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Faculty Position in Philosophy Department, Forman Christian College

Forman Christian College is seeking faculty (Assistant Professor/Associate Professor or Professor of Philosophy) depending on qualifications and years of teaching. There is no tenure at Forman, but this appointment is renewable based on job performance.


  • Regularly teach some or all of the core courses of the Philosophy Department (Introduction to Philosophy, Logic, Ancient and Medieval Philosophy, and Modern to Contemporary Philosophy).
  • Occasionally teach other courses in the Department (possibly including, but not necessarily limited to, Ethics, Philosophy of Religion, Epistemology, Metaphysics, Symbolic Logic, Philosophy of Science, a senior capstone course, and upper-level courses on individual great philosophers).
  • Maintain good pedagogical practices.  (Adapt to the needs of a diverse student population; maintain regular office hours; reply to student emails in a cordial and timely fashion; provide students with clear syllabi/course outlines; invigilate/proctor exams; monitor student writing for plagiarism and report cases of plagiarism to the Vice Rector’s office; grade assignments in a fair, consistent, and timely manner; etc.)
  • Standard committee responsibilities as a member of the Humanities faculty.
  • Standard advising responsibilities.  (The new teacher may also be asked to be the official Advisor to the undergraduate Philosophy Society.)


6 Courses in a year.

Minimum requirements:

Ph.D. in Philosophy.  Teaching experience.  Record of scholarly publication and research agenda.
Instruction is in English; candidate must have excellent English skills (both written and spoken).


Preference will be given to candidates who can best contribute to the philanthropical nature and mission of the institution.

Salary and benefits:

Salary competitive.  On-campus housing is provided only to foreign faculty. Rank and Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Instructions for applicants:

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and three letters of reference by Sunday June 4, 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications must be emailed to by Sunday June 4, 2017. It is necessary to clearly mention the job title in the subject line of email.

Application Deadline: Sunday, June 4, 2017

Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) is an equal opportunity employer.