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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS African American Philosophy
AOS categories African/Africana Philosophy
AOC Africana Philosophy, philosophy of race, feminism/womanism, American pragmatism, continental philosophy
AOC categories African/Africana Philosophy
American Philosophy
Continental Philosophy
Feminist Philosophy
Philosophy of Race
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number CoLA-829
Location Carbondale, Illinois, United States
Start date August 16, 2017
Job description

Duties:  Maintaining an active program of scholarship that involves regular publication, as well as teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, advising graduate student projects and continuing service to the department and college as appropriate to academic rank.

Requirements:  For the rank of Assistant Professor (100% FTE, tenure-track appointment), applicants must have a Ph.D. in Philosophy or in a closely related field with an expertise in African American philosophy that situates it with respect to African and/or Caribbean traditions. Among applicants for Assistant Professor, preference will be given to individuals with competence in Race Theory, Feminist/Womanist Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, or American Pragmatism.  Preference will also be given to individuals who have already-established records of successful teaching and publication. ABD applicants will be considered if all requirements for the PhD will be completed by August 15, 2017. If all requirements for the PhD are not completed by August 15, 2017, a term, non-tenure track appointment may be offered in accordance with University policy (http://policies.siu.edu/personnel_policies/chapter2/ch2-faps/conting.html).

For the rank of Associate Professor or Professor (with tenure) and the Boydston Chair in Philosophy, applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Philosophy or in a closely related field. Applicants must likewise have a broad expertise in African American philosophy of the African and/or Caribbean traditions and a recognized research profile and expertise in the philosophy of John Dewey to assume the Director duties of the Center for Dewey Studies.  The selected individual will hold a tenured faculty appointment in Philosophy and an Administrative/Professional appointment as Director of the Center for Dewey Studies.  Applicants must have academic and scholarly credentials that support appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor with tenure at SIU Carbondale. Preferred qualifications include a demonstrated record of obtaining grants and external funding.  Applicants for Associate Professor or Professor and the Boydston Chair in Philosophy must have strong leadership qualities, administrative expertise, and the ability to foster collaborations between the Dewey Center and units within and beyond the University.

The Philosophy Department at SIU Carbondale is known worldwide for its history of leadership and research in the field of classical American Philosophy. It houses the Center for Dewey Studies, the Library of Living Philosophers, the Phenomenology Research Center, and hosts several journals and book series. The Philosophy Department grants both MA and Ph.D. degrees and has an exceptionally strong placement record for its graduates. The Department is committed to a robust pluralism in philosophical methodologies. SIU Carbondale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

How to apply
Application type Email
Please send a letter of application, a CV, one writing sample, evidence of teaching proficiency, graduate school transcripts, and three letters of reference to Dr. Kenneth Stikkers, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Philosophy, Mail Code 4505, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL 62901. Application materials may also be submitted electronically to Dr. Stikkers at kstikker@siu.edu.
Email to apply
Hard deadline March 9, 2017, 11:59pm CST
Contact name Kenneth Stikkers
Contact email
Contact phone 618 453-7433
Time created February 13, 2017, 8:12am EST
Scheduled expiry date March 9, 2017, 11:59pm CST
Expired on March 11, 2017, 12:46am CST
Last updated May 11, 2017, 3:00pm EST
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