Antioch College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Philosophy to begin in the fall of 2014. Area of Specialization (AOS): non-Western philosophy or Environmental Ethics or Critical Theory; Areas of Competency (AOC): open, but the ideal candidate should be able to teach multiple courses in Antioch’s existing philosophy curriculum. A PhD in philosophy or a closely related field is expected by time of appointment. The College is seeking a colleague who has a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and has strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education. Candidates should be prepared to teach within an undergraduate liberal arts curriculum dedicated to linking theoretical knowledge to experiential knowledge. Rank and tenure status are open depending on qualifications, and salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
Philosophy is a major in the Humanities Division, along with Literature and History. The successful applicant will be expected to teach introductory, intermediate, and advanced courses in philosophy. In addition to offering courses within the discipline, the candidate is expected, in a collaborative format, to significantly contribute to organizing and leading team-taught, interdisciplinary, thematic Global Seminars. These themes include water, food, energy, health, education, and governance. Research and/or teaching experience in at least one of these themes is highly desirable. In addition to teaching responsibilities, applicants will also be expected to be involved with academic advising, including overseeing Senior Projects/Theses in the major.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, writing sample, three letters of recommendation, and unofficial transcripts electronically as PDF attachments (Interfolio is preferred) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Official transcripts will be required of finalists. Electronic submission of all materials is strongly preferred. If necessary, hard copies may be mailed to Philosophy Search c/o Nancy Wilburn, Antioch College, One Morgan Place, Yellow Springs, OH 45387. Applications will be reviewed when received.
Deadline for submission of materials is December 2nd, 2013.
Antioch College is currently unable to sponsor candidates who are unable to work in the United States.
Antioch College is a small, innovative liberal arts institution located on a historical campus in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Antioch has an inspiring mission and a proud history of educating leaders and contributors to our society, including Fulbright Scholars, Rhodes Scholars, notables in the arts and culture, entrepreneurs and elected officials, and leaders in business and finance locally and throughout the world. A low student-faculty ratio provides Antioch College students with personal attention from faculty who have a strong commitment to teaching.