Assistant Professor of Philosophy

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Assistant Professor of Philosophy

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School of Humanities and Social Sciences



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The Department of Philosophy at the College of Charleston seeks to appoint a tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin August 16, 2021. AOS: Bioethics or environmental ethics. AOC: Open. The department is interested in appointing someone whose research and teaching interests will support the Public Health and/or Environmental and Sustainability Studies programs. Ph.D. in Philosophy required by August 15th, 2021 for appointment as Assistant Professor at full salary. Promise of excellence in undergraduate teaching and research required. Under the department’s current instructional workload, the normal teaching load for those actively engaged in productive research is 3/2.

The College of Charleston is a public liberal arts institution with over 10,000 students, located in the historic district of Charleston, SC. The Philosophy Department has 10 tenured/tenure-track faculty and a vibrant tradition of research engagement and collegiality. For more information about the department, please see The College is committed to creating an inclusive campus and believes that diverse backgrounds and ideas are crucial to academic excellence.

Applications should be submitted electronically, and should include a cover letter, CV, graduate transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable), writing sample, sample syllabi, evidence of effective teaching, and contact information for three or four references who will submit letters online. Review of applications will begin on January 18, 2021; applications received by January 31 will still receive full consideration.

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The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.

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Posted: 2/23/2021
Application Due: 3/3/2021
Work Type: Full Time