Philosophy and Women’s Studies
Joint Appointment in Philosophy and Women’s Studies
College of Liberal Arts
Assistant Professor in Philosophy and Women’s Studies tenure track beginning Fall 2013, pending financial budgetary approval. AOS: Feminist Philosophy and Feminist Theory. AOC: One of the following: Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind, or Post-modern Philosophy. Usual non-teaching duties. Salary competitive. Applicants must possess strong commitment to excellence in teaching and show potential for productive scholarly growth. Responsibilities in philosophy include teaching introductory courses and courses in the major. Responsibilities in Women’s Studies include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in an interdisciplinary program that offers a major, a minor, and a master’s degree. We seek candidates whose teaching takes into consideration the intersection of race, class, and gender.
Ph.D. in philosophy is required. ABD candidates may be considered if the doctorate is completed by June 2013.
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Send letter of application, C.V., official transcripts, a writing sample and three Professional Letters of Recommendation postmarked by November 26, 2012.
Dr. Anne Ashbaugh
Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies
8000 York Road
Towson, Maryland 21252-0001
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Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. This position is contingent on the availability of funds at the time of hire.