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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, College of the Holy Cross

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Epistemology, Metaphysics, or Philosophy of Science
AOS categories Epistemology
Metaphysics
Metaphysics and Epistemology
Philosophy of Science
AOC Logic
AOC categories Logic
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Worcester, Massachsuetts, United States
Start date August 2020
Job description

GENERAL INFORMATION

The Department of Philosophy at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment to begin in August 2020. AOS: Epistemology, Metaphysics, and/or Philosophy of Science. We have particular interest in candidates who are engaged with feminist perspectives and/or the philosophy of race. AOC: Logic

This position carries a 3-2 teaching load with a full-salary one-semester research leave prior to tenure review, and generous sabbatical and fellowship leaves for tenured faculty. Tenure track faculty are eligible for travel support and reimbursement of relocation costs within the College’s published policies. All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits. To learn more about faculty life at the College & the Worcester area, candidates are encouraged to visit http://holycross.edu/join.

QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching at the introductory and advance levels as well as scholarly achievement. Ph.D. required. As a Jesuit undergraduate liberal arts college, the College also values dialogue among people from diverse perspectives as integral to the mission and essential to the academic excellence of our academic programs (see http://holycross.edu/mission ). In your application please highlight how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, or service might support the College’s mission and commitment to diversity and inclusion. For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Please submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements listed above, curriculum vitae, statement on teaching, transcripts, writing sample, and three confidential letters of recommendation. The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically.  Please submit all application materials to http://apply.interfolio.com/66093.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019 and continue until the position has been filled.  Initial interviews of selected applicants will take place beginning of December.  We will conduct these preliminary interviews by Skype. Questions about this search may be directed to  Professor Karsten Stueber, Search Committee Chair at kstueber@holycross.edu.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT STATEMENT

The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 3,000 students and is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community.

Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (http://www.newenglandherc.org). The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Please submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements listed above, curriculum vitae, statement on teaching, transcripts, writing sample, and three confidential letters of recommendation. The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically.
Web address to apply http://apply.interfolio.com/66093
Hard deadline November 1, 2019, 11:59pm PST
Contact
Web address for more information http://holycross.edu/join
Contact name Karsten Stueber
Contact email
Contact phone 508-793-3395
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Scheduled expiry date November 1, 2019, 11:59pm PST
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