Oakland University, Department of Philosophy, Visiting Assistant Professor
May 28, 2018 → Jun 12, 2018
The Department of Philosophy at Oakland University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position, beginning August 15, 2018,
possibly renewable with administrative approval for up to four years. Area of specialization: Political Philosophy.
Areas of competence: Logic and Asian Philosophy. We are especially interested in candidates who are willing to develop and teach a course on “Philosophy, Politics, and Economics,”
and to assist in developing a new program in this area. Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Candidates will provide a Diversity Statement that describes their interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism,
faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality.
PhD in Philosophy by August 15, 2018 is required for appointment at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor.
Submit brief cover letter, CV, unofficial graduate transcripts, writing sample, diversity statement, and evidence of teaching excellence through the application portal
Contact information for three references will be requested in the online application and a link provided through which references can submit letters.
Please direct any questions to Ami Harbin
Applications will be reviewed starting June 11, 2018, and until the position is filled.
Oakland University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral research institution located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan.
The University has 132 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs.
Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services,
School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, and School of Nursing.