Visiting Assistant Professor (Philosophy)

Apr 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

General Description of Position:

Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy, one year term position for 2017-2018 academic year

Information about the Department:

KSU Department of Philosophy

Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity, and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university established the Office of Diversity, led by the associate vice provost for diversity and a dedicated staff.  Additionally, each college has a designated Diversity Point Person to provide insight and guidance.  

Kansas State University received the prestigious Higher Education Excellence in Diversity, or HEED, award from Insight Into Diversity magazine for the past three years.  Multicultural students account for 15 percent of our student population, a university record and continuing trend.

Job Description:

  • Teach 3 sections of philosophy in each of the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters.
  • Light departmental service duties.
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to and appreciation for teaching students from diverse, multi-cultural backgrounds.
  • Must be able to teach sections of introductory philosophy, intro to ethics, and/or Medical Ethics.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

PhD or ABD in Philosophy or closely related area, with a substantive training in philosophy and an active research program in philosophy.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

 Along with your application, please upload the following:

  1. Letter of application
  2. CV
  3. Research statement
  4. Evidence of teaching competence
  5. Three (3) letters of recommnedation

Screening of Applications Begins:

 April 22, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary Range / Pay Rate:

 $45,000, with Total Rewards benefits

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University may procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee. 

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