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Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Philosophy, Virginia Wesleyan University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Applied Ethics
AOS categories Applied Ethics
Ethics
AOC Ethics
AOC categories Applied Ethics
Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
Job description

VIRGINIA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (VWU) invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Philosophy, beginning in Fall 2024. A minimum of a Ph.D. in Philosophy with emphasis in Ethics, Applied Ethics and evidence of teaching success is required.

We believe that the study of philosophy is an integral part of a liberal arts education.  We seek a candidate with a strong core commitment to undergraduate teaching and student advising, as well as a passion for service, research, and general scholarship consistent with our student-focused department and University. The successful candidate will support the Philosophy major/minor and also the University’s General Education program. Candidates who can demonstrate experience and enthusiasm for teaching Ethics and Health Care, and Environmental Ethics are highly desirable. 

The teaching load is three four-credit courses per semester. The position requires teaching Ethics and Applied Ethics courses.  The position will also support core history of philosophy courses, such as Ancient Philosophy or Modern Philosophy as well as upper-level philosophy electives. 

The salary is competitive and an attractive benefits package is offered. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time. Applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts (unofficial are acceptable at this point), and three letters of reference as PDF attachments to the Virginia Wesleyan University Career Site and follow the instructions to submit an application. All materials other than the letters of reference should be submitted as a single pdf. To send your letters of reference and assistance with the Career site please contact Sarah Bowdoin at [email protected]. Review of applications will begin November 10, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. Questions prior to application may be directed to Dr. Lawrence Hultgren, Department Chair, via (757) 455-3229 or [email protected].

About Virginia Wesleyan University
Virginia Wesleyan University is Coastal Virginia's premier university of the liberal arts and sciences. Situated on a 300-acre park-like campus in Virginia Beach, the University annually enrolls approximately 1,600 students in undergraduate, graduate, and online programs. Undergraduate degrees include a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Musical Arts, and Bachelor of Social Work with 42 majors, 32 minors, and 19 pre-professional tracks. Graduate degrees include a Master of Business Administration, a Master of Education, and Master of Arts in Education. Students thrive in average class sizes of 15 and through the University's experiential learning, high-impact leadership, and career-development programs. An inclusive community dedicated to scholarship and service grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, Virginia Wesleyan University inspires students to build meaningful lives through engagement in Coastal Virginia's dynamic metropolitan region, the nation, and the world.

Location
Virginia Wesleyan is a university with a coastal edge. Located in Virginia Beach, where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Chesapeake Bay, our region is proud of its vibrant city life, sandy beaches, and rich history. Learn more at visit virginiabeach.com/explore.

Statement of Non-Discrimination
Virginia Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered on the basis of skills, experience, and qualifications without regard to race, religion, color, creed, gender, national and ethnic origin, age, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, the presence of non-job-related medical disability, or any other legally protected status. 

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Time created November 21, 2023, 7:59pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date May 19, 2024, 6:47pm EST
Last updated November 27, 2023, 3:59pm UTC
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