The Department of Philosophy at Kent State University invites applications for a one-year, non-renewable, sabbatical replacement (Non-Tenure Track) faculty position to begin in August, 2019.

Examples of Duties:

Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:

Teaching load is four courses (three preps) per semester including upper division courses. The department is home to a MA degree program, and the successful candidate may participate in graduate instruction, thesis advisory groups, and mentoring of the graduate students.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Philosophy at time of application strongly preferred. Preference will be given to candidates who are able to teach our German Critical Philosophy course (Phil 31005, described in the catalog, bit.ly/2hecqjo), which is a designated writing intensive course. Ability to teach Environmental Ethics, Existentialism, and Hermeneutics also preferred.


Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

Light work-Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.

Special Instructions Summary:

Submit dossier including vita, letter of application, three letters of recommendation, research sample, and teaching portfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/58169.