Assistant Professor/Tenure Track



Job description

Marquette, MI

Job Action Number: 6001103

Salary: Competitive

Department: PHILOSOPHY

Number of Openings: 1

Provide a brief statement of the position duties.
The course load will be 12 credits per semester, with multiple preps each term. The teaching responsibilities will include Ethical Theory and various applied ethics courses (computer, legal, medical) as well as developing new courses that complement the needs of the Department. There will also be additional service responsibilities in support of the department, college, and university. The appointment will require having an active research agenda. This is a campus-based position.

Required Education:

Discipline/Degree Area:

Required Minimum Work Experience:
MA in Philosophy; evidence that PhD in Philosophy will be completed by July 1, 2019; AOS: Applied Ethics; AOC: Ethics or Social Justice; graduate coursework evidencing AOS and AOC; record of effective college teaching in Philosophy; ability to develop and teach courses in areas that complement the needs of the Department.

Knowledge, skills, abilities or attributes required.
Ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate level;

Ability to work with others;

Ability to incorporate application of laptop computers in the learning environment;

Good oral and written communications skills.

Additional Desirable Qualifications:
Earned Ph.D. at time of application.

Record of excellent college teaching, specifically in AOS and AOC.

Level of knowledge of philosophy of race, legal ethics, computer (big data/social media) ethics, bio-medical ethics and environmental ethics.

Experience teaching a range of applied ethics courses, ethical theory, and courses at the intersection of philosophy and social justice.

Type of research and teaching interests at the intersection of philosophy and social justice.

Demonstrated commitment to diversity.

Closing Date: 02-21-2019

Application Types Accepted: Faculty Profile

How to apply

Required Applicant – online
Curriculum Vitae
Teaching Philosophy
Other Document
Unofficial Transcript
Other Document
Other Document
Other Document

Special Instructions to Applicants:
The Other four (4) Document required shall be:

1. The names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three (3) references.

2. Research Statement.

3. Evidence of teaching effectiveness/excellence (including sample syllabi).

4. A writing sample.

Contact for this posting:
Sarah Jones, Chair

Equal Opportunity:
Northern Michigan University is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in employment or the provisions of services. NMU provides, upon request, reasonable accommodation including auxiliary aids and services necessary to afford individuals with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in all programs and activities. Persons having inquiries regarding discrimination/complaints may contact the Equal Opportunity Office at (906) 227-2420.