Instructor - Philosophy

Location
Colorado Springs, CO
Posted
May 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution



The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is seeking a full-time instructor in Philosophy for the 2017-2018 academic year. Teaching load will be three classes during one semester and four classes during the other semester. Courses to be taught include Critical Thinking, Introduction to Philosophy, and perhaps one upper-division course in the areas of Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind, or Philosophy of Nature. A Ph.D in Philosophy is preferred, but we will consider ABD Ph.D students in Philosophy with relevant teaching experience in the advertised areas; preference will be given to those candidates who have online teaching experience. Continuing appointment beyond the 2017-2018 academic year is not planned.

Position is open until filled. Applications received by May 30, 2017 will receive full consideration.

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on benefits programs can be found at: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.

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Qualifications

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

Preference will be given to those candidates who have online teaching experience.



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

Application Materials Instructions:Applications must be submitted through CU Careers. Applications received through surface mail or email will not be considered. Upon request, please be prepared to provide five references (at least two previous/current supervisors), including their email contact information. Finalists may be required to provide 3 letters of recommendation. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.



Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Colorado Springs

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

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: May 17, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Raphael Sassower

Posting Contact Email: rsassowe@uccs.edu

Position Number: 00483111

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