Limited Term Instructor in Philosophy

Location
Carrollton, Georgia
Posted
Jun 13, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Limited Term Instructor in Philosophy Program

The University of West Georgia Philosophy Program invites applications for a one-year, limited-term, full-time instructor position beginning August 2018.  AOS/AOC Open.  Five-four teaching load includes lower-division Introduction to Philosophy and Critical Thinking courses.  No research or service responsibilities.  Semester calendar.

The University of West Georgia, located 45 minutes west of Atlanta, serves a diverse population of over 13,000 students.  We value inclusiveness, and welcome applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations.  We welcome applications from members of traditionally underrepresented groups in philosophy.

Minimum required qualification is an MA in Philosophy.  A Ph.D. in Philosophy by time of appointment is preferred.  Demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching is a plus. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Interviews will be conducted via phone.

Application dossier should include: application letter (which addresses approach to teaching introductory-level philosophy courses), CV, student evaluations from most recent two years of teaching, and sample syllabi for Introduction to Philosophy and Critical Thinking.  All application materials must be emailed to Dr. Walter Riker (wriker@westga.edu), Philosophy Program Director, Department of English and Philosophy, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, Georgia 30118.

It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia’s affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212. Background check is required for successful candidate.

UWG is a qualifying employer under the Department of Education Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF). This program provides student loan repayment and forgiveness for qualifying loans for eligible full-time employees. See https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service for more information.

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