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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, College of the Holy Cross

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS 19th Century Continental Philosophy (with a particular emphasis in German Idealism).
AOS categories 19th/20th Century Philosophy
Continental Philosophy
AOC One or more of the following: Decolonialism, Feminism, Critical Theory, Aesthetics, and Ethics.
AOC categories Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Start date September 2023
Job description

GENERAL INFORMATION

The Department of Philosophy at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment to begin in August 2023.  Area of Specialization:  19th Century Continental Philosophy (with a particular emphasis in German Idealism).  Area of Competence:  One or more of the following:  Decolonialism, Feminism, Critical Theory, Aesthetics, and Ethics.

This position carries a 3-2 teaching load with a full-salary one-semester research leave prior to tenure review, and generous sabbatical and fellowship leaves for tenured faculty. Tenure-track faculty are eligible for travel support and reimbursement of relocation costs within the College’s published policies. All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits. To learn more about faculty life at the College & the Worcester area, candidates are encouraged to visit http://holycross.edu/join.

QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching at the introductory and advanced levels as well as scholarly achievement. Ph.D. required. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Please submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements listed above, curriculum vitae, statement on teaching, transcripts, and three confidential letters of recommendation.

In your cover letter, in addition to describing your research and teaching interests, please address the ways you might contribute to and further the College’s mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see http://holycross.edu/mission) and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. Previous experience teaching, mentoring, or advising diverse student populations is an asset. For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity.

The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically.  Please submit all application materials to https://apply.interfolio.com/112553.

 

Review of applications will begin on November 1 and continue until the position has been filled. Initial interviews of selected applicants will take place on December 12 and 13.  We will conduct these preliminary interviews by Zoom. Questions about this search may be directed to Jeffrey A. Bernstein, [email protected]

COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY

To mitigate the spread and effects of COVID-19, and as an integral part of its public health and safety measures, College of the Holy Cross requires that all successful applicants show proof of full, up-to-date vaccination (including a booster dose once eligible) by an FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine before beginning employment, unless an accommodation exempting the applicant from this policy has been granted. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation based on a disability or sincerely-held religious belief should inform Human Resources after an offer of employment is extended; please do not include any medical, genetic, or religious information in your application materials.

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT STATEMENT

The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 3,100 students and is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community.

Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (http://www.newenglandherc.org). The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit all application materials to https://apply.interfolio.com/112553.
Web address to apply https://apply.interfolio.com/112553.
Hard deadline November 1, 2022, 11:59pm EST
Contact
Contact name Jeffrey Bernstein
Contact email
Contact phone 508-793-2499
Bookkeeping
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Scheduled expiry date November 1, 2022, 11:59pm EST
Last updated August 31, 2022, 8:16pm UTC
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