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Lecturer in Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, Mount Mary University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
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
Aesthetics
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
Arabic and Islamic Philosophy
Asian Philosophy
Latin American Philosophy
Native American Philosophy
Aesthetics
Ethics
Workload Part time
Vacancies 1
Location Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Start date August, 2017
Job description


Mount Mary University announces a renewable non-tenure track 0.5 position in philosophy beginning August 20th of the 2017-18 academic year. Rank: Lecturer.  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 the history of Western philosophy including the interconnections between philosophy and theology.    Excellence in teaching is the highest priority. Teaching load is 6 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. or ABD in Philosophy is required.  Ph.D. is preferred. 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 0.5 POSITION—CANDIDATE NAME” in the subject line.    Review of applicants will begin on Nov. 30.   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
Instructions
Candidates should send a CV, letter of intent, and the names, titles, and email addresses of three people who will write letters of recommendation. Applications should be sent to mmu-hrads@mtmary.edu and ccd to hockenj@mtmary.edu. PHILOSOPHY 0.5 LECTURER-CANDIDATE NAME should be in the subject line. Letters of Recommendation should be sent from the reviews to mmu-hrads@mtmary.edu and ccd to hockenj@mtmary.edu with LETTERPHILOSOPHY 0.5 CANDIDATE NAME in the Subject line.
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Deadline for full consideration: November 30, 2016, 1:00am CST

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Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Contact name Jennifer Hockenbery
Contact email
Contact phone 414 930 3231
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Time created October 24, 2016, 3:25pm EST
Scheduled expiry date May 12, 2017, 11:04am CST
Last updated October 25, 2016, 1:41pm EST
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