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Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, Williams College

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Philosophy of Language
AOS categories Philosophy of Language
AOC Especially interested in linguistics and/or non-Western philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 91649
Location Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States
Start date July 1, 2022
Job description

The WILLIAMS COLLEGE DEPARTMENT OF Philosophy invites applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Philosophy of Language, beginning July 1, 2022, and ending June 30, 2024. AOC: Open, but we are especially interested in candidates who can teach linguistics and/or an area of non-western philosophy. The teaching load each semester will consist of an introductory course and an upper-level elective. We provide mentoring in teaching and research for visiting faculty as well as support for conducting research. We are particularly interested in attracting and welcoming candidates from under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience working with diverse undergraduate student populations.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check. Further information is available at http://dean-faculty.williams.edu/prospective-faculty/background-check-policy/.

Preliminary interviews with the search committee will be held via video conference in early January. Applicants may then be invited for a campus visit in late January. Please contact the departments administrative assistant, Robin Keller ([email protected]) or the chair, Professor Jana Sawicki ([email protected]) with any questions about the position.

Williams College is a liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts. The college has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its approximately 2,000 students. Please visit the Williams College website (http://www.williams.edu). Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive.

How to apply
Application type Online
Applications must be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/91649 no later than December 10, 2021. Your application should include a cover letter in which you speak to your ability to work effectively with an undergraduate student population that is broadly diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. Please also include a vita, three letters of reference, and a writing sample. We also request at least one course description or a syllabus of a course you have taught or would like to teach.
Web address to apply http://apply.interfolio.com/91649
Email to apply
Hard deadline December 10, 2021, 11:59pm EST
Web address for more information http://philosophy.williams.edu
Contact name Jana Sawicki
Contact email
Contact phone 4136524194
Time created August 5, 2021, 8:37pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date December 2, 2021, 6:32pm EST
Last updated August 5, 2021, 8:37pm UTC
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