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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, Georgia State University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Philosophy of Mind
AOS categories Philosophy of Mind
AOC Open, with some preference for M&E (broadly construed) and/or philosophy of artificial intelligence.
AOC categories Metaphysics and Epistemology
Philosophy of Language
Decision Theory
Logic
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
Philosophy of Computing
Philosophy of Science
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Start date Fall 2020
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at Georgia State University (GSU) in Atlanta, GA, seeks applications for a position as tenure-track assistant professor. Start date: Fall 2020. The Department of Philosophy at GSU is home to a thriving, internationally recognized master’s program. GSU is a research university of the University System of Georgia that is committed to serving a diverse student body, and the Department is committed to building a diverse faculty.

The successful candidate will join GSU’s active faculty group in philosophy of mind and will contribute to the Department’s research, teaching, and service in accordance with the position. Teaching load is 2/2, along with MA thesis supervision. Upon being hired, the successful candidate can also apply to be an associate faculty member of GSU’s interdisciplinary Neuroscience Institute.

Minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. in philosophy or related field at time of appointment. Candidates should send an application letter, CV, research statement, writing sample, three or more letters of reference, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to philmind@gsu.edu. Questions should be addressed to the chair of the search committee, Neil Van Leeuwen, at nvan@gsu.edu.  For more information about the Department, see https://philosophy.gsu.edu/.

To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by November 1.

An offer of employment will be conditional on background verification. GSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

How to apply
Application type Email
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: November 1, 2019, 5:00pm EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Contact name Neil Van Leeuwen
Contact email
Contact phone 404-413-6116
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Time created September 17, 2019, 3:57pm EST
Scheduled expiry date April 4, 2020, 3:16pm EST
Last updated September 17, 2019, 4:22pm EST
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