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Assistant or Associate Professor

Department of Philosophy, Harvard University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS some area of 18th-19th century theoretical philosophy
AOS categories 19th/20th Century Philosophy
Early Modern Philosophy
AOC Kant's theoretical philosophy (including ability to supervise dissertations)
AOC categories 19th/20th Century Philosophy
Early Modern Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Start date July 1, 2018
Job description

Position Description: The Harvard University Department of Philosophy seeks candidates for a tenure-track position. Applicants should have an AOS in some area of 18th-19th century theoretical philosophy and an AOC (including ability to supervise dissertations) in Kant’s theoretical philosophy. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2018. The tenure-track professor will be responsible for teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Teaching duties include three full courses per year; one additional light course; supervision of Ph.D. dissertations; supervision of undergraduate honors theses.

Other keywords: Kant, German Idealism, Post-Kantian German Philosophy Hegel, Fichte, Schelling, 18th century, 19th century

Basic Qualifications: Doctorate or terminal degree in Philosophy or related discipline.

Additional Qualifications: Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching.

Special Instructions:

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7816). The committee will begin reviewing applications on November 15, 2017; candidates are strongly encouraged to apply by that date.

1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Teaching statement
4. Research statement
5. Names and contact information of 3-5 referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received.
6. Dissertation abstract
7. Publications or writing samples
8. Additional teaching materials (e.g., sample syllabus, teaching evaluations, description of proposed course) are encouraged; they are not required at the initial application stage but may be requested later in the process.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Applications must be uploaded at the Harvard/ARIeS website. The committee will begin reviewing applications on November 15, 2017; candidates are strongly encouraged to apply by that date.
Web address to apply https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/781...
Deadline for full consideration: November 15, 2017, 12:00am EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/782...
Contact name Nyasha Borde
Contact email
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Scheduled expiry date March 27, 2018, 12:50pm EST
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