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Assistant Professor-Ancient Philosophy

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Assistant Professor-Ancient Philosophy
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Posting Number: TR0170075
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Position Summary:

Tenure-track position in Ancient Philosophy. Standard teaching load is four courses per year, including one graduate seminar. Position duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate coursework in philosophy; developing and maintaining a nationally or internationally recognized research program in philosophy; participating in department, college and university committees; and advising and mentoring students.

Required Qualifications:

1) PhD in Philosophy completed by the time of appointment;
2) Evidence of excellence in teaching is required;
3) Evidence of excellence in research/scholarship, or evidence of potential for excellence in research/scholarship, in Ancient Philosophy;
4) Ability to articulate a coherent agenda of research or scholarship
5) Effective communication skills
6) Occasional travel to attend professional conferences and meetings; and
7) Must have a criminal background check.

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How to Apply for this Job:

Applicants should complete the faculty application online at www.jobs.vt.edu posting #TR0170075. Applicants should include a current curriculum vitae, a letter of application, three letters of recommendation, a writing sample, and evidence of teaching excellence.

Employee Category: Instructional/Research Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
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FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Tenure Status: Tenure Track
Academic Year or Calendar Year? Standard Academic Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Department: Philosophy
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Job Posting Date: 06/29/2017
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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Reference #1
  4. Letter of Reference #2
  5. Letter of Reference #3
  6. Other Doc
  7. Other Doc #2
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