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Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, University of California, San Diego

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Environmental Philosophy or Philosophy of Biology
AOS categories Philosophy of Biology
Environmental Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location La Jolla, California, United States
Start date July 1, 2022
Job description

The Department of Philosophy, University of California, San Diego (http://philosophy.ucsd.edu) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in environmental philosophy (broadly construed)] or a position in philosophy of biology at the Assistant Professor rank. The Department is especially interested in candidates with research and teaching competence in both environmental philosophy and philosophy of biology, but applications from those with expertise in either area are welcome. Duties include include active research, graduate supervision, classroom teaching at all levels, and service. The standard teaching load is four courses per year. We seek candidates whose research, teaching, and service records demonstrate their capacity to contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The appointment is expected to begin 1 July 2022, but is negotiable.

Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

QUALIFICATIONS Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Ph.D. in Philosophy prior to appointment; demonstrated excellence in research, teaching, and professional activity; and a commitment to an equitable and diverse intellectual community. The Department of Philosophy at UC San Diego is committed to both academic excellence and diversity in the faculty, staff, and student body.

Preferred qualifications

Evidence of experience and leadership contributions in the arena of equity and diversity (see http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.aspfor further information).


  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. 

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information. 

  • Writing Sample

Reference requirements

  • 3-5 letters of reference required

Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF02971

Help contact: [email protected]


The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. 

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF02971
Deadline for full consideration: December 6, 2021, 11:59pm PST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF02971
Contact name Lisette Braswell
Contact email
Time created November 16, 2021, 4:19pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date May 14, 2022, 10:02pm PST
Expired on May 14, 2022, 10:46pm PST
Last updated May 15, 2022, 5:46am UTC
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