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Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, University of Colorado, Boulder

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Values, broadly construed
AOS categories Value Theory
AOC Philosophy and Gender and/or Philosophy and Race
AOC categories Philosophy of Gender
Philosophy of Race
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number Requisition number 51720
Location Boulder, Colorado, United States
Start date August 19th, 2024
Job description

Position Description

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Colorado, Boulder invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, to begin August 19th, 2024. We seek a candidate who is both willing and able to offer lower-division undergraduate courses at the intersection of philosophy with issues involving race and/or gender. A successful applicant’s specialization may be in any values area including but not limited to ethics, applied ethics, and social and political philosophy.

Teaching load: 2-2. Teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Regular dissertation and undergraduate advising responsibilities as well as regular service duties. 

Competitive salary and benefits, moving expenses, plus funding for research and travel. The position comes with an option for a semester free of teaching pre-tenure.


We are looking for an original thinker and a productive scholar with a strong research profile who can supplement the department’s recognized strengths in the values areas and take an active part in the intellectual life of the department. A PhD in Philosophy at the time of appointment is required. ABD candidates will be considered but must offer evidence that they can meet the PhD requirement by the start date.

Required elements of the application:

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Research statement
  • Writing sample
  • Teaching portfolio including a teaching statement that addresses, among other things, the candidate’s ideas for teaching lower-division undergraduate courses in race and/or gender; sample syllabi (syllabi for lower-division undergraduate courses in race and/or gender are particularly welcome); and if available, complete sets of student course evaluations as well as teaching observation letter(s).
  • Three letters of recommendation

Questions may be sent to the Department’s business manager, Terri Baldridge .

Position contingent upon final budgetary approval.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of Colorado ensures equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment at the University of Colorado.

In accordance with applicable federal, state and local law, and Article 8 of the Laws of the Regents, the University of Colorado does not engage in employment discrimination or harassment against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, political philosophy, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. The University of Colorado prohibits and will not tolerate any such discrimination or harassment.

More details concerning CU Boulder’s Equal Employment Opportunity policy can be found at: https://www.cu.edu/ope/aps/5001

How to apply
Application type Online
Full consideration will be given to applications submitted by November 1st, 2023. This position will remain open until filled.
Web address to apply https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/?jobId=51...
Deadline for full consideration: November 1, 2023, 11:59pm MST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/?jobId=51...
Contact name Terri Baldridge
Contact email
Time created September 27, 2023, 8:58pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date March 25, 2024, 1:12am MST
Expired on March 25, 2024, 1:46am MST
Last updated April 25, 2024, 3:00pm UTC
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