Job Announcement

Type: Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Institution: Whitman College
Location: Walla Walla, WA (USA)
Date: from August 2017
Deadline: 31.10.2016


Tenure-track position in Philosophy at the rank of Assistant

We are seeking someone with an expertise in ethics from within any
Asian tradition, African/a tradition, Native American or other
Indigenous tradition, Arab or Islamic tradition, or other tradition
that has not been standardly represented within the western
philosophical canon. The successful candidate will be expected to
offer at least three courses a year in ethics and/or applied ethics
as well as courses that contribute to the College’s general education
requirements. The candidate may have the option to cross-list courses
in interdisciplinary departments and will have the flexibility to
teach in accordance with her/his interests. The standard annual
teaching load is five courses. A shortened tenure clock is possible
for applicants with prior experience. The College provides a generous
sabbatical leave program and professional development support for
both research and teaching. Effective August 2017. Ph.D. in
Philosophy is required.

To apply, go to https://whitmanhr.simplehire.com/, click “Faculty”
and “Assistant Professor of Philosophy”. The online application will
prompt you to submit all of the required materials: a letter of
application; separate statements addressing the candidate’s teaching
interests and scholarly/performance agenda; curriculum vitae; the
contact information for three people who will be contacted for
letters of reference; graduate transcripts; and complete sets of
teaching evaluations or other evidence of demonstrated or potential
excellence in undergraduate instruction.

In their application, candidates should address their interest in
working at a liberal arts college with undergraduates, majors as well
as non-majors, at all levels of instruction. In addition, because
Whitman College is committed to cultivating a diverse learning
community, applicants should explain how their classroom and
scholarly practices will serve to create and sustain an inclusive
learning environment. This statement can be included in the cover
letter or the teaching statement.

Deadline: Monday, October 31, 2016.

No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race,
color, sex, gender, religion, age, marital status, national origin,
disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or
any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.

For additional information about Whitman College and the Walla Walla
area, see www.whitman.edu and www.wallawalla.org.

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