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77. UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA, ORLANDO, FL. Asst. Prof., tenure-track, beginning August 2012. Required AOS: Cognitive Sciences, broadly construed. Preferred AOC: Open; teaching needs in ethics, aesthetics, continental philosophy, logic, history, embodiment, Humanities, Religion and Cultural Studies. Ph.D. by June 1. Teaching experience and publications preferred. 5 courses/year (3/2) pre-tenure; undergraduate and graduate. Optional summer teaching. We encourage applicants who are excited at the prospect of interdisciplinary research and teaching in cognitive science that integrates research or creative projects in diverse areas of inquiry. EO/AAE. For other preferred characteristics, position details, application requirements and on-line application process see www.jobswithucf.com (beg. May 4) faculty posting 38435. Review of applications will begin on June 1, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled. (193W); posted 5/2/12.
75., 76.SEATTLE UNIVERSITY, SEATTLE, WA. Seattle University invites applications for two one-year full-time Instructor positions, beginning September 2012. Salary will be based on experience and qualifications. AOS: Open. AOC: History of philosophy, including ancient, medieval, and modern. We seek persons at the doctoral level who have an understanding of the task of teaching philosophy in an undergraduate liberal arts curriculum, and who are committed to the use of primary source materials. The department is particularly interested in a person excited about teaching required philosophy core courses: Intro to Phil., Phil. of the Person, and Ethics. Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 48 acres on Seattle’s Capitol Hill. More than 7,700 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools. U.S. News and World Report’s "Best Colleges 2012” ranks Seattle University among the top 10 universities in the West that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants should submit materials online at https://jobs.seattleu.edu, including CV, contact information for two references, teaching materials (including evaluations) and a writing sample. Only electronic applications will be accepted. Applications received by May 25, 2012 will receive priority consideration, but the positions are open until filled. Candidates are encouraged to visit the candidate information Web site: www.seattleu.edu/artsci/philosophy/candidates.htm. (193W), posted5/2/12.
74. UNIVERSITY OF ILLINIOIS, URBANA, IL.The Department of Philosophy at the University of Illinois seeks a Visiting Lecturer. One year, beginning August 16, 2012. Renewal possible contingent on funding. 6 courses/year (3/semester). Undergraduate: Introduction to Philosophy, Logic and Reasoning, Introductory Ethics. Mixed Graduate and Undergraduate in AOS. Ph.D. prior to start date. Evidence of teaching experience required. Experience with large lectures preferred. Salary 49K. To apply, create your candidate profile through the University of Illinois application login page at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your application materials: letter of application, CV, and names of contact information for three professional references. Referees will be contacted electronically upon submission of the application. Only electronic applications submitted through https://jobs.illinois.edu will be accepted. To ensure full consideration, all required applicant materials must be received no later than May 25, 2012. Letters of reference must be received no later than June 1, 2012. The department highly recommends that complete applications be submitted prior to May 25, to ensure that referees have enough time to submit their letters of recommendation. For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact Carla Vail, 217-244-2645, [email protected]. You may also visit http://www.philosophy.illinois.edu for additional information. The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer. The administration, faculty and staff embrace diversity and are committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (193W); posted 4/30/12.73. UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA. One-year Lectureship/Research position, beginning second semester, 2012. 2 courses/year. AOS: Open; AOC: Asian philosophy. PhD prior to application. Some thesis supervision. Salary: AUD $85000. Online application: http://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/jobDetails.asp?sJobIDs=810678&stp=AW&sLanguage=en Deadline for applications: June 17, 2012. Contact: Prof. Graham Priest ([email protected]). (193W), posted 4/30/12.
