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Limited Term Assistant Professor or Instructor

Department of Literature and Philosophy, Georgia Southern University

Job category Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term
AOS Open, but Ancient Philosophy preferred
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 30011
Location Statesboro, Georgia, United States
Start date August 1, 2017
Job description

The Department of Literature and Philosophy invites nominations and applications for the position of Limited-Term Instructor/Assistant Professor.

Georgia Southern University, classified as a doctoral/research institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, is a member of the University System of Georgia and is the largest, most comprehensive research institution in southeast Georgia. Founded in 1906, Georgia Southern is a premier choice for more than 20,600 students representing 50 states and 88 nations.

Position Description. Reporting to the Chair of Literature and Philosophy, the Limited-Term Instructor/Assistant Professor position will teach five courses per semester, including introductory level courses as well as one course per semester in the upper division. All limited-term positions are non-tenure track, academic (9/10 month) year appointments. Appointments are for one year only, although there is the possibility of reappointment should funding permit and based upon satisfactory performance. (All reappointments are made on a one year basis.) The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications:

Limited-Term Assistant Professor: Earned doctorate in Philosophy or a closely related field with at least 18 graduate semester hours in Philosophy by August 1, 2017

Limited-Term Instructor: Earned master’s in Philosophy or closely related discipline with at least 18 graduate semester hours in Philosophy by August 1, 2017

Evidence of effective teaching

Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution

Preferred Qualifications:

A.O.S. in Ancient Philosophy

Additional teaching competency in at least one of the following areas: Medieval Philosophy, Non-Western Philosophy, Philosophy of Race, and/or Critical Thinking

Screening of applications begins June 19, 2017, and continues until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2017. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications and applications submitted electronically will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent to:

Dr. Karin Fry, Search Chair, Search #30011

                                                Department of Literature and Philosophy

                                                Georgia Southern University

                                                P. O. Box 8023

                                                Statesboro GA 30460-8023

                Electronic mail: kfry@georgiasouthern.edu

                Telephone: 912-478-7577

More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu or   http://class.georgiasouthern.edu/litphi/. Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are committed to working in diverse academic and professional communities and who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional service within the University and beyond. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Associate Provost.

How to apply
Application type Email
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: June 19, 2017, 12:00am EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information http://class.georgiasouthern.edu/litphi/
Contact name Karin Fry
Contact email
Contact phone 912-478-7577
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Scheduled expiry date December 9, 2017, 2:04pm EST
Last updated May 24, 2017, 8:30am EST
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