Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy

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Hamilton, NY

The Philosophy Department at Colgate University invites applications for two one-year visiting assistant professor positions, both beginning fall semester 2019. Position #1: AOS: Open. AOC: Environmental Ethics. Position #2: AOS: Open. AOC: Open, but the department has teaching needs in philosophy of race, non-Western philosophy, social and political philosophy, and history of philosophy. All applications received will be considered for both positions. Teaching load for each position is five courses per year. Completion of the Ph.D. in philosophy is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire.

How to apply

Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, at least three reference letters, a writing sample, a research statement, and a teaching statement through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13226. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their application how their approach to teaching, scholarship, or service might support such an inclusive educational environment.

Complete applications received before February 25, 2019 will receive full consideration. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for Skype interviews in March. Finalists will be invited for on-campus interviews in late March and early April 2019.

Colgate is a highly selective residential liberal arts institution distinguished by academic excellence and interdisciplinary inquiry. With small classes, a strong emphasis on faculty-student interaction, and a residential community valuing all forms of intellectual rigor, we help students become thoughtful, critical thinkers and perceptive leaders.