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Assistant Professor of Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Whitman College

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Ethics from within any Asian tradition, African/a tradition, Native American or other Indigenous tradition, Arab or Islamic tradition, or other tradition that has not been standardly represented within the western philosophical canon.
AOS categories African/Africana Philosophy
Arabic and Islamic Philosophy
Asian Philosophy
Latin American Philosophy
Native American Philosophy
Ethics
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Walla Walla, Washington, United States
Start date August 2017
Job description

Tenure-track position in Philosophy at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are seeking someone with an expertise in ethics from within any Asian tradition, African/a tradition, Native American or other Indigenous tradition, Arab or Islamic tradition, or other tradition that has not been standardly represented within the western philosophical canon. The successful candidate will be expected to offer at least three courses a year in ethics and/or applied ethics as well as courses that contribute to the College’s general education requirements. The candidate may have the option to cross-list courses in interdisciplinary departments and will have the flexibility to teach in accordance with her/his interests. The standard annual teaching load is five courses. A shortened tenure clock is possible for applicants with prior experience. The College provides a generous sabbatical leave program and professional development support for both research and teaching. Effective August 2017. Ph.D. in Philosophy is required.

To apply, go to https://whitmanhr.simplehire.com/, click “Faculty” and “Assistant Professor of Philosophy”. The online application will prompt you to submit all of the required materials: a letter of application; separate statements addressing the candidate’s teaching interests and scholarly/performance agenda; curriculum vitae; the contact information for three people who will be contacted for letters of reference; graduate transcripts; and complete sets of teaching evaluations or other evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in undergraduate instruction.

In their application, candidates should address their interest in working at a liberal arts college with undergraduates, majors as well as non-majors, at all levels of instruction. In addition, because Whitman College is committed to cultivating a diverse learning community, applicants should explain how their classroom and scholarly practices will serve to create and sustain an inclusive learning environment. This statement can be included in the cover letter or the teaching statement.

Deadline: Monday, October 31, 2016.

No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.

For additional information about Whitman College and the Walla Walla area, see www.whitman.edu and www.wallawalla.org.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://whitmanhr.simplehire.com/
Hard deadline October 31, 2016
Contact
Web address for more information http://www.whitman.edu
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Time created September 23, 2016, 9:39am EST
Scheduled expiry date October 31, 2016
Expired on November 2, 2016, 12:46am PST
Last updated February 20, 2017, 3:00pm EST
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