The Department of Philosophy at Baldwin Wallace University is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin in August 2019. The Department is interested in candidates with any of the following areas of specialization: Bioethics, History and Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Race, Africana Philosophy, Islamic Philosophy, Latin American Philosophy, Asian Philosophy. Evidence of both scholarly promise and excellence in undergraduate teaching is required.
A Ph.D. in Philosophy in hand by August 2019 is required. Candidates are expected to participate in curriculum development and assessment, and will have the opportunity to contribute to the University’s First-Year Experience course, Honors Program, and to develop study abroad opportunities. All faculty members are expected to participate in professional development activities, university and departmental service as well as faculty governance.
Founded in 1845, Baldwin Wallace University is an independent, coeducational, comprehensive university in the liberal arts tradition and is located 15 miles southwest of downtown Cleveland, just minutes from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. Baldwin Wallace enrolls approximately 3,000 full-time undergraduate day students, 200 part-time students in evening and weekend programs, and 600 graduate students.
The University offers an outstanding benefits package that includes funding for professional travel, summer grant opportunities, and tuition benefits for immediate family. The University seeks to attract a culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. Baldwin Wallace University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate because of race, creed, age, disabilities, national origin, gender or sexual orientation in the administration of any policies or programs.
The search committee will commence reviewing applications December 1 and will continue until the position is filled. Electronic applications are required. Please submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, a statement of teaching philosophy, discussion of teaching experience, and evidence of teaching excellence in one (1) Word or one (1) PDF document and submit via the To Apply link on BW’s Employment & Careers’ web page at https://www.bw.edu/employment.
Baldwin Wallace University is an EEO/AA employer and educator. At BW, we support and encourage diversity in a variety of forms. We value and appreciate inclusive excellence in the classroom, within extracurricular activities, and as we engage our community partners. Learn more at Diversity Affairs at: https://www.bw.edu/about/diversity/
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About Baldwin Wallace University
Founded in 1845, Baldwin Wallace University prides itself on being one of the first colleges to admit students without regard to race or gender. Affiliated with the United Methodist Church, the college blends the hallmarks of a traditional liberal arts education with an emphasis on professional and career preparation.BW operates on a semester calendar and offers the following degrees: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science in Education, Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Music in Education and an accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing. More than 60 programs of study are available to traditional underclassmen. The University also offers evening and weekend programs and graduate degrees in business administration, education and medical science.Baldwin Wallace is located among the tree-lined streets and picturesque homes of Berea, Ohio. The campus is just 20 minutes from Public Square in Cleveland, and all the resources of a major metropolitan area.Students say the greatest strength of Baldwin Wallace is excellent teaching. Classes are small—averaging 19 students—and are taught by experienced faculty who can provide the individual attention and guidance that helps a student to reach his/her potential.