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Instructor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Job category Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term
AOS Ethics, Applied Ethics, or Social and Political Philosophy
AOS categories Applied Ethics
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number AA18074
Location Remote work
Organization based in Mankato, Minnesota, United States
Start date August 20, 2018
Job description


  • Teach fully online sections of lower-division ethics courses.  Standard teaching load is 24 credits, 8 courses per year.
  • Engage in research and service and contribute to student success and development. (Note: this position carries no formal advising responsibilities.)

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Philosophy, awarded no later than September 30, 2017.
  • Area of specialization: Ethics, Applied Ethics, or Social and Political Philosophy (as demonstrated by a dissertation or significant publication in the area).
  • Teaching competence: Business Ethics and Ethical Theory or Applied Ethics.
  • Two years of teaching experience at the college level as the instructor of record.
  • One year of online teaching experience at the college level as the instructor of record.
  • Demonstrated experience teaching writing intensive courses in philosophy.
  • Demonstrated teaching competence in business ethics and area of specialization (ethics, applied ethics, or social and political philosophy).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of recent philosophical work in ethics, applied ethics, or social and political philosophy.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of effective online course design and instructional techniques.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated potential for research.
  • Preparation for teaching in areas of specialization and competence.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach online courses in logic and critical thinking.
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.

Additional Information

Additional information on Minnesota State University, Mankato can be found at: http://www.mnsu.edu.

*Please note that this is a fixed-term (non-tenure track) appointment. A fixed-term appointment is an appointment for a limited period of time and is to be used only when the position to be filled is clearly of a temporary nature or when a permanent position needs to be filled for a temporary period. Fixed-term employment terminates at the end of the appointment period and carries no implication for future employment.

How to apply
Application type Online
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: To apply for this position, please continue the process via this website or directly at: http://www.mnsu.edu/hr/vacancy/jobopp.html. A complete online application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee. Cover Letter addressing qualifications for the position Resume/Curriculum Vitae Contact information for three (3) references Scholarly writing sample (e.g., published or draft research journal article, book or dissertation chapter) Teaching portfolio, to include a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, a detailed syllabus for a business ethics course, and a syllabus for an introductory ethics or applied ethics course (e.g., environmental ethics, medical ethics) Unofficial Transcript(s) of your highest completed degree Three (3) letters of reference sent in hard copy to: Minnesota State University Mankato 336 Wigley Administration Center Genise Boettcher, Staffing Specialist (PRF# AA18074) Unclassified Staffing Specialist Mankato MN 56001 CONTACT INFORMATION: Brandon Cooke, Department Chair Department of Philosophy Minnesota State University, Mankato 227 Armstrong Hall Mankato, MN 56001 Phone: 507-389-2012 TTY: 800-627-3529 or 711 Fax: 507-389-5887 Email: brandon.cooke-1@mnsu.edu *Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization which can be found at: http://www.hr.mnscu.edu/contract_plans/documents/ifo0709.pdf (Download PDF reader) NOTICE: In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities (MnSCU) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to MnSCU's vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check.
Web address to apply http://www.mnsu.edu/hr/vacancy/jobopp.html
Deadline for full consideration: November 15, 2017, 12:00am CST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information http://www.mnsu.edu/hr/vacancy/jobopp.html
Contact name Brandon Cooke
Contact email
Contact phone 507 389 2012
Time created October 10, 2017, 8:39am EST
Scheduled expiry date April 27, 2018, 5:22pm CST
Expired on April 26, 2018, 10:37pm CST
Last updated June 26, 2018, 3:00pm EST
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