JOB: Tulane University

The Tulane Philosophy Department in connection with the Cognitive Studies Program invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor to start fall 2020. Teaching responsibilities will include expository science writing and one or more of the core Cognitive Studies courses, such as: Mind in Evolution, Consciousness, Foundations of Cognitive Science, and Language and Thought.  Writing courses will be capped at 15 students each. The teaching load is a 3-3; all courses are at the undergraduate level. 


The candidate is expected to have a PhD in Philosophy and to specialize in the areas of philosophy of psychology, cognitive science, and/or neuroscience.  Experience teaching expository writing is a benefit. The successful candidate should be familiar with pedagogical principles of effective composition instruction: the teaching of writing as a process, the use of draft workshops, and the importance of revision.


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Contact Dan Burnston for queries;

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