Visiting Associate Professor - Philosophy & Director of Environmental Studies and Sustainability
Merrimack College invites applications for a Visiting Associate Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Environmental Studies and Sustainability Program beginning fall 2013. The successful applicant may be a candidate for a tenure-track position to begin fall 2014. AOS: Environmental Philosophy. AOC: Moral and Political Philosophy. Multidisciplinary and intercultural perspectives are preferred. Applicants should have taught at the assistant professor level for 3-5 years and have a PhD by time of appointment. 4 courses/year, 3 in Philosophy (including Introduction to Philosophy) and 1 ESS Gateway course. Other duties include advising majors and minors in the ESS program, advising the student-run Green Team, serving on the Merrimack Sustainability Committee, and planning co-curricular events and activities.
Environmental Studies and Sustainability is a two-year old, innovative program that offers students both major and minor options with tracks that include courses from the Schools of Business, Liberal Arts, and Science and Engineering. Merrimack College is a private college located 25 miles north of Boston. The Philosophy Program and the Environmental Studies and Sustainability Program are integrally linked to the ideals of experiential education, sustainability, and social justice as set forth in Merrimack College’s Agenda for Distinction.
To apply, please submit a cover letter outlining relevant teaching and research experience, a curriculum vitae, writing sample, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Monica Cowart, Chair of Philosophy, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike Street, North Andover, MA 01845. Applications are due by April 19.
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