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Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Date Posted: 09/17/21

The Wabash College Department of Philosophy invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2022.  The initial appointment is for one-year with possibility of one-year renewal depending on the needs and circumstances of the college. We are looking for someone who can teach ethics and either ancient philosophy or philosophy of commerce, a course that focuses on primary texts and important concepts in political economy and its critiques. In addition, an ability to teach feminist philosophy or philosophy of race will be considered an asset. The teaching load of 3 /3 will consist of an ethics course each semester, with the opportunity to teach upper division courses. We provide mentoring in teaching and research for visiting faculty as well as support for conducting research. We are particularly interested in candidates who are committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching, have an appreciation for the broad intellectual community of an excellent liberal arts college, and have experience working with diverse undergraduate student populations.

Wabash is home to the Malcolm X Institute of Black Studies, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2020. Approximately 30% of our students are federal Pell Grant recipients, one-third of our students are first-generation college students, and about 20% of our students identify as domestic students of color. Wabash is a member of the USC Race and Equity Center’s Liberal Arts Colleges Racial Equity Leadership Alliance, a top-60 Liberal Arts College according to U.S. News, and a member of Colleges That Change Lives. Many students, staff, and faculty find the close-knit community of the residential college one of the most rewarding aspects of their time here.

Application review will begin on Jan 1, 2022. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vita, teaching philosophy, a writing sample, an ethics course syllabus, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and email addresses for three persons who will submit confidential letters of recommendation electronically at www.wabash.edu/employment/ . Candidates should have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. Preliminary interviews with the department will be held via video conference in late January and early February. On campus interviews are expected to transpire in mid-March. Please contact the department Academic Administrative Coordinator Violet Benge at bengev@wabash.edu or the Department Chair Adriel M. Trott trotta@wabash.edu with any questions.

Wabash College, a liberal arts college for men, seeks faculty and staff who are committed to providing quality engagement with students, high levels of academic challenge and support, and meaningful experiences that prepare students for life and leadership among diverse populations around the globe. Wabash is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from persons of all backgrounds.

Contact:

Ms. Violet Benge
Academic Administrative Coordinator
Philosophy
Wabash College
P.O. Box 352
Crawfordsville, IN 47933
765-361-6290
email: bengev@wabash.edu

 

For general questions about the position or the department, contact:

Dr. Adriel Trott
Department Chair
Philosophy
765-361-6264
email: trotta@wabash.edu

 

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