Assistant Professor, Philosophy, Job Code 749IHE

Wayne, New Jersey
Aug 02, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

William Paterson University invites applications for a one-year assistant professor appointment in the Department of Philosophy effective fall 2017. 

Ph.D. in Philosophy and teaching experience required.  Advanced standing ABD candidates may be considered at the rank of instructor. 

We are seeking applicants with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and who bring research and teaching expertise in social areas of philosophy, with preference for specializations in Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Race, Ethics, or Social and Political Philosophy.  Additional preferences for online teaching experience and for interdisciplinary experience in liberal or general studies.  The successful candidate will teach a 4-4 load of undergraduate courses in area of specialization, in support of the department’s Liberal Studies major, and/or in offerings related to the University Core Curriculum, as needed.

William Paterson University is a public institution of higher learning. The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs which range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 11,500 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370 acres suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City.

Applicants should submit a letter of application including a description of teaching philosophy and experience, current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three (3) professional references to Dr. Pete Mandik, acting chairperson, at or via mail to him at William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, NJ  07470. Electronic submission preferred. Must reference Job Code in letter of application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  For additional information about the University visit

William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.