Wittenberg University, Visiting Assistant Professor in Philosophy

Jan 08, 2019 Mar 02, 2019

About Wittenberg University: Founded in 1845, Wittenberg is a nationally ranked, private, liberal arts college related to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and has an enrollment of about 2,000 students.
Wittenberg enjoys a national reputation for excellent academic standards and is widely known for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Wittenberg has an exceptional staff and
award-winning faculty who share a commitment to undergraduate teaching, research, and development of students into successful global citizens.
Situated on 100 acres of rolling hills in Springfield Ohio, Wittenberg is easily accessible from Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati.

Job Description:
The Department of Philosophy at Wittenberg University invites applications for an opening at the level of Visiting Assistant Professor beginning Fall of 2019.
Six courses per year, undergraduate. Appointment is renewable on approval up to three years. Funding for research and development of teaching is available.

AOS: Social and Political Philosophy with research connected to at least one of the following areas: Disability Studies, Environmental Justice, Immigration Rights,
Indigenous Studies, Latinx Studies, Sexuality Studies.

AOC: Philosophy of Law and the successful candidate must be able contribute to our Justice, Law and Public Policy Program and to one of the two courses in our
History of Philosophy sequence--Ancient and Medieval Philosophy or Modern Philosophy.

The department emphasizes a commitment to liberal arts teaching and interdisciplinary approaches to teaching and research. The department also values original, innovative research,
interaction with students inside and outside of the classroom, engagement with the local community, and service to the university. We view our work as a department as one that is
deeply committed to philosophy as a public practice.

Requirements: A Ph.D. in a related field is required (ABD doctoral candidates will be considered with completion of degree by August 2019).
Questions about the position can be addressed to Dr. Nancy McHugh, Chair of Philosophy, at

Additional Information:
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until March 1, 2019.
Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large.
Please review our notice of nondiscrimination housed on our website.
The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.

Application Instructions:
To apply, please set-up an account and apply through our online system. Then, upload the following documents in MS Word or Adobe Acrobat format:
 Cover letter
 Curriculum vitae
 Statement of teaching philosophy
 Statement describing commitment to fostering diversity on a college campus
 Complete transcripts (scanned copies acceptable)
 Evidence of effective teaching
 Three letters of reference
If you are a person with a disability and require assistance with the application process please contact the Wittenberg Human Resources department at 937.327.7517.

To apply please follow the below link: linkh

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