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Assistant Professor of Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Centre College

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open
AOC Ethical theory and applied ethics, including environmental ethics.
AOC categories Applied Ethics
Environmental Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Danville, Kentucky, United States
Start date August 2018
Job description

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Centre College invites applications for tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Philosophy, beginning August 2018.  The Philosophy program seeks a teacher-scholar who will enhance the living, learning, and teaching environment at Centre College with their lived experience, ideas, perspectives, and scholarship. AOS: Open. AOC: Ethical theory and applied ethics, including environmental ethics. The Philosophy program has had important and standing connections with Environmental Studies, Gender Studies, and Latin American Studies. It welcomes the opportunity to establish connections with African and African-American Studies, as well as Asian and Asian-American Studies. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. and must be willing to contribute to the First-Year Humanities sequence and the Environmental Studies Program. Course load is six per year.  Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching in a student-centered environment.  Special consideration will be given to candidates with experience teaching and mentoring a diverse student body.

Centre College is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity.  Centre strives to create an environment where differences are celebrated rather than discouraged, where individuals have the opportunity to exchange ideas and share in the richness of mutual experiences.  Please view the Statement of Community

Centre College, a highly-selective liberal arts college of about 1,450 students, has one of the nation’s premier study abroad programs and is ranked among the top fifty National Liberal Arts Colleges by U.S. News & World Report.  Classes are small and academic standards are high.  Centre graduates enjoy extraordinary success, with entrance to top graduate and professional schools, prestigious fellowships for further study abroad, and rewarding jobs. For more information, visit our web site at www.centre.edu. The College is located in Danville, Kentucky, a town of 18,000 recognized for its high quality of life.  It is within easy driving distance of Lexington, Louisville, and Cincinnati.

To apply, please go to http://apply.interfolio.com/44119 and submit cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, short writing sample, graduate transcript(s), statement of teaching philosophy, documentation of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation.  In addition, candidates must include a statement of their commitment to fostering diversity and inclusion in the classroom and the Centre community.  All materials should be submitted by November 7, 2017.  Initial interviews will take place via teleconferencing in December 2017.  Centre College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Submit cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, short writing sample, graduate transcript(s), statement of teaching philosophy, documentation of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation. In addition, candidates must include a statement of their commitment to fostering diversity and inclusion in the classroom and the Centre community.
Web address to apply http://apply.interfolio.com/44119
Deadline for full consideration: November 7, 2017, 12:00am EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline November 9, 2017, 12:00am EST
Contact
Web address for more information http://www.centre.edu
Contact name Kathy Butterfield
Contact email
Contact phone 8592385343
Bookkeeping
Time created September 5, 2017, 1:53pm EST
Scheduled expiry date November 9, 2017, 12:00am EST
Expired on November 10, 2017, 12:46am EST
Last updated November 10, 2017, 12:46am EST
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