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Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, Trinity College

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Africana Philosophy OR Indigenous Philosophy (including Native American philosophy) OR Latin American Philosophy
AOS categories African/Africana Philosophy
Latin American Philosophy
Native American Philosophy
AOC Continental Philosophy
AOC categories Continental Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Start date August 2022
Job description

Trinity College, Hartford (CT), seeks candidates for a tenure track appointment in the Department of Philosophy. The appointment will be at the level of Assistant Professor, tenure track, beginning August 2022. Ph.D. in Philosophy required. AOS: Africana Philosophy OR Indigenous Philosophy (including Native American philosophy) OR Latin American Philosophy. AOC: Continental Philosophy. The successful candidate will teach classes pertaining to both the AOS and AOC, including courses dealing with social-political issues relating to post-colonial / decolonial thought. Five courses per year (reduced to four during the first two years). Trinity is a liberal arts college located in, and deeply engaged with, Connecticut’s capital city of Hartford. Our 2,200 students come from all socio-economic, racial, religious, and ethnic backgrounds across the US, and 17 percent are international. Trinity College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer consistent with applicable federal and state law. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates must submit a complete dossier including a letter of application, CV, writing sample, research statement (which should also include a dissertation abstract), statement of teaching philosophy (which should also speak to your approach to issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion), sample syllabi, student evaluations, and 3 letters of recommendation. Review of applications begins immediately, with a hard deadline of December 1st, 2021. Candidates will be contacted by the end of December regarding first-round interviews, which will take place remotely. 

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://trincoll.peopleadmin.com/postings/2428
Hard deadline December 1, 2021, 11:59pm EST
Web address for more information https://trincoll.peopleadmin.com/postings/2428
Contact name Shane Ewegen
Contact email
Time created August 26, 2021, 3:33pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date December 1, 2021, 11:59pm EST
Last updated August 26, 2021, 3:33pm UTC
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