Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Jul 14, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Summary:


The Philosophy Department at Gettysburg College invites applications for a one-year position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. The College’s current expectation is that all courses will be taught in person for the 2021-2022 academic year. We especially welcome candidates who bring a focus outside the Anglo-European canon, a commitment to the ethos of the liberal arts tradition, and who can contribute to the department’s pluralistic approach to philosophy to cover the following courses: Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy (PHIL 205), Introduction to Philosophy (PHIL 101; two sections), Philosophy of Race (PHIL 247), Early Modern Philosophy (PHIL 207), and Social and Political Philosophy (PHIL 252).




Ph.D. degree preferred but not required at time of appointment. Candidates must be able to teach at all levels. Annual teaching load of six courses.


 Application Details:


Applicants should apply online at: In letters of application, candidates should discuss their interest in developing as a teacher-scholar at an undergraduate liberal arts institution that emphasizes close student-faculty interaction and values diversity.


Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and email addresses of three professional references. Professional references will be contacted by Gettysburg College to submit letters of recommendation electronically. At least two individuals should be able to speak to the candidate’s teaching effectiveness. Interviews will take place via Zoom, beginning as soon as possible and will continue until the position is filled.


Inquiries can be addressed to Gary Mullen ( or and Tara Bowman ( )


Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.