Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Vacancy Number:  983

Job Summary:  The Assistant Professor of Philosophy will teach face-to-face Introduction to Philosophy, Ethics, Ethics Seminar, Philosophy of Aesthetics and Spanish Language courses; advise and mentor students; develop needed and appropriate courses; review and plan curricula; conduct scholarly research; serve on departmental, college and university level committees; participate in community service and outreach programs.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Teach Introduction to Philosophy, Ethics, Ethics Seminar, Philosophy of Aesthetics and Spanish Language courses
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to research and strengthening the programs in the department
  • Advise and mentor students; maintain office hours
  • Develop needed and appropriate courses
  • Review and plan curricula
  • Serve on departmental, college and university level committees
  • Participate in community service and outreach programs of the institution
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues and other programs, departments and/or colleges
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications: 

  • Doctorate in Philosophy or related area with a specialization (minimum 18 graduate hours) in discipline of Philosophy
  • Experience teaching in a traditional classroom setting
  • Documented ability to teach, advise and mentor
  • Documented ability to foster relationships with students and colleagues
  • Personal suitability and motivation for the position
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Working Conditions:

  • Travel required – No
  • Evening/night/weekend work – maybe
  • Working outdoors – no
  • Climate controlled environment- yes

Physical Requirements: 

  • Teach 15 credit hours of courses in classrooms
  • Maintain office hours (a minimum of 10 hours)

HOW TO APPLY:

 Interested persons MUST submit a complete application packet which includes:

  • FVSU Application (include Job Title and Job Number)
  • Cover Letter (include Job Title and Job Number)
  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript(s) – Diploma copies are not accepted in lieu of transcripts
  • List of three (3) Professional References including their contact information

Complete application packets should be emailed to hrfvsu@fvsu.edu, with the Job Title and Job Number in the subject line. Application packets that do not contain ALL required information will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed.

Application packets will be accepted through July 29, 2016; review and interviewing of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.