Faculty Vacancies

Vacancy - Assistant Professor Philosophy

(Recruitment Number 880313)

Washburn University’s Philosophy Department invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position beginning August 2013.  Area of Specialization: Ethics; possibly Logic, but Ethics preferred.  Area of Competence: Logic and Ethics.  Ph.D. required for tenure-track position; ABD considered for non-tenure-track Lecturer with possible conversion to tenure track.  This is a full time, on-going position with a 12-hour teaching load each semester, normally including one or two sections of introductory ethics, a section of informal logic, and a section of symbolic logic.  Occasional upper division teaching; usual non-teaching duties; possible summer work.  Several years of experience at the Assistant Professor rank and demonstrated academic leadership a plus; demonstrated excellence in teaching is expected.  Credential review begins April 5, 2013, and continues until the position is filled.  Send letter of application, curriculum vita, evidence of recent scholarly work and teaching excellence, graduate transcripts and names and contact information (including email addresses) of three references to:  Dr. Russ Jacobs, Philosophy Department Chair, Washburn University, 1700 SW College, Topeka, KS 66621, russ.jacobs@washburn.edu.  Employment at Washburn University may be conditioned upon satisfactory completion of a background check.  Washburn University is an EOE.   www.washburn.edu.