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Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor of Philosophy

Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Beloit College

Job category Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term
AOS Applied Ethics
AOS categories Ethics
AOC Open
Workload Part time
Vacancies 1
Location Beloit, Wisconsin, United States
Start date January 2018
Job description

Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor of Philosophy

AOS:  Applied Ethics

AOC: Open

Beloit College seeks a one-semester, two-course sabbatical replacement in Philosophy for the Spring 2018 semester, with the possibility of renewal for the 2018-19 academic year.  The teaching load for the spring will be two courses: Biomedical Ethics and Logic.  The teaching load for the following year will be a 3/2 or 3/3 and will include some combination of the courses above and Environmental Ethics, Ethical Theory, Philosophy of Law, and an upper-level seminar in some area of the applicant’s expertise. 

PhD or ABD and a strong commitment to successful undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts context are required.  Successful applicants will have a record of excellent teaching. Preference will be given to those with a Ph.D. in philosophy or ABD by start date (January 2018). 

Located in a diverse community close to Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago, Beloit is a selective undergraduate liberal arts college that attracts students from across the United States and the world. The college emphasizes excellence in teaching, learning beyond the traditional classroom, international perspectives, and collaborative research among students and faculty.  It is recognized as one of the Colleges That Change Lives and in 2014 was recognized among the Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Because equity and inclusion are central to our students’ liberal education and vital to the thriving of all members of our residential learning community, Beloit College aspires to be an actively anti-racist institution.  We recognize our aspiration as ongoing and institution-wide, involving collective commitment and accountability. We welcome employees who are committed to and will actively contribute to our efforts to celebrate our cultural and intellectual richness and be resolute in advancing inclusion and equity. We encourage all interested individuals meeting the criteria of the described position to apply.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, evidence of teaching excellence, and two letters of recommendation to philosophysearch18@beloit.edu in PDF format.  Inquiries about the position should be directed to Professor Matt Tedesco at tedescom@beloit.edu.  Applications will be considered beginning on May 15.

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Deadline for full consideration: May 15, 2017, 12:00am CST

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Web address for more information http://www.beloit.edu
Time created May 4, 2017, 9:06am EST
Scheduled expiry date November 19, 2017, 1:20pm CST
Last updated May 5, 2017, 11:58am EST
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