The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in philosophy at the rank of assistant professor. Get more details and apply here.
AOS: ethics or political philosophy,
We seek a candidate interested in developing competence in the study of the moral and political ramifications of technology. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active program of scholarly research, develop and teach undergraduate courses, and contribute to service appropriate to the rank of assistant professor.
The department’s teaching load is five undergraduate courses per year, which will include courses in the faculty member’s specialty, as well as, sections of Philosophy of Technology, a course required for computer science majors.
We seek candidates who share in our mission of achieving excellence through diversity, inclusion, and equity. The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies is firmly committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, people who identify as LGBTQIA, and members of other underrepresented and marginalized groups.
A Ph.D in philosophy must be conferred by the start date of the appointment.
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AOS: Open, but the department has particular needs in Logic, Philosophy of Mathematics, and Ancient Philosophy.
AOC: Feminist Theory, Philosophy of Race, or Non-Western Philosophy.
The Department of Philosophy in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track positions at the rank of assistant professor beginning in fall semester 2019.
Successful applicants will have expertise in feminist theory, philosophy of race, or non- western philosophy. In addition, we welcome applications from those who complement current department strengths and have the ability and interest required to teach logic, philosophy of mathematics, or ancient philosophy at the graduate level.
Aimed at promoting diversity in the department, the profession, and the academy, our new strategic plan focuses on supporting intellectual inclusivity and heterogeneity at all levels. These include the content we teach; the demographics of our undergraduate, graduate, and faculty populations; and the research activities we engage in and support. We will thus look to successful applicants to play an integral role in the ongoing evolution and implementation of this initiative.
The Department will assess candidates according to overall academic preparation, the relevance of their research to the department’s academic priorities and identified fields of inquiry, evidence or promise of becoming a leading researcher, evidence of commitment to teaching and skills as a teacher, evidence of ability to mentor members of a diverse student body, and strength of recommendations. Ph.D. in philosophy or related field required for appointment.
About the Job
Faculty in the Department of Philosophy in the College of Liberal Arts are expected to maintain an active program of scholarly research, develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses, advise students, and contribute service appropriate for the rank of appointment to the Department, College, University, and profession.
About the Department
The Department of Philosophy has particular strengths in the areas of logic and philosophy of mathematics, moral and political philosophy, and the philosophy of science. Additional areas of emphasis include philosophy of language, the history of philosophy, and aesthetics.
The department offers B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. programs. Because our ongoing strategic plan focuses on increasing diversity and inclusion in our teaching, research, and other professional activities, we plan to foster an increasing and continuous emphasis on non- traditional areas of philosophy. These include (but are not limited to) feminist philosophy, philosophy of race, and non-western philosophy.
For further information, please visit the department website, http://www.philosophy.umn.edu/. Established in 1868, the College of Liberal Arts supports the University of Minnesota's land- grant mission as home to disciplines in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. The College of Liberal Arts values diverse cultures, experiences, and perspectives as key to innovation and excellent education. http://cla.umn.edu/
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The Department of Philosophy at West Virginia University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor starting August 2018.
AOS: At least one of the following: Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science (including neuroscience), Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Sex and Gender.
AOC: At least two of the following: Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Sex and Gender, Metaphysics, Environmental Philosophy, Philosophy of Technology.
A doctorate in philosophy by the time of appointment is required. The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong program of research and excel at undergraduate teaching. The teaching load is three courses per semester.
The WVU Philosophy Department is an intellectually vibrant, supportive, and collegial undergraduate program with all of the opportunities and expectations of a research university. WVU is a comprehensive, land-grant, research university located in Morgantown, WV, and is home to approximately 29,000 students. The Morgantown metro-region has a population of approximately 120,000, and is frequently ranked as one of the best college towns in the US. Morgantown is a safe, inclusive, and family-friendly city, approximately 75 miles south of Pittsburgh; 200 miles from Washington, DC, Baltimore, and Cleveland; and 300 miles from Cincinnati and Philadelphia. The region offers outstanding outdoor recreation and stunning natural beauty.
WVU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.
To apply, please visit https://careers.wvu.edu/, navigate to: Assistant Professor Department of Philosophy Job #10008, and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a writing sample. The cover letter should address research accomplishments and future research plans as well as your teaching experience and approach to teaching. In addition, arrange for 3 letters of reference to be sent electronically to: WVUPHILJOB@mail.wvu.edu Review of completed applications will begin on November 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Please direct questions about this position to Professor Sharon Ryan at: Sharon.Ryan@mail.wvu.edu.
More information here: https://philjobs.org/job/show/11258
The Philosophy Department of Elon University invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor in Philosophy, beginning mid-August 2019.
Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes all applicants. More than anything else, we seek a candidate who uses and teaches philosophy to address the most pressing problems in our contemporary world. We seek a candidate, Ph.D. in hand or with defense date firmly set, whose teaching is organic to their philosophical life and who would expand, complement and enrich the Philosophy Department’s areas of expertise and long-standing focus on innovative, engaged, praxis-oriented pedagogy. For more on our teaching practices, see our description of departmental signature pedagogies.
