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Instructor of Philosophy and Ethics (EXPIRED)

Daemen University, Daemen University

Job category Senior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Philosophy, Languages, & Religious Studies
AOS categories Applied Ethics
Biomedical Ethics
AOC Philosophy, Languages, & Religious Studies
AOC categories Business Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Amherst, New York, United States
Job description

Daemen University is a dynamic, independent, liberal arts institution committed to excellence in student centered learning. The University places special emphasis on preparing students for excellence in professional life, civic engagement, and on instilling and understanding that learning is an exciting lifelong journey. Students are encouraged to be creative, innovative, ethically minded leaders for an ever-changing, diverse, and interconnected world.

The Mission of Daemen University is to prepare students for life and leadership in an increasingly diverse and complex world through the integration of education and professional preparation. Daemen University is going beyond instrumental needs to foster the development of individuals who are dedicated to the health and well-being of local and global communities.

About This Opportunity

Joining our Philosophy, Languages, and Religious Studies team, the Instructor of Philosophy & Ethics will be responsible for the following:

The successful candidate will primarily teach General Education courses, Medical Ethics, and Business Ethics. Candidates who can develop coursework in alignment with the University's mission are especially desirable. The standard teaching load is 24 credits per year (4-4 teaching load); nine-month teaching contract. We seek a faculty member who can engage students from diverse backgrounds and teach classes that support a variety of departments and programs.

Required Qualifications

PhD Preferred. Evidence of teaching excellence is required. Candidates are invited to describe their experiences engaging with diversity (e.g., race, gender, sexuality, religion, culture, etc.) in the classroom as part of their teaching statement. For consideration, submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and contact information for references to application. Incomplete packages will not be considered. The deadline to submit materials is 4/1.

Total Compensation

Daemen University offers a robust total compensation package that includes:

  • Health insurance with an option of two plans: an HSA plan with the deductible funded by employer HSA contributions, or a copay plan.
  • Dental insurance through the Guardian network.
  • Vision insurance through the Guardian network, and an option between the VSP or Davis plans.
  • An 8% employer contribution to the retirement savings account when employees contribute just 5%.
  • Fully paid long term disability insurance, guaranteed-issue life insurance for new hires up to a volume of $150,000.
  • Tuition waiver for full-time employees and their qualified dependents. Entrance in Tuition Exchange scholarship opportunities to pursue education at other institutions.
  • Generous time off for administrative and staff employees.

Daemen University strongly encourages all campus community members to get vaccinated for COVID-19, including a booster vaccine.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://daemen.applicantpro.com/jobs/3236074
Hard deadline April 1, 2024, 11:59pm EST
Web address for more information http://www.daemen.edu
Contact name Kurt Blankschaen
Contact email
Contact phone 7168398373
Time created March 7, 2024, 4:29pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date April 1, 2024, 11:59pm EST
Expired on April 3, 2024, 12:46am EST
Last updated April 3, 2024, 4:46am UTC
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