Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor

Miami University
Ohio, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 27, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Philosophy: Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor to teach Ethics and Environmental Philosophy starting August 2021. The successful candidate will teach a full load of undergraduate courses. AOS: Ethics. Candidate should demonstrate ability to teach the following undergraduate courses: Introduction to Ethics, Contemporary Moral Problems, Medical Ethics. The department is pluralist and emphasizes the history of philosophy and the teaching of primary texts.

Required: Ph.D. in Philosophy by date of appointment for appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor; ABD in Philosophy for appointment as Instructor; applicants must have prior teaching experience. This position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

Consideration may be given to candidates with the ability to teach Environmental Philosophy, can demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching.

Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement on pedagogical goals and methods, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application. Inquiries may be directed to Elaine Miller at Screening of applications will begin May 20, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

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