Visiting Instructor - History/Philosophy of Science

Oregon Institute of Technology is conducting a search for a visiting instructor of History and Philosophy of Science. This is a 9-month, full-time appointment for the 2022-2023 academic year. This position will support our general education offerings in the areas of history and philosophy, with an emphasis on applied ethics and the history and philosophy of science. The position reports to the Chair of the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences. Qualified candidates will have a doctoral degree from an accredited college or university with an area of specialty in History and Philosophy of Science and an area of competency in Applied Ethics. Qualified candidates should demonstrate the ability to teach a broad range of classes that support our humanities and social sciences general education program. Oregon Tech offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package. Salary is commensurate with experience. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD in History/Philosophy
  • Specialty in History and Philosophy of Science
  • Area of competency in Applied Ethics

Additional Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in History/Philosophy
  • Experience teaching

Special Instructions to Applicant:
Initial review of applications will begin on May 9, 2022. Applications will continue to be accepted after the initial review date until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. Therefore, at the discretion of the University, materials received after the initial review data may not receive full consideration.

To apply, upload the following elements of your application:

  • A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position. A curriculum vitae A statement of your teaching philosophy A statement of how you view/promote diversity (please upload in the “other document” section of required documents).

AA/EEO Statement:
Oregon Tech is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring, or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion or creed, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis in law.

Oregon Tech is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Office of Human Resources.

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