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Assistant Teaching Professor of Philosophy

Apply now Job no: 492450
Work type: Non-tenure track faculty
Location: Chester
Categories: Faculty

The Humanities Division of Widener University’s College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a non-tenure-track teaching position in Philosophy to start in fall 2020. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and a knowledge of current trends and research in his/her field. The candidate’s area of specialization is open; areas of competence should include ethics and introduction to logic.  Teaching duties will include general education courses in ethics, business ethics, and logic.  

Qualifications: Minimum requirements are a commitment to undergraduate education and a Ph.D. in Philosophy. ABD candidates may be considered if the Ph.D. will be completed by May 2020.

To apply: Applicants must complete the online application at Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, documented demonstration of excellence in teaching, and contact information for three references. Widener University and the Humanities Division are committed to fostering an environment in which faculty, staff, and students from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive. In your application, please address how your teaching, mentorship, and/or professional activities might support our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Please ensure that all documents are submitted as one pdf file. Complete applications received by December 15, 2019 will be given full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Widener has a strategic commitment to building an inclusive university community whose diversity enriches the lives of all members and where our students are prepared for living in a pluralistic and ever-changing world. As a leading metropolitan university, Widener strives to embody the values that are inherent in our mission: civic engagement, access, inclusion, academic excellence, innovation, and leadership.

Widener University, an independent, metropolitan, doctoral-intensive University, connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement. Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention and experiential learning are key components of the Widener Experience. Located in Chester, PA, Widener's main campus is nestled between Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE, with Law School located in both Harrisburg and Wilmington. For more information about the University, please visit our website at


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