Michigan State University, Dept of Philosophy and Arts and Humanities, Assistant Professor

Nov 10, 2015 Dec 31, 2015

The Department of Philosophy and the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities at Michigan State University invite applications for a tenure system, academic year position at the rank of assistant professor, beginning August 16, 2016. AOS: Global Ethics and Feminist Philosophy. AOC: Open. Appointment will be in the Department of Philosophy (75%) and in the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities (25%). PhD in Philosophy or closely related field prior to appointment. Four courses per year at undergraduate and graduate level, thesis supervision, and non-teaching duties that may include: department and university service, opportunities for community engagement, and other forms of engaged learning. The successful candidate will have a robust research program showing potential to secure external funding. We are particularly interested in candidates committed to teaching a diverse student body. A full description of this position appears on the websites of the Department of Philosophy Philosophy and the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities Arts.

Michigan State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities. Job applicants are considered for employment opportunities and employees are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.

Review of applications will begin on November 30, 2015, and continue until position has been filled. Applications should be submitted electronically to the Michigan State University Human Resources website, posting # 2296. Jobs. Submit a cover letter, C.V., evidence of teaching effectiveness, statement of research interests, graduate transcripts (photocopies acceptable), a writing sample, and at least three letters of recommendation. Queries may be directed to Lisa Schwartzman, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Philosophy, Schwartzman.

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