Open Faculty Position

The Department of Philosophy at Swarthmore College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor, 3 years, beginning Fall 2011.

AOS: Ethics. AOC: Social and Political Philosophy. Teaching competence in Philosophy of Law and in Philosophy and the Environment is desirable. 5 courses (undergraduate) per year. Ph.D. preferred. Salary very competitive.

Please send hard copies of letter of interest, CV, 3 letters of recommendation, and a writing sample (including abstract) to Chair, Department of Philosophy, Swarthmore College, 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081. Applications must be received by December 1, 2010 to guarantee full consideration.

Swarthmore is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged.


This add will be published in the upcoming Jobs for Philosophers, Volume 188, November 5, 2010.  It is also posted on the APA web site under Summer Web Ads.



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posted:  9/29/10