, broadly construed|
|Location||Durango, Colorado, United States|
|Start date||August 2022|
This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position, in the philosophy department. The primary responsibility of this position is to teach philosophy courses (seven 3-credit courses per year), and the secondary responsibilities are to produce research in philosophy and serve students in the philosophy program and the wider campus. The philosophy department seeks to offer students a well-rounded, high-quality education in philosophy, and part of this goal requires delivering courses in the three main sub-disciplines of philosophy. The department already has expertise in ethics and metaphysics and seeks someone to anchor the epistemology cluster of courses.Minimum Qualifications
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an employee can expect while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The salary for this position is $55,500 plus a comprehensive benefits package.The College and the Community
Fort Lewis College, a public institution located in Durango, Colorado, offers degree programs in arts, business, education, health fields, humanities, social and natural sciences, and teacher education. Our inspiring mountain campus is located atop a scenic mesa overlooking historic Durango and situated between the San Juan Mountains and the desert Southwest. We are committed to accessible and high-quality baccalaureate education, and our hallmarks are remarkably close relationships between students and faculty, the freedom of intellectual exploration, and the challenge of experiential learning. Our 3,300 students come from 48 states, 17 countries, with 36% Native American and Alaska Native backgrounds, and 11% Hispanic backgrounds. Durango is a thriving multicultural community of 18,500 set along the beautiful Animas River Valley. Averaging 300 sunny days per year, the community is known for its outdoor lifestyle and friendly, festive atmosphere. Durango is also the cultural and economic hub of the Four Corners region, rich in dining, shopping, and entertainment, and linked with airline service to hubs in Denver, Phoenix, and Dallas.Equal Opportunity
Fort Lewis College does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin, sex*, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, family or domestic status, political beliefs, veteran status, pregnancy, or genetic information. Accordingly, equal opportunity for employment shall be extended to all persons. The College shall promote equal opportunity, equal treatment, and affirmative action efforts to increase the diversity of students, faculty, and staff. The College is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. To file a report, get resources, read policies, or make an appointment, See www.fortlewis.edu/CARE.ADAA Accommodations
Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact Kristin Polens by phone 970-247-7459 or email [email protected] at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date.
|How to apply|
A complete application packet includes: ---Cover letter addressing interest and qualifications for position. Please include details regarding how your course design and personal and professional experiences allow you to encourage a learning environment grounded in equity and inclusion. “How do you envision contributing to Fort Lewis College’s commitment to equity and inclusion?” ---Curriculum vitae ---Names and contact information for three current, professional references Submit materials as one PDF file via email to: [email protected] Application materials received by December 5, 2021, will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled. The successful candidate will be required to submit original, official college transcripts, and pass a background check.
|Email to apply|
|Deadline for full consideration:||December 5, 2021, 11:59pm MST|
|Hard deadline||No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)|
|Web address for more information||https://www.fortlewis.edu/administrative-offices/h...|
|Contact name||Justin McBrayer|
|Time created||November 8, 2021, 10:01pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||May 7, 2022, 7:49pm MST|
|Last updated||November 8, 2021, 10:01pm UTC|
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