Assistant Teaching Professor - Department of Philosophy

Washington D.C.
May 16, 2019
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Teaching Professor - Department of Philosophy

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The Georgetown University Department of Philosophy invites applications for two full-time non-tenure-line positions at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor on three-year fixed-term contracts.

A PhD in philosophy is required prior to the expected start date of August 1, 2019.

The positions will involve mostly undergraduate teaching with light departmental service. The teaching load for these positions is 3/3, with no more than two preparations per semester.
Areas of specialization are open. Areas of concentration should include the ability to teach two or more of the following courses:
  • Introduction to philosophy
  • Introduction to ethics
  • Bioethics
  • Logic
  • Social and political philosophy
For your application to be considered complete, the following must be completed by February 15, 2019:

1. Click Apply below and submit the required information.
2. Upload the following materials:
  • Cover letter
  • CV

Review of applications will begin after the February 15 deadline.
Final candidates will be required to submit a teaching portfolio and letters of recommendation and to participate in campus interviews.

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EEO Statement:
Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at or view the online interactive benefits guide for more information.

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