Warp, Weft, and Way

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Job in Asian Philosophy

I have been informed of the following position. Readers of the October JFP will also know of one or two others, including the History of Eastern Philosophy being listed as one possible AOS for a position at UConn. If you hear of others, or have comments you’d like to share, please post them here.


The SUNY College at Oneonta invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position as an Assistant Professor in the Philosophy Department beginning Fall 2011. Initial appointment will be for two years. Expectations include teaching, research, student advisement, college service, and continuing professional development. The College at Oneonta has 5,800 students and approximately 450 faculty and offers over 60 undergraduate majors and nine graduate majors. The Philosophy Department at Oneonta has a tradition of scholarship and teaching across a wide range of philosophical traditions. We typically carry 30-40 majors and sponsor a prestigious undergraduate philosophy conference. To learn more about the College or the Department please visit www.oneonta.edu and http://www.oneonta.edu/academics/philos.

Responsibilities: this position would be responsible for seven courses over the course of the year; advisement, Senior Thesis supervision, scholarship and service to the college are also expected. The re is the possibility of course creation and curric! ulum development.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent required at time of application. Area of Specialization: Asian Philosophy. Area of Competence: Philosophy of World Religions, Comparative Philosophy or Philosophy of Life and Death.

Preferred Qualifications: College level teaching experience; Candidate should be able to teach survey course in world religions; experience with diverse populations and/or inclusive pedagogies.

To Apply Go To: Please upload letter of application, CV, official transcripts, and evidence of effective teaching. Send three letters of recommendation to Michael Koch, Philosophy Department, 325 Fitzelle Hall, SUNY College at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY 13820. For other employment and regional opportunities, please visit our website at: http://www.oneonta.edu/admin/humres/Employment Opp/.

SUNY Oneonta values a diverse college community. Please visit our website on diversity at: www.oneonta.edu/navigation/diversity.asp. Moreover, the Coll! ege is an EEO/AA/ADA employer. Women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

October 23, 2010 - Posted by | Job Opening, Opportunities, Profession

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