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Full-time, Tenure-track Position in Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Bard College, Bard College

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, United States, NY-New York, United States
Start date September 2019
Job description

Bard College is a world leader in bringing liberal arts education to students from diverse backgrounds, including students from underserved and oppressed groups. Located in the Hudson Valley two hours north of New York City, Bard has established a reputation for excellence in undergraduate teaching, outstanding programs in the arts, and innovative educational programs such as the Bard Prison Initiative and the Clemente Course in the Humanities. We invite applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Philosophy, beginning in the fall of 2019.

 The area of specialization is open, but we are particularly interested in the areas of philosophy of mind, philosophy of science, philosophy of language, non-western philosophy, and feminism. Our institutional goals and values lead us to seek candidates who are passionate teachers excited to share their love of philosophy with a diverse student body. Our program nurtures and encourages broad, pluralistic thinkers who value the history of philosophy, dialogue between philosophical traditions, and connections between philosophy and other disciplines. Successful candidates will also be innovative researchers who are responsive to major challenges facing the field of philosophy today and creative community members whose service to the college will help us to advance our civic mission. The academic life of the college focuses on undergraduate teaching in small, intensive seminars; creative general education programs that build communities of liberal learning among diverse student populations; innovative collaborations between faculty in teaching and research across disciplines; and close, extended mentoring relationships between faculty and students, culminating in Bard’s senior project, a year-long independent research project completed by all graduates. Candidates must hold a Ph.D or be within a year of its completion.

How to apply
Application type Online
To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, teaching and research statements, sample syllabi, and three letters of recommendation (at least one addressing teaching) to http://apply.interfolio.com/52734. Candidates are invited to explain in the cover letter how they would advance the college’s distinctive goals and values as outlined above. Deadline for receipt of applications is September 15. An initial round of interviews will be conducted via Skype. For more information about the Philosophy Program at Bard, please visit http://philosophy.bard.edu.
Web address to apply http://apply.interfolio.com/52734
Hard deadline October 1, 2018, 11:59pm CST
Web address for more information http://philosophy.bard.edu/
Contact name Daniel Berthold
Contact email
Contact phone 8457587249
Time created July 26, 2018, 9:24am EST
Scheduled expiry date October 1, 2018, 11:59pm CST
Expired on October 3, 2018, 12:46am CST
Last updated March 14, 2019, 3:00pm EST
Last update notification
Application deadline extended to October 1.
September 17, 2018, 11:03am EST

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