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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, Tufts University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open
AOC Feminist Philosophy
AOC categories 19th/20th Century Philosophy
Early Modern Philosophy
History of Philosophy
Epistemology
Metaphysics
Metaphysics and Epistemology
Philosophy of Action
Philosophy of Language
Philosophy of Mind
Logic
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
Philosophy of Mathematics
Philosophy of Science
Philosophy of Social Science
Ethics
Social and Political Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location West Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
Start date September 2017
Job description

Tufts University, School of Arts and Sciences

Department of Philosophy

Assistant Professor (tenure track) –Feminist Philosophy 

The Philosophy Department seeks a promising junior professor to enhance its undergraduate and MA programs, complement its existing teaching and research strengths, and contribute to the active philosophical life of the department as well as to curricular and research innovations in the broad area of Women’s Studies. This position is made possible through the Kathryn A. McCarthy, J45, AG46, Junior Professorship in Women’s Studies. The individual hired for this position will be affiliated with Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and would be expected to cross-list one or two courses per year in that program as well as to support capstone experiences for students.

This is a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, beginning in the Fall of 2017. A PhD in Philosophy is required, with an area of specialization or area of competence in Feminist Philosophy. The position requires teaching four courses a year, some of which will be cross-listed with the interdisciplinary program of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; and also includes usual non-teaching duties.

Applications must include a cover letter, CV, writing sample, three letters of recommendation, and an e-mail address and phone number at which the candidate may be reached. Evidence of teaching experience and expertise welcome. Applications should be submitted to https://apply.interfolio.com/38440. Questions about the position should be addressed to Stephen Martin, Department of Philosophy Program Manager, at stephen.martin@tufts.edu. Review of applications will begin on November 4, 2016, and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be scheduled. To be assured of full consideration, applications must be complete by November 4, 2016.

Tufts is an EO/AAE employer and committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty; candidates from under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. 

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://apply.interfolio.com/38440
Deadline for full consideration: November 4, 2016, 12:00am EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information https://apply.interfolio.com/38440
Contact name Stephen Martin
Contact email
Contact phone 617-627-5109
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Time created October 6, 2016, 9:46am EST
Scheduled expiry date April 23, 2017, 5:45pm EST
Last updated October 23, 2016, 8:51pm EST
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