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Visiting Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Amherst College

Job category Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number Visiting Assistant Professor - Philosophy
Location Amherst, Massachusetts, United States
Start date July 1, 2018
Job description

The Amherst College Department of Philosophy invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professorship in philosophy beginning July 1, 2018. The area of specialty is open.  Given Amherst College’s commitment to cultivating a rigorous and inclusive educational environment, we seek candidates who can teach, mentor, and inspire students of different sexual orientations, genders, races, ethnicities, nationalities, religions, and socioeconomic backgrounds.  In addition to teaching two courses per semester, the successful candidate will be expected to supervise senior honors projects and participate in the life of the department.  Candidates must have the Ph.D. degree in hand or all requirements for the degree fulfilled by the start of the appointment.   To apply, please submit as PDFs or Word documents to https://apply.interfolio.com/48488.a CV, letter of application describing research and teaching interests, one writing sample (twenty-five pages maximum), and three confidential letters of recommendation.  Review of applications will begin March 1, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.

Amherst College is a private undergraduate liberal arts college with 1800 students and more than 200 faculty members. Located in the Connecticut River Valley of western Massachusetts, Amherst participates with Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts in the Five-College Consortium.  Candidates should have a strong commitment to undergraduate and interdisciplinary teaching in a liberal arts context, and a well-articulated plan for sustained research.

Amherst College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages persons of all genders, persons of color, and persons with disabilities to apply. The college is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
To apply, please submit as PDFs or Word documents to https://apply.interfolio.com/48488.a CV, letter of application describing research and teaching interests, one writing sample (twenty-five pages maximum), and three confidential letters of recommendation.
Web address to apply https://apply.interfolio.com/48488.
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: March 1, 2018, 11:59pm EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/departments/p...
Contact name Dee Brace
Contact email
Contact phone 413-542-5805
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Time created January 24, 2018, 10:03am EST
Scheduled expiry date August 11, 2018, 11:54am EST
Expired on August 11, 2018, 12:46pm EST
Last updated September 11, 2018, 3:00pm EST
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one year visiting position not a tenure track position

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