Union College — One-Year Visiting Assistant Professor, Early Modern Philosophy

One-Year Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning September 2018. Areas of expertise: early modern philosophy; area of competence: open. The ideal applicant will have a Ph.D. in philosophy, but advanced ABDs in philosophy will be considered. The successful applicant will be expected to teach in her/his area of expertise and of teaching competence at all undergraduate levels, from introductory to advanced. Teaching load is 2 courses per term; Union College’s academic year consists of three 10-week trimesters.

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities who request such accommodations.

Founded in 1795, Union College was the first college chartered by Board of Regents of the State of New York, and it continues to be one of the premier Liberal Arts Colleges in the country. Located in the heart of New York’s Capital District, Union College’s stunning campus is only a short drive away from New York City, Boston, and Montreal (all at around a three-hour drive away). For more about Union College please see: www.union.edu.

The Department of Philosophy itself hosts one of the most impressive Speaker Series of any undergraduate institution in the country; for some of our recent guests please see: https://muse.union.edu/philosophy/speaker-series/speaker-series-archives/.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a current CV, graduate transcripts, writing sample, statement regarding experience working with diverse student populations and/or ability to contribute to a diverse community, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Please find the ad for this position in http://jobs.union.edu, and follow the submission instructions therein. Review of applications will begin on December 18 and will continue until the position is filled. We will not be interviewing at the APA. Further information on the position can be obtained from Prof Leo Zaibert at zaibertl@union.edu.