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Postdoctoral Scholarship in Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location University Park, Pennsylvania, United States
Start date August 2018
Job description

Postdoctoral Scholarship in Philosophy

Postdoctoral Scholarship in Philosophy: The Department of Philosophy at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral scholarship in Philosophy beginning August 2018. The scholarship 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 January 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. To be considered for this position, applications must be submitted electronically at http://apptrkr.com/1128472. Include (1) a formal letter of application detailing relevant qualifications for this position, (2) a research statement, (3) a current curriculum vitae, (4) a relevant writing sample, and (5) three (3) confidential letters of recommendation.

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Time created December 5, 2017, 12:21pm EST
Scheduled expiry date June 18, 2018, 3:13pm EST
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