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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Visiting Assistant Professorship in Philosophy of Science, Glassboro NJ (U.S.A.)


POSITION:  Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy, ? time temporary 
(one year)

DESCRIPTION:  Applicants are invited for this position in the Department 
of Philosophy and Religion Studies.  Primary responsibilities will include 
the teaching of an undergraduate course in the Philosophy of Science (2 
sections per semester), as well as courses in Philosophy of Medicine, 
Biomedical Ethics, and/or Modern and Contemporary World Philosophy. Three 
courses per semester.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Ph.D. in Philosophy, with specialization in Philosophy of 
Science, and strong competence in the Philosophy of Medicine, Biomedical 
Ethics, and history of modern and contemporary philosophy. Excellent 
teaching and communication skills, commitment to undergraduate education, 
some scholarly activity.

STARTING DATE:  September 1, 2013

SALARY RANGE:  Competitive

GENERAL INFORMATION:  Rowan University is a comprehensive institution 
located in southern New Jersey, 17 miles southeast of Philadelphia; Rowan 
University operates two medical schools.  More information can be obtained 
from the Rowan web page at www.rowan.edu.

The Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies offers a major in 
philosophy and religion, a minor in philosophy, a minor in philosophy and 
religion studies, a concentration in ethics, a concentration in bioethics 
and the philosophy of medicine, and a concentration in philosophy and 
religion studies.  The department also serves nearly every major program 
on campus and is central to Rowan?s liberal arts curriculum. Candidates 
are invited to visit the Philosophy and Religion Studies Department's web 
site.

Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in 
employment.

This position is contingent upon budget appropriations and does not 
include health benefits.

PROCEDURE:  Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of 
effective teaching, and three letters of reference by May 27th to:

                                     Matthew Lund, Search Committee Chair
                                     Department of Philosophy and Religion
                                     Rowan University
                                     Glassboro, NJ 08028
                                     E-mail: lund@rowan.edu

Department Web Page: 
http://www.rowan.edu/colleges/chss/departments/philosophy/index.cfm