Instructor of Philosophy

Moscow, Idaho, United States

Job description

Division/College: College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences

Employee Category: Faculty

Pay Range: $40,000 – $42,500 annually

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
The Department of Politics and Philosophy seeks to hire a Permanent Instructor to teach Philosophy. The teaching load will be four courses/semester. Courses to be taught include PHIL 103 (Introduction to Ethics), PHIL 208 (Business Ethics), PHIL 201 (Critical Thinking), and, pending qualification, PHIL 470 (Philosophy of Law). The minimum qualifications are an MA in Philosophy and demonstrated excellence in teaching; preferred qualifications are a PhD or a terminal degree in a related field (e.g., a JD).

The University of Idaho is committed to both academic excellence and diversity in faculty, staff, and student body. Women, minorities, and members of other groups traditionally under-represented in higher education are strongly encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in Philosophy.
  • Extensive background teaching Introduction to Ethics.
  • Ability to teach Business Ethics and Critical Thinking.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD or a terminal degree in a related field (e.g., a JD)
  • Ability to teach Philosophy of Law.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: F000696P

Closing Date: 6/20/2018

Open Until Filled: No

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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