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Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Pitzer College

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Continental Philosophy
AOS categories 19th/20th Century Philosophy
Continental Philosophy
AOC Nonwestern philosophy or philosophy of race and gender
AOC categories Philosophy of Gender
Philosophy of Race
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Claremont, California, United States
Job description

Position Description:
Pitzer College, a selective private liberal arts institution, invites applications for a visiting position beginning August 2017. Seeking a Full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy. Teaching load: 3 courses Fall 2017 / 2 courses Spring 2018.

We seek candidates who work in the area of Contemporary and 20th Century Continental Philosophy. A successful candidate should be competent to teach "Continental Thought" (an historical survey of post-Kantian Continental European philosophy). Ability to teach in value theory (broadly construed), Nonwestern philosophy or philosophy of race and gender would also be desirable.
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by March 31.
Pitzer College has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and strongly encourages candidates from underrepresented groups. We favor candidates who can contribute to the College’s distinctive educational objectives, which promote interdisciplinary perspectives, intercultural understanding, and concern with social responsibility and the ethical implications of knowledge and action. Pitzer College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. For the successful applicant with the relevant interests, affiliations are possible with the intercollegiate departments of Africana Studies, Asian American Studies, Chican@/Latin@ Studies, and/or the Intercollegiate Feminist Center for Teaching, Research and Engagement.
Required Materials
Attachments to be made with applications submitted through Faculty Positions at Pitzer

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Selected evidence of excellence in teaching (teaching evaluations)
    *Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement addressing how your cultural, experiential, and/or academic background contributes to the understanding of diversity at the College, including your approaches to diversity issues in the curriculum and working with a diverse student body.

These applications will be reviewed by the Philosophy Search Committee,

Any applications being sent through mail should be sent to:

Philosophy Search Committee
Pitzer College
1050 North Mills Avenue,
Claremont, CA 91711;

which must include the CV, three letters of reference, evidence of teaching excellence, and diversity statement all of which are noted in required materials.

Contact email: ahmed_alwishah@pitzer.ed

How to apply
Application type Email
Email to apply
Hard deadline March 31, 2017, 11:59pm PST
Contact name Dr. Ahmed Alwishah
Contact email
Time created March 17, 2017, 12:04pm EST
Scheduled expiry date March 31, 2017, 11:59pm PST
Expired on April 2, 2017, 12:46am PST
Last updated June 2, 2017, 3:00pm EST
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