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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Early Modern Philosophy
AOS categories Early Modern Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Start date August 16, 2020
Job description

The Vanderbilt Philosophy Department invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin in the fall semester of 2020. AOS: Early Modern Philosophy. AOC: Open. Four courses/year (2/2), undergraduate and graduate. Usual non-teaching duties.

Applicants must have successfully defended a PhD dissertation by the start of the Fall 2020 semester, must show promise of leading-edge scholarship in early modern philosophy, and must have a record of teaching effectiveness. 

Applicants should send a dossier containing a letter of application, a CV, a statement of research, a writing sample, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and graduate transcripts electronically via the link below. Applicants should also arrange to have three references submit confidential letters of recommendation. In order to ensure full consideration, all materials must be received by November 15, 2019.  Initial interviews will be conducted via Skype.

Vanderbilt University has a strong institutional commitment to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of faculty. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups, in particular, are encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link here http://apply.interfolio.com/69601 .

For more information about the Vanderbilt Philosophy Department, please visit https://as.vanderbilt.edu/philosophy/

How to apply
Application type Other
Instructions
Applicants should send a dossier containing a letter of application, a CV, a statement of research, a writing sample, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and graduate transcripts electronically via the link below. Applicants should also arrange to have three references submit confidential letters of recommendation. In order to ensure full consideration, all materials must be received by November 15, 2019. Initial interviews will be conducted via Skype.
Web address to apply http://apply.interfolio.com/69601
Deadline for full consideration: November 15, 2019, 11:59pm CST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information https://as.vanderbilt.edu/philosophy/
Contact name Julian Wuerth, search committee chair
Contact email
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Scheduled expiry date April 28, 2020, 5:05pm CST
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