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Instructor or Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Fort Hays State University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Critical Thinking and Applied Ethics
AOC categories Logic
Applied Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 2
Location Hays, Kansas, United States
Start date approx. August 16, 2018
Job description


Recruitment for 1-2 full-time instructors of philosophy for Fort Hays State University (FHSU) stationed at Sias International University (http://en.sias.edu.cn/) in Henan Province, China with opportunity for annual renewal.  Each faculty position in China is an annual assignment as a non-tenure-track instructor or assistant professor, subject to annual review with possibility of continuation. China-based FHSU Philosophy faculty members report to the FHSU Department of Philosophy Chair.


Master’s degree in philosophy or related discipline is required.  Candidates must meet minimum standards for academic qualification consistent with HLC accreditation.  Applicants must possess a US Green Card or be a citizen of the US. Successful candidates also must be eligible to apply for and receive a Z visa, residence permit, and work permit in China. FHSU will assist in acquiring, processing and paying for these documents.


PhD in philosophy or related discipline.  Some experience teaching philosophy at the undergraduate level is preferred.  Experience teaching applied ethics and/or logic is preferred.  Familiarity with teaching ESL/EFO students, international students, especially Chinese students, is preferred.


Instructor (MA) or Assistant Professor (PhD)


The course load is twenty-four (24) credit hours for the period of the contract; i.e. four (4) courses per semester.  This position will teach philosophy classes (up to 60 students each) that are required for students majoring in Global Business English or Leadership Studies. All courses will be delivered in English. Limited research and service is required.  After training in August, the faculty member will teach these classes face-to-face for FHSU in Xinzheng, China for the fall 2018 and spring 2019 semesters. The faculty member will live on campus with other FHSU international faculty.

Undergraduate Courses:
The classes that will be taught are:

Global Business English (GLE) 201 – Critical Thinking for the Professional

Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS) 401 – Ethical Issues in the Professions and Business

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://www.fhsu.edu/humanresourceoffice/positions
Email to apply
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information http://www.fhsu.edu/humanresourceoffice/positions
Contact name David Tostenson
Contact email
Contact phone 785-628-5915
Time created March 5, 2018, 8:58am EST
Scheduled expiry date September 11, 2018, 11:04am CST
Expired on April 9, 2018, 11:15am CST
Last updated June 9, 2018, 3:00pm EST
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We were granted an emergency waiver to hire in China for this fall due to massive bureaucratic regulations and paperwork.