February 1, 2015 submission deadline
We invite submissions for the 2015 Hypatia Diversity Essay Prize. This prize is awarded biennially for the best essay, previously unpublished, written by a graduate student, postdoctoral fellow, or non-tenured faculty member that embodies a feminist, intersectional approach in a philosophical analysis combining categories of identity (e.g., gender, class, disability, ethnicity, nationality, race, religion, sexuality). In addition to being published as the winning Diversity Essay inHypatia, the winning author(s) will receive $500. Essays of high quality, but not titled with the award, will also be considered for publication.
The Diversity Essay Prize committee warmly encourages essay submissions! Please submit essays at the Hypatia Manuscript Central Submission Site. When you submit your essay, make sure to select "Diversity Essay Prize" in the drop-down menu, and also note in the cover letter that the submission is for the diversity essay prize.
The Diversity Prize Committee is chaired by Linda Martin Alcoff and includes Ladelle McWhorter and David Haekwon Kim. If you have any question you may contact either the Editorial Offices at Hypatia@villanova.edu or Linda Martin Alcoff at email@example.com.
Some job openings we've received word of...
1) Dartmouth (http://www.dartmouth.edu/sof/fellowships/postdoc.html)
[Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply]
These fellowships foster the academic careers of scholars who have recently received their Ph.D. degrees, by permitting them to pursue their research while gaining mentored experience as teachers and members of the departments and/or programs in which they are housed. The program also benefits Dartmouth by complementing existing curricula with underrepresented fields.
Postdoctoral Fellows are individuals at the early stages of their careers who demonstrate exceptional promise as scholar-teachers. There are two categories of Postdoctoral Fellows: Society Fellows and Affiliate Fellows.
Society Fellows are appointed by the Dean of the Faculty, following a competitive process. Society Fellows are expected to pursue their research, teach one course annually, and contribute to the Society’s programs (monthly colloquia, dinners, lectures, etc.).
Affiliate Fellows are interdisciplinary postdoctoral fellows appointed by other institutions on campus. Mellon Fellows appointed through the Leslie Center,International Relations Fellows appointed through the Dickey Center, and Neukom Fellows are invited to join the Society as Affiliate Fellows.
2) CUNY (http://philjobs.org/job/show/3313)
The Philosophy Department at The City College of New York, CUNY, announces a search for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Philosophy. The search is part of the Department’s significant expansion. Last year it conducted three successful searches, including one endowed professorship.
AOS: Nineteenth- and early twentieth-century European philosophy (after Kant, before 1925),//excluding Nietzsche, who is already represented in our department. Special interest in moral and political philosophy of this period. Students of this period from all philosophical traditions are encouraged to apply. AOC: Open, but the department has ongoing needs in the teaching of introductory philosophy, critical thinking, and informal logic.
The position begins August 26, 2015. Minimum qualifications include Ph.D. by date of appointment; evidence of excellent scholarly potential; and commitment to teaching, research, and program service.
The Division of Humanities and Arts encompasses eight departments and includes internationally distinguished professors. The faculty collaborates in interdisciplinary programs at the college and provides a high-level liberal arts education to a diverse student body. Applications must be submitted electronically and should include CV, one dissertation chapter or published work, and teaching portfolio (including teaching evaluations and a statement of teaching philosophy). Three confidential letters of recommendation should be submitted separately to: firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com>. Additional materials may be requested.
Review of applications begins November 1, 2014 and will continue until position is filled.
Submit your application online (Job Opening ID xxxx) atwww.cuny.edu<http://www.cuny.edu/>. EO/AA Employer.
The Department of Philosophy at Amherst College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Social and Political Philosophy. The successful candidate will offer four courses per year, including foundational courses in social and political philosophy, as well as courses in his or her areas of research. We seek someone who demonstrates promise of excellence in both scholarship and teaching. Candidates must have the Ph.D. degree in hand or all requirements for the degree fulfilled by the start of the appointment.
Within the last decade, Amherst College has profoundly transformed its student body in terms of socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and nationality, among other areas. Today, nearly one-quarter of Amherst’s students are Pell Grant recipients, and many more are first-generation students; nearly half of our students are non-immigrant minorities. Our expectation is that the successful candidate will excel at teaching and mentoring students who are broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.
Candidates should submit electronically a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three confidential letters of recommendation, a writing sample, and syllabi for two proposed courses. Review of applications will begin on November 14, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by this date will be assured of full consideration. Amherst College is a private undergraduate liberal arts college for men and women, with 1,800 students and more than 200 faculty members. The average class size at Amherst College is sixteen. Located in the Connecticut River Valley of western Massachusetts, Amherst participates with Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts in the Five-College consortium.