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Assistant Professor of Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Mount Mary University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS AOS is open but we are interested in a candidate with competence in Contemporary Philosophy, Aesthetics, or Non-Eurocentric Philosophy
AOS categories History of Philosophy
AOC The successful candidate must have a strong competency in ethics and the history of Western philosophy including the interconnections between philosophy and theology
AOC categories African/Africana Philosophy
Asian Philosophy
History of Philosophy
Latin American Philosophy
Native American Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Start date August, 2017
Job description

Mount Mary University announces a tenure track position in philosophy beginning August 20th of the 2017-18 academic year for an assistant professor of Philosophy. AOS open but we are particularly interested in a candidate with competence in Contemporary Philosophy, Aesthetics, or Non-Eurocentric Philosophy.    The successful candidate must, also, have a strong competency in ethics and the history of Western philosophy including the interconnections between philosophy and theology.    Excellence in teaching is the highest priority. Teaching load is 12 credits a semester on a 9 month contract which includes teaching cooperatively with a theologian in a joint taught fundamental core class called "Search for Meaning."  Consistent with the mission of the University, the successful candidate will reflect a commitment to social justice, an understanding of and appreciation for the Catholic intellectual tradition, and a commitment to the education for leadership of a diverse community of women. Ph.D. in Philosophy in hand by the start of appointment is required. Candidates should send a CV, letter of intent, and three letters of recommendation that speak to the teaching ability, collegiality, and scholarship of the candidate to mmu-hrads@mtmary.edu (cc. to hockenj@mtmary.edu) with “PHILOSOPHY TENURE TRACK JOB APPLICATION—CANDIDATE NAME” in the subject line.   Review of applicants will begin on November 30th.  Candidates selected for interviews will be asked to provide transcripts and a writing sample. Mount Mary University, an urban Catholic women’s college sponsored by the School Sisters of Notre Dame practices Equal Opportunity Employment as part of an ongoing commitment to diversity in our work place. Women and minorities are particularly invited to apply.

How to apply
Application type Email
Candidates should send a CV, letter of intent, and the names, titles, and email address of three people who will write letters of recommendation to mmu-hrads@mtmary.edu and cc'd to hockenj@mtmary.edu. PHILOSOPHY TENURE TRACK APPLICATION-CANDIDATENAME should be in the subject line. Letters of recommendation should be sent from the reviewers to mmu@hrads@mtmary.edu and ccd to hockenj@mtmary.edu and should address the teaching ability, collegiality and scholarship of the candidate. Reviewers should write LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION-CANDIDATE NAME in the subject line.
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Deadline for full consideration: November 30, 2016, 1:00am CST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact name Jennifer Hockenbery
Contact email
Contact phone 414 930 3231
Time created October 24, 2016, 3:33pm EST
Scheduled expiry date May 12, 2017, 10:54am CST
Expired on May 12, 2017, 11:46am CST
Last updated July 12, 2017, 3:00pm EST
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