Post-doctoral Teaching Fellow, Honors, Philosophy

Merrimack College

Post-doctoral Teaching Fellow, Honors, Philosophy

  • Institution: Merrimack College
  • Institution Type: Four-Year/Advanced Degree (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Location: North Andover, MA US
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Post-doctoral Teaching Fellow, Honors, Philosophy

  • Merrimack College | North Andover, MA US
  • Hourglass IconDeadline: June 09, 2022
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Job TitlePost-doctoral Teaching Fellow, Honors, Philosophy

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Faculty

Salary Range -

Location North Andover, MA US

Deadline June 09, 2022

Contact Information

Contact Name Merrimack College

Department Honors Department


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Job Description

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Position Summary: The Honors Program at Merrimack College invites applications for a position as a Post-doctoral Teaching Fellow, NTT open-ended term, with a focus on Philosophy and Social Justice beginning in Fall 2022. This is a one-year position with the possibility of multiple-year renewal. The successful applicant will teach three classes per semester and assist with Honors advising, participate in the daily undertakings of the Program, and help with light co-curricular duties. In addition to teaching sections of our introductory level philosophy courses, candidates may also be able to teach sections of Introduction to Social Justice (an interdisciplinary course), or other philosophy courses. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who has a successful track record of working with and inspiring college-age students, who will work well both individually and as part of a small team, and will participate in regular pedagogy training. Creative teaching, leadership ability, and professionalism are essential.

Qualifications: ● A PhD in Philosophy, preferably with a specialization in social or political philosophy, or a related field ● Evidence of teaching excellence ● Demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communication and interpersonal relationships ● Understanding of and experience with diversity, equity, and inclusion issues in undergraduate education

Application Materials Should Include: ● Cover letter stating motivation and interest in the position, citing experience relevant to the qualifications ● Curriculum Vitae ● Teaching Statement ● Syllabi and teaching evaluations for courses taught ● Sample syllabus for introductory-level philosophy course(s)

To Apply: Interested applicants should apply online through Academic Jobs Online. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check.

Merrimack College seeks to nourish and sustain our five core values, which are leadership, community, awareness, scholarship, and service. The College is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. All candidates are encouraged to describe in their application previous activities or interests in building a culture committed to diversity and inclusive excellence, as well as how they will engage in fostering a culture that values diversity and inclusive excellence at Merrimack College.

Required Vaccinations and Remote Work Unless otherwise stated above, this is an on-campus position. This is not a remote or hybrid position as employees are essential in order to provide a fully on-campus, residential college experience for our students and the community. Merrimack College currently has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Students, faculty, and staff are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

About the Honors Program The Merrimack College Honors Program, established in 2008, is designed to enhance and enrich the academic experience of talented, highly motivated students at Merrimack College. The program offers challenging classes, encourages interdisciplinary approaches to learning, and provides opportunities for students to pursue independent study and research with individual faculty mentors. It supplements academic degrees and majors in all departments and schools of the college. At present, the Honors Program is undergoing a strategic expansion, and the addition of these NTTs to our team plays an important role in our vision.

About Merrimack: The only Catholic, Augustinian college in New England, Merrimack College is an independent, coeducational institution with more than 4800 undergraduates and graduate students from 32 states and 37 countries, and comprises schools of liberal arts, science and engineering, health sciences, education and social policy, and business. The college’s 220-acre campus is approximately 25 miles north of Boston in North Andover and Andover, Mass. Merrimack is a Master’s Colleges & Universities/Medium Programs institution in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Merrimack is one of the fastest growing educational institutions in the country and has steadily climbed up U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of Best Colleges, coming in 46th out of 170 schools ranked in the Regional Universities North category. Merrimack is also listed as one of the top 10 most innovative schools and is placed 35th for best undergraduate teaching programs among schools in this U.S. News category.

Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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