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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, Villanova University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Philosophy and Race
AOS categories 19th/20th Century Philosophy
African/Africana Philosophy
Asian Philosophy
Continental Philosophy
Latin American Philosophy
Native American Philosophy
Environmental Philosophy
Feminist Philosophy
Philosophy of Gender
Philosophy of Law
Philosophy of Race
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 20231070F
Location Villanova, Pennsylvania, United States
Start date August 2024
Job description

The Philosophy Department invites applications for a tenure-track appointment. Rank: Assistant Professor. AOS: Philosophy and Race, AOC: Open. Position to begin Fall 2024. Two courses per semester, undergraduate and graduate level courses. Dissertation supervision and committee work expected. We are especially interested in candidates whose research, teaching and service will contribute to the excellence and diversity of our university. Information about the department can be found at https://www1.villanova.edu/university/liberal-arts-sciences/programs/philosophy.html.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be integral to the University’s mission. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Candidates for this position must understand, respect and be ready to contribute to the University’s mission and values.

We understand Philosophy and Race broadly and take it to encompass a variety of topics, including but not limited to racialist ideologies and normativity, metaphysics and epistemology of race, Africana philosophy; Latinx philosophy and indigenous philosophy. We welcome a variety of philosophical approaches and methodologies. Duties and Responsibilities: In addition to conducting active research leading to publications, the successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses that develop a critical understanding of race including an historical awareness of its function in legitimating domination and colonization. They may teach courses in areas related to their interests and expertise. They may also contribute to the department’s cross-disciplinary affiliations at the University. Minimum Qualifications: PhD prior to appointment, outstanding research potential, teaching excellence, commitment to service.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/27217
Email to apply
Hard deadline November 6, 2023, 11:59pm EST
Web address for more information https://www1.villanova.edu/university/liberal-arts...
Contact name John Carvalho
Contact email
Contact phone 6102471124
Time created September 6, 2023, 9:24pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date November 6, 2023, 11:59pm EST
Last updated September 7, 2023, 7:21pm UTC
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