Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
|Job category||Postdoc or similar / Fixed term|
|Location||Poughkeepsie, New York, United States|
|Start date||August 2022|
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
Department: Philosophy Department
Posting Removal Date:
Posting Number: F040P
For full consideration applicants should apply by: 03/04/2022
About Vassar College
Vassar is a highly selective, coeducational liberal arts college of about 2400 undergraduates (no graduate students) located in the beautiful and historic Hudson Valley seventy-five miles north of New York City. The city of Poughkeepsie benefits from rich cultural diversity and from convenient commuter rail access to New York City. Vassar faculty are committed teachers/scholars who bring research and creative discovery to life for students in classrooms, labs, and studios and in individually mentored projects. They teach broadly in the curricula of their departments, advise students, and serve on college-wide and departmental committees. The College maintains a generous leave policy, provides strong support for research, and encourages multidisciplinary approaches to teaching.
The Department of Philosophy and the Program in Women’s Studies at Vassar College invites applications for a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow position for a term of two years, beginning August 2022, with a specialization in Feminist Philosophy, broadly construed to include feminist philosophy as it intersects with other areas of philosophy.
Vassar College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Individuals from groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply.
Applicants must be prepared to teach Feminist Theory, Introduction to Women's Studies (team taught with a faculty member from the Women's Studies program), courses in philosophy and contemporary issues, and in Queer, Transgender, and/or Gender Studies at the undergraduate level. The teaching load is 3 courses per year, and the position includes research funds and coverage of moving expenses.
How to Apply
Candidates should submit:
-Letter of application
-Three reference letters
-A brief teaching statement
-A statement highlighting contributions to or future plans for promoting diversity and inclusion through teaching, research, and other involvements (additional information can be found athttps://offices.vassar.edu/dean-of-the-faculty/positions/candidate-diversity-statement/)
-An unofficial graduate transcript
Applications should be addressed to Barry Lam, Chair of Philosophy and submitted at https://employment.vassar.edu/postings/2428. PhD is required or must be in hand by the start date. Address questions to Dr. Lam via email at [email protected] Review of applicant materials will begin on 3/4/2022 and will continue until the position has been filled.
Special Instructions to Applicants
All applicants must apply online at: https://apptrkr.com/2837494.
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|Web address to apply||https://apptrkr.com/2837494|
|Hard deadline||No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)|
|Web address for more information||http://www.vassar.edu|
|Time created||February 11, 2022, 10:04pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||August 10, 2022, 5:01pm EST|
|Last updated||February 11, 2022, 10:04pm UTC|
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