The Department of Philosophy and the College of the University of Chicago seek an experienced teacher of Philosophy to help build on the strengths of its existing program. We are interested in candidates with a strong record of teaching Ancient Greek Philosophy, especially Ancient Greek Theoretical Philosophy, to undergraduates, with a preference for candidates with additional experience in teaching and/or ability to teach more broadly in the History of Philosophy, in Ethics, and in Metaphysics. The successful candidate will also be prepared to teach in the Humanities Core. Experience working with students on the preparation of BA and/or MA theses is also desirable.
We invite applications for a position as an Assistant Instructional Professor of Philosophy to begin in academic year 2021-22, with an expected start date of September 1, 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. This is not a tenure-track appointment. Initial appointment will be for a term of two years, with reappointment possible following successful review.
Responsibilities include both teaching and service duties. Teaching consists of up to seven courses across three quarters in various areas of the Philosophy curriculum, and may include assignments in the College Core. The selected candidate will also be expected to take on appropriate service duties within the department, including advising BA and MA theses in their area of specialty. Instructional Professors of all ranks are expected to engage in regular professional development.
Applicants are required to have prior teaching experience at the college or post-secondary level, preferably at a North American institution. A PhD in Philosophy is required by the start date of the appointment.
To apply for this position, please submit your application through the University of Chicago’s Academic Recruitment website at http://apply.interfolio.com/86627. An application must include:
• CV, including teaching experience
• Cover Letter
• Teaching statement
• List of courses prepared to teach
• Sample syllabus for an introduction to Ancient Philosophy course
• Contact information for 3 recommenders
Additional documents may be requested following the initial review. Application deadline: All applicant materials must be received by 11pm central time on May 20, 2021. This position is contingent upon budgetary approval. The terms and conditions of employment for this position are covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the University and the Service Employees International Union. For information on the Department of Philosophy, please go to philosophy.uchicago.edu. For questions about the position, please contact William Weaver at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Yale-NUS College is a highly selective liberal arts and sciences college in Singapore. Co-founded by Yale University and the National University of Singapore, the College is committed to excellence in research and teaching within a full residential programme that integrates living and learning. Its curriculum educates students in Asian and Western intellectual traditions as well as current scientific thought. A student body of 1000 undergraduates from over 70 countries engages with more than 100 outstanding faculty from around the world through small classes and hands-on research. Students and faculty also have access to the wider resources of two world-leading research universities.
The College invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position in Philosophy (Educator Track). The preferred areas of specialization are (1) Chinese Philosophy or (2) Formal Logic, Philosophy of Mathematics, or Philosophy of Science, with a preference for candidates with demonstrated teaching competence in both areas.
Applicants should have a relevant Ph.D. A clear ability and passion for undergraduate education is essential. The incoming faculty member would join a committed team dedicated to the development and teaching of the Philosophy major and Yale-NUS’s flagship Common Curriculum (see http://www.yale-nus.edu.sg/curriculum/commoncurriculum). The successful candidate will be expected to teach five (5) courses per academic year, including two courses in the Common Curriculum and three electives in the Philosophy major.
The appointment will be for an initial period of three (3) years, ideally beginning August 2021, and with the possibility of contract renewal subject to good performance and the College’s teaching needs. The appointee will be expected to begin duties in time for the start of the 2021-2022 academic year (i.e., from July 1st , 2021, though a flexible start date is possible).
Faculty receive internationally competitive salaries and start-up grants as well as a yearly travel and research allowance. They are able to access additional funding from Yale-NUS, the National University of Singapore, and Singapore’s Ministry of Education. Most faculty qualify for highly subsidized faculty housing. Yale-NUS College is located in Singapore, a multicultural city of six million at the heart of a vibrant region.
Applications should consist of the following: a cover letter explaining why the position at Yale-NUS is of interest; a full curriculum vitae; a teaching portfolio with sample classroom exercises and recent student or peer teaching evaluations; a statement of teaching philosophy; and three reference letters.
Applications should be submitted via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/18400. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit materials before June 1st, 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
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AOS: Catholic Philosophy or Theology.
AOC: Open, but preference for areas other than ethics
The Department of Philosophy in the College of Liberal Arts at Colorado State University invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor. Primary teaching and research responsibilities will be within the Department of Philosophy.
