Assistant Professor of Philosophy - Wheaton College-Illinois in Wheaton Illinois

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Wheaton College-Illinois

Wheaton, Illinois 60187

United States

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Detailed Job Description

WHEATON COLLEGE, Wheaton, IL.  The Department of Philosophy invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor (tenure-track), beginning August 2015.  We are looking for a strong teacher with evident research projects, interested in creating new courses and contributing to a vibrant philosophy major.  AOS:  18th and 19th century continental philosophy, including Kierkegaard.  Desired AOC could include:  20th-century continental philosophy, feminist philosophy, philosophy of art, social and political philosophy, and/or hermeneutics.  Successful candidates will need to demonstrate excellence in undergraduate teaching and a promising scholarly trajectory.

Prospective candidates should provide a cover letter, CV, brief writing sample, and the names and addresses of at least 3 references.  Promising candidates will be asked to fill out a full application.  Review of the candidates will begin November 1st. Please send materials to Sarah Borden, Department Chair, Philosophy Department, Wheaton College, 501 College Ave., Wheaton, IL  60187, or via email to 

Wheaton College is an evangelical Protestant Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations of the Wheaton College Community Covenant. The College complies with federal and state guidelines for nondiscrimination in employment. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Read more about Wheaton College and its programs at

Keyword Phrases

  • Kierkegaard
  • social and political philosophy
  • 18th and 19th century continental philosophy
  • hermeneutics
  • 20th-century continental philosophy
  • feminist philosophy
  • philosophy of art
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Writing Samples