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Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Union College

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS EITHER Asian Philosophy and Religion OR Philosophy of Mind
AOS categories Asian Philosophy
Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Religion
AOC Logic
AOC categories Logic
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Schenectady, New York, United States
Start date September 2017
Job description

Assistant Professor, tenure-track, beginning September 2017. Areas of expertise: Either Asian Philosophy and Religion or Philosophy of Mind. Teaching competence must include logic. The ideal applicant will have a Ph.D. in philosophy, but advanced ABDs in philosophy will be considered. Advanced appointments may be considered for suitable candidates. The successful applicant will be expected to teach in her/his area of expertise and of teaching competence at all undergraduate levels, from introductory to advanced. The successful applicant will be expected to teach courses cross-listed with either courses in the Asian Studies or the Neuroscience Programs. Teaching load is 2 courses per term; Union College’s academic year consists of three 10-week trimesters.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a current CV, graduate transcripts, statement regarding experience working with diverse student populations and/or ability to contribute to a diverse community, and arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly by their authors. All materials should be sent via Interfolio. Review of applications will begin on December 15 and will continue until the position is filled. We will not be interviewing at the APA.

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. 

Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities who request such accommodations.

Founded in 1795, Union College was the first college chartered by Board of Regents of the State of New York, and it continues to be one of the premier Liberal Arts Colleges in the country. Located in the heart of New York’s Capital District, Union College’s stunning campus is only a short drive away from New York City, Boston, and Montreal (all at around a three-hour drive away). For more about Union College please see: .

The Department of Philosophy itself hosts one of the most impressive Speaker Series of any undergraduate institution in the country; for some of our recent guests please see:

How to apply
Application type Online
All applications via Interfolio. Review of applications begins 15 December 2016. We will not interview at the APA
Web address to apply http://apply.interfolio.com/38688
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: December 14, 2016, 7:00pm EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9e_ZX5lC0PHSENTb...
Contact name Felmon Davis
Contact email
Contact phone 518 388 6376
Time created October 19, 2016, 9:23am UTC
Scheduled expiry date May 6, 2017, 8:17am EST
Expired on May 6, 2017, 8:46am EST
Last updated July 6, 2017, 3:00pm UTC
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