Our colleagues at Wartburg College have passed along the following open search for a faculty position (assistant/associate rank) in the area of ethics. See the position description below. Online Posting here.
POSITION: Assistant/Associate Professor of Religion/Board of Regents Distinguished Professor of Ethics
DEPARTMENT: Religion & Philosophy
STARTING DATE: Fall Term 2020
TIMELINE: Screening of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.
FUNCTION OF THE POSITION: Wartburg College seeks applications for the Board of Regents
Distinguished Professorship in Ethics with a preferred starting date of August 2020. This is a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate level, depending on the qualifications and experiences of the successful candidate.
We seek candidates who demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate education in the liberal arts tradition, with teaching and research focus in the area(s) of philosophical ethics, religious ethics, applied ethics, and/or ethics and leadership. This position supports interdisciplinary commitments embedded in the Wartburg College curriculum, specifically in the Religion & Philosophy Department, the Institute for Leadership Education, and the Center for Integrative and Interdisciplinary Studies.
The Board of Regents Distinguished Professor will help foster an interdisciplinary ethics curriculum, collaborating across disciplines and departments and serving as a resource to the campus and broader community. The successful candidate will teach upper-level courses in their area(s) of expertise, as well as a variety of introductory and upper-level courses across traditional disciplines in the College, including in the Essential Education program and the Institute for Leadership Education.
- Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in Philosophy, Religion, Ethics, or related field.
- Relevant teaching experience.
- A record of scholarly activity and professional engagement and promise of continued academic excellence.
- Commitment and ability to further the mission of Wartburg College.
- Teach the equivalent of seven undergraduate courses across the fall, winter, and four-week May term. Additional support associated with the distinguished professorship may be available depending on the characteristics, interests, and other responsibilities of the successful candidate.
- Collaborate and facilitate across departments and disciplines to support the ethics component of existing curricula such as the senior Capstone experience.
- Advise students formally and informally.
- Provide an annual report summarizing the work and its impact on students, and describing how funding from the Board of Regents Distinguished Professor in Ethics has supported the mission of Wartburg College.
SALARY: Competitive for entry-level appointment
CONTRACT: Nine-month, tenure-track appointment
Send letter of application, curriculum vita, a statement of how your teaching, scholarship, and service will support the mission of Wartburg College, along with a copy of unofficial graduate transcripts, and contact information for three current references, to: HR@wartburg.edu.
For specific inquiries, contact David McCullough at David.Mccullough@wartburg.edu