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Philosophy and Religion Term Faculty

Department of Philosophy & Religion , American University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Asian philosophy, Buddhist philosophy
AOS categories Asian Philosophy
Ethics
AOC Asian philosophy, Buddhist philosophy, comparative ethics
AOC categories Asian Philosophy
Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Spring Valley, Washington, D.C., United States
Start date August 26, 2024
Job description

The Department of Philosophy and Religion in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a full-time, academic year appointment (renewable) in Asian philosophy at the rank of Professorial Lecturer beginning August 26, 2024. Teaching duties include both introductory courses and graduate seminars on Asian philosophy. We particularly welcome candidates with expertise in Buddhist philosophy. The capacity to teach global/comparative ethics will be a plus. In addition to scholarship, teaching, and service, responsibilities include participation in department, school, and university activities.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D.; however, ABD will be considered. Salary and benefits are competitive for a full-time term appointment. The teaching load for the year is three courses per semester (fall and spring). Funding for research and/or travel to participate in academic conferences is available. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to apply. Please contact Jin Y. Park, department chair, at [email protected] if you have any questions. 

The Department of Philosophy and Religion offers undergraduate degrees in Philosophy and Religious Studies and graduate degrees: an M.A. in Philosophy and a joint MA in Ethics, Peace and Human Rights. Learn more about the College of Arts and Sciences at http://www.american.edu/cas/ and about the department at http://www.american.edu/cas/philrel/.

American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital. For more information about American University, visit www.american.edu. American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities.

American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus. Hiring offers for this position are contingent on the successful completion of a background check.American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its programs and activities.

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Application type Online
Web address to apply https://american.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/AU/de...
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Deadline for full consideration: Tomorrow, 12:00am EST
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
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Web address for more information https://www.american.edu/hr/careers/faculty-ft.cfm
Contact name Department of Philosophy and Religion
Contact email
Contact phone 2028852925
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Time created May 8, 2024, 9:01pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date November 3, 2024, 7:57pm EST
Last updated May 8, 2024, 9:01pm UTC
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