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One Year Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Philosophy Department , Oberlin College and Conservatory

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Feminist Philosophy and History of Philosophy
AOC categories History of Philosophy
Feminist Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number FAC150147PS
Location Oberlin , Ohio, United States
Start date Fall 2017
Job description

The candidate must have a PhD by summer 2017, and the candidate must be well-placed to teach three sections of our introductory course Problems of Philosophy and two upper division courses: one in Feminist Philosophy (such as Feminist Ethics) and the other in History of Philosophy. We seek a supportive, outstanding teacher who can make philosophy interesting and relevant to a diverse student body, and will reach out to students from underrepresented groups in philosophy.

How to apply
Application type Online
A complete application will be comprised of 1) a Cover Letter that includes an articulation of the applicant’s teaching philosophy; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) Writing Sample; 4) Evidence of Teaching; 5) Unofficial transcript; and, 6) Letters of Reference from three (3) recommenders* *By providing three (3) Professional References (names and email addresses), you agree that we may contact them through our applicant web portal. Reference writers will be asked to submit an electronic Letter of Recommendation on behalf of the applicant. Please note: At this time we are unable to accept Letters of Recommendation from an Interfolio email address. Review of applications will begin on April 19, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the April 18, 2017 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration.
Web address to apply https://jobs.oberlin.edu/
Deadline for full consideration: April 18, 2017, 12:00am EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://home.oberlin.edu/
Contact name Katherine Thomson-Jones
Contact email
Time created April 5, 2017, 4:02pm EST
Scheduled expiry date October 22, 2017, 2:57pm EST
Last updated April 5, 2017, 4:02pm EST
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