Assistant Professor - Philosophy
AOS: Open, but with particular interest in applicants working in any of the following areas: (1) Twentieth-Century Continental Philosophy, (2) Kant and Post-Kantian German Philosophy, (3) Philosophy of Race/Racial Justice, or (4) Non-Western Philosophy
The Department of Philosophy at the University of Chicago invites applications for a position as Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2023, or as soon as possible thereafter. Minimum teaching load of four courses per year over three quarters, at graduate and undergraduate levels, and usual dissertation, committee, and advising responsibilities.
The Department welcomes applications in all areas of philosophy, but we particularly encourage applicants working in the above-mentioned fields to apply. We seek a colleague with an ambitious research agenda yielding active and innovative scholarship, characterized by originality of standpoint, depth and significance of analysis, cogency of argument, and knowledge of relevant languages and literatures. 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 and advanced undergraduate courses in Philosophy, and in graduate courses related to their area of expertise.
All requirements for receipt of a doctoral degree in Philosophy or a related field must be completed by the start of the appointment.
No applications or dossier materials will be accepted after 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on October 24, 2022. Letters of recommendation will be accepted until October 31, 2022, although applicants are advised to request their letters through the application portal as soon as possible (i.e., prior to submitting the final materials) and to encourage their recommenders to submit them by October 24 if possible.
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Position contingent upon budgetary approval.
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Philosophy Department at Cal Poly Pomona. Seeking Assistant Professor, tenure-track, for an appointment beginning in the 2023-2024 academic year. Teaching load of 3/3 in the first two years and 4/4 in the years following, with course-reduction opportunities for research, service, and teaching initiatives. AOS: Philosophy of race or ethnicity, with preference for a focus in Africana or African American philosophy, Asian American philosophy, Chicana/o or Latina/o/x American philosophy, OR Native American philosophy, OR philosophy rooted in the experience and activism of other racialized groups in the US context. We are seeking candidates whose scholarship and teaching will center on the experiences and advocacy of one of these racialized groups, exemplify the critical and intersectional methodologies of Ethnic Studies, and complement departmental strengths in critical philosophy of race, feminist philosophy, philosophy of disability, and social and political philosophy.
Minimum qualifications include a PhD in Philosophy with a specialization in philosophy of race or ethnicity (Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position.); A commitment and a record of contributions to student success through the applicant’s teaching, scholarship, or service; Evidence of potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching; Evidence of scholarly potential encompassing philosophy of race or ethnicity.
AOC: Open, but we have critical teaching needs in philosophy of law, comparative philosophy, philosophical/religious traditions in India, China, and Japan, African philosophy, Latin American philosophy, and history of philosophy. We have additional teaching needs, although less critical, in applied ethics, philosophy of language, and philosophy of science broadly construed, including questions at the intersection of science and ethics. Teaching duties include lower-division general education courses.
In line with our university’s learn-by-doing pedagogy, we prefer candidates who demonstrate an interest in developing new high-impact courses related to their area of specialization, or participating in our existing high-impact educational practices, e.g. our Clinical Ethics Practicum, Ethics Bowl, the Senior Project for our program in Science, Technology, and Society (STS), or the annual seminar taught in connection with the California Center for Ethics and Policy (for more information on the CCEP visit: https://www.cpp.edu/~class/ethics-and-policy-center/index.shtml). (For information on high-impact educational practices see: https://www.aacu.org/resources/high-impact-practices.)
Salary competitive. Faculty evaluation process is developed to be highly transparent. Faculty represented by the California Faculty Association. Cal Poly Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Cal Poly Pomona is among the most diverse campuses in the United States (it is number 10 in the Best College Reviews’ 50 top ethnically diverse colleges in America: https://www.bestcollegereviews.org/features/top-ethnically-diverse-colleges/. It is a federally recognized Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI). We also serve a large percentage of Asian and AsianAmerican students as well as first-generation students. We welcome candidates who share and can speak to Cal Poly Pomona’s commitment to promoting student success in diverse populations.
