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Assistant Professor in Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Susquehanna University

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open
AOC Area of competence can be one or more of the categories listed below.
AOC categories Arabic and Islamic Philosophy
Asian Philosophy
Latin American Philosophy
Philosophy of Religion
Biomedical Ethics
Philosophy of Race
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 955
Location Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, United States
Start date Fall 2017
Job description

Susquehanna University invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to start in August 2017.  Demonstrated success or evidence of potential for excellence in teaching and advising undergraduates (both majors and non-majors) is essential, as is ongoing scholarly productivity and institutional service. Teaching duties include introductory-level courses in ethics as well as courses in the area of specialization and Symbolic Logic.  Our department is open to various areas of specialization, including but not limited to: non-Western philosophy, critical theory, critical philosophy of race, philosophy of religion, metaphysics, bioethics, and/or advanced ethical theory.  The Department seeks someone who is grounded in the history of philosophy.  We also encourage candidates who are able to contribute to the University’s diversity initiatives such as the Latino Symposium and/or the Africana Studies minor.  3/3 load. Ph.D. in Philosophy preferred; A.B.D. required.

As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating undergraduate students for productive lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse and interconnected world. Its more than 2,100 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna’s unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University’s 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit https://www.susqu.edu.

How to apply
Application type Online
Please submit curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, a statement on how the applicant will contribute to the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion (including applicant’s knowledge of and experience with inclusive pedagogical practices in classroom teaching, advising, and mentoring), a sample of scholarly writing, and three letters of recommendation online at http://jobs.susqu.edu/postings/955 Any inquiries should be sent to the department head, Dr. Jeff Whitman, [email protected] Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2016.
Web address to apply http://jobs.susqu.edu/postings/955
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: December 15, 2016, 6:59pm EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline December 19, 2016, 6:59pm EST
Web address for more information https://www.susqu.edu
Contact name Dr. Jeff Whitman
Contact email
Contact phone 570-372-4168
Time created October 19, 2016, 4:40pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date December 19, 2016, 6:59pm EST
Expired on December 20, 2016, 7:46pm EST
Last updated February 20, 2017, 3:00pm UTC
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