Positions

Academic Visitor Positions: New Insights and Directions for Religious Epistemology (Oxford University)

Application Deadline: Friday, January 30 2015

The Project “New Insights and Directions for Religious Epistemology” seeks to host up to nine academic visitors over a period of three years. Each visitor will be hosted for up to the duration of a single Oxford academic term (eight weeks). Travel and subsistence expenses will be paid up to a pre-agreed limit.

To be eligible to be considered for one of these positions, prospective visitors must hold a teaching or research post in another University, demonstrate expertise in areas which are directly relevant to the Project, and show evidence of an ability and willingness to undertake advanced research in connection with the Project’s aims. Applications are encouraged not only from philosophers, but also from suitably qualified scientists and theologians with relevant research interests. Further information about the Project can be found here.

Posted: April 26, 2013


Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor; Department of Philosophy (Metropolitan State University of Denver)

Application Deadline: No deadline specified.

Teaching one or more of the following courses: Ethics; Introduction to Western Religions (or similar course). Affiliate faculty are part-time, at-will employees hired to teach on a per credit hour basis for specific classes, as needed, usually on a semester by semester basis. Affiliate Faculty are not eligible for benefit coverage under the College’s benefit program. All such teaching assignments are dependent on budget and enrollment. An Affiliate faculty member’s duties include: meeting assigned classes or delivering on-line content consistent with college, school, and department policies; providing instruction in assigned classes consistent with the content and learning objectives of the regular course syllabus and, if appropriate, with department course coordination policies; being available, either face to face or electronically, to students in assigned classes to provide additional academic support as needed and appropriate for the teaching assignment; and complying with college-wide student evaluation of instruction policies and peer observation policies.

Required Qualifications:
MA in Philosophy or Ethics

Further information can be found here.

Posted: April 26, 2013


William Paton Visiting Fellowships in Global Philosophy of Religion (John Hick Centre for Philosophy of Religion, University of Birmingham)

Application Deadline: No deadline specified.

The mission of the John Hick Centre for Philosophy of Religion is to foster excellence in teaching and research in the philosophy of religion from a global perspective. The Centre is located in the School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion and is dedicated to promote critical thinking about the metaphysical, epistemological and moral questions concerning religion, belief, and reality.

The Centre proposes to appoint 4 short-term William Paton Visiting Fellowships – 2 during the Spring 2013 (starting anytime between Jan 7th and 22nd March, 2013) and 2 during Autumn 2013 (starting on 30th Sept. 2013). Paton Fellows must write at least one paper to be published in an internationally recognised peer-reviewed academic journal. The subject of each Fellow’s research can address any aspect of philosophy of religion but it should be written from a non-western perspective. Fellows will be required to acknowledge the William Paton Trust and the John Hick Centre in any publications that arise out of the time spent at Birmingham.

The Paton Fellowship is non-stipendiary, however all travel expenses, accommodation and subsistence costs will be covered by the Fellowship for the entire period of stay. Applicants must have a PhD in philosophy, theology or religious studies with a record of research and publications in philosophy of religion commensurate with their experience. We welcome applications from both junior and senior scholars.

Further information can be found here.

Posted: April 26, 2013


Philosophy and Religion Adjunct Faculty (Howard Community College)

Application Deadline: No deadline specified.

HCC offers a variety of courses on philosophy and religion. This pool is a place to apply for potential teaching opportunities in the future.

Compensation:
$650 per credit hour

Further information can be found here.

Posted: April 26, 2013


Philosophy and Christian Thought Adjunct Instructor (Indiana Wesleyan University)

Application Deadline: No deadline specified.

This Adjunct Instructor position will teach courses on Philosophy and Christian Thought with the School of Liberal Arts in the College of Adult and Professional Studies at Indiana Wesleyan University regional education centers. The instructor will instruct adult students using curriculum established by the School of Liberal Arts focusing on the relationship of philosophy to Christian theological perspectives. The instructor will plan class activities, track student attendance, and grade student assignments in a timely manner. Most onsite classes are held one night per week for 5-6 weeks, 6-10 pm. Each course may include up to 25 students. Onsite adjunct instructors may also be asked to teach online.

Further information can be found here.

Posted: April 26, 2013


Philosophy of Religion; Assistant Professor (Southwestern College)

Application Deadline: No deadline specified.

Southwestern College, located in Winfield, KS, invites applications for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Philosophy starting fall 2013. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in philosophy at the time of the appointment and will evidence both a potential for excellence in teaching and mentoring students and a commitment to research and published scholarship. Area of specialization is open, but proficiency in teaching the history of philosophy, philosophy of religion, and ethics is expected. Teaching load is 4/4. ABDs will not be considered.

Further information can be found here.

Posted: April 26, 2013


Philosophy of Religion; Assistant Professor (Rivier College)

Application Deadline: No deadline specified.

Rivier University invites outstanding teachers and scholars to apply for one tenure-line position in Philosophy. The successful candidate will teach seven courses over the academic year and be responsible for developing and implementing new junior-level Philosophy courses for non-majors as part of Rivier’s innovative new Core Curriculum, “Journeys of Transformation.” These courses will be developed under the rubric of “Ethics, Values, and Moral Choices.” Because of the relationship of Religious Studies and Philosophy in the Core, the University is particularly interested in candidates with expertise in philosophy of religion and Catholic thought.

Further information can be found here.

Posted: April 26, 2013


Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies (Mount Saint Mary College)

Application Deadline: No deadline specified.

The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Mount Saint Mary College announces a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning in the fall of 2013. Candidates must have a specialization in Scriptural studies, and in the history of Christian thought, with particular emphasis on ancient to post-reformation history.

Evidence of effective teaching is required. In addition to courses in the area of specialization, the candidate must be willing to teach introductory level courses in the college’s core of general education requirements. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to and excellence in undergraduate teaching as well as scholarly achievement. The PhD must be held by the start of the appointment.
Applications will be reviewed immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.

Further information can be found here.

Posted: April 26, 2013


Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies (Mount Saint Mary College)

Application Deadline: No deadline specified.