Overview

Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Tenure Track

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

The Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies at Rowan University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Philosophy position beginning in Fall 2019.

AOS: Applied Ethics, Ethics

AOC: Open

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have a PhD in Philosophy, a strong research agenda, and a commitment to quality teaching and active service.

Teaching responsibilities include introductory and upper-level classes such as Applied Ethics, Environmental Ethics, Biomedical Ethics, Business Ethics, Philosophy and Race, Ethical Theories, and Philosophy and Gender. A 3/3 teaching load is guaranteed for the first two years and can be renewed annually with evidence of continuing scholarship.

Full applications should be submitted through the online applicant tracking system as discussed below.

Philosophy and Religion Studies is a dynamic department that offers a B.A. in Philosophy and Religion Studies, minors in Philosophy, Ethics, and Philosophy and Religion Studies, and several certificates. For more information about Rowan University and the Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies, please visit http://www.rowan.edu or http://www.rowan.edu/philosophy.

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) is the second largest college at Rowan University with seven departments, seven interdisciplinary programs, fifteen majors, and five graduate programs. The College also houses a number of Centers and Institutes that serve both research and pedagogical functions. CHSS places a strong emphasis on exceptional teaching, research and service. Our mission is to empower, transform, and engage students and faculty, as well as the global communities in which we live. We actively support faculty research and strive to include faculty as full partners in governance within the College.

Rowan University is a Carnegie-classified Doctoral University (Moderate Research Activity) with approximately 19,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven academic colleges and five schools—the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment—with an Honors College that spans across disciplines. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 90 public research universities and the 7th fastest growing research institution in the nation.

Candidates should have an earned doctorate in Philosophy by June, 2019. The committee will begin reviewing applications by November 26, 2018, but will continue accepting applications until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted through our online careers website at http://jobs.rowan.edu/cw/en-us/job/493215/assistant-professor-of-philosophy-tenure-track Submit a cover letter, a CV, a description of research interests with plans for continuing this work at Rowan, teaching portfolio (including a statement of teaching philosophy, courses taught, teaching evaluations, etc.), and at least three letters of recommendation from professors familiar with your work.

Rowan University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. For the complete Rowan University non-discrimination and affirmative action policy see: https://sites.rowan.edu/equity/_docs/policies/eeo-statement.pdf.