Assistant Professor of Philosophy Towson University

Job Opening Announcement, Towson University

College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor Position in Epistemology in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies beginning August 2018.

Ph.D. required. ABD applicants may be considered if the doctorate is scheduled to be completed by June 2018. Possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, the promise of scholarly productivity, and a willingness to participate actively in the department, the College of Liberal Arts, and Towson University.

Faculty assigned an instructional workload of six (6) course units per academic year for the first year. Beginning the second year the workload reverts back to the standard instructional workload of seven (7-8) course units per academic year. Courses will include undergraduate offerings in the Core Curriculum of the university, graduate seminars, and upper division undergraduate courses; opportunities are available to participate in the Towson first-year seminar program and the Honors College.

For full consideration, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a writing sample and three professional letters of recommendation by December 8, 2017 to Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype. A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment. Please be sure to visit to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical-related purposes only. The information will not be used for any other purpose. Please note that the search number for which you have applied is: CLA-N-3124. 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.