The Department of Politics and the University Center for Human Values seek applications from well-qualified individuals for a tenure-track junior faculty position in political theory. This position involves teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. We seek faculty members who will create a climate that embraces excellence and diversity, with a commitment to teaching and mentoring that will enhance the work of the department and attract and retain a diverse student body. Interested applicants should apply online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/21626.
Candidates should submit a vita, cover letter, research statement, writing sample, transcripts, and the names and contact information of three references. Unofficial transcripts are sufficient and may be uploaded with the application. Applicants who are unable to upload unofficial transcripts may send official transcripts to Political Theory Search Committee, Department of Politics, 001 Fisher Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544.
For best consideration apply by September 7, 2021.
This position is subject to the University's background check policy.
Tenure-Track of Tenured Faculty Appointment, Department of Government, Dartmouth College (AOS: American Politics or Political Theory)
The Department of Government at Dartmouth College invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty appointment at any rank. We seek qualified candidates whose research examines African American political thought, the political experiences of African Americans, and/or issues of race and racial injustice related to African Americans. The position includes the option of an affiliation with the Program in African and African American Studies (AAAS).
Applicants should have a strong commitment to teaching, scholarly work, engaging undergraduate students in research, and building a diverse and inclusive educational environment. We are especially interested in applicants who are able to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from all backgrounds, including racial and ethnic minorities, women, individuals who identify with LGBTQ+ communities, individuals with disabilities, individuals from lower-income backgrounds, and/or first generation college graduates. Applicants should discuss in their cover letter how their teaching, research, service, and/or life experiences prepare them to advance Dartmouth’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Political Science, Philosophy, or a related discipline, or have the Ph.D. conferred before the start date of their appointment.
1) Cover letter, including overview of research areas and teaching interests. Applicants should also state in their cover letter, or in a separate statement, how their teaching, research, service, and/or life experiences prepare them to advance Dartmouth’s commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
3) Dissertation abstract or research statement (maximum two pages single-spaced)
4) Three confidential letters of recommendation, one of which should be from the dissertation advisor (for ABD applicants)
5) Writing sample of 20-40 pages
Applications must be submitted electronically at: https://apply.interfolio.com/92314. Review of applications will begin September 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Questions may be sent to Michelle.T.Clarke@dartmouth.edu or Jennifer.L.Jerit@dartmouth.edu.
Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.
Assistant Professor, University of Chicago (AOS: Kant, 19th Century German, 20th Century Continental, Language, Non-Western, Race, Sex and Gender, or Feminist Philosophy)
University of Chicago, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, First or Second Term
AOS: At least one of Kant, 19th-Century German Philosophy, 20th-Century Continental Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Non-Western Philosophy, Philosophy of Race and Racism, Philosophy of Sex and Gender, and Feminist Philosophy
AOC: Open, preferably one of the above
Minimum teaching load of four courses/year over three quarters, graduate and undergraduate levels, and usual dissertation, committee, and advising responsibilities.
The department invites applications for a position as Assistant Professor, first or second term, from candidates specializing in any of the areas listed above. We seek a colleague with an ambitious research agenda yielding active and innovative scholarship, characterized by cogency of argument, knowledge of the literature, and originality of interpretation. Successful applicants will contribute to the scholarly community of the department and university, and have the ability or potential to be an excellent teacher in the university’s core curriculum, in introductory to advanced undergraduate courses in Philosophy, and in graduate courses related to their area of expertise. The expected start date for the position is July 1, 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter.
All requirements for receipt of a doctoral degree in Philosophy or related field must be completed by the start of the appointment.
No applications or dossier materials will be accepted after 11 p.m. Central Time on October 15, 2021. Letters of recommendation will be accepted until November 1, 2021. Applicants are advised to request their letters as soon as possible (i.e., prior to submitting the final materials) to allow ample time for recommenders to upload their letters.
Required elements of the dossier are:
Optional elements are:
All items must be submitted via the University’s Academic Recruitment site (Interfolio): http://apply.interfolio.com/91887.
Applicants may be asked to provide additional materials following the initial review. We anticipate conducting first round interviews in early December, and extended interviews of finalists in January or early February. (All first-round interviews will be conducted remotely. We expect to bring finalists to campus, unless conditions and the pandemic make that impossible. In either case, finalists should expect to give a presentation and be available for a day or two of meetings.)
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We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.
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