Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Location
Indiana, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Mar 05, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Thank you for your interest in the University of Indianapolis! The University is a private, liberal arts university located on 65 acres, just minutes from downtown Indianapolis. With more than 700 faculty and staff, it is a place where you can become part of a close-knit campus community that emphasizes the importance of community partnerships in the future growth of the University.

UIndy’s mission is to prepare its graduates for effective, responsible, and articulate membership in the complex societies in which they live and serve, and for excellence and leadership in their personal and professional lives. The motto of "Education for Service" provides the foundation for our work to better our communities, both near and far.

As University employees, we know the work we do is important to our students and our communities. To accomplish our mission, we welcome talented, civic-minded and diverse individuals from all career levels to help maintain our high standards of excellence and quality. If you want to join our dynamic environment and experience hard work, creativity, and teamwork, we welcome your application!

Founded in 1902, the University of Indianapolis (UIndy) is a private, comprehensive, diverse university affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The University of Indianapolis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, citizenship status, military status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission as required by Title IX.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Department of Philosophy & Religion invites applications for a tenure-track position in philosophy at the Assistant Professor rank. This is a full-time faculty position carrying a 4-4 teaching load with a start date of August 2021. Teaching and service responsibilities are carried out annually across nine-months, while salary is paid over 12 months. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

Responsibilities include teaching courses primarily for the undergraduate general education philosophy curriculum, with some opportunity for teaching upper divisional philosophy courses. Ability to develop and teach freshman writing-focused seminars in philosophy, philosophy honors courses and/or interdisciplinary courses desirable, especially those with an ethics focus. The successful candidate is expected to be committed to high quality classroom teaching, carry out an ongoing research agenda and provide service to the department and University.

Applicants will be asked to upload as a part of their application a cover letter, CV, writing sample, teaching portfolio (statement of teaching philosophy, evaluations, sample syllabi and other relevant instructional materials), and unofficial transcript (highest degree earned). Additionally, three letters of recommendation should be sent by email to Gwen Thomas (thomasgm@uindy.edu), Administrative Assistant, and Dr. Jonathan Evans (jevans@uindy.edu), Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion and Professor of Philosophy.

For full consideration, please ensure your application and all of your materials have been submitted by April 5, 2021.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain a commitment to high quality classroom teaching
  • Carry out an ongoing research agenda
  • Provide service to the department and University


QUALIFICATIONS

  • PhD in Philosophy by time of appointment is required
  • Evidence of teaching in ethics is required
  • AOS: Open, AOC: Ethics


BENEFITS

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Discount
  • Free Parking


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