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Assistant Professor of Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics or Epistemology (EXPIRED)

University of California San Diego

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, metaphysics, or epistemology
AOS categories Epistemology
Philosophy of Language
Philosophy of Mind
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location La Jolla, California, United States
Start date July 1, 2024
Job description

Position overview

Position title: Assistant Professor

Salary range: A reasonable salary range estimate for this position is $74.600 - $97,200 as determined by rank and/or step at appointment. The posted UC Academic salary scales set the minimum pay as determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following table(s) for the salary scale(s) for this position. https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2023-24/oct-2023-acad-salary-scales/t1.pdf

The base salary range, from the salary table(s), for this position is $74,600 - $97,200. “Off-scale salaries” and other components of pay, i.e., a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions, qualifications, and experience.

Additional UCSD salary information can be found here: https://aps.ucsd.edu/compensation/apo-salary.html

Application Window


Open date: September 30, 2023

Next review date: Wednesday, Nov 1, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, Sep 29, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Philosophy, University of California, San Diego (http://philosophy.ucsd.edu) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, metaphysics, or epistemology (broadly construed) at the Assistant Professor rank. Areas of Specialties: philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, metaphysics, or epistemology; Areas of Competence: open. Duties include active research, graduate supervision, classroom teaching at all levels, and service. The standard teaching load is four courses per year. The appointment is expected to begin July 1, 2024.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

ABD in Philosophy or related field.


Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

PhD in Philosophy or related field.

Application Requirements

Document requirements

• Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

• Cover Letter

• Statement of Research

• Statement of Teaching

• Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our /shortcuts/contributions_to_diversity site for more information.

• Writing Sample

Reference requirements

• 3-5 letters of reference required

Apply link: https://apptrkr.com/4653977

Help contact: [email protected]


Campus Information

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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Job location

La Jolla, CA

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://apptrkr.com/4653977
Hard deadline September 29, 2024, 11:59pm PST
Web address for more information https://www.ucsd.edu/
Time created October 3, 2023, 2:00pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date March 30, 2024, 7:28pm PST
Expired on March 30, 2024, 7:46pm PST
Last updated May 1, 2024, 3:00pm UTC
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