The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Philosophy (AOS: Early Modern Philosophy). Teaching competence and further research interest in critical thinking and applied ethics are also desirable (the department has needs in biomedical ethics, business ethics, and engineering ethics). The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in student-centered, self-reflective teaching, with courses to be taught including introductory courses in philosophy, critical thinking, and/or logic, the philosophy major’s required upper-level course in early modern philosophy, and other courses in the candidate’s areas of scholarly expertise as needed.
The position has a 4/3 teaching load with an opportunity for a reduced load of 3/3. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in philosophy with degree in hand by August 2019.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located just nine miles from the Atlantic coast resort of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Coastal enrolls more than 10,000 students from 45 states and 58 nations. The University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and a Ph.D. degree in Marine Science.

To assure full consideration, applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, research statement, writing sample, and contact information for three references to https://jobs.coastal.edu. Inquiries should be directed to Jonathan Trerise (jtrerise@coastal.edu), Search Committee Chair.

Coastal Carolina University is building a diverse faculty and encourages applications from women and underrepresented minorities. Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.