Non-Tenure Track Teaching Faculty in Philosophy
Position Number: 00104560, 00104561
Primary Function of Organization Unit: The NC State Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies is committed to: offering a high-quality undergraduate Philosophy curriculum, including a major and minor in Philosophy, that gives students an opportunity to confront through historical and contemporary resources a wide range of central philosophical issues, such as the relationship between the mind and brain, the ethical implications of scientific advances, the justification of moral, political, and legal institutions, the relationship between human knowledge and reality, and the nature of the logic that structures human language and thought; offering a high-quality undergraduate Religious Studies curriculum, including a major and a minor in Religious Studies, that provides students an extended opportunity to examine the multiple interpretations of the category "religion" - including religion as a social construction, as an element of psychological development, as a branch of metaphysics, and as a constellation of ritual practices - and the ways in which religious traditions have played a central role in human culture and history; developing the analytical abilities and expressive powers of our students; providing and expanding educational and research opportunities at the graduate level; and conducting research, teaching and scholarship that further knowledge and understanding in the disciplines of Philosophy and Religious Studies.
Essential Job Duties: The NC State Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies welcomes applications for possible non-tenure-track teaching positions in Philosophy during 2018/19. The Department may have teaching needs in one or more of the following courses: Introduction to Philosophy, Contemporary Moral Issues, Issues in Business Ethics, and Biomedical Ethics. We may require instructors for classroom courses, online distance-education courses, or both. Depending on the Department's needs, selected candidates will be offered contracts to teach one or more course-sections for either a single semester or the full academic year. MA in Philosophy or related field required. PhD strongly preferred.
Minimum Education/Experience: MA in Philosophy or related field required. Degrees must be received from accredited institutions by start date.
Department Required Skills: Evidence of teaching effectiveness. Superior communication skills.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: PhD strongly preferred. Previous teaching experience at the college level.
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: n/a
AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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