Assistant Professor of Philosophy, First or Second Term
Department of Philosophy, University of Chicago
|Job category||Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar|
|AOS||At least one of Kant, 19th-Century German Philosophy, 20th-Century Continental Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Non-Western Philosophy, Philosophy of Race and Racism, Philosophy of Sex and Gender, and Feminist Philosophy|
Arabic and Islamic Philosophy
Latin American Philosophy
Native American Philosophy
Philosophy of Language
Philosophy of Gender
Philosophy of Race
|AOC||Open, preferably one of the above AOS|
|Location||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|Start date||July 1, 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter|
AOS: At least one of Kant, 19th-Century German Philosophy, 20th-Century Continental Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Non-Western Philosophy, Philosophy of Race and Racism, Philosophy of Sex and Gender, and Feminist Philosophy
AOC: Open, preferably one of the above
Minimum teaching load of four courses/year over three quarters, graduate and undergraduate levels, and usual dissertation, committee, and advising responsibilities.
The department invites applications for a position as Assistant Professor, first or second term, from candidates specializing in any of the areas listed above. We seek a colleague with an ambitious research agenda yielding active and innovative scholarship, characterized by cogency of argument, knowledge of the literature, and originality of interpretation. Successful applicants will contribute to the scholarly community of the department and university, and have the ability or potential to be an excellent teacher in the university’s core curriculum, in introductory to advanced undergraduate courses in Philosophy, and in graduate courses related to their area of expertise. The expected start date for the position is July 1, 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter.
All requirements for receipt of a doctoral degree in Philosophy or related field must be completed by the start of the appointment.
No applications or dossier materials will be accepted after 11 p.m. Central Time on October 15, 2021. Letters of recommendation will be accepted until November 1, 2021. Applicants are advised to request their letters as soon as possible (i.e., prior to submitting the final materials) to allow ample time for recommenders to upload their letters.
Required elements of the dossier are:
Optional elements are:
All items must be submitted via the University’s Academic Recruitment site (Interfolio): http://apply.interfolio.com/91887.
Applicants may be asked to provide additional materials following the initial review. We anticipate conducting first round interviews in early December, and extended interviews of finalists in January or early February. (All first-round interviews will be conducted remotely. We expect to bring finalists to campus, unless conditions and the pandemic make that impossible. In either case, finalists should expect to give a presentation and be available for a day or two of meetings.)
Position contingent upon budgetary approval.
We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.
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Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email [email protected] with their request.
|How to apply|
|Web address to apply||http://apply.interfolio.com/91887|
|Hard deadline||October 15, 2021, 11:00pm CST|
|Contact name||William Weaver|
|Time created||August 17, 2021, 9:28pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||October 15, 2021, 11:00pm CST|
|Last updated||August 17, 2021, 9:41pm UTC|
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