Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Department of Philosophy, Austin College
|Job category||Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term|
|AOS||Ethics or social and|
Social and Political Philosophy
|Location||Sherman, Texas, United States|
|Start date||August 14, 2023|
Austin College’s Department of Philosophy invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy for the 2023-2024 academic year. This is a one-year position.
The area of specialization is ethics or social and political philosophy, and the candidate should have their Ph.D. in hand by August 2023. In addition to teaching a course or courses in social and political philosophy, the candidate should be able to courses in applied ethics in such areas as public health, media, business, medicine, and the environment. The teaching load is three courses in the fall, three courses in the spring, and one course during January Term.
The candidate must have strong commitments to innovative teaching in a liberal arts environment and to encouraging diversity in the classroom. The candidate should explain how their teaching and research relate to the Austin College liberal arts curriculum, its general degree requirements, and its writing requirements.
Austin College is a leading national independent liberal arts college located north of Dallas in Sherman, Texas. Founded in 1849, it is the oldest institution of higher education in Texas operating under original charter and name. Recognized nationally for academic excellence in the areas of international education, pre-professional training, and leadership studies, the College seeks to provide an academically challenging and lively community of students and teachers who are committed to intellectual growth through individual and collaborative endeavors. Austin College is one of 40 schools profiled in Loren Pope’s influential book Colleges That Change Lives.
|How to apply|
Applications should include the following: a letter of application, CV, copies of graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of diversity and inclusion, and three letters of reference. Please combine materials into one PDF document and email to [email protected] Candidates should request that the three letters of reference be submitted to the same email address, with the candidate's name in the subject line. For full consideration, applications must be received by April 7, 2023. Initial video conference interviews will occur in mid-April 2023 and on-campus interviews in early May 2023.
|Email to apply|
|Deadline for full consideration:||April 7, 2023, 5:00pm CST|
|Hard deadline||April 14, 2023, 11:59pm CST|
|Web address for more information||https://www.austincollege.edu/jobs|
|Contact name||Gayle Bowers|
|Time created||March 7, 2023, 4:56pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||April 14, 2023, 11:59pm CST|
|Last updated||March 7, 2023, 4:56pm UTC|
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