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Two-Year Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Williams College

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 91649
Location Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States
Start date July 1, 2022
Job description

Visiting Assistant Professor Philosophy, Department of Philosophy

WILLIAMS COLLEGE DEPARTMENT OF Philosophy invites applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Philosophy of Language beginning July 1, 2022, and ending June 30, 2024. AOS:  Open. AOC:  Open, but we are especially interested in candidates who can teach linguistics and/or an area of non-western philosophy. The teaching load each semester will consist of an introductory course and an upper-level elective. We provide mentoring in teaching and research for visiting faculty as well as support for conducting research. We are particularly interested in attracting and welcoming candidates from under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience working with diverse undergraduate student populations.



Candidates should have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check. Further information is available at http://dean-faculty.williams.edu/prospective-faculty/background-check-policy/.


Application Instructions

Applications must be submitted online at https://apply.interfolio.com/91649.  All applications should be submitted no later than January 17, 2022..  Your application should include a cover letter in which you speak to your ability to work effectively with an undergraduate student population that is broadly diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. Please also include a vita, three  letters of reference, and a writing sample. We also request at least one course description or a syllabus of a course you have taught or would like to teach. Preliminary interviews with the search committee will be held via video conference in mid to late January.  Applicants may then be invited for a campus visit in late January or early February.  Please contact the departments administrative assistant, Robin Keller ([email protected]) or the chair, Professor Jana Sawicki ([email protected]) with any questions about the position.

Williams College is a liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts. The college has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its approximately 2,000 students. Please visit the Williams College website (http://www.williams.edu). Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive.

How to apply
Application type Online
Please note that this is an extension of deadline for a previous advertisement for the position originally posted with a December 10th, 2021 application deadline. If you have already applied for the position, please do not apply again.
Web address to apply https://apply.interfolio.com/91649
Email to apply
Hard deadline January 17, 2022, 11:59pm EST
Web address for more information http://williams.edu
Contact name Jana Sawicki
Contact email
Contact phone 4136524194
Time created December 10, 2021, 9:37pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date January 17, 2022, 11:59pm EST
Expired on January 19, 2022, 12:46am EST
Last updated January 19, 2022, 5:46am UTC
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