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Faculty Position FY18-034
September 27, 2017

Position Title
Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Hiring Unit
College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Philosophy

Job Description/Responsibilities
The Department of Philosophy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is seeking candidates with excellent research and teaching skills for a tenure-track position in Philosophy. The chosen candidate will teach three courses per semester, to include Reasoning and Argumentation or applied/medical ethics. AOS: Philosophy of Law and Social/Political Philosophy, AOC: Feminist Philosophy. The department expects faculty to remain actively engaged in research and professional development around teaching, as well as provide service to the university and community.

Minimum Qualifications
A Ph.D. in Philosophy is required at the time of employment beginning in August 2018. Persons who have not completed all degree requirements by the beginning of the contract period (ABD) may be considered for a one-year term appointment at the rank of instructor until the degree is completed. Prior teaching experience required.

Terms of Appointment
Continuing, tenure track academic year (nine month) appointment beginning August 16, 2018.

Source of Funds

Commensurate with credentials, qualifications, and experience

Application Process
Please submit letter of application, CV, writing sample, teaching portfolio, transcripts, and three reference letters.

Electronic applications preferred. These may be submitted through Interfolio via the link below: 

Paper applications packages may be sent to:
Dr. Judith Crane, Chair, Department of Philosophy
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Campus Box 1433
Edwardsville, IL 62026

Application Deadline
For optimal consideration in a first pool of applicants, all application materials must be received by October 30, 2017. A second pool of applicants may be reviewed after this date if the position is not filled from the first pool of applicants. The position will remain open until the position is filled.

SIUE is a state university. Benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.

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