JOB – Asst. Professor, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN

Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN. Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position specializing in the Philosophy of Science beginning September 1, 2012.  We have some preference for the philosophy of biology, but we are open to all areas. AOC should include formal logic.  The willingness to teach environmental philosophy at some point in the future is helpful.  The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching.  We seek candidates who have earned doctorate, but will consider candidates who have achieve ABD.  The department seeks candidates who can play an active role in connecting the sciences with the liberal arts at a college-wide level.  Regular participation in the college’s signature event, the annual Nobel Conference ( is strongly desired.  We also encourage support for the college’s integrated general education program, Curriculum II, whose science course offers, “an historical view of the evolution of human understanding of the physical universe.”  Primary responsibilities will include six courses/year, and regular contribution to general education.  A commitment to teaching and advising is essential.  Application information is located at:  For additional details, visit the department Website at or contact Dr. Deane Curtin at curtin@gustavus.eduReview of applications will begin on November 15, 2011, and continue until the position is filled.  We will interview at the Eastern Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association.  Candidates chosen for an interview will be informed by the middle of December. Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2500 students.  It is the practice of the College to provide equal educational and employment opportunities for all.  We specifically encourage applications from women, minorities, and persons with disabilities. EOE.