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Full, Associate, or Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Department of Philosophy & Religion, Clemson University

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Value theory (including but not exclusively social/political philosophy, aesthetics, and ethical theory), Metaphysics, or Epistemology.
AOS categories Epistemology
AOC Open but see needs
AOC categories 19th/20th Century Philosophy
Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
Continental Philosophy
Early Modern Philosophy
Philosophy of Language
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Clemson, South Carolina, United States
Start date August 15, 2024
Job description

The department values candidates with broad philosophical interests who can teach across, and contribute to expanding, the offerings of our undergraduate program. The AOC is thus open, but the department has teaching interests in the following areas, in addition to those AOS areas listed above: the history of philosophy (ancient, early modern, and 19th century), continental philosophy, aesthetics, logic and philosophy of language.

The Department of Philosophy and Religion is seeking to hire a philosopher at a senior or advanced junior rank whose philosophical research profile and promise corresponds with Clemson’s Carnegie R1 designation and whose teaching will contribute to the vitality of our thriving undergraduate program.  The typical course load is 2/2.  The department values candidates with broad philosophical interests who can teach across and expand the offerings of the program.  We especially encourage applicants at the full and associate level.

Founded in 1889, Clemson is a highly ranked public university and land grant institution with more than 28,000 students in over 200 degree programs. Located in the rapidly growing Upstate area of South Carolina, the city of Clemson provides a college-town setting on the shores of Lake Hartwell, near both the scenic foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the metropolitan areas of Greenville-Spartanburg, SC; Asheville and Charlotte, NC; and Atlanta, GA.

Senior applicants must show ongoing leading-edge scholarship as well as teaching excellence.  Junior applicants must show the same, requisite to the rank, with significant post-doctoral research publication and teaching excellence.

Applicants for a senior tenured appointment should submit a CV demonstrating a record of research excellence as evidenced by an active research agenda in philosophy and a record of high-quality publications and academic presentations, concise evidence of teaching excellence and service engagement, and a list of three professional references.  Applicants for a junior tenure-track appointment should submit a CV including a research statement[, concise evidence of teaching effectiveness and service engagement, a writing sample in the area of research, and no fewer than three letters of recommendation.  Submissions should be made through Interfolio (ID: 123957).

Applications received by November 3, 2023, will be guaranteed full consideration, however applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

How to apply
Application type Online
Interfolio ID: 123957
Web address to apply http://apply.interfolio.com/132343
Hard deadline November 3, 2023, 11:59pm EST
Web address for more information https://www.clemson.edu/cah/academics/philosophy-a...
Contact name Dr. Charles Starkey
Contact email
Time created September 18, 2023, 9:11pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date November 3, 2023, 11:59pm EST
Last updated September 19, 2023, 9:22pm UTC
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