Assistant Professor of Philosophy (Tenure Track)

Hendrix College seeks applications for a tenure track position at the level of assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy, beginning August 1, 2013.  The Ph.D. is required.  AOS: Philosophy of Mind and AOC:Metaphysics and Epistemology. The successful candidate should complement the current strengths of the department, have an interest in the history of philosophy, and enthusiasm for representing philosophy in the conversations of liberal arts disciplines. The College seeks a person dedicated to undergraduate teaching, professional activity, and the purposes of a small,academically rigorous, liberal arts college.  Salary and benefits are competitive.  The application deadline is December 1, 2012.

Application should include a letter addressing the candidate's interest in teaching in a demanding liberal arts environment, a curriculum vitae, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation (including the phone numbers and email addresses of the referees), and transcripts of all graduate and undergraduate work.  Applications from candidates with an interest in participating in the common freshman course and other interdisciplinary programs, and in using instructional technology where appropriate, will be particularly welcome.  Application materials should be sent to: Dr. Lawrence K. Schmidt, Hendrix College, 1600 Washington Avenue, Conway, AR 72032.

Hendrix is a distinguisHENDRIX_LOGO_RGBhed liberal arts college with an endowment of $160 million, sheltering a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, located in Conway, Arkansas, thirty miles from Little Rock at the foothills of the Ozark Mountains.  The College, related to the United Methodist Church, has a strong commitment to excellence in teaching liberal arts. Hendrix College adheres to the principle of equal educational and employment opportunity without regard to age, race, gender,disability, sexual orientation, or national origin. Further, the College is committed to the maintenance of an atmosphere of civility and respect for all students, faculty, and staff.