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Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Florida State University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Social/Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, or Normative Ethics
AOS categories Normative Ethics
Philosophy of Law
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 56086
Location Tallahassee, Florida, United States
Start date August 2024
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at Florida State University (FSU) invites applications for a position as Assistant Professor. This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position with an anticipated start date in August 2024. Salary competitive.

Area of Specialization: Social/Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, or Normative Ethics.

The successful candidate will be expected periodically to teach an undergraduate Philosophy of Human Rights course. 

The normal teaching load is four courses per year (2-2) on a semester system. Duties include research, teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and service. The Department of Philosophy is an active research department with a strong graduate program, and the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to research and scholarship through high quality publications in top-tier venues.


Ph.D. in Philosophy (or equivalent terminal degree) by the time of appointment; demonstrated potential in establishing a successful program of research and scholarship; demonstrated ability to teach and participate in our strong philosophy undergraduate, M.A., and Ph.D. programs.

Inquiries about this search should be directed to [email protected] or (850) 644-1483.

For more information regarding the Department of Philosophy, please visit the department website at https://philosophy.fsu.edu/

FSU is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. FSU’s Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at https://hr.fsu.edu/sites/g/files/upcbnu2186/files/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf

How to apply
Application type Online
Please apply at https://jobs.fsu.edu. Click “Search Jobs” under “Current Career Opportunities,” enter Job ID# 56086 into the “Search Jobs” box, and follow the instructions provided, including those regarding the three required letters of recommendation. Applications should also include a cover letter, CV, writing sample, and statements of teaching and research. HOW TO REQUEST LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION Three confidential professional letters of recommendation are required with the application. Follow the steps below to request these letters through our system: 1) After submitting your application, click the “Careers” link; 2) Click the “My References” link; 3) Click the “Send/View Reference Request” button next to the appropriate position; and 4) Follow the steps on that page to send your references a system-generated email requesting they submit a letter of recommendation on your behalf. You may also return to the “My References” link and click on “Send/View Reference Request” to see if your references have responded, add additional references, or resend requests.
Web address to apply https://jobs.fsu.edu
Deadline for full consideration: November 1, 2023, 11:59pm EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://philosophy.fsu.edu/
Contact name Randolph Clarke
Contact email
Contact phone (850) 644-1483
Time created September 21, 2023, 6:40pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date March 19, 2024, 5:27pm EST
Expired on March 19, 2024, 5:46pm EST
Last updated Yesterday, 3:00pm UTC
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