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Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, William Paterson University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open but with a preference for Philosophy of Education, Philosophy of Technology, Philosophy of Medicine, Environmental Philosophy or Applied Ethics.
AOC Open but with a preference for non-traditional or emerging philosophical areas and/or History of Philosophy.
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number PhilJ-003
Location Wayne, New Jersey , United States
Start date September 2017
Job description

William Paterson University invites applications for a full time tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy to start September 2017. Scholarly area of expertise is open with preference given to specialization in Philosophy of Education, Philosophy of Technology, Philosophy of Medicine, Environmental Philosophy or Applied Ethics. Primary responsibilities will be to teach a variety of specialized undergraduate and interdisciplinary courses, as well as general education University-wide courses. This position may also serve the Department’s interdisciplinary program in Liberal Studies and/or the humanities honors track. Engagement in research and publication as well as a commitment to service to the department, college, and the university community is expected and highly valued.

A Ph.D. at the time of appointment from an accredited institution and college level teaching experience are required. Preference will be given to philosophers engaged in research that involves current trends and issues such as those arising in STEM fields, as well as philosophical approaches to cities, food scarcity, crime and policing, business, migration, poverty and warfare. In addition, candidates with backgrounds in interdisciplinary areas, as well as those who work in non-traditional or emerging philosophical areas and/or History of Philosophy, will be given preference.

William Paterson University is a public institution of higher learning. The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs which range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 11,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370-acre suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, current CV, a writing sample, evidence of teaching excellence and scholarly productivity, as well as three letters of reference to Dr. Stephen L. Thompson, Search Committee Chair at socrates@wpunj.edu or via mail to him at William Paterson University, Department of Philosophy, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, NJ 07470. Electronic submission is preferred and while not required, applicants are encouraged to use Interfolio if they subscribe to that service. Letters of interest must reference Job Code. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For additional information about the Department and University, visit www.wpunj.edu/cohss/departments/philosophy/.

William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply

How to apply
Application type Email
Instructions
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, current CV, a writing sample, evidence of teaching excellence and scholarly productivity, as well as three letters of reference to Dr. Stephen L. Thompson, Search Committee Chair at socrates@wpunj.edu or via mail to him at William Paterson University, Department of Philosophy, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, NJ 07470. Electronic submission is preferred and while not required, applicants are encouraged to use Interfolio if they subscribe to that service. Letters of interest must reference Job Code. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For additional information about the Department and University, visit www.wpunj.edu/cohss/departments/philosophy/.
Email to apply
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Contact name Stephen Lester Thompson
Contact email
Contact phone 973.720.3585
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Time created November 8, 2016, 3:23pm EST
Scheduled expiry date May 26, 2017, 3:00pm EST
Expired on May 26, 2017, 3:46pm EST
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