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Adjunct Assistant Professor of Philosophy

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The Department of Philosophy at Vassar College invites applications for a part-time, one-year adjunct position, beginning August, 2017.

Vassar College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum and promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Applicants who have demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion are particularly encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will teach three, introductory-level courses: one section of Logic (in the spring semester), and two sections of either Philosophical Questions or Philosophy and Contemporary Issues (one section in the fall semester, one in the spring).  Topics and readings for these courses may vary widely, according to the interests of the instructor.  The successful candidate must have demonstrated success in teaching Logic.

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 to link to the posting for this position.  The deadline for applications is April 30, 2017.  Candidates should submit a letter of application, C.V., graduate school transcript (unofficial copies accepted for initial application), at least three letters of recommendation, and a teaching portfolio (including sample syllabi and student evaluations if available). For inquiries, email Jeff Seidman, Chair, Department of Philosophy, Vassar College, jeseidman@vassar.edu. 

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Vassar College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.