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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, College of Charleston

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Practical Ethics
AOS categories Applied Ethics
Biomedical Ethics
Environmental Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Start date August 16, 2017
Job description

Tenure track appointment as Assistant Professor to begin August 16, 2017. AOS: Practical Ethics. AOC: open. The department is particularly interested in appointing someone whose research and teaching interests will support the Public Health and/or Environmental and Sustainability Studies programs. Ph.D. in Philosophy (or a closely related field) is required by August 15th, 2017 for appointment as Assistant Professor at full salary. (ABD candidates who have not completed their degree by this date can be considered.) Promise of excellence in teaching and research required. Under the department’s current instructional workload approach, the normal teaching load for those actively engaged in productive research is 3/2.

The College of Charleston is a state-supported liberal arts institution with over 10,000 students, located in the historic district of Charleston, SC. The Philosophy Department has 11 tenured/tenure track faculty and a vibrant tradition of research engagement and collegiality. For more information about the department, please see http://philosophy.cofc.edu/. The College celebrates diversity and believes that diverse backgrounds and ideas are crucial to academic excellence. We are committed to creating an inclusive campus that respects and appreciates individual and group differences. The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.

For full consideration, submit your application by December 9, 2016. Applications should be submitted electronically at JOBS.COFC.EDU and should include: cover letter, CV, unofficial graduate transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable), writing sample, statement of research interests, sample syllabi, evidence of effective teaching, and contact information for at least 2 reference providers who will submit letters online. Direct inquiries to Todd Grantham (843-953-8011 or granthamt@cofc.edu ). Initial interviews will be conducted via Skype in early January.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://jobs.cofc.edu
Deadline for full consideration: December 9, 2016, 5:00pm EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information http://philosophy.cofc.edu/
Contact name Todd Grantham
Contact email
Contact phone 843-953-8011
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Scheduled expiry date May 14, 2017, 3:21pm EST
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