Philosophy and Religious Studies
College of Arts and Humanities


Current Positions Open: 1

Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies

The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Georgia Southern University has a visiting assistant professor of Philosophy position open for which we seek to make a hire for the 2019-2020 academic year. The home campus for this position will be the Statesboro campus, but assignments may require travel to the other campuses.

Desired area of specialization: Critical Thinking.
Desired area of competence: History of Philosophy.

At Georgia Southern, visiting assistant professors normally teach fifteen credit hours per semester, hold regular office hours, and participate in departmental meetings and activities. Collegiality is essential. All visiting positions are non-tenure track, academic year (9/10 month) appointments. Appointments are for one year only, although there is the possibility of reappointment should funding permit and based upon satisfactory performance. The second year would be a terminal year, without exceptions.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned Ph.D. in Philosophy, or a closely related field, by August 1, 2019
  • Experience teaching Critical Thinking and Ethics
  • Experience teaching Introduction to Philosophy face-to-face and online
  • Engagement with institutional student success initiatives
  • Commitment to engaging with best practice initiatives in instruction and pedagogy and mentoring
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution

Screening of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. The position starting date is August 1, 2019. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above and a curriculum vitae.

Applications and nominations should be sent to:

Dr. Karin Fry
Georgia Southern University
Telephone: 912-478-7577

Georgia is an open records state. Georgia Southern is an AA/EO institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Vice Provost.

Last updated: 7/24/2019

Department of Philosophy • P.O. Box 8023 Statesboro, GA 30460 • 912-478-5471
Room 3307 • Newton Building • 622 COBA Drive • Statesboro, GA 30460