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Assistant Teaching Professor of Philosophy, Religion, and Humanities (EXPIRED)

Penn State Harrisburg

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Logic, Ethics
AOC categories Logic
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Middletown, Pennsylvania, United States
Start date Fall 2023
Job description

Assistant Teaching Professor of Philosophy, Religion, and Humanities


The Penn State Harrisburg School of Humanities invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track Assistant Teaching Professor of Philosophy position to start in the Fall 2023 semester. The school seeks candidates who can teach Symbolic Logic, Ethics, and additional courses based on the candidate's area of expertise. A history of teaching humanities and religion courses is also desired.

Job Responsibilities:

• Teach Ethics, Critical Thinking, and Symbolic Logic courses that fulfill Penn State's general education requirements.

• Work with adjunct Religion and Philosophy faculty to determine course offerings every semester.

• Develop events and programming that will engage the student body with the field of Philosophy.

• Recruit and advise students for the Humanities major.

• Contribute to the department, college, university, and profession through academic and professional service.

• Candidates are expected to teach four courses per semester while also maintaining a positive record of service to the university and/or profession.

• While this is a teaching position, evidence of scholarly engagement with the field of Philosophy is expected.

Education & Qualifications:

• A Ph.D. in Philosophy or a closely related field is required by the time of appointment.

• A demonstrated ability as a teacher and advisor.

• Strong record of engagement in the field of Philosophy.

Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

How to Apply:

• Submit a formal letter of application detailing relevant qualifications for this job.

• Submit a curriculum vitae with three references listed.

• Submit a teaching philosophy statement.

Penn State is a multi-campus public land-grant University. Penn State Harrisburg, the Capital College, is the largest among Penn State's Commonwealth Campuses, enrolling 5,000 students and offering more than 75 degree programs. The campus is located near the state capitol and is within easy driving distance of major cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, DC.

Penn State is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

Apply online at https://apptrkr.com/3898631

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://apptrkr.com/3898631
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information http://www.psu.edu
Time created February 14, 2023, 8:50pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date August 12, 2023, 8:40pm EST
Expired on August 12, 2023, 8:46pm EST
Last updated October 13, 2023, 3:00pm UTC
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