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Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Vassar College

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open in the analytic tradition
AOS categories Epistemology
Metaphysics
Philosophy of Language
Logic
Philosophy of Science
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
Start date August of 2023
Job description

Vassar College

 

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Department: Philosophy Department

Posting Number: F063P

For full consideration applicants should apply by: 11/15/2022

About Vassar College

Vassar is a highly selective, coeducational liberal arts college of about 2400 undergraduate students, located in the Hudson Valley, seventy-five miles north of New York City. Vassar stands upon the homelands of the Munsee Lenape. The College is located in Poughkeepsie, home to a culturally diverse community, and benefits 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.

Position Introduction

Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY. The Department of Philosophy at Vassar College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin in August of 2023. The successful candidate must have a specialization in some area of the analytic tradition. Areas of competence are open, but the successful candidate must be prepared to teach philosophy of science and introductory logic, as well as courses in metaphysics, epistemology, or philosophy of language.

AA Statement

Vassar College is deeply committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and to 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. The College is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and especially welcomes applications from veterans, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of racial, ethnic, and other groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding.

Position Description

Salary competitive. Teaching load in the first year is four courses. In ensuing years it will be five courses or four plus an “intensive” (a small enrollment, closely mentored experience for undergraduates). PhD expected by time of appointment.

How to Apply

To apply, please visit https://employment.vassar.edu/postings/2845 to link to the posting for this position. Candidates should upload a cover letter (including research statement), C.V., diversity statement (see https://offices.vassar.edu/dean-of-the-faculty/positions/candidate-diversity-statement/), teaching statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness, sample syllabi for at least two courses, graduate school transcript (unofficial copies accepted for initial application), writing sample, and at least three letters of recommendation. Please email inquiries to: [email protected] For full consideration applications should be received by November 15, 2022. Applications received after this date are not guaranteed to be reviewed.

Special Instructions to Applicants

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How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://apptrkr.com/3460362
Deadline for full consideration: November 15, 2022, 12:00am EST
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
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Web address for more information http://www.vassar.edu
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