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.
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Optional elements are:
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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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Position contingent upon budgetary approval.
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