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Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Philosophy

Employer
Colby College
Location
Waterville, ME

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Arts & Humanities, Philosophy & Religion
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Philosophy

Location:
Waterville, ME
Open Date:
Oct 19, 2023
Description:

COLBY COLLEGE, Waterville, ME. Assistant Professor in Philosophy, beginning September 1, 2024. Four or five courses per year to include core Ancient Philosophy course for majors, and three additional courses from candidate’s AOC and AOS. AOS: Ancient Greek Philosophy. AOC: Social/Political Philosophy; Philosophies of Race/Ethnicity; Feminism; Sex/Gender; Philosophy of Disability, or other areas of diversity. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community. ABD or Ph.D. in Philosophy and evidence of teaching excellence required. Submit C.V., three confidential letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy that includes evidence of a commitment to the value of diversity and experience with inclusive teaching, sample syllabus of an Ancient Philosophy course, and cover letter highlighting fit with this job description, to http://apply.interfolio.com/134791. Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2023 and continue until position is filled.


Qualifications:

ABD or Ph.D. in Philosophy and evidence of teaching excellence. AOS: Ancient Greek Philosophy. AOC: Social/Political Philosophy; Philosophies of Race/Ethnicity; Feminism; Sex/Gender; Philosophy of Disability, or other areas of diversity.


Application Instructions:

Submit C.V., three confidential letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy that includes evidence of a commitment to the value of diversity and experience with inclusive teaching, sample syllabus of an Ancient Philosophy course, and cover letter highlighting fit with this job description to http://apply.interfolio.com/134791.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes personnel decisions on the basis of the individual’s qualifications to contribute to Colby’s educational objectives and institutional needs. The principle of not discriminating on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, caste, national or ethnic origin, marital status, genetic information, political beliefs, veteran or military status, parental status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, physical or mental disability unrelated to the job or course of study requirements is consistent with the mission of a liberal arts college and the law.

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Working at Colby College 

Founded in 1813, Colby is one of America’s most selective colleges. Serving only undergraduates, Colby’s rigorous academic program is rooted in deep exploration of ideas and close interaction with world-class faculty scholars. Students pursue intellectual passions, choosing among 57 majors or developing their own. Independent and collaborative research, study abroad, and internships offer robust opportunities to prepare students for postgraduate success. Colby is home to a community of 1,850 dedicated and diverse students from around the globe. Its Maine location provides easy access to world-class research institutions and civic engagement experiences.


Under the leadership of its new president, David A. Greene, Colby is building on this strong foundation while remaining committed to excellence, to supporting students and faculty at the highest levels, and to the College’s deep liberal arts traditions. This new chapter includes plans for creating innovative academic initiatives and partnerships, strengthening the connections between the liberal arts and the professional world, revitalizing downtown Waterville, and pursuing significant capital projects for performing arts and athletics.

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