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Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, Wesleyan University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Early Modern Philosophy
AOS categories Early Modern Philosophy
AOC Early Modern Philosophy
AOC categories Early Modern Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 8457
Location Middletown, Connecticut, United States
Start date Septmeber 1, 2022
Job description

Wesleyan University’s Department of Philosophy invites applications for a one year full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy beginning September 1, 2022. AOS or AOC in Early Modern Philosophy. Ability to teach the diverse range of voices in the Early Modern period is desirable. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Philosophy or related field in hand by the time of appointment to be hired as an Assistant Professor; a successful candidate may be hired as an Instructor if the candidate does not have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment, but will complete the Ph.D. in Philosophy within one year of hire. The teaching load is 3/2, which will include the introductory Early Modern course and an upper-level seminar. Wesleyan is a highly selective liberal arts college with a strong and diverse undergraduate student body.

Applications completed by January 31, 2022 will receive full consideration.

Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious practice or creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Alison Williams ([email protected]), Vice President for Equity & Inclusion / Title IX Officer, 318 North College, 860.685.4771.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
To apply, visit https://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/8457. A complete application includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, statement of current research, and documentation of teaching experience, including teaching statement, course syllabi and student evaluations. In the cover letter, applicants should describe how they will embrace the college's commitment to fostering an inclusive community, as well as their experience working with individuals from historically marginalized or underserved groups. You will also be asked to provide the email addresses of three referees from whom we will obtain confidential letters of recommendation. Applications should be submitted online at: https://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/8457 Please contact Lynn Higgs ([email protected]) or Lisa Sacks ([email protected]) if you have questions about the application process. Visa sponsorship is not available.
Web address to apply https://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/8457
Hard deadline January 31, 2022, 11:59pm EST
Contact
Contact name Lynn Higgs
Contact email
Contact phone 860-685-2680
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Scheduled expiry date January 31, 2022, 11:59pm EST
Last updated December 27, 2021, 8:46pm UTC
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