Open Rank Faculty in Philosophy

Nov 16, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Open Rank Faculty in Philosophy

Fixed-term Faculty in Philosophy (open rank)

Penn State Berks, a college of the Pennsylvania State University, invites applications for an open rank, full-time, multi-year Fixed Term (non-tenure line) position in Philosophy to begin August 2021.

Ph.D. preferred, but will consider qualified candidates with a Master's degree, in Philosophy, Ethics, or appropriate related field.

Successful candidates are expected to teach courses in ethics and law, upper-level courses in the candidate's area(s) of expertise, and general education courses (particularly supporting students studying Criminal Justice, Psychology and Rehabilitation and Human Services). Candidates experienced with instructional technologies, collaborative learning, or experiential learning are especially desirable. The teaching load is 12 credits (4 courses) per semester. Additional responsibilities include advising students and contributing to the university community.

Penn State Berks is located near Reading, PA and is approximately a one-hour drive from Philadelphia and two hours from New York City. For information about Penn State Berks visit: Applicants should submit application materials as one document to the Penn State Career Website: Application materials should include: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy that includes how you incorporate and promote issues of diversity in your courses, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and letters of support from three references along with contact information.

Application review will begin December 1st and continue until the position is filled. For additional information about this position, contact Dr. Nathan Greenauer, Search Committee Chair, at For technical support or questions about the hiring process, contact Lara Wiggins, Recruiting and Sourcing Specialist, at

Penn State Berks is strongly committed to a diverse community and to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for faculty, staff and students of all races, genders, and backgrounds. The college is committed to making good faith efforts to recruit, hire, retain, and promote qualified individuals from underrepresented minority groups including women, persons of color, diverse gender identities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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