AOS: Open, but preference for Social/Ethical/Political Thought, very broadly understood.
AOC: History of Philosophy.
We are open to many possible ways into this AOS and AOC combination, including, but definitely not limited to: critical race theory, Prison Studies, Philosophy and the City, Disability Studies, Trans-Studies, Africana Philosophy, Environmental Justice, Democratic Theory.
Teaching responsibility will include 6 classes per year, typically including 4 introductory level classes and 2 upper level classes (one with an explicitly historical theme), and will include some courses in Elon’s General Studies program. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of people, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in their cover letter.
Elon is a dynamic private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning in a liberal arts based residential campus. To learn more about Elon, please visit us as www.elon.edu.
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Applications are due by November 9, 2018. If you have questions, please email Stephen Bloch-Schulman, the chair of the search committee (email@example.com).
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Department of Philosophy, Colgate University
Tenure Track faculty
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States
Subject Area: Philosophy / Metaethics
Appl Deadline: 2018/11/23 (posted 2018/10/16, listed until 2019/04/16)
The Philosophy Department at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2019.
Completion of the Ph.D. in philosophy is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. All Colgate faculty are expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, at least three reference letters, a writing sample, a research statement, and a teaching statement through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12411. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their application how their approach to teaching, scholarship, or service might support such an inclusive educational environment. Complete applications received before November 23, 2018 will receive full consideration. Short-listed candidates will be invited for Skype interviews in December. Finalists will be invited for on-campus interviews in late January and early February 2019.
It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
The Department of Philosophy at CSU Long Beach has an opening at the rank of Assistant Professor, tenure-track, in Value Theory. For full consideration, please submit your application through AJO by Nov. 15, 2018.
CSU Long Beach university is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution and has a student population that is roughly 80% students of color. Theyare hoping to get a strong pool of applicants with a variety of teaching and research specializations.
The full details can be found here:
California Lutheran University is searching for a tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor to direct and develop the Race and Ethnic Studies Program (a recently proposed major, minor, and certificate program) starting in the fall of 2019. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in a social science or humanities field with expertise in race and ethnic studies, and be committed to teaching, research, and service at a liberal arts university that is a Hispanic Serving and McNair institution. The new Race and Ethnic Studies (RES) program at Cal Lutheran is academically rigorous, methodologically inclusive, interdisciplinary, and seeks to promote co-curricular learning on campus and in the surrounding communities. The RES program specializes in multicultural learning experiences and social justice projects that involve and engage local communities. In collaboration with other College departments and the Center for Equality and Justice, the RES program promotes innovative student and faculty research in national and transnational contexts in and around Cal Lutheran.
Additional details can be found at https://careers.callutheran.edu/postings/4805.
The Department of Philosophy at Boston University has an opening at the rank of Assistant Professor, tenure-track, in the fields of social, political, or legal philosophy (pending budgetary approval).
AOS: Social, political, or legal philosophy.
AOC: open, but philosophy of race desirable.
Salary commensurate with qualifications. Teaching experience and Ph.D. prior to appointment are expected. Teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels; 2/2 load, semester-system. Ph.D. direction is expected. Normal committee work is required. Summer teaching options are available if a candidate is interested.
The Department of Philosophy believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. To that end, we are especially eager to have join our ranks a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, diverse, and a place where all constituents can thrive. Particular attention will be given to philosophers who could contribute to interdisciplinary dialogue on issues of race and gender; possible cross-appointment for qualified faculty in (e.g.) Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies, African American Studies, Latin American Studies, or Asian Studies.
A cover letter and complete dossier (including writing sample, at least three letters of recommendation, C.V. and teaching dossier) should be sent to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12062. We welcome applications from candidates whose research, teaching, or mentoring deepens and broadens the department’s capacity to address race, gender, privilege, power, systematic oppression, etc.; please address your qualifications in this regard in your cover letter or in a separate statement. Address any queries to Professor Susanne Sreedhar, Chair, Social/Legal/Political Job Search. Review of applications will begin at once and will continue until the position is filled or withdrawn. To be assured of full consideration, the completed application should be received by November 26th, 2018.
Further details at PhilJobs here.
The Philosophy Department at California Lutheran University is searching for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy position beginning in the fall of 2019. This position may turn into a TT line after the first year.
They are looking for a candidate that has a strong background (AOS) in Epistemology (especially Social Epistemology) and competence (AOC) in Philosophy of Race and/or Gender, or Feminism, or Latin American Philosophy, or Africana Philosophy. An ability to teach Metaphysics, Philosophy of Race and/or Gender, and Introduction to Philosophy is required, and an ability to teach Latin American Philosophy and Social Ethics is preferred.
Teaching experience (and/or strong potential), a strong record of research, and an interest in public and pre-college philosophy is desirable. Cal Lutheran is a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and a McNair institution and they are especially interested in candidates with experience in meeting the needs of our growing Latino/a student body and who demonstrate experience and/or motivation in teaching and mentoring African-American, Latino/a, and Native American students.
These and other details are available on the PhilJobs posting (https://philjobs.org/job/show/11146). Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
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