Arcadia University

Adjunct Professor of Philosophy in the Department of Historical & Political Studies

The ideal candidate should have expertise in social and/or political philosophy, with thematic specialization in social, transnational, and global justice. The ideal candidate should be able to offer courses that could include: PL180 Introduction to Political Philosophy, PL350 Social Justice, PL360 Global Ethics, and 200-level electives that augment the current regular offerings of the department. Candidates who work with critical liberatory philosophies of race, class, gender, sexuality, and so on will receive special consideration.

Consideration of applications will begin May 1, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.

Qualifications:

Ph.D. is strongly preferred by September 2023, as are demonstrated excellence in and commitment to teaching, and a strong research and publishing record commensurate with the candidate's experience.

For more information about the Department of Historical & Political Studies, please see
www.arcadia.edu/haps

Application Instructions:

  • Applications must be submitted online through Arcadia's Human Resources portal to receive full consideration. Please do not email application materials to the hiring manager.
    • Include a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact information for three academic
      references
    • Questions can be submitted to Department Chair Amy Widestrom
      (widestroma@arcadia.edu)
  • Due to the volume of applications received, communication will generally be limited to candidates selected for additional consideration.
    • Consideration of applications will begin May 1, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.
  • Application review will begin immediately. Posting will be removed from the website once we've established a sufficient talent pool for consideration.

Arcadia University is a top-ranked private University in Greater Philadelphia that provides a values-based educational experience by placing students at the center. The Institute of International Education has ranked Arcadia first nationally in study abroad for 10 of the last 13 years, and the Princeton Review has ranked Arcadia among the "Best in the Northeast" for eight consecutive years. The University's Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs are nationally ranked in their respective categories by U.S. News & World Report, which cites Arcadia for being among the top study abroad programs and among the "most innovative," and "best value" colleges. Arcadia promises a distinctively global, integrative, and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and lead in a diverse and dynamic world. Through its community of practice and commitment to Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) and to combating anti-Black Racism, Arcadia has made facilitating a safe and welcoming environment a priority. Learn more about our vibrant community at www.arcadia.edu.


Our belief and experience is that there is strength in diversity and we are committed to building a welcoming and inclusive environment for students and employees alike. We are a community built on varied experiences and perspectives that beneļ¬ts from open-minded discussion and cultural humility. Guided by our University's values, we are committed to justice, equity, diversity and inclusion, and we are working towards dismantling anti-Black racism/white supremacy and other forms of interpersonal and systemic discrimination and oppression.

We welcome candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, service, and/or lived experiences to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The successful candidate will include a statement of interest demonstrating examples of ways they will incorporate our values in their teaching and scholarly work through application, methodology, content, and/or inclusion of students from diverse backgrounds pursuing research/creative work.

At Arcadia University, our JEDI principles (Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) are the foundation of our highly regarded, values-based learning community, which reflects the world in which we want to live. As such, Arcadia actively seeks and welcomes candidates of diverse backgrounds and abilities. Arcadia prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, age, gender identity, military or military veteran status, disability, family medical or genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. All offers of employment are conditional based on the successful completion of a background check. Employment may not begin until the University accepts the results of the background check.

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