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CLA-N-3124, Assistant Professor, Epistemology

Towson University

Towson, Maryland 21252
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Towson University
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Assistant Professor, Epistemology

Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies

College of Liberal Arts


College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Epistemology in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies beginning August 2018.



PhD required. ABD applicants may be considered if the doctorate is scheduled to be completed by June 2018. Possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, the promise of scholarly productivity, and a willingness to participate actively in the department, the College of Liberal Arts, and Towson University.



Faculty assigned an instructional workload of six (6) course units per academic year for the first year. Beginning the second year the workload reverts back to the standard instructional workload of seven to eight (7-8) course units per academic year. Courses will include undergraduate offerings in the Core Curriculum of the university, graduate seminars, and upper division undergraduate courses; opportunities are available to participate in the Towson first-year seminar program and the Honors College.


Towson University:

Towson University (www.towson.edu) was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore’s largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls over 19,000 undergraduates and more than 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 900 full-time faculty, and offers 65 bachelor’s, 42 master’s, and 4 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.


Application Process:

For full consideration, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a writing sample and three professional letters of recommendation by December 8, 2017 to Dr. Anne Ashbaugh, Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies (aashbaugh@towson.edu). Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype.


A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.


Please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/inclusionequity/employment/data.html to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical-related purposes only. The information will not be used for any other purpose. Please note that the search number for which you have applied is: CLA-N-3124.


Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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