Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Denison University

United States

January 1, 2022

Description

Posting Details Position Type Faculty

Tenure or non-tenure-track Tenure Position Title Assistant Professor of Philosophy Job Summary and Requirements

The Department of Philosophy at Denison University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning in August 2022. The successful candidate will be an exemplary teacher, committed to active philosophical engagement with students, and a broadly trained philosopher with expertise in the philosophy of law. They will complement a small, but pluralistic department with a tradition of excellence both in undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts context and in active and rigorous scholarship. We are looking to diversify our faculty and curriculum without replicating current areas of departmental expertise. Candidates will teach a two-three course load across all levels of the curriculum and regularly at the introductory level. They will have opportunities to develop new courses in their areas of interest and collaborate with other departments and programs at Denison. Candidates are required to have by start date a Ph.D. in Philosophy. (ABD will be considered as Instructor until Ph.D. is attained). Evidence of excellent teaching at the undergraduate level is a necessary condition for appointment. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups in the profession are especially encouraged to apply.

Dossiers should include a letter of application addressing the candidate's potential contributions to the mission of the department (no longer than 2 pages), CV, three letters of recommendation, graduate school transcripts, evidence of successful teaching, and a writing sample. For information about the department, see denison.edu. Applications should be submitted to: https: // employment.denison.edu/postings/3340 Review of applications will begin November 1st. Position open until filled.

Denison University is an academically rigorous liberal arts college with an increasingly diverse campus community. It offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Denison is located in the village of Granville, 30 minutes from Columbus, Ohio, the state capital, which hosts a wide range of cultural and artistic opportunities. Granville also offers an excellent public school system and easy access to outdoor activities.

To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to attract and hire candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences and identities. Denison fosters a campus community that recognizes the value of all persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender expression and identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socio- economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide (https: // denison.edu/forms/diversity-guide). Denison University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Department Philosophy Department Posting Number F 121300185 Full or Part Time Full Time FTE Contact(s) Sam Cowling Contact Phone/Extension 740-587-5636 Contact Email cowlings@denison.edu Open Date 09/13/2021 Close Date 01/01/2022 Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Dossiers should include a letter of application addressing the candidate's potential contributions to the mission of the department (no longer than 2 pages), CV, three letters of recommendation, graduate school transcripts, evidence of successful teaching, and a writing sample. For information about the department, see denison.edu. Applications should be submitted to: https: // employment.denison.edu/postings/3340

Review of applications will begin November 1st. Position open until filled.

Additional Information

Denison University is an academically rigorous liberal arts college with an increasingly diverse campus community. It offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package as well as support for faculty development, both as teachers and scholars. Denison is located in the village of Granville, 30 minutes from Columbus, Ohio, the state capital, which hosts a wide range of cultural and artistic opportunities. Granville also offers an excellent public school system and easy access to outdoor activities.

Denison University Background Check Statement

The final candidate will undergo a background check as a condition of offer of employment.

Denison University EEO Statement

To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to attract and hire candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences and identities. Denison fosters a campus community that recognizes the value of all persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender expression and identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socio- economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide (https: // denison.edu/forms/diversity-guide). Denison University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Writing Sample
  • Unofficial Transcripts 1
  • List of 3 Professional References and Contact Information
  • Optional Documents

  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Course Evaluation 1
  • Research Statement
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