72. WESTERN UNIVERSITY-CANADA, LONDON, ON, CANADA. POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW IN PHILOSOPHY OF NEUROSCIENCE. WESTERN UNIVERISTY-CANADA, London, Ontario, Canada. The Brain and Mind Institute (http://www.uwo.ca/its/brain/) and the Rotman Institute of Philosophy (http://www.rotman.uwo.ca/) invite applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Philosophy of Neuroscience. The Fellowship will provide a new scholar in philosophy of neuroscience with a unique opportunity to pursue his or her chosen areas of scholarly research in collaboration with neuroscientists and philosophers. The Postdoctoral Fellowship in Philosophy of Neuroscience has a one-year term with the possibility of renewal for a second year, and the Fellow will be co-supervised by faculty from the Brain and Mind Institute and the Rotman Institute of Philosophy. The Fellow will be affiliated with a lab in the Brain and Mind Institute and will participate in a program of ongoing neuroscience research related to his or her own philosophical interests. The Fellow will have an office within the Rotman Institute of Philosophy, be expected to teach a half course in the Department of Philosophy, participate fully in the research life of the Institute, including participation in conferences, research groups, and reading groups. Candidates must have had a PhD in Philosophy conferred within five years of the start of the Fellowship. All PhD requirements must be completed by the starting date of this Postdoctoral Fellowship, September 1, 2012. The stipend is $38,000 CDN plus $6,180 CDN for teaching a half course. Additionally, the Fellow will be provided a research allowance of $5,000 CDN. Please send curriculum vitae, writing sample, research statement, and three letters of reference to: Rob Read, Administrative Assistant, Rotman Institute of Philosophy, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B8. Fax: 519-661-3261. E-Mail: [email protected]. Applications must be received by June 15, 2012. This position is subject to the availability of funds. Applicants should have fluent oral and written communication skills in English. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Western University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. (193W); posted 4/24/12.
71. FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY, TALLAHASSEE, FL. Assistant in philosophy (permanent non-tenure-track position); beginning Fall 2012. Ph.D. required. This is a teaching position with a load of six to eight courses for the year (semester system), depending on other duties. The successful applicant will teach a selection of undergraduate courses, including: bioethics; philosophy of feminism; philosophy of law; race, class, and gender. Salary competitive. Florida State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to diversity in hiring, and a Public Records Agency. Applicants should send, by May 16, 2012, a complete dossier to: Prof. P. Rawling, Chair, Department of Philosophy, Florida State University, Tallahassee FL 32306-1500. Inquiries to 850-644-1483 or [email protected](193W); posted 4/23/12.
70. UNIVERSITY OF UTAH, SALT LAKE CITY, UT. Associate Instructor, Philosophy, University of Utah. One year, non-renewable teaching position available for academic year 2012-13; appointment from July 1, 2012. Teaching load: 6 undergraduate courses, 3 per semester. Our current teaching needs include global justice, philosophy and feminism, world religions introductory ethics and business ethics. Salary: $40,000 plus benefits. The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. Applications including CV, letters of recommendation and teaching portfolio should be submitted via our University of Utah online hiring system: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/14936 Closing date for applications is May 3, 2012. (193W); posted 4/19/12.
69. UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA, NORMAN, OK. Visiting Asst. Professor, one-year leave replacement, beginning fall semester, 2012. AOS: History of Modern Philosophy; AOC: open. 6 courses per year, undergraduate and graduate level. The University of Oklahoma is an Equal-Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applications from women and members of minority groups. Send complete dossier and letter of application to Hugh H. Benson, Chair, Visiting Search, Department of Philosophy, 455 W. Lindsey, Room 605, Norman, OK 73019-2006 or to [email protected]. Screening will begin on May 7, and applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. (193W); posted 4/18/12.
68. UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA ANCHORAGE, ANCHORAGE, AK. The Philosophy Department at the University of Alaska Anchorage invites applications for a full time (4/4 teaching load), 9 months, tripartite, temporary term appointment at the assistant professor rank, beginning August 2012. We seek a promising scholar who is committed to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. Ph.D. is required by June 1, 2012. AOS: Ethics or Applied Ethics. AOC (at least two of the following): Professional Ethics, Biomedical Ethics, Environmental Ethics, Ethics. The successful candidate must be able to teach across the core curriculum including Logic, Introduction to Philosophy, History of Philosophy, and Ethics. Non-teaching duties include academic advising, departmental and university service. The successful candidate must be an excellent teacher and have experience interacting with a diverse student body (such as first generation university students, military service veterans and their family members, and Alaska Native students and students of underrepresented groups). Experience with course delivery via the internet preferred. Preference will be given to a candidate who (1) complements existing strengths in ethics and history of philosophy; (2) can teach bioethics; (3) can represent the department through professionally related community service involvement (4) can teach effectively. The University of Alaska Anchorage has an enrollment of 17,000 students and is the largest of the three University of Alaska campuses. Anchorage is a city of more than 280,000, nestled in a beautiful setting between the Chugach Mountains and Tikahtnu (Cook Inlet). The city affords summer and winter recreational activities that are unparalleled. Review of applications will begin April 26, 2012. (Open until filled.) The job vacancy announcement and the application procedures are available at www.uakjobs.com (Posting #0063924: PCN #730272) or by contacting UAA's Human Resource Services office at (907) 786-4608. UAA is an AA/EO employer & educational institution. Members of underrepresented groups and women are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be eligible for employment under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 and subsequent amendments. Applications for employment with UAA are subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act. For further inquiries, please contact John Mouracade Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, (907) 786-4437, [email protected]. Initial interviews will be conducted via video or teleconference. Applicants must submit materials on-line via uakjobs.com to be considered for this position. (193W); posted 4/18/12.
