Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Category:: Academic / Faculty
Locations:: Oswego, NY
Posted:: May 3, 2019
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time Temporary
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Description of Department: The Philosophy Department is a collegial, productive department with a Philosophy major and minor, a Philosophy-Psychology joint major, a new Philosophy, Politics, and Economics major, and a Logic minor. Please visit our website at www.oswego.edu/philosophy to learn more.
The Department of Philosophy at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position.
Posting Date: May 3, 2019
Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Benefit Information: The State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. Click here for more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) faculty or click here for a benefits summary.
Date of Appointment: August 2019
Description of Responsibilities: Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy. Area of Specialization: Open. Area of Competency: Open. The Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy will teach history of ancient, modern, or recent philosophy. Courses may also include philosophy of science, philosophy of language, courses with a global perspective, or courses addressing philosophical issues surrounding diversity, such as philosophy and gender or philosophy and race. Normal semester teaching responsibilities will be one large course and two smaller courses. The Visiting Assistant Professor will work with students on improving their writing skills. Some student advising is also expected.
In addition, the Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, to possess a commitment to undergraduate education, and to possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.
Required Qualifications: ABD in philosophy or related area with verifiable defense date
Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in philosophy or related area
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Search Committee Chair: Dr. Craig DeLancey
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