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Assistant Professor

School of Philosophy, University of Southern California

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS We have a strong preference for: Philosophy of science (broadly construed, including philosophy of particular sciences: physics, cognitive science, biology, neuroscience, social sciences, etc.) or social philosophy (broadly construed, including philosophy of particular social groups such as gender, race, and ability, social philosophy of language, social ontology and feminist philosophy.) However we will also consider applications in philosophy of mind, history of philosophy (including non-Western traditions), philosophy of law, and applied ethics.
AOS categories History of Philosophy
Philosophy of Science
Applied Ethics
Value Theory
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number REQ20106117
Location Los Angeles , California, United States
Start date August, 2022
Job description

Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and SciencesFacultyLos Angeles, California

The School of Philosophy in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences at the University of Southern California seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position as Assistant Professor of Philosophy beginning August 2022. We have a strong preference for: Philosophy of science (broadly construed, including philosophy of particular sciences: physics, cognitive science, biology, neuroscience, social sciences, etc.) or social philosophy (broadly construed, including philosophy of particular social groups such as gender, race, and ability, social philosophy of language, social ontology and feminist philosophy.) However we will also consider applications in philosophy of mind, history of philosophy (including non-Western traditions), philosophy of law, and applied ethics.

The position will be filled only at the highest level of promise or distinction. A Ph.D. or equivalent is required by time of appointment. Demonstrated excellence in research required, and successful classroom experience valued. Duties include active research, graduate supervision, normal committee service, and classroom teaching at all levels. The standard teaching load is two courses per semester. Applications require a covering letter, a CV, a writing sample, and at least three letters of reference. Recent Ph.D.’s should also include a transcript of graduate coursework. We do not plan to interview at the APA. The review of files will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by November 1st will be guaranteed full consideration. Inquiries and correspondence should be directed to: Search Committee, School of Philosophy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0451, email: [email protected]. In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the "Apply" link at the top or bottom of this page.  

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.



REQ20106117 Posted Date: 08/31/2021

https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/los-angeles/assistant-professor-of-philosophy/1209/13635024656 

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/los-angeles/assista...
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: November 1, 2021, 12:00pm PST
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information https://dornsife.usc.edu/phil/
Contact name Jonathan Quong
Contact email
Contact phone 213-740-4084
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Scheduled expiry date January 5, 2022, 5:02pm PST
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