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Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, University of Southern California, Dana and David Dornsife College

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open
AOC An ability to teach advanced undergraduate courses in the history of philosophy is required; we have especially pressing teaching needs in Ancient Philosophy, and we are committed to developing an ability to teach non-Western philosophy.
AOC categories Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
Asian Philosophy
History of Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number REQ20123842
Location Los Angeles, California, United States
Start date August 2023
Job description

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 2023. Area of Specialization: Open. Area of Competence: An ability to teach advanced undergraduate courses in the history of philosophy is required; we have especially pressing teaching needs in Ancient Philosophy, and we are committed to developing an ability to teach non-Western philosophy. 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

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The university particularly encourages members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting [email protected]

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
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 web page https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/los-angeles/assistant-professor-of-philosophy/1209/36289180672
Web address to apply https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/los-angeles/assista...
Hard deadline November 1, 2022, 11:59pm PST
Contact
Web address for more information https://dornsife.usc.edu/phil/
Contact name Ralph Wedgwood
Contact email
Contact phone (213) 740 3218
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Time created September 20, 2022, 1:55pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date November 1, 2022, 11:59pm PST
Last updated September 20, 2022, 1:55pm UTC
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