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Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Job description

The Humanities, Social Science, and Communication (HSC) Department at the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) invites applications for a full-time position of Assistant Professor of Philosophy. The position will begin fall of 2019. MSOE utilizes long-term contracts for full-time faculty and provides opportunity for rank advancement. MSOE expects, supports, and rewards a strong commitment to excellence in teaching.  

The candidate will be responsible for teaching Ethics for Professional Managers and Engineers as well as several undergraduate elective courses as part of MSOE’s general education program (these might include, for example, epistemology, social and political philosophy, philosophy of mind and AI, among others).

Minimum requirements

  • Ph.D. in Philosophy or related field
  • AOS: Open
  • AOC: Ethics and Applied Ethics
  • The candidate should have a strong record of undergraduate teaching experience.
  • The candidate should have strong communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to build successful relationships with students and faculty from other departments.

Preferred competencies

  • Teaching and research interests that complement those of other members of the department and university
  • Experience or interest in advising undergraduate research

About the department

The HSC Department has offices in MSOE’s Grohmann Museum, home of the Man at Work collection of industrial art. Our unique position in an applications-oriented institution allows faculty the opportunity to design and teach a variety of courses across disciplines. The department is a collegial environment with two other philosophers as well as faculty in psychology, history, literature, Spanish, user experience, and communication.

About the university
An institution that offers degrees in engineering, business, nursing, and user experience, MSOE is located on the beautiful east side of downtown Milwaukee, just blocks from Lake Michigan and within easy walking distance of the city’s highly acclaimed fine arts and entertainment venues.  The institution serves approximately 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The mission of MSOE is to be the university of choice for those seeking an inclusive community of experiential learners driven to solve the complex challenges of today and tomorrow. The MSOE community is guided by six values – collaboration, excellence, inclusion, innovation, integrity and stewardship – that represent the core of our campus culture.

To apply, please visit https://www.milwaukeejobs.com/apply/add/35125587

Review of materials will begin immediately. To ensure full consideration, please submit application materials no later than January 14th, 2019.

Applicants should submit a single PDF file which includes: 1) a letter of interest; 2) a current curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of successful teaching if available; 4) a list of three professional references; 5) one writing sample.

It is the policy of MSOE to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, marital status or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all jobs at the University and to all the terms, benefits, and conditions of employment/enrollment.




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Posted: 12/17/2018
Application Due: 1/15/2019
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