Visiting Assistant Professor in Philosophy

  • Susquehanna University
  • Selinsgrove, PA
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time Philosophy

Job Description

 Visiting Assistant Professor in Philosophy

About Susquehanna:
As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,300 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehannas unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna Universitys 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit

Position Summary:
Susquehanna University invites applications for a one-year visiting position to start in August 2022. 3/3 load. Ph.D. in Philosophy required. Areas of Specialization: Open with preference for value theory, broadly construed. Areas of Competence: Ability to teach Modern Philosophy and Aesthetics is desirable. Demonstrated teaching excellence is essential. Teaching duties include introductory-level courses with an ethics emphasis for our Central Curriculum and may include intermediate-level and upper-level courses in one or more of the areas mentioned above. Commitment to teaching both major and non-major undergraduates at a liberal arts college will be strongly preferred.

Required Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Philosophy required .

Preferred Qualifications:

Special Instructions to the Applicant:
Please submit curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching dossier including a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement on how the applicant will contribute to the universitys commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (including applicants knowledge of and experience with inclusive pedagogical practices), a sample of scholarly writing, and three letters of recommendation online at Any inquiries should be sent to Dr. Theresa Lopez, Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Benefits Eligible: Yes
Number of Months: 9 months
Other Number of Months:
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time
Work Schedule/Hours per Week:
Posting Date: 07/01/2022
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled: No
Anticipated Start Date:
Posting Number: F00143

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