The position will require engagement with local or regional communities; the precise form taken by this outreach will be subject to negotiation with the candidate. This position supports C.S.U.’s commitment to engaged scholarship, in accordance with C.S.U.’s land grant mission, and will involve making intentional connection between faculty activity – teaching, research, and service – and the public in ways that respond to community interests and concerns. The ideal candidate will have a comprehensive understanding of the Catholic philosophical and theological traditions, research interests informed by that understanding, and an enthusiasm for sharing this knowledge and research with diverse student and community groups. The teaching load is 2-2.
Applicants should indicate in their cover letter courses they would like to teach and the form of engagement they would pursue during their year at Colorado State.
Required Job Qualifications:
• Doctorate in Philosophy, Religion, Theology or related discipline with doctoral work within the Catholic intellectual tradition;
• Publications or evidence of strong research and scholarly promise in Philosophy, Philosophical Theology, or related discipline;
• Ability to teach courses in philosophy, or related discipline in the liberal arts;
• Promise of excellence in engaged scholarship/outreach;
• Evidence of teaching effectiveness;
Preferred Job Qualifications:
• Evidence of teaching effectiveness at the undergraduate level;
• Promise of excellence and commitment to engaged scholarship and community engagement through research, teaching and outreach programs;
• Ability to model the exploration and discussion of religion-society issues publicly in a rigorous, interfaith, mutually beneficial way.
• Ability to support interdisciplinary courses, goals and activities;
• Ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion;
• AOC that complements existing departmental strengths
Effective starting date is August 16, 2021. Salary is commensurate with qualifications. Applicants should submit a complete dossier, including a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample, statement of research agenda, evidence of successful teaching (such as sample teaching evaluations, syllabi, and/or statement of teaching philosophy), and the names of recommenders for three letters of recommendation at Willette Vising Professor Application Materials Submission. Applications may be considered until the position has been filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by 4/19/21. Your recommenders should submit their letters directly to the same application link. Note that a complete application consists of the requested materials and three letters of recommendation. Please inform your recommenders that letters should be submitted by 4/19/21 to ensure full consideration.
Search contacts: Joel Bacon, Joel.Bacon@colostate.edu; and Ken Shockley, Kenneth.Shockley@colostate.edu
The Department includes approximately 135 undergraduate majors and minors in Philosophy and 13-15 Masters students in the terminal M.A. degree program. With faculty from a wide variety of areas in philosophy, predominantly working in the analytic tradition, the department has particular strengths in applied ethics and global philosophies. The department has historically supported a broad and inclusive approach to philosophy. Its three undergraduate concentrations include one in Global Philosophies and Religions, and it currently has scholars working in areas such as Islamic philosophy and Buddhist philosophy.
Colorado State University has an enrollment of approximately 34,000 residential students, including 4,000 graduate students. It is a Carnegie I Research-Extensive University and is recognized as one of the premier institutions of higher education in the western United States. The Department of Philosophy is housed in the College of Liberal Arts, which enjoys among the largest college enrollments and faculty numbers at the university.
Colorado State University is located in Fort Collins, a growing community of about 165,000 people. It sits at the foot of Colorado's Front Range of the Rocky Mountains and on the scenic Cache La Poudre River. It is located about 60 miles from Rocky Mountain National Park. Denver is also located about an hour's drive away. Ft. Collins has its own symphony, cultural center, ballet and theater companies, and a beautifully restored downtown restaurant and entertainment district. Industries in the area include HewlettPackard, IBM, Teledyne-Waterpik, Kodak and Anheuser Busch.
Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.
Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services. The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407. The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Executive Director of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523- 0160, (970) 491-5836. Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so
The Department of Philosophy at UC Santa Barbara invites applicants for temporary, part-time lecturer positions which sometimes become available during the year, including summer. The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service. Questions about the position may be directed to the Academic Personnel Coordinator at 805-893-7151. More information about our department can be found at www.philosophy.ucsb.edu. Salary is based on UC’s salary scales and depends on qualifications. A master’s degree in Philosophy is required; a PhD in Philosophy is preferred. Applicants must have more than one year of teaching experience.
Please complete the application process which includes providing a cover letter, curriculum vitae and arranging for 3-5 letters of recommendation at: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01915. The online system will then contact your references with instructions about how to upload their letters. The posting will remain open until October 31, 2021 to accommodate department needs.
