Instructor Pool - 2013/2014

Adair Village, Benton County / Corvallis, Benton County
Mar 19, 2014

Job Title: Instructor Pool - 2013/2014

This position requires a clear and unambiguous commitment to compliance of all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations for Division I (FBS) universities: No

Appointment Type: Academic Teaching/Research Faculty

Department: Philosophy Department 241240 CLA

Position Summary: The Philosophy Department in the School of History & Philosophy invites applications for one or more fixed-term, non-tenure-track full/part-time Instructor positions to teach on a term-by-term basis for the 2013-2014 academic year. Some of these appointments may be reviewed for renewal or transition to an instructional position on an annual basis at the discretion of the Director.

Philosophy emphasis on engaged philosophy offers alternatives to the ways we currently understand ourselves and our relation to nature in our technologically complex global economy. With four unique certificate programs, students can also tailor their education to fit their needs.

The Spring Creek Project focuses on the links between environmental philosophy, literature, and culture.
The Hundere Endowed Chair of Religon and Culture initiates and sponsors numerous programs that provide alternative understandings of historical and contemporary religious and spiritual policymakers and leaders in resource management, on the impact of economic growth, and traditons of social progress on the environment.

Philosophy's annual IDEAS MATTER Public Lecture Series, provides an ongoing forum for the discussion of citizenship in the new century.

Position Duties: 100% Instruction:

Instructors may be needed to teach on campus or e-campus courses in undergraduate and graduate areas in World Religions, World Views & Environmental Values, Logic, and may include other areas of philosophy and religious studies.

Position Duties (continued):

Working Conditions/Work Schedule:

Minimum/Required Qualifications: Master's degree in Philosophy or Religious Studies or a comparable/related area.

Evidence of teaching excellence.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications: PhD in Philosophy or Religious Studies or a comparable/related area.

A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Scholarly Outcomes for Position (academic faculty only):

Posting Date: 04-01-2013

For Full Consideration Date:

Closing Date: 06-15-2014

Recommended Full-Time Salary Range: Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants: When applying, you will be required to electronically upload the following documents:

1) A letter of application, describing how your experience, qualifications, and interests have prepared you to teach at the university level in this discipline.

2) A curriculum vita/resume including the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references. If you prefer to attach your professional reference information separate from your vita/resume, you may attach it under "Other Document".

3) Evidence of teaching excellence (uploaded as Other Document 2).

For additional information please contact Dwanee Howard at 541-737-7415 or

Applications will be considered throughout the 2013/2014 academic year.

Oregon State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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