JOB – Asst. Prof., Philosophy, Ball State U

Ball State University invites applications for a tenure-track junior faculty position in Philosophy. Competency in environmental philosophy preferred.

Ball State University, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies seeks a philosopher with a passion for innovative, learner-centered teaching who is pluralistic in methodologies or areas of study, or who is conversant in multiple traditions. Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in philosophy prior to start date with specialization in comparative philosophy, metaphysics, continental philosophy, or area of study concerning an underrepresented population; evidence of research productivity; evidence of teaching effectiveness. Preferred qualifications: earned doctorate in philosophy at time of application; competency in one or more of the following—philosophy of law, philosophy of film, philosophy of literature, philosophy of sex and love, environmental philosophy, intersectionality, or aesthetics; demonstrated potential to excel in mentoring non-majority students, inclusive pedagogy, and diversity issues.

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate school transcripts, three letters of recommendation, writing sample, brief statement of teaching philosophy, and brief statement of research interests to: Philosophy Search, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306 or to Electronic submission is strongly preferred. Review of applications will begin November 25, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled.