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Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, Gettysburg College

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Metaphysics or Ethics, both broadly construed, embracing traditions, areas, and figures not normally included in conventional “Western” philosophy.
AOS categories Metaphysics
Ethics
Value Theory
AOC Areas beyond the department’s current strengths, and competence to contribute courses for the department’s “texts in context” requirement, which studies historically significant texts in their intellectual, social, and biographical contexts.
AOC categories African/Africana Philosophy
Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
Arabic and Islamic Philosophy
Asian Philosophy
Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy
Native American Philosophy
Metaphysics
Philosophy of Action
Applied Ethics
Environmental Philosophy
Ethics
Meta-Ethics
Normative Ethics
Value Theory
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 20100088F
Location Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Start date August 2018
Job description

Qualifications:  The Ph.D. degree is required by start date, along with evidence of teaching excellence and promising research. We especially welcome candidates who seek a rigorous liberal arts environment, will enhance the diversity of the department, and will build bridges to other College departments and programs.

 Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Please submit your application through our website, (http://gettysburg.peopleadmin.com/postings/2261), to Prof. Daniel R. DeNicola, Chair. Please submit a curriculum vitae and cover letter that addresses interest in a liberal arts institution, expected research trajectory, and evidence of teaching excellence. Applicants may also submit additional supplementary materials, including: Research Goals/Statement, Teaching Statement, Teaching and/or Research: Supporting Material, and/or a Sample Syllabus. In addition, applicants should submit the names and email addresses of three professional references, at least one of whom will speak to the candidate’s teaching effectiveness. After the search committee’s preliminary selection of candidates, professional references will be contacted by Gettysburg College via email. The committee will begin reviewing applications no later than November 1, 2017 and continue until an appointment is made. Inquiries can be addressed to Professor DeNicola: ddenicol@gettysburg.edu.
Web address to apply http://gettysburg.peopleadmin.com/postings/2261
Deadline for full consideration: November 1, 2017, 12:00am EST
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information http://gettysburg.peopleadmin.com/postings/2261
Contact name Daniel R. DeNicola
Contact email
Contact phone 717-337-6780
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Scheduled expiry date February 27, 2018, 10:46am EST
Last updated August 11, 2017, 2:10pm EST
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