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Department of Philosophy, University of Alabama

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC May include the following: Philosophy of Law, Introduction to Philosophy; Introduction to Ethics, Critical Thinking, and Introduction to Aesthetics.
AOC categories Aesthetics
Ethics
Philosophy of Law
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 0810674
Location Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
Start date August 16, 2017
Job description

Teaching assignment may include the following: Philosophy of Law, Introduction to Philosophy; Introduction to Ethics, Critical Thinking, and Introduction to Aesthetics. 

The Department of Philosophy at The University of Alabama is searching for a philosopher to fill a three-year renewable instructorship, beginning August 16, 2017. The instructorship is non-tenure-earning, but is renewable based on need, funding and performance. We have special needs to cover our philosophy of law courses. Other courses to be taught may include Introduction to Philosophy; Introduction to Aesthetics, Critical Thinking, or Introduction to Ethics. Ph.D. strongly preferred; evidence of teaching excellence required. To apply for the position, go to http://facultyjobs.ua.edu. Application materials will be accepted until position is filled; departmental review of applications will begin June 15. Finalists may be interviewed by phone.

When feasible, the teaching assignment will involve no more than two preparations per semester.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Applicants must submit (i) a CV that includes a list of graduate courses completed, (ii) documentation of teaching experience and excellence (upload to “other doc 1” tab), plus (iii) three letters of recommendation. The first two documents must be uploaded to the UA job website. The letters of recommendation should be sent by email to alwalker10@ua.edu or hard copies may be mailed to: Amber Walker, Department of Philosophy; Box 870218; The University of Alabama; Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0218.
Web address to apply https://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/40750
Deadline for full consideration: June 15, 2017, 5:00pm CST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Contact name Amber Walker
Contact email
Contact phone 205-348-5942
Bookkeeping
Time created May 25, 2017, 8:43pm EST
Scheduled expiry date December 10, 2017, 3:42pm CST
Last updated May 25, 2017, 8:43pm EST
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