*62.-*67. UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA DULUTH, DULUTH, MN. The Philosophy Department at the University of Minnesota Duluth seeks to add up to six people to its pool of temporary instructors and/or Assistant Professors available to teach lower division courses within the department offerings. Positions may be on a full or part time basis, beginning August 27, 2012. Term contracts only: positions contingent on funding. Essential qualifications include MA in Philosophy; aptitude in Philosophy; minimum one year of college level teaching experience in Philosophy, as T.A. acceptable; broad philosophical interests. The University of Minnesota requires that you apply online for this position. For a complete position description and information on how to apply online, visit http://employment.umn.edu and search for Job Requisition 177600. Complete applications will be reviewed beginning 05/07/2012. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. (193W); published 4/18/12.
60., 61.UNIVERSITY OF ESSEX, COLCHESTER, UK. Lecturer(s)/ Senior Lecturer/ Reader in Philosophy. School of Philosophy and Art History. The School of Philosophy and Art History at the University of Essex seeks to appoint two full-time members of staff, either with permanency or with eligibility for permanency after a probationary period, to start on 1 September, 2012, or as soon as possible thereafter. One post will be at the rank of Lecturer; the second will be at the rank of Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Reader, depending on the experience and qualifications of the applicant. We seek to make one appointment that will strengthen our teaching and research profile in moral and/or political philosophy, and a second that will either contribute to or suitably supplement our existing strengths in Continental European Philosophy. The post-holders will be expected to make significant contributions to the research and teaching activities of the School, and to participate in the usual range of administrative duties. Essential qualifications include: a PhD in Philosophy or a related discipline; evidence of research excellence; experience of teaching in a higher education environment or the demonstrable potential to achieve this. Candidates for appointment to ranks beyond that of Lecturer will be expected to have a proven record of experience and accomplishment as detailed in the recruitment pack for these posts, which is available on the University of Essex Human Resources website. Ability to contribute teaching and/or research in the area of medical ethics may be an advantage. Salary: In the range £37,012-£52,706 per annum. Closing date: 6 May 2012. Apply online (Ref. ACR613) at http://jobs.essex.ac.uk. (193W); posted 4/12/12.
59. THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA ROCHESTER, ROCHESTER, NY. The University of Minnesota Rochester (www.r.umn.edu) invites applications for an open-rank, tenure-track faculty position with expertise in Philosophy for its degree program, the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (BSHS). The successful candidate will take a leading role in designing and delivering the philosophy curriculum, integrating philosophy across other disciplines, and developing research and education opportunities for undergraduate students interested in philosophy-related careers in the health sector. The successful candidate has a Ph.D. or equivalent in an appropriate field with a deep interest in developing expertise in science-based learning and a passion for their discipline. The successful candidate has experience in the design of new curricula, assessment, and technology-enhanced education at the undergraduate level, and works well in interdisciplinary teams. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted online at https://employment.umn.edu. Search postings for Job Requisition # 177469 for application instructions and links. The University of Minnesota shall provide equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To request disability accommodations and/or to receive materials available in alternative formats, please contact Andrea Wilson as noted above. The University of Minnesota shall provide equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To request disability accommodations and/or to receive materials available in alternative formats, please contact Andrea Wilson as noted above. (193W); Posted 4/12/12.
57., 58. UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM, BIRMINGHAM, AL., Department of Philosophy seeks to fill two one-year positions as Assistant Professor. For each position we expect to have a tenure track position the following year for which successful candidate may apply. Area of specialization: any area of analytic philosophy. Area of competence for one of the positions: one or more of the following: philosophy of mind, epistemology, philosophy of science. Area of competence for the other position: one or more of the following: ethics, political philosophy, philosophy of law. Ph.D. preferred. Course load for the one-year positions: 8 courses. Salary competitive. Fall term begins August 15. Submit a letter of application, vita, letters of reference, and evidence of teaching ability (e.g., syllabuses, student evaluations) to [email protected]. UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of ethnicity, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. Employment eligibility verification required upon hire. (193W); Posted 4/12/12.
56. VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY, VILLANOVA, PA. The Villanova Center for Liberal Education seeks scholars in the Humanities to apply for the Arthur J. Ennis, OSA Post-doctoral Teaching Fellowship, starting in the Fall Semester 2011. This is a one-year fellowship renewable for up to three years. Villanova is a Roman Catholic University sponsored by the Augustinian Order. An AA/EEO employer, Villanova seeks a diverse faculty committed to scholarship, service, and especially teaching, who understand, respect, and can contribute to the University’s mission and values. Duties and Responsibilities: Ennis fellows teach three courses of the Augustine and Culture Seminar each semester, a two semester writing intensive interdisciplinary seminar program, required of all first year students. Each class is capped at sixteen students. The students are expected to write a minimum of thirty pages a semester. Fellows participate in the Center’s faculty development program as well as the Center’s lecture series. There are no other service requirements. Applicants must apply on-line at http://jobs.villanova.edu. All material must be received by April 21, 2012. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Marylu Hill, Director, Villanova Center for Liberal Education at [email protected]. Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in a Humanities discipline, a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching in the Humanities, and an interest in teaching the thought and influence of Augustine. Statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, curriculum vitae, official graduate and undergraduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, writing samples, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. (193W); Published 4/12/12.
55. JOHN CARROLL UNIVERSITY, CLEVELAND, OH. John Carroll University, the Jesuit University in Cleveland, Ohio, invites applications for a one-year (with possible renewal for a second year) Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor position beginning August 27, 2012. AOS: Feminist Philosophy; AOC: Open. Ph.D. preferred. 4/4 teaching load. The successful candidate will be required to teach Introduction to Philosophy and an upper-level course in Feminist Philosophy; experience teaching Asian and Comparative Philosophy, and Epistemology, is a plus. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Send complete dossier electronically to [email protected] or by mail to Professor Dianna Taylor, Chair, Department of Philosophy, John Carroll University, 20700 North Park Blvd., University Heights, OH 44118. John Carroll University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to diversity in the workplace and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities. (193W); Posted 4/3/12.
54. WABASH COLLEGE, CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN. One-year visiting position as Assistant Professor of Philosophy beginning July 1, 2012. Ph.D. preferred, A.B.D. will be considered. Candidates should have Ph.D. completed or very near completion by the fall of 2012. AOS: some area in the history of philosophy prior to the 19th century with ancient philosophy preferred. AOC: broad range of philosophical topics as appropriate to a small department, including broad competence in the history of philosophy. The teaching load is three courses per semester, six per year. Submit vita, transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a letter of application, which includes some discussion of your teaching interests in a liberal arts environment, electronically to Violet Mayberry, Administrative Assistant to Philosophy, at [email protected]. Questions about the position may be sent to Prof. Glen Helman, Philosophy Chair at [email protected]. Review of applications will begin on April 18 and continue until the position is filled. Wabash College, a liberal arts college committed to the undergraduate education of men, encourages applications from persons of all backgrounds. EOE. Those interested in finding out more about the college and the department may consult the college website at www.wabash.edu. (193W); Posted 4/3/12.
53. FORT HAYS STATE UNIVERSITY, HAYS, KS. The Department of Philosophy at Fort Hays State University invites applications for a full-time temporary assistant professor with good potential for ongoing renewal. AOS/AOC open, but applicants must (1) be able to teach existing distance-education versions of two of the four core courses for the Master of Liberal Studies Program – IDS 801: Introduction to Graduate Liberal Studies and IDS 802: Ways of Knowing in Comparative Perspective; (2) possess a Ph.D. in philosophy by August 8, 2012; (3) have a documented record of successful college teaching experience, preferably including experience in distance education and working with international students; (4) have not only a strong background in philosophy but also a strong, overall liberal education; (5) have a good degree of facility with modern learning technology; and (6) have a genuine commitment to the value of distance education. Salary competitive. Successful candidate will have consented to and successfully completed a criminal background check. The appointment begins August 8, 2012. The course load is twelve hours per semester. For more information see http://www.fhsu.edu/faculty-and-staff/employment-and-benefits/. Send letter of application, c.v., short sample of writing, three letters of recommendation, copies of transcripts, evidence of teaching excellence and statement of teaching philosophy to Douglas Drabkin, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Philosophy, Fort Hays State University, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601. Consideration of applications will begin April 23rd and will continue until the position is filled. FHSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, national origin, color, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or veteran status. (193W); Posted 4/3/12.
