Philosophy Temporary Pool

Updated: about 18 hours ago
Location: Bloomsburg, PENNSYLVANIA
Deadline: 31 May 2024

Job Title:
Philosophy Temporary Pool
Opening Date/Time:
Mon. 05/03/21 12:00 AM Eastern Time
Closing Date/Time:
Fri. 05/31/24 11:59 PM Eastern Time
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Job Type:
400 East Second Street, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
Temporary Pool Employment

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s Philosophy Department seeks applicants for its Temporary Pool. Applicants are invited to visit the department’s webpage at . Bloomsburg offers both the BA and the minor in philosophy. We are a collegial, research-active department located 2.5 hours west of NYC in the beautiful Pennsylvania countryside. Faculty enjoy competitive salaries with a low cost of living.
 Qualifying Experience / Education:
The department is currently seeking applications for its Temporary Pool. Applicants from this pool will be eligible for temporary faculty positions: part-time one semester, full-time one semester, and part-time academic year.
  • Education Requirement: The PhD in Philosophy is preferred, though the department will consider strong applicants who are ABD.
  • AOS: currently, the department needs someone who can teach upper-division courses in Political Philosophy and Philosophy of Law. AOS in either is required.

 Supplemental Information:
A complete application must include:
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Unofficial Transcripts
Applicants subsequently invited to interview will be asked to submit:
  • Three Letters of Recommendation.
Submit application materials online by way of the "Apply" link at the top right corner of this position announcement. Applications will be on file with the department for three academic years through April 30, 2024. Questions may be directed to Dr. Kurt Smith at .
Finalist(s) for all positions must communicate well and successfully complete an interview (online/remote).
Recommendation for hiring is needed from a majority of the regular, full-time department faculty.
Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, and a Criminal background check.
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