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Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy (3 years)

 

 

Description

The Department of Philosophy at Swarthmore College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor. Starting with the Fall semester of 2020, this is a three-year appointment. Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college, located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility.

Area of Specialization: Open. 

Area of Competence: Non-western philosophy.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach 4 or 5 courses (undergraduate) per year. Ph.D. required by time of appointment. Salary very competitive.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will be expected to teach historically informed introductory-level courses, as well as one or more upper-level courses in non-western philosophy. The strongest candidates will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to creative teaching and an active research program that speaks to and motivates undergraduates from diverse backgrounds.

Application Instructions

Applicants should include a cover letter, CV, 3 letters of recommendation, and a writing sample. Applicants are also encouraged to submit a sample syllabus or syllabus outline for a course in some area of non-western philosophy that they would be prepared to teach. Please address any questions you may have to Prof. Alan Baker, Search Committee Chair (abaker1@swarthmore.edu).

Applications must be received by January 6, 2020 to guarantee full consideration.

Swarthmore College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. Swarthmore College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. For more about Swarthmore, please see 

https://www.swarthmore.edu/faculty-diversity-excellence/information-candidates-new-faculty

Apply at:  apply.interfolio.com/71064

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Swarthmore College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. Swarthmore College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.