51., 52. TULANE UNIVERSITY, NEW ORLEANS, LA. Dept. of Philosophy, 2 visiting positions, beginning Fall 2012. 1. Visiting Assistant Prof., one year, with renewal possible a second year. 3 courses/semester. AOS: open. Candidate should be able to teach Introduction, Ethics, or Logic. We are especially interested in someone who can teach courses connected with our university service learning requirement (http://tulane.edu/cps/students/servicelearning.cfm). 2. Visiting Assistant Prof., one year. 3 courses/semester. AOS: ethics and political philosophy. We are looking for someone who will also be an active participant in The Center for Ethics & Public Affairs (http://murphy.tulane.edu/programs/center/). This position may be possible at the Associate Prof. rank, with a reduced course load. Please send dossier (including CV, letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching quality) to: Search Committee-Open or Search Committee-Ethics, Dept. of Philosophy, Tulane Univ., New Orleans, LA 70118. Review of applications will begin May 1st. We will be interviewing by Skype. Tulane is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Our website can be found at:http://tulane.edu/liberal-arts/philosophy/(193W); Posted 4/3/12.
50. COLGATE UNIVERSITY, HAMILTON, NY. Visiting Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies (Environmental Justice) The Environmental Studies Program at Colgate University is accepting applications for a visiting assistant professor to teach undergraduate courses in environmental studies, with an emphasis on environmental justice, during the academic year starting August 2012. Completion of PhD prior to or shortly after the date of hire expected; teaching experience desired. The five-course teaching load will include courses in environmental justice and other courses that contribute to the environmental studies curriculum. The ability to teach environmental ethics or a similar course is highly desired. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Please submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and a statement of teaching philosophy to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/1488. Also arrange to have three letters of recommendation submitted. Review of applications will begin April 20, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at www.upstatenyherc.org. Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body further the University's educational mission. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Colgate is a highly-selective liberal arts university of 2800 students situated in central New York. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the Environmental Studies Program can be found at http://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments/environmentalstudies.html. (193W); Posted 3/30/12.
48., 49.THE UNIVERSITY OF ST. THOMAS, ST. PAUL, MN. The University of St. Thomas Philosophy Department invites applications for two one-year visiting positions to begin Sept. 2012, at the rank of assistant professor or instructor. These are replacement positions for faculty who have received research fellowships for 2012-13; the positions will not continue beyond the year. AOS and AOC are open. Applicants should have excellent philosophical and teaching skills, some experience teaching introductory philosophy courses, and an understanding of the Catholic intellectual tradition. MA (or ABD) in philosophy is required. Since these are teaching positions (without expectations for research or service) the teaching load will be eight courses over the year, four in the fall and four in the spring; teaching schedules likely will be five days a week. Most if not all of the teaching will be in the department's two core courses: Philosophy of the Human Person, and Introductory Ethics. Established in 1885, the University of St. Thomas is located in the major metropolitan area of Minneapolis - St. Paul, and is Minnesota's largest private university. Its 11,000 students pursue degrees in a wide range of liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs. Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good, and seeks to develop individuals who combine career competency with cultural awareness and intellectual curiosity. The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission. The University of St. Thomas has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion, to equal opportunity policies and practices, and to the principles and goals of affirmative action. In that spirit, the University welcomes nominations and applications from a broad and diverse applicant pool. Applications should be submitted online at www.stthomas.edu/jobsatust, and include 1) a cover letter that includes discussion of the candidate's teaching experience and familiarity with the Catholic intellectual tradition, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a sample of philosophical writing, 4) evidence of teaching effectiveness, including quantitative data from student evaluations of recent courses, and 5) transcripts (unofficial versions are acceptable). In addition, candidates should arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent, either by email to [email protected] (pdf format preferred) or by mail to: Philosophy Dept. Chair – JRC 241; University of St. Thomas, 2115 Summit Ave.; St. Paul, MN 55105-1096. To be guaranteed full consideration all application materials should be received by April 13. Positions are open until filled. Please direct any questions to the Philosophy Dept. Chair at [email protected]. (193W); Posted 3/30/12.
40.-47. UNITED STATES-ISRAEL EDUCATION FOUNDATION. Fulbright Israel Post-Doctoral Fellowships for American Researchers in All Academic Disciplines. The United States-Israel Educational Foundation (USIEF), the Fulbright commission for Israel, offers 8 fellowships to American post-doctoral researchers in support of work to be carried out at Israeli universities during the course of the 2013/2014-2014/2015 academic years. The US Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program is open to candidates in all academic disciplines. Program grants total $40,000, $20,000 per academic year. Program fellows must be accepted as post-doctoral researchers by Israeli host institutions, which agree to provide them with a standard post-doctoral grant, which they will receