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Postdoctoral Scholar in Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Open, but we especially encourage applicants from underrepresented groups in philosophy and/or those with research interests in critical philosophy of race, Africana or African-American philosophy, or Latin American or Latino/a philosophy.
AOC Open, but we especially encourage applicants from underrepresented groups in philosophy and/or those with research interests in critical philosophy of race, Africana or African-American philosophy, or Latin American or Latino/a philosophy.
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 69288
Location University Park, Pennsylvania, United States
Start date August 2017
Job description

Postdoctoral Scholar Position in Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral scholar position in Philosophy beginning August 2017. The scholar position is funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to enhance and expand our existing diversity efforts as they relate to underrepresented students, including African-Americans, Latino/as, Native Americans, and others who have a demonstrated commitment to diversity in the academy. AOS/AOC:  Open, but we especially encourage applicants from underrepresented groups in philosophy and/or those with research interests in critical philosophy of race, Africana or African-American philosophy, Latin American or Latino/a philosophy, or Native American or indigenous philosophy.

During their residency, the scholar will have no teaching responsibilities, though they may request a teaching assignment. The successful applicant is expected to be in residence and to take an active part in the life of the department. The successful applicant must also have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. by the time of appointment, but within the previous four academic years. Salary/benefit package is competitive and will include a moving allowance and a research budget as well as funding for a dissertation/book manuscript review session.

Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.  

To be considered for this position, applications must be submitted electronically at https://psu.jobs/job/69288  Include (1) a formal letter of application detailing relevant qualifications for this position, (2) a research statement, (3) a current curriculum vitae, and (4) a relevant writing sample. Additionally, please arrange for three (3) confidential letters of recommendation be sent separately to Vicky Mazur at vpm102@psu.edu.

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to  http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/ , which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
To be considered for this position, applications must be submitted electronically at https://psu.jobs/job/69288 Include (1) a formal letter of application detailing relevant qualifications for this position, (2) a research statement, (3) a current curriculum vitae, and (4) a relevant writing sample. Additionally, please arrange for three (3) confidential letters of recommendation be sent separately to Vicky Mazur at vpm102@psu.edu.
Web address to apply https://app3.ohr.psu.edu/jobs/hrr-mgr/Session/home...
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Deadline for full consideration: March 1, 2017, 12:00am EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline May 9, 2017, 11:59pm EST
Contact
Web address for more information https://app3.ohr.psu.edu/jobs/hrr-mgr/Session/home...
Contact name Vicky Mazur
Contact email
Contact phone 814-863-3531
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Time created February 10, 2017, 8:10am EST
Scheduled expiry date May 9, 2017, 11:59pm EST
Expired on May 11, 2017, 12:46am EST
Last updated July 11, 2017, 3:00pm EST
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