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Visiting Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Wittenberg University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Social and Political Philosophy with research and teaching connected to at least one of the following areas: Disability Studies, Environmental Justice, Immigration Rights, Indigenous Studies, Latinx Studies, Sexuality Studies
AOS categories Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Philosophy of Law and the successful candidate must be able contribute to our Justice, Law and Public Policy Program and to one of the two courses in our History of Philosophy sequence--Ancient and Medieval Philosophy or Modern Philosophy
AOC categories Philosophy of Law
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Springfield, Ohio, United States
Start date August 1, 2019
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at Wittenberg University invites applications for an opening at the level of Visiting Assistant Professor beginning Fall of 2019. Six courses per year, undergraduate.  Appointment is renewable on approval up to three years. Funding for research and development of teaching is available.

AOS: Social and Political Philosophy with research and teaching connected to at least one of the following areas: Disability Studies, Environmental Justice, Immigration Rights, Indigenous Studies, Latinx Studies, Sexuality Studies.

AOC: Philosophy of Law and the successful candidate must be able contribute to our Justice, Law and Public Policy Program and to one of the two courses in our History of Philosophy sequence--Ancient and Medieval Philosophy or Modern Philosophy.

The department emphasizes a commitment to liberal arts teaching and interdisciplinary approaches to teaching and research. The department also values original, innovative research, interaction with students inside and outside of the classroom, engagement with the local community, and service to the university. We view our work as a department as one that is deeply committed to philosophy as a public practice.

Requirements:

A Ph.D. in a related field is required (ABD doctoral candidates will be considered with completion of degree by August 2019). Questions about the position can be addressed to Dr. Nancy McHugh, Chair of Philosophy, at nmchugh@wittenberg.edu.  

Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until March 1, 2019.

Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large.  Please review our notice of nondiscrimination housed on our website.

The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please set-up an account and apply through our online system. Then, upload the following documents in MS Word or Adobe Acrobat format:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Statement describing commitment to fostering diversity on a college campus
  • Complete transcripts (scanned copies acceptable)
  • Evidence of effective teaching
  • Three letters of reference.  Letters of reference should be on letterhead and uploaded as PDFs with your online application or emailed directly to Mary Beth Wendt, Academic Department Assistant for Philosophy, at mwendt@wittenberg.edu

If you are a person with a disability and require assistance with the application process please contact the Wittenberg Human Resources department at 937.327.7517.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://wittenberg.interviewexchange.com/jobofferd...
Hard deadline March 1, 2019, 11:59pm EST
Contact
Web address for more information https://wittenberg.interviewexchange.com/jobofferd...
Contact name Nancy McHugh
Contact email
Contact phone 937-327-6335
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Time created January 9, 2019, 8:16am EST
Scheduled expiry date March 1, 2019, 11:59pm EST
Expired on March 3, 2019, 12:46am EST
Last updated March 3, 2019, 12:46am EST
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