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Danforth Chair of Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, Saint Louis University

Job category Senior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number F20180719
Location Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
Start date Fall 2019
Job description

Saint Louis University

Department of Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy at Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service is seeking candidates for the Danforth Chair of Philosophy, appointment to begin Fall of 2019, on a nine-month contract.  AOS and AOC: Open.  Rank: Advanced Associate or Full Professor, with tenure.

Duties of the Danforth Chair:

  • Scholarship: the Danforth Chair will be a highly productive scholar, enhancing the department’s standing in the profession.
  • Teaching (primarily graduate): Normally, the Danforth chair will teach at least one graduate seminar per year.  The standard teaching load in the philosophy department is two courses per semester, but course reductions may be negotiated in light of other commitments.
  • Graduate mentoring: direction of PhD dissertations and MA theses, and service on some dissertation and thesis committees directed by others.
  • Participation in usual department, college, and university service.

Requirements: Applicants must hold a PhD degree or an equivalent in philosophy, possess a strong record of peer-reviewed scholarship, and show strong evidence of an ongoing research agenda.

All applications must be made online at http://jobs.slu.edu. Applicants should include the following materials: 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) contact information of potential references.   For additional information, contact Scott Ragland, Chair of Philosophy (scott.ragland@slu.edu).

Review of applications will begin ­­­­­­­­­September 15 and will continue until December 1, 2018.

Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE) and encourages nominations of and applications from women and minorities.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
All applications must be made online at http://jobs.slu.edu. Applicants should include the following materials: 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) contact information of potential references. For additional information, contact Scott Ragland, Chair of Philosophy (scott.ragland@slu.edu). Review of applications will begin September 15 and will continue until December 1, 2018.
Web address to apply http://jobs.slu.edu
Hard deadline December 1, 2018, 11:59pm CST
Contact
Web address for more information http://jobs.slu.edu
Contact name Scott Ragland
Contact email
Contact phone 314-977-3977
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Time created September 6, 2018, 5:17pm EST
Scheduled expiry date December 1, 2018, 11:59pm CST
Last updated September 6, 2018, 5:17pm EST
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