Visiting Lecturer in Philosophy (#955)
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The Department of Philosophy at Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a full-time, visiting faculty member to begin Fall 2020. This is a one-year, non-renewable teaching position with competitive salary and benefits.
Visiting faculty at Mount Holyoke teach five courses per year. Area of specialization is open. The department has teaching needs in: applied ethics (especially medical ethics and environmental ethics), social and political philosophy, feminist philosophy, and existentialism. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of strong teaching at the undergraduate level and experience mentoring students who are broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. A doctorate (anticipated or completed) in philosophy is required.
Applications must be made online at https://jobs.mtholyoke.edu/. Please submit a cover letter addressing your interest in Mount Holyoke, CV, a writing sample, evidence of teaching effectiveness (preferably student evaluations), sample syllabi in one or more of the areas of teaching need identified above, and three statements concerning (1) teaching philosophy, (2) research interests, and (3) mentoring a diverse student body. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted on their behalf. We recommend early submission because electronic prompts to referees will be generated automatically (and letters of reference accepted) only after the completed application has been submitted. Submit your application by February 15 to ensure full consideration. Please contact Philosophy Department Coordinator Nat Tulik (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions.
All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.
Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college for women with 2,200 students and 220 faculty. Over half the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color. Mount Holyoke College is located about 80 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts.
Mount Holyoke College is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff members. Mount Holyoke seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse faculty who will contribute to the college's academic excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society. In furtherance of academic excellence, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups in the professoriate, including faculty of color, faculty with diverse gender identities, first generation college students, individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college due to exceptional talent and motivation in the face of adversity, such as societal, economic or academic disadvantages, and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to applying and including diverse backgrounds and perspectives to learning, scholarship, service, and leadership in the academy.