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Philosophy Assistant Professor | Full-Time Tenure Track | I00877

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Graduate and undergraduate transcripts are also required for this position. Applicants may either upload copies using the "Transcripts’ selection under documents or mail them to: Katherine Cooklin, Search Chair Philosophy 302 Spotts World Culture Building Slippery Rock University Slippery Rock, PA 16057 At least 3 letters of reference are also required. They may be submitted by (1) uploading using the online system, (2) providing contact information (specifically email addresses) for references using the online system when solicited to do so as part of the application process or (3) mailing the letters to the search chair at the above address. Official transcripts are required prior to appointment. Recommended candidates will be required to complete criminal background check, including Act 34 Background Check and Act 151 (Child Abuse) Background Check and Federal Criminal (FBI) clearance prior to appointment. Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 1, 2017.

Posting Details

Position Details

Posting Number I00877
Classification Title Philosophy Assistant Professor | Full-Time Tenure Track | I00877
Working Title Philosophy Assistant Professor | Full-Time Tenure Track | I00877
Employee Group Faculty
Bargaining Unit APSCUF
Location Main Campus
Department Philosophy
Pay Rate
Employment Type Regular FT
Work Schedule

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania is seeking applicants for the position of full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Philosophy Department beginning August 2018. AOS: Open. AOC: Medical Ethics, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Language, and Symbolic Logic. Assigned workload is 4 courses per semester. Excellent salary and benefits package. The Philosophy Department at Slippery Rock University is a small, collegial group of philosophers with diverse interests who value quality undergraduate teaching.

Minimum Qualifications

PhD in philosophy required. Commitment to the education of diverse populations. The Philosophy Department encourages applicants from both the continental and analytic traditions.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrable success teaching introductory philosophy courses and medical ethics strongly preferred.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date
Closing Date
Open Until Filled No
Respect for Individuals in the Community

Slippery Rock University provides an environment that respects, encourages, and promotes the talents and contributions of all. Slippery Rock University values a community with a shared sense of purpose, where people demonstrate mutual respect and appreciation. Slippery Rock University values diversity that honors and includes all persons regardless of age, creed, disability, ethnic heritage, gender, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status in academic and extracurricular endeavor, in the working environment, and in the daily life of the university community.

Affirmative Action Statement

Slippery Rock University is committed to a policy of affirmative action. Slippery Rock University assures an equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, creed, disability, ancestry, national origin, age, gender or veteran’s status in accordance with state and federal laws, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Graduate and undergraduate transcripts are also required for this position. Applicants may either upload copies using the "Transcripts’ selection under documents or mail them to:

Katherine Cooklin, Search Chair
Philosophy
302 Spotts World Culture Building
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA 16057

At least 3 letters of reference are also required. They may be submitted by (1) uploading using the online system, (2) providing contact information (specifically email addresses) for references using the online system when solicited to do so as part of the application process or (3) mailing the letters to the search chair at the above address.

Official transcripts are required prior to appointment. Recommended candidates will be required to complete criminal background check, including Act 34 Background Check and Act 151 (Child Abuse) Background Check and Federal Criminal (FBI) clearance prior to appointment. Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 1, 2017.

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Writing Sample
  5. Professional Reference Letter
  6. Professional Reference Letter 2
  7. Professional Reference Letter 3
Optional Documents