Interested candidates are asked to apply to this online posting and upload a CV, cover letter and evidence of teaching ability.
The Department of Literature, Philosophy and the Arts is seeking an instructor to teach at least two sections of philosophy for the Fall 2019 semester (September-December 2019): PHIL 100 (Introduction to Philosophy): An introduction to philosophical thinking through an examination of some timeless human problems, such as the existence of God, the problem of human freedom and the attempt to find an ethical foundation for life and/or PHIL 233 (Critical Thinking): A course focused on developing critical thinking skills, specifically the ability to comprehend and assess complex reasoning, alongside identifying common mistakes in arguments.
Appointment is for one semester only, with the possibility of re-appointment for future terms
The ideal candidate should have a Ph.D. or ABD in Philosohpy, evidence of excellence in teaching and the ability to teach Introduction to Philosophy and Critical Thinking.
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