Philosophy Visiting Assistant Professor

Mar 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Description: VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PHILOSOPHY University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Position: Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy. For one academic year, starting July 1, 2017. AOS: Moral philosophy. Preference for candidates who can teach bioethics, philosophy of law, and/or philosophy of social science in addition to a survey of normative ethics. Two courses per semester, plus advising and committee work. Applicants should submit CV, writing sample, evidence of teaching ability, and contact information for two individuals who have agreed to provide a letter of recommendation at . Recommenders will be contacted by the University with instructions on how to submit a letter to the website. Review of applications will begin April 1 and continue until the position is filled. The Department of Philosophy is strongly committed to Penna€™s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to establishing a more diverse faculty (for more information see: The University of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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