The pool will close on October 31, 2021; if you would like to continue to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application. Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the review date specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for an upcoming opening. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
The College of St. Scholastica Philosophy Department invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning August 2021 at the rank of Assistant Professor. Area of specialization is ethics/value theory broadly construed; areas of competence should include management/business ethics. Our department particularly welcomes applicants who, in addition to competence in management/business ethics, has interest working with interdisciplinary programs and who have expertise in any of the following areas: philosophy of medicine, political philosophy, philosophy of race, philosophy of disability, post-Kantian history of philosophy, or philosophy of law. Our department values diversity among its faculty, including religious diversity, and strongly encourages applications from those historically under-represented in the field. Applications received by March 5th will receive full consideration.
Our department is small and pluralistic, interested in an applicant who could help grow our major and teach a variety of courses (including undergraduate and possibly graduate-level courses in business ethics) while advancing their own research agenda and contributing to our department’s initiatives. Currently, these initiatives include creating a track in ethics and possibly an Ethics Bowl team, working with the School of Business and Technology to re-vamp their undergraduate and graduate-level business ethics courses, and positioning the Philosophy program as an excellent pre-law major. The teaching load is 3/3 with standard non-teaching service and research expectations.
A completed Ph.D. in Philosophy, demonstrated excellence in teaching, and commitment to equity and inclusion in higher education are required.
The College of St. Scholastica is a thriving independent private college with its main campus overlooking Lake Superior in Duluth, extended campuses throughout Minnesota and vibrant online programs that attract learners from around the world. Since 1912, The College of St. Scholastica (CSS) has been preparing students for responsible living and meaningful work by emphasizing the Catholic Benedictine values upon which it was founded: Community, Hospitality, Respect, Stewardship and Love of Learning. At CSS, equity and inclusion are viewed as key ingredients to academic excellence and student success.
The College serves an enrollment of approximately 4,000 students in undergraduate and graduate degree programs throughout six schools— nursing, arts and letters, business and technology, education, health sciences, and sciences. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks CSS among the best colleges and universities in the region for academic excellence and in 2018 Money magazine included St. Scholastica as a top “best colleges for your money” based on educational quality, affordability and alumni earnings.
For more information and to apply, visit www.csshrjobs.com. The College of St. Scholastica is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to creating an educational and work environment that is rich in diversity, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty and staff. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
The Department of Philosophy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) seeks to hire a full-time Instructor beginning August, 2021. Instructors teach 4 courses per semester with the possibility for summer teaching. Teaching responsibilities will be primarily Reasoning and Argumentation and Medical Ethics. There are no research expectations for Instructors; however, high quality teaching and a commitment to professional development is required for career advancement. Candidates must have earned an MA; ABD or PhD is preferred.
The SIUE Department of Philosophy values diversity among its faculty, is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities (EO/AAE). SIUE Philosophy welcomes candidates who can contribute to the department’s cultural and intellectual diversity beyond fulfilling the core teaching responsibilities, and encourages candidates to articulate in their application materials the ways in which they can do so. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Acts (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for the position, please call 618-650-2190 or email EmploymentHR@siue.edu.
How to Apply
Candidates must include in their application: (1) a cover letter addressing the candidate’s interest and fit for the position (2) a CV (3) a teaching portfolio (course syllabi, sample course materials, student evaluations, etc.) (4) transcripts from the candidate’s graduate degree granting institution and (5) three letters of recommendation. Candidates should send their application materials by email to email@example.com. Any questions about the position or application process should be addressed to Christopher Pearson Department Chair, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for full consideration- February 12th, 2021.
Title: Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor
Deadline to Apply: January 5, 2021
Tenure-track, assistant professor position in Philosophy beginning Fall 2021. Appointment at higher rank is also possible for qualified candidates. Candidates must hold a Ph.D or be within a year of its completion. Teaching load is 3-2. The area of specialization is open, but we are particularly interested in candidates with teaching competence in one or more of the following areas: nineteenth- and twentieth-century Continental philosophy, non-Western philosophy, philosophy of race, feminist philosophy, philosophy of sex and gender, and environmental philosophy.
Located in the Hudson Valley two hours north of New York City, Bard has established a reputation for excellence in undergraduate teaching, outstanding programs in the arts, and innovative educational programs beyond the undergraduate college such as the Bard Prison Initiative and the Clemente Course in the Humanities. The academic life of the college focuses on undergraduate teaching in small, intensive seminars; creative general education programs that build communities of learning among diverse student populations; innovative collaborations between faculty in teaching and research; and close relationships between faculty and students, culminating in the senior project, a major piece of independent work completed by all graduates. Bard is also a founding member of OSUN (the Open Society University Network), an international consortium of institutions stretching across North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and South America, whose goal is to facilitate transnational collaboration among students and faculty and to enhance access to higher education among underserved populations. Our institutional goals lead us to seek candidates who are passionate teachers excited to share their love of philosophy with a diverse student body. The Philosophy program at Bard is pluralistic and emphasizes historical approaches to philosophy, dialogue between philosophical traditions, and connections between philosophy and other disciplines.
Bard College is a private institution working in the public interest. Bard faculty and staff lead their students by example, building upon the existing network of boundary-breaking programs focused on rethinking who can and should be included in a liberal arts education. The successful candidate will excel at working in a community that is broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.
Candidates must hold a Ph.D or be within a year of its completion.
To apply, candidates should submit via Interfolio http://apply.interfolio.com/81367 a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, research statement, teaching portfolio (including sample syllabi and student evaluations) and three or more letters of recommendation (at least one addressing teaching). Letters are not required for tenured candidates. Candidates are also invited to submit an optional diversity statement in which they describe how they would contribute to the diversity goals of the program and the college. The deadline for receipt of applications is Jan. 5.
For more information about the Philosophy Program at Bard, please visit http://philosophy.bard.edu or email the search committee chair, Jay Elliott (email@example.com). Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in candidates who contribute to the diversity goals of the institution.
Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information. Bard is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment practices, services, programs, and activities.
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Assistant Professor, Saint Mary's University (AOS: Philosophy of Law, Political Philosophy, Social Philosophy)
The Saint Mary’s University Department of Philosophy invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2021. The successful candidate will have a PhD in philosophy (in hand or with a defense date set), and should show potential for excellence in research and teaching.
AOS: Philosophy of law, political philosophy, or social philosophy broadly construed (so as to include, e.g., feminist theory or critical race theory).
AOC: Open, but the department has teaching needs in critical thinking and/or legal reasoning, bioethics, environmental ethics, and feminist philosophy.
The department is currently in the process of developing a Law and Philosophy major to complement our existing major, honours, minor, and masters programs in philosophy. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the development of the Law and Philosophy major and to teach courses that strengthen it.
The standard teaching load is five courses per year, with a one-course release in the first two years of the appointment.
To apply for the position, send (as a single PDF) a cover letter, CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. Additionally, arrange to have at least three letters of reference sent to email@example.com. The deadline for applications is January 8, 2021. Any questions about the application can be addressed to the search committee chair, Scott Edgar (firstname.lastname@example.org).
At Saint Mary’s University equity and diversity are integral to excellence and enrich our community. As an institution committed to fostering an environment of inclusion and respect, we welcome applications from women, Indigenous peoples, racialized persons/visible minorities, persons with disabilities and others who might contribute to the growth and enrichment of our community.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. If you require accommodations during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at email@example.com.
The Philosophy Department offers degree programs at the undergraduate and master's levels, Saint Mary's is a public, secular university with over 7,000 students, offering a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees. Our university is committed to serving the local, regional, national and international communities, and integrating such activity as part of the learning environment for undergraduate and graduate students. Saint Mary’s is located in the historic port city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, a vibrant, urban community of over 430,000 people. Halifax is a major educational centre for Atlantic Canada and is home to five universities. It is conveniently located near to recreational areas and to other major urban centres in Canada and the Northeastern United States.
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Yale University (AOS: Applied Ethics or Social/Political Philosophy)
Location: New Haven, CT
Open Date: Nov 5, 2020
The Yale Department of Philosophy intends to make one tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2021.
AOS: Applied ethics or social/political philosophy, construed broadly to include any area of philosophy dealing with normative matters relating to issues of social significance, including philosophy of race.
Yale has a wide variety of interdisciplinary programs and initiatives that deal with ethical questions: an undergraduate ethics, politics, and economics (EPE) program, a planetary solutions project dealing with climate change and the environment, an interdisciplinary center for bioethics, and others. We’re also hoping to develop a collaboration between the philosophy and computer science departments focusing on ethical issues raised by modern technology. A successful candidate will be able to participate in one or more such programs.
A PhD or equivalent terminal degree is required at time of hire.
Required application materials: a curriculum vitae (CV), cover letter, writing sample, research statement, teaching statement, sample syllabi, and a minimum of three reference letters from outside Yale.
Contact: Julie Niemeyer, Assistant to the Chair Julie.firstname.lastname@example.org
Review of applications will begin Dec 1, 2020.
Applications are submitted through Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/80490
The Macalester College Department of Philosophy invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin fall semester of 2021. The successful candidate should have a PhD in Philosophy (in hand or expected) and show potential for excellence in research and undergraduate teaching.
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