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Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, Luther College

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS History of Philosophy
AOS categories History of Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Decorah, Iowa, United States
Start date late August 2017
Job description

Luther College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy.  A one-year, non-tenure track replacement position, with possibility of renewal for a second year beginning late August 2017.

QUALIFICATIONS:  PhD by August 2017 required; Area of Specialization:  History of Philosophy; Area of Competence:  Open.  The enthusiasm for and demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching is essential.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  A seven course teaching load spread over the fall, January, and spring terms (3-1-3); teaching to include core courses in Ancient and Early Modern Philosophy.  Active participation expected in the Department of Philosophy which has 2.5 FTE faculty supporting major and minor study in philosophy. 

STATEMENT ON DIVERSITY:  Luther College is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum. We value the input of multiple viewpoints and perspectives to create an academic community that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. Candidates are encouraged to identify their strengths or experiences that will contribute to this goal.

APPLICATION INFORMATION:  Review of applications begins January 6, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.  Skype or phone interviews will be scheduled after February 1, 2017. Applicants’ dossiers will include:

  • letter of application
  • curriculum vitae
  • statement of teaching philosophy
  • unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts
  • three letters of recommendation, at least one letter should specifically address undergraduate teaching experience (the college will send an email link to each letter writer identified in the application process to upload their letter)

Apply at https://luthercollege.hiretouch.com.

INQUIRIES:  Inquiries about the position may be directed to Storm Bailey, Chair, Philosophy Search Committee, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, 52101; email: baileyst@luther.edu.  Additional information about the college is available by visiting the college website, www.luther.edu. Questions regarding the application process should be directed to facultysearch@luther.edu.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://luthercollege.hiretouch.com/job-details?jo...
Deadline for full consideration: January 6, 2017, 12:00am CST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
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Web address for more information http://www.luther.edu
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Time created December 5, 2016, 8:18am EST
Scheduled expiry date June 20, 2017, 3:16pm CST
Last updated December 8, 2016, 10:15am EST
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