Instructor - Philosophy

Colorado Springs, CO
Apr 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is seeking a half-time instructor in Asian Philosophy for the 2017-2018 academic year. Teaching load will be 2/2, preferably including one course taught on "Introduction to Asian Philosophies" each semester and one upper-division course on a specialized area within Asian Philosophy each semester (e.g., teach "Indian Philosophy" in Fall 2017, "Buddhist Philosophy" in Spring 2018). A Ph.D is preferred, but we will consider ABD Ph.D students with relevant teaching experience in the advertised areas. Continuing appointment beyond the 2017-2018 academic year is yet to be determined.

Beginning salary ~ $18,591. The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on benefits programs can be found at:

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Ph.D is preferred, but we will consider ABD Ph.D students with relevant teaching experience in the advertised areas

Special Instructions to Applicants:Position is open until filled. Applications received by April 30, 2017 will receive full consideration. Applications must be submitted through CU Careers. Applications received by email or surface mail will not be considered. Upon request, please be prepared to provide five references (at least two previous/current supervisors), including their email contact information. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Unofficial transcript(s)

Application Materials Instructions:Please upload the following: Cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Colorado Springs

Department: C0001 -- Colorado Springs Campus - 40057 - LAS-Philosophy

Schedule: Part-time

Posting Date: Apr 5, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Raphael Sassower

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00483119


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