Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Haverford College invites applications for a visiting assistant professor for the academic year 2013-2014, with the possibility of a second year contract contingent on successful candidate review

The Department of Philosophy at Haverford College seeks a visiting assistant professor for the academic year 2013-2014, with a second year contingent on successful candidate review. Women and members of underrepresented minority groups are especially encouraged to apply. AOS: Open (except Ancient Philosophy); must be able to teach a historically oriented introduction to philosophy. Teaching load is 3/2 including intermediate and upper-division courses in candidate’s AOS. Preference given to candidates who demonstrate success at undergraduate teaching, including the ability to teach a diverse student body.

Candidates should submit application materials  as a single pdf to . Materials should include cover letter, c. v., writing sample, and evidence of teaching excellence. Three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent separately to Gail Heimberger, Search Coordinator, 370 Lancaster Avenue, Hall Bldg., Haverford PA 19041 (610-896-1076). Review of applications will begin on April 1.

Haverford College is a highly selective residential liberal arts college located in suburban Philadelphia, enrolling approximately 1200 undergraduates.  Committed to superb teaching and research it offers small class sizes and competitive salary with excellent benefits.

Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender identity or its expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, veteran status, age, or disability status.  Haverford embraces its responsibility to reflect in its curriculum, classrooms, and communal composition genuine sensitivity to racial, ethnic, sexual, cultural, socioeconomic, and other forms of diversity.  Haverford welcomes applications from candidates who share these values and who will foster their contribution to the College's educational mission.


Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action

In keeping with Haverford College's long-standing policy of non-discrimination, the Board of Managers of Haverford College has established a program of affirmative action. The goal of this program is to attract and retain staff of high quality and diverse backgrounds and to do so without discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. In accordance with the Affirmative Action Policy, the College recruits persons in these protected categories as candidates for Haverford positions that become available. The results of the hiring process are reviewed regularly by the Affirmative Action Officer (AAO) to make certain these goals are being met.

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