The Department of Philosophy at the University of Richmond invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level to begin August 2013.
We seek a candidate with a strong commitment to high quality undergraduate education and primary expertise in metaphysics or epistemology, broadly construed. The successful candidate will be expected to teach five courses per year. We seek individuals with demonstrated teaching excellence in elementary symbolic logic. Additionally, candidates with demonstrated teaching excellence in the philosophy of science and introductory philosophy courses preferred. Candidates with the ability to contribute to one of the University’s interdisciplinary programs, such as cognitive science, linguistics or WGSS, preferred. A Ph.D. is required. ABDs will be considered, but must have completed the Ph.D. degree by the start date.
Applicants should apply online at http://www.urjobs.org using the Faculty (Instructional/Research) link. Applicants are asked to submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a summary of current teaching and research interests, a writing sample, and names of three references, at least one of whom addresses the candidate’s teaching ability, who will receive an automated email asking them to submit their reference letters to this website. Applications should be received by November 1, 2012.
Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Nancy Schauber, Chair of the Department of Philosophy, electronically at the email address below.
The University of Richmond is a highly selective, private institution that is committed to developing a diverse workforce and student body and to supporting an inclusive campus community. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who will contribute to these goals. For more information on the department, see http://philosophy.richmond.edu.