For a full position description see:
https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/po/enus/job/519390/philosophy-ethnic-studies-affinity-assistant-professor Applications must include: (1) A cover letter (of no more than two pages single-spaced), which describes the candidate’s teaching and research interests and addresses the minimum and preferred qualifications (see full position description for a complete list of minimum and preferred qualifications); (2) a Student Success Statement of no more than 2 pages, single-spaced about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population, and which addresses at least two of the inclusive excellence criteria listed in the full position description; (3) a curriculum vitae including the contact information for at least five individuals who can speak to the candidate’s potential for success in this position; (4) three recent (dated within the past two years) letters of reference, at least one of which (at least in part) addresses teaching qualifications; (5) an unofficial transcript showing highest degree earned (an official transcript will be required of finalists); (6) a writing sample of no more than 30 double-spaced pages; (7) a teaching portfolio including sample syllabi, and evaluations from the most recent two years of teaching (if applicable).
Applicants are required to submit their materials electronically via the full announcement through this link: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/po/en-us/job/519390/philosophy-ethnic-studies-affinityassistant-professor
The position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received no later than November 1, 2022.
Assistant Professor - Social or Political Philosophy
Date Posted: 09/13/2022
Closing Date: 11/01/2022, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 26137
Job Category: Faculty - Tenure Stream (continuing)
Faculty/Division: University of Toronto Mississauga
Department: UTM: Philosophy
Campus: University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)
The Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto at Mississauga invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in Social or Political Philosophy at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment is anticipated to begin on July 1, 2023, or shortly thereafter.
Candidates must have earned a PhD in Philosophy by the date of appointment, or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated excellence in research and teaching. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and enhance our existing departmental strengths.
The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program. Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence which can be demonstrated by a record of publications in top-ranked and field relevant journals or forthcoming publications meeting high international standards, the submitted research statement, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements from referees of high standing.
The successful candidate must also be able to teach a wide range of courses in philosophy from the introductory to advanced levels, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates must provide evidence of excellence in teaching as demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, the teaching dossier (including the statement of teaching philosophy), sample course materials, and teaching evaluations, as well as strong letters of reference.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto is comprised of the three undergraduate departments of philosophy at the three campuses of the University of Toronto – Mississauga, St. George, and Scarborough – together with the tri-campus Graduate Department of Philosophy, consisting of all tenure stream faculty appointed at the three undergraduate campuses. Faculty are hired at a specific campus. The advertised position is for the Mississauga campus. Graduate teaching and supervision typically take place on the St. George campus.
The Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto is widely recognized as Canada’s best and most comprehensive philosophy department and as an international leader in the field. In addition, the University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse and cosmopolitan cities in the world.
For more information about the Department of Philosophy, please visit http://www.philosophy.utoronto.ca.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course materials and syllabi, and teaching evaluations), a statement outlining current and future research interests, a diversity statement as it relates to research, teaching, and service (as outlined below), and copies of two representative publications or works in progress.
At UTM we are committed to fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion. With an enviable diverse student body, we especially welcome applications from candidates who identify as Indigenous, Black, or racially visible (persons of colour), and who have experience working with teaching or mentoring diverse groups or students. Candidates should demonstrate, in their application materials, an ability to foster diversity on campus and within the curriculum or discipline, and should show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial environment. Candidates should submit a statement describing their contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to): teaching that incorporates a focus on underrepresented communities; efforts undertaken to develop inclusive pedagogies, collaboration, and engagement with underrepresented communities; and mentoring of students from underrepresented groups. If you have questions about this statement, please contact the Chair of UTM Philosophy, Gurpreet Rattan - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants must provide the names and contact information of at least three and no more than four referees. The University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference form each once an application is submitted. Applicants, however, remain responsible for ensuring that referees submit letters (on letterhead, dated and signed), and that the letters are submitted by the referees by the closing date.
The application deadline is November 1st, 2022. All application materials must be submitted online. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. Your CV and cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. Please combine additional application materials into one or two files in PDF format. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Elisabeta Vanatoru, Assistant to the Chair, at email@example.com.
All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by November 1, 2022.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.
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