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Assistant Professor* (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, University of Chicago

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Chicago, Illinois, United States
Start date Fall 2018
Job description

University of Chicago

Assistant Professor, Tenure-track

AOS: Open

AOC: Open

Assistant Professor of Philosophy, first or second term.  Position will preferably begin July 1, 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter.  AOS: Open; AOC: Open.  The department has needs in Ancient Philosophy (non-ethics areas only), Early Modern Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind/Philosophy of Psychology, and Early Islamic Philosophy, but will consider candidates specializing in any area.  Minimum teaching load of four courses/year, graduate and undergraduate levels; usual dissertation, committee, and advising responsibilities. Successful candidates less than two years out from PhD may also be eligible for appointment as Provost Fellows with an initial two-year faculty appointment at the rank of Instructor.  Doctoral degree in Philosophy, or related field, required by start of the appointment.  We welcome applicants from groups historically underrepresented in academia, including women, black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian or Alaskan Native.

Required elements of the dossier are: cover letter, CV, dissertation abstract, research statement, writing sample, teaching statement, teaching evaluations, syllabi, and three letters of reference.  Optional elements are an additional writing sample and additional letters of reference.  All items EXCEPT letters of reference may only be submitted via the Academic Careers website (https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu) for posting #03511.

Letters of reference must be submitted by your referees by one of the following methods:

(1) through the Academic Careers website (strongly preferred); (2) by email to: philosophy_searches@lists.uchicago.edu with the subject heading OPEN SEARCH; or (3) by mail to Open Search Committee Chair, Department of Philosophy, 1115 E. 58th St., Chicago, IL 60637.

No applications or dossier materials will be accepted after November 6, 2017.

Questions may be sent through the Academic Careers website or philosophy_searches@lists.uchicago.edu with the subject heading OPEN SEARCH. 

Position contingent upon budgetary approval.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at http://www.uchicago.edu/about/non_discrimination_statement/. Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email ACOppAdministrator@uchicago.edu with their request.  

How to apply
Application type Online
Go to https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu and search for posting #03511.
Web address to apply https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu
Email to apply
Hard deadline November 6, 2017, 11:59pm CST
Web address for more information https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu
Contact name William Weaver
Contact email
Contact phone 773-795-3923
Time created September 14, 2017, 9:16am EST
Scheduled expiry date November 6, 2017, 11:59pm CST
Expired on November 8, 2017, 12:46am CST
Last updated January 8, 2018, 3:00pm EST
Last update notification
Note that the posting number for this job has changed. It used to be #03478; it is now #03511. The application deadline has changed. It is no longer October 23; it is now November 6.
October 5, 2017, 11:03am EST

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