Postdoctoral Scholar of Philosophy
Department of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University
|Job category||Postdoc or similar / Fixed term|
Latin American Philosophy
Native American Philosophy
Philosophy of Race
|Location||University Park, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Start date||August 2019|
Postdoctoral Scholar of Philosophy
The Department of Philosophy at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a one-year Postdoctoral Scholar position in Philosophy beginning August 2019. The Scholar position is funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to enhance and expand our existing diversity efforts as they relate to underrepresented students, including African-Americans, Latino/as, Native Americans, and others who have a demonstrated commitment to diversity in the academy. AOS/AOC: Critical philosophy of race, Africana or African-American philosophy, Latin American or Latino/a philosophy, or Native American or indigenous philosophy. We especially encourage applicants from underrepresented groups in philosophy. During their residency, the Scholar will have no teaching responsibilities, though they may request a teaching assignment. The successful applicant is expected to be in residence and to take an active part in the life of the department. The successful applicant must also have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. by the time of appointment, but within the previous four academic years. Salary/benefit package is competitive and will include a moving allowance and a research budget as well as funding for a dissertation/book manuscript review session. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
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|How to apply|
To be considered for this position, applications must be submitted electronically. Include (1) a formal letter of application detailing relevant qualifications for this position, (2) a research statement, (3) a current curriculum vitae, (4) a relevant writing sample, and (5) three (3) confidential letters of recommendation. Confidential letters of recommendation should be sent directly to Fergie Macedo at firstname.lastname@example.org Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/1346899
|Web address to apply||http://apptrkr.com/1346899|
|Deadline for full consideration:||
January 15, 2019, 12:00am EST
(applications under review)
|Hard deadline||No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)|
|Web address for more information||http://www.psu.edu|
|Contact name||Fergie Macedo|
|Time created||December 6, 2018, 12:40pm EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||June 23, 2019, 5:29pm EST|
|Last updated||December 6, 2018, 12:40pm EST|
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