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Visiting Assistant Professor

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Preference will be given to applications received by July 1 2017.
Please see required application materials below. Writing Sample should be no longer than 25 pages. Documentation of Teaching Effectiveness can include items such as syllabi and student evaluations.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Visiting Assistant Professor
Posting Number F1700099
Employer State
Appointment Term Term
Position Type UUP Faculty

Posting Detail Information

Position Summary

1-Year Non-Tenure Track Full Time Faculty Position, beginning Fall 2017 in the Department of Philosophy at the University at Buffalo. Teaching load: Six courses per year (3 per semester; Graduate and Undergraduate levels). AOS: Open. AOC: Environmental Ethics; Ethics. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in Ethics and Environmental Ethics each semester. Ability to teach Ancient Philosophy or Aesthetics desirable but not essential. Additional Summer and Winter teaching may be possible. For further information about the department please consult our website: http://philosophy.buffalo.edu/. Review of applications will begin immediately and preference will be given to applications received by July 1, 2017. Successful candidates will be contacted for interview via Skype. UB is an AA/EOE and welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

ABD considered for exceptional candidates. Ability to teach undergraduate courses in Ethics and Environmental Ethics each semester.

Preferred Qualifications

PhD in hand by time of hire. Ability to teach Ancient Philosophy or Aesthetics desirable but not essential.

Physical Demands
FTE 1.00
Campus North Campus
Special Instructions to Applicants

Preference will be given to applications received by July 1 2017.

Please see required application materials below. Writing Sample should be no longer than 25 pages. Documentation of Teaching Effectiveness can include items such as syllabi and student evaluations.

Additional Information

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Contact Information

Contact's Name LaTonia Lattimore
Contact's Title Assistant to the Chair
Contact's Email LLL2@buffalo.edu
Contact's Phone 716-645-0163

Posting Dates

Posted 05/19/2017
Deadline for Applicants Open Until Filled
Date to be filled 08/24/2017

Reference Letters

Number of Reference Letters Required 3
Reference Cutoff Date
Instructions to Applicant

By providing the names and e-mail addresses of my references, I hereby authorize either Human Resources or the applicable hiring department to contact my references via e-mail to request a reference letter on my behalf.

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  2. * List source mentioned above.

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Writing Sample
  4. Documentation of Teaching Effectiveness
Optional Documents