Appalachian State University, Dept. of Philosophy, Visiting Assistant Professor

Nov 25, 2015 Dec 31, 2015

Visiting Assistant Professor, Philosophy, Non-Tenure-Track, Appalachian State University

The Department of Philosophy and Religion at Appalachian State University invites applications for a non-tenure-track, possibly renewable, visiting assistant professor faculty position in Philosophy beginning August, 2016. The teaching load includes upper-division and General Education courses. Service work toward the recruitment of philosophy majors is also required. AOS: Postcolonial/Decolonial Theories. We welcome both analytic and continental approaches. AOC: Latin American Philosophy. In addition, it would be a plus if candidates can demonstrate ability to teach one or more of the following: PHL 1501 Mind, Knowledge, and Reality; PHL 1503 Selves, Bodies, and Cultural Diversity; PHL 2000 Philosophy, Society, Ethics.
Ph.D. in Philosophy by May 1, 2016 required. Applicants must address the following in their letter of application: demonstrated success in recruitment of Philosophy majors, including efforts to recruit members of underrepresented groups in Philosophy; demonstrated ability in teaching; demonstrated scholarly accomplishment in Postcolonial/Decolonial Theories; and demonstrated willingness to participate in institutional affairs and professional service to the department and University.
Applicants must send a complete application consisting of (1) a letter of application; (2) a current CV; (3) evidence of teaching effectiveness (for example, reviews or sample evaluations); (4) a sample of written work; (5) copies of unofficial graduate transcripts, and (5) 3 letters of reference. All applications must be sent electronically to Patrick Rardin, Chair of the Philosophy Search Committee, at Philosophy.
Review of complete applications begins December 15, 2015. Position open until filled.
Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity 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 race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation. For more information, please visit -AppState
Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting Patrick Rardin at Radin (828) 262-2423. Proper documentation of identity and employability will be required before the hiring process can be finalized.
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University’s receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.

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