Faculty Position in Early Modern Philosophy
The Philosophy Department at Lehigh University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Philosophy at the rank of Assistant Professor. AOS: Early Modern Philosophy; AOC: an additional historical period, pre-1600 preferred. The department is especially interested in candidates who will contribute to the diversity and inclusiveness of the philosophy program through their research and teaching. Applicants must have received the Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Philosophy no later than July 1, 2017, and must demonstrate achievement in scholarship and teaching.
The department is looking for candidates who can flourish in a collegial, eclectic department that firmly values the history of philosophy, and who are committed to teaching undergraduates and to participating actively in programs outside the department. We seek qualified candidates who have produced and will continue to produce original philosophical scholarship, who have broad intellectual interests, and who will foster enthusiasm for philosophy in undergraduates majoring across the university. Women and members of underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Responsibilities include active scholarship, excellent undergraduate teaching at all levels, undergraduate thesis supervision, student advising activities, and service to the department, college, and university. Course load is two courses per semester. Summer teaching is available.
Lehigh University is a premier residential research university, ranked in the top tier of national research universities each year. A selective, coeducational, nondenominational, private university, Lehigh offers a distinct academic environment in four colleges to about 7000 undergraduate and graduate students from across the globe. The University is located in eastern Pennsylvania’s scenic Lehigh Valley on a campus of 6,000 acres in close proximity to both New York City and Philadelphia. Lehigh offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits, as well as a wide range of networking, mentoring, and development opportunities for junior faculty, including pre-tenure leaves.
Lehigh University seeks faculty with both disciplinary expertise and broad interests and expects its faculty to demonstrate excellence in both scholarship and teaching. The university also seeks faculty who will promote an inclusive community that values, affirms, and advances the diverse backgrounds, interests, experiences, and aspirations of all its members. The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to hiring individuals who will be successful at Lehigh, who are dedicated to the highest quality instruction, have a desire to lead advances within their fields, and have an interest in ensuring the success of the institution and their professions. The College is committed to increasing the diversity and inclusion of the college community and curriculum.
Applications will be accepted only through AcademicJobsOnline (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8057) and should include (1) letter of application, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) two samples of written work, (4) research statement, (5) teaching statement, (6) evidence of teaching excellence, and (7) three confidential letters of reference.
Complete applications, including letters of reference, must be received by November 1, 2016, to ensure full consideration. Skype interviews will be conducted during December.
Appointment is expected to begin August 15, 2017.
Lehigh University is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Lehigh University provides comprehensive benefits including partner benefits.
For further information: https://philosophy.cas2.lehigh.edu; http://www.lehigh.edu; http://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/work_life_balance.html
Open Rank Professor of History and Philosophy of Science
University of Pittsburgh, Department of History and Philosophy of Science is searching to fill two tenured or tenure track positions. Rank: Open in History and Philosophy of Science beginning September 1, 2017, pending budgetary approval. AOS: Open, but with strong preference for History and Philosophy of Biology; AOC: Open. Candidates should exhibit interest in integrating history and philosophy of science as well as in-depth knowledge of the science or sciences relevant to their research. Four courses per year; graduate and undergraduate advising; usual non-teaching duties. Ph.D. prior to appointment is required.
Tenured applicants should submit a cover letter and a CV, references not required at this time, through the following URL: https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MTY0.
Untenured Applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV, at least three confidential references, a research statement, teaching experience, and a writing sample through the following URL: https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MTY0. For each reference, you will have the opportunity to input a personal email address or an email address generated through Interfolio’s Online Application Delivery. In both cases, an email notification will be sent to the designated address with instructions about uploading the letters to our system.
Review of applications will begin on October 31, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
Please direct any questions to Natalie Schweninger, HPS Department Administrator,firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled
Assistant Professor of Philosophy – College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
The Department of Philosophy, Religion, and Classics at Butler University seeks to hire a philosopher with scholarly expertise that extends beyond the Anglo-American analytical philosophical tradition, with facility and teaching ability in continental philosophy and the history of modern philosophy. Teaching competency in one or more of the following is also highly desirable: environmental philosophy, Asian/African/African-American/Latin American philosophy, ethics, philosophy of race/class/gender. In addition to the undergraduate philosophy program, candidates should be prepared to teach regularly in Butler’s first year seminar program, and able to contribute to one or more of the college’s interdisciplinary programs: Science, Technology, and Environmental Studies; Neuroscience; Peace and Conflict Studies; and/or Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies. The successful candidate will demonstrate clear signs of being a program builder, and will possess an infectious enthusiasm for undergraduate teaching. Candidates should expect to complete PhD by August 1st, 2017. Direct search inquiries to Chad Bauman, Chair of the department/search committee at email@example.com.
Applicants must submit a:
Completed materials should be submitted via email to:
Claudia Johnson, Administrative Specialist - Department of Philosophy, Religion and Classics
Or via mail to:
Claudia Johnson, Administrative Specialist
Department of Philosophy, Religion, and Classics
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
4600 Sunset Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46208
Complete applications must be received by October 28, 2016 to be assured consideration. Only completed applications will be considered.
Butler University is committed to enhancing the diversity of the student body and our faculty and staff. In addition hiring decisions are made on the basis of an individual's qualifications, past experience, overall performance, and other employment-related criteria. Butler University provides equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals, regardless of age, gender, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.