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Full-time Instructor

Philosophy, Missouri State University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Must be able teach some combination of our three philosophy general education courses (Introduction to Philosophy, Ethics and Contemporary Issues, and Critical Thinking), in addition to some combination of the following upper-division courses: Elements of Symbolic Logic, Philosophy of Law, Global Ethics, and Bioethics.
AOC categories Logic
Applied Ethics
Biomedical Ethics
Philosophy of Law
Workload Full time
Vacancies 2
Location Springfield, Missouri, United States
Start date August 14, 2017
Job description

The Philosophy Department at Missouri State University is seeking two nine-month, non-tenure track, full-time instructors to teach some combination of our three philosophy general education courses (Introduction to Philosophy, Ethics and Contemporary Issues, and Critical Thinking), in addition to some combination of the following upper-division courses: Elements of Symbolic Logic, Philosophy of Law, Global Ethics, and Bioethics. Teaching load is 4/4. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. MA, ABD, or PhD in Philosophy is required. A willingness to serve the academic unit, college, and the University is also required. The successful candidate will have experience teaching courses equivalent to some combination of the upper-division and introductory courses listed above, will be able to enhance the Public Affairs mission of the University, and should demonstrate a commitment to teaching and working with diverse student and community populations.

The first date of consideration is May 22, 2017. Official transcripts are required at time of hire. Apply online at https://jobs.missouristate.edu. Missouri State is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer and institution. Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.

Missouri State University is a selective-admission, comprehensive, and multi-campus university system with an enrollment of over 20,000 students, 150 undergraduate majors, and 47 graduate programs. MSU is located in Springfield, MO, with a metropolitan population of over 400,000, in the heart of the beautiful Ozarks region of Southwest Missouri.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Please include documentation of relevant teaching experience and effectiveness.
Web address to apply https://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/32966
Deadline for full consideration: May 22, 2017, 12:00am CST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information http://philosophy.missouristate.edu/
Contact name Elizabeth Foreman
Contact email
Contact phone 417-836-5630
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Scheduled expiry date October 25, 2017, 3:48pm CST
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