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Assistant or Associate Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Either Applied Ontology or Scientifically Informed Metaphysics (understood to mean either the metaphysics of science or the philosophy of one or more natural or social sciences with a focus on the ontology of those sciences)
AOS categories Metaphysics
Philosophy of Science
AOC Any area related to AOS
AOC categories Metaphysics and Epistemology
Philosophy of Science
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number F220190
Location Buffalo, New York, United States
Start date August 21, 2023
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at the University at Buffalo (UB), State University of New York, is seeking a faculty colleague at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) or Associate Professor (tenured) in the field of Ontology.

AOS: Applied ontology or scientifically informed metaphysics (i.e., the metaphysics of, or the philosophy of, one or more natural or social sciences, with a focus on the ontology of those sciences)

AOC: Any area related to AOS

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to UB's growing Applied Ontology focus within the PhD program in Philosophy. This will include roles as instructor and mentor to students in the philosophy department, including those within the Applied Ontology focus, as well as contributing to grant applications in Applied Ontology. Teaching will include philosophy courses at the undergraduate, Masters, and PhD level. Course load is two courses per term (2/2), plus usual advising duties. Normal departmental, university, and discipline-relative service duties will be expected of the successful candidate.

Applications must be received by December 10, 2022 for full consideration. Late applications will be considered up to January 10, 2023. Semi-finalists will be contacted for videoconference interviews. Finalists will be invited to campus, if conditions allow.

A brief description of the field of Applied Ontology is available here:


The following video describes the approach to Applied Ontology taken by researchers at UB:


All applicant must apply online at UB Jobs at the following site:


University at Buffalo is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer, and inkeeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

How to apply
Application type Online
All applications must be submitted on UB Jobs. Submit materials via UB Jobs at https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/37975 Required material: Cover letter, CV, Writing sample of up to 25 pages, Evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as syllabi, awards, certificates, and students evaluations), Research statement, and Arrange to have three letters of reference submitted via UB Jobs.
Web address to apply https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/37975
Deadline for full consideration: December 10, 2022, 12:00am EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline January 10, 2023, 11:59pm EST
Web address for more information https://www.buffalo.edu/cas/philosophy.html
Contact name LaTonia Lattimore
Contact email
Contact phone 716-645-0163
Time created October 10, 2022, 8:15pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date January 10, 2023, 11:59pm EST
Expired on January 12, 2023, 12:46am EST
Last updated March 14, 2023, 3:00pm UTC
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