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Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor, Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, Northern Arizona University

Job category Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term
AOS Ethics, Applied Ethics, esp. Healthcare Ethics or similar
AOS categories Applied Ethics
Biomedical Ethics
AOC Ethics, Applied Ethics, esp. Healthcare Ethics or similar
AOC categories Applied Ethics
Biomedical Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 607958
Location Flagstaff, Arizona, United States
Start date August 2024
Job description

The successful candidate will support existing programming at the university and in the community with the Institute for Public and Professional Ethics in Leadership. Successful candidate will teach three courses per semester. For one course (Fieldwork Experience), faculty member will serve as the Coach to an inaugural collegiate Ethics Bowl team at NAU, mentor regional High School Ethics Bowl teams with the help of select NAU students, and assist in the hosting of the annual Arizona High School Ethics Bowl in January 2025. 

This posting is for hiring 1 full-time, 9-month position for the 2024/2025 academic year ONLY. Contract begins August 2024

Responsibilities Include:

  • Teach 3 classes per semester for the Philosophy Department
    • PHI 408 "Fieldwork Experience" in which they will train select NAU students to  serve as mentors for the High School Ethics Bowl, visit local schools, and help run the Ethics Bowl in January.
    • Two sections of PHI 332 "Healthcare Ethics" in FA24, and 
    • Two sections of PHI 105 "Introduction to Ethics" in SP25

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Ability to serve as the Coach to NAU’s collegiate Ethics Bowl team, 
  • Ability to mentor regional High School Ethics Bowl teams
  • Ability to teach “Introduction to Ethics” and “Healthcare Ethics”
How to apply
Application type Online
Vacancy will remain open until filled. Applications received before July 2, 2024 will receive full consideration. To apply, proceed to nau.jobs, follow the 'Current Openings' link, select "Career Opportunities", click the "Faculty, Library, Administrator" tab in the upper left corner, locate vacancy 607958, and then "Apply" at the bottom of the page. Application must include (saved as PDF and/or Word documents): - a cover letter highlighting your particular qualifications for this position; - a curriculum vitae; and - names and contact information for three references. Please do not include any other documents. If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on the HR website or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process, please contact the Disability Resources Office at 928-523-8773, [email protected], or PO Box 5633, Flagstaff AZ 86011.
Web address to apply http://nau.jobs
Deadline for full consideration: July 2, 2024, 12:00am MST

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Time created June 21, 2024, 9:19pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date December 17, 2024, 6:10pm MST
Last updated June 25, 2024, 10:12pm UTC
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