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Assistant Professor of Comparative Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Philosophy, Eastern Connecticut State University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Western vs. Non-Western
AOS categories Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
Asian Philosophy
Continental Philosophy
AOC Comparative Philosophy
AOC categories Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
Asian Philosophy
Continental Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Willimantic, Connecticut, United States
Start date August 2017
Job description

Department: Political Science, Philosophy and Geography

Position: Assistant Professor- Comparative Philosophy- Tenure Track

Position Description: We are seeking a candidate who is experienced in and dedicated to teaching the philosophies of the world and comparing the world views, epistemology and ethics of the different philosophical traditions. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the development and teaching of philosophy courses from a western/non-western comparative perspective and be versed in one of the AOS areas listed. In addition to teaching and scholarship, we expect service to the department and the university.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Philosophy or Comparative Philosophy by Fall2017.

Areas of specialty (AOS): Comparative, i.e. western/non-western. A successful candidate must be versed in one of the following areas of philosophy: Ancient Greece, Ancient India or Ancient

China - proficiency in the language of that philosophy, as well as expertise in a comparative (western/non-western) area of study. Experts in Ancient China or Ancient India need to be versed in some western philosophical tradition, e.g. continental or post-modem. Experts in

Greek philosophy need to be versed in some non-western area of study.

Areas of Competency (AOC): Ability and strong commitment to teaching comparative philosophy at the undergraduate level in a liberal arts educational environment (emphasis on

Critical thinking and Ethics) and a promising scholarly agenda.

How to apply
Application type Email
To Apply: Interested applicants should send electronically: a letter of application, CV, and three letters of reference to Dr. Hope Fitz, Search Committee Chair at [email protected]. Review of the applications will begin immediately.
Email to apply
Hard deadline August 10, 2017, 7:59pm EST
Contact name Dr. Hope Fitz
Contact email
Time created October 11, 2016, 12:09pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date April 25, 2017, 11:13am EST
Expired on April 25, 2017, 11:46am EST
Last updated June 25, 2017, 3:00pm UTC
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