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Assistant Teaching Professor of Philosophy (History focus)

Pennsylvania State University

Job category Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location University Park, Pennsylvania, United States
Start date August 2024
Job description

Assistant Teaching Professor of Philosophy (History focus)


The Philosophy Department at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a full-time Assistant Teaching Professor position, with an anticipated start date of August 2024.

The department is looking for candidates with experience and strength in the history of philosophy, including ancient Greek philosophy; interest in teaching logic is a plus.

Responsibilities of the Assistant Teaching Professor include teaching undergraduate philosophy courses. This position will include resident and possibly some online instruction and normal university service.

A Ph.D. in Philosophy or related field is required by the appointment date. This is a non-tenure-track, term position for one year, with an excellent possibility of renewal. Full-time Assistant Teaching Professors teach three courses per semester.

In addition, successful candidates must either have demonstrated a commitment to building an inclusive, equitable, and diverse campus community, or describe one or more ways they would envision doing so, given the opportunity.

The College of the Liberal Arts is committed to offering professional growth and promotional opportunities for non-tenure-line faculty appointments. Information on faculty ranks and progression can be found at https://policy.psu.edu/policies/ac21.

Interested candidates must submit an online application and should upload the following application materials: a letter of interest, CV or resume, teaching portfolio, and a list of three references with contact information. For information on the position, please contact Christopher Moore (search chair) at mailto:[email protected].

System limitations allow for a total of 5 documents (5mb per document) as part of your application. Please combine materials to meet the 5-document limit.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Visit our website at https://philosophy.la.psu.edu/ for more information on our Philosophy Department.

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

Penn State offers competitive benefits to full-time employees, including medical, dental, vision, and retirement plans, in addition to 75% tuition discounts (including for a spouse and dependent children up to the age of 26) and paid holidays. Please visit https://hr.psu.edu/benefits for more detailed information.

Apply online at https://apptrkr.com/5341201

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://apptrkr.com/5341201
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information http://www.psu.edu
Time created June 25, 2024, 6:17pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date December 18, 2024, 4:51pm EST
Last updated June 25, 2024, 6:17pm UTC
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