The University of Tampa — Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy & Religion within the College of Arts and Letters at The University of Tampa invites applications for a 1-year, full-time, non-tenure-track position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy beginning in August 2020.

The University of Tampa is a medium-sized comprehensive, private university that delivers challenging and high-quality educational experiences to a diverse group of learners. The University offers more than 200 areas of study, including majors in our colleges of Arts and Letters, Business, Natural and Health Sciences and Social Sciences, Math and Education and 14 master’s programs.

Teaching load is 3 courses (12 credit hours) per semester.

The area of specialization (AOS) is FEMINIST PHILOSOPHY.

The area of concentration (AOC) is OPEN.

The successful candidate must be able to teach an undergraduate Modern Philosophy course (i.e., 17th and 18th century European philosophy from Descartes through Kant with a focus on epistemology and metaphysics), and other lower and upper-division courses in the AOS.

Applications will be considered immediately and on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. Candidates must supply a CV, writing sample of research, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Letters of recommendation will be requested from applicants as needed by the search committee.

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Ph.D. in Philosophy must be in hand no later than August 30th, 2020. Teaching experience is preferred.

The successful candidate will have a broad background in philosophy, will be committed to excellent undergraduate teaching, and will maintain an active record of scholarship through publications. Other responsibilities include developing and managing ongoing outcomes assessment procedures, student advising, curriculum development, serving as advisor to an undergraduate philosophy club, and service to the department, college, university, and broader community.

The Department of Philosophy & Religion offers a B.A. degree in Philosophy and a minor. Its many activities include the preparation and coaching of a successful Ethics College Bowl team and an active Philosophy Club.

The University of Tampa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, gender identity, veteran status or any other non-job related criteria. The University of Tampa recognizes the importance of a multicultural community of students, faculty, and staff who seek to advance our commitment to diversity. The University invites applications from underrepresented groups and those who have academic experiences with diverse populations.