Visiting Assistant Professor, Tulane Philosophy and English Departments

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Visiting Assistant Professor, Tulane Philosophy and English Departments

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Apr 16, 2021
Close Date:
May 20, 2021

The Tulane Philosophy Department in connection with the Cognitive Studies Program invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor to start fall 2020. Teaching responsibilities will include expository science writing and one or more of the core Cognitive Studies courses, such as: Mind in Evolution, Consciousness, Foundations of Cognitive Science, and Language and Thought.  Writing courses will be capped at 15 students each. The teaching load is a 3-3; all courses are at the undergraduate level. 


The candidate is expected to have a PhD in Philosophy and to specialize in the areas of philosophy of psychology, cognitive science, and/or neuroscience.  Experience teaching expository writing is a benefit. The successful candidate should be familiar with pedagogical principles of effective composition instruction: the teaching of writing as a process, the use of draft workshops, and the importance of revision.

Application Instructions:

The application deadline is May 15. All application materials must be submitted through Interfolio. Required materials include a cover letter describing qualifications and interest, a current CV, a writing sample (35pp. or less), three letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching effectiveness, including course evaluations. Questions can be directed to Dr. Dan Burnston, Director of Cognitive Studies ([email protected]).




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Posted: 4/22/2021
Application Due: 5/20/2021
Work Type: Full Time