JOB – Asst. Prof., Concordia College (MN)

Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota invites applications for a full time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy beginning August 2013.  AOS:  open.  Applicants should have an AOS or strong AOC in Social and Political Philosophy including philosophically important issues of diversity and social responsibility.  Willingness to teach Philosophy of Law and/or Environmental Ethics.  Competency in teaching introductory ethics, history of philosophy (Ancient or Modern) or logic is strongly encouraged.  All members of the department teach in the college’s core curriculum including the first year program.  The successful applicant will be expected to teach philosophy courses at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum.  All members of the department are active in philosophical research.  Openness to mentoring undergraduate research a positive.  Teaching load:  semester system 3/3.  Summer teaching available.  Usual advising, committee and non-teaching duties.  No thesis supervision required.  Applicants must have an earned doctorate in philosophy or closely related field by August 2013.

Applicants should be in sympathy with the mission of a Liberal Arts College of the Lutheran (ELCA) church which entails a full commitment to academic freedom and openness to discussions of the relationship between faith and learning.

How to Apply
Dossiers should include CV, statement of teaching philosophy, 3 letters of recommendation, evidence of excellence in teaching (including if possible summary teaching evaluations), and a writing sample.  Apply online at
http://hr.cord.edu Click on “faculty positions.”  Inquiries can be sent to Professor Susan O’Shaughnessy at oshaughn@cord.eduInterviews will be held at APA Eastern.  Review of applications begins October 30, 2012.  Application deadline for consideration for APA Eastern interview is November 15, 2013.  Position is open until filled.