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Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy , Gustavus Adolphus College

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Philosophy of Race and Feminist Philosophy
AOS categories Feminist Philosophy
Philosophy of Race
AOC Philosophy of Science and Environmental Philosophy
AOC categories Philosophy of Science
Environmental Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Saint Peter, Minnesota, United States
Start date September 1, 2017
Job description

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time, one-year position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy to begin September 1, 2017.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate in philosophy, but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. The successful candidate will have both philosophy of race and feminist philosophy among their specializations and competencies. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching and advising.

Preferred Qualifications: The department has additional teaching needs in philosophy of science and environmental philosophy; additional expertise in these areas is preferred. We are interested in applicants who will complement our commitment to students and faculty from diverse cultural groups, and who will diversify the expertise and experiences represented in the department.

Major/Essential Functions: The successful candidate will teach seven courses per year, one of which will be a January experiential course. Teaching responsibilities will include Philosophies of Oppression and Privilege. Other courses are negotiable, but will include an assortment of introductory and middle-level classes.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2300 students. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to excellence through diversity with a special emphasis on global engagement and service. Additionally, we strive to be a community supportive of all kinds of individuals and families. As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EOE Employer/Disabled/Vet

How to apply
Application type Email
The application materials must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and three confidential letters of professional recommendation (sent directly from the reference or letter service). The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to: Peg O’Connor, Chair Department of Philosophy Gustavus Adolphus College 800 W College Ave Saint Peter, MN 56082-1498
Email to apply
Hard deadline March 20, 2017, 11:59pm CST
Web address for more information https://gustavus.edu/jobs
Contact name Peg O'Connor
Contact email
Contact phone 5079337573
Time created February 24, 2017, 2:05pm EST
Scheduled expiry date March 20, 2017, 11:59pm CST
Expired on March 22, 2017, 12:46am CST
Last updated May 22, 2017, 3:00pm EST
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