The Amherst College Department of Philosophy invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professorship in philosophy beginning July 1, 2012 with the possibility of renewal for one additional year. AOS: Social and Political Philosophy. We especially welcome applications from candidates who can teach courses in environmental philosophy. In addition to teaching two courses per semester, candidates will be expected to supervise senior honors projects and participate in the life of the department. Candidate must have the Ph.D. degree in hand or all requirements for the degree fulfilled by the start of the appointment. To apply, please submit as PDFs or Word documents a CV, letter of application describing research and teaching interests, one writing sample (25 pages maximum), and the names and email addresses of three individuals to whom we may write to solicit recommendations.
Review of applications will begin March 15, 2012, and continue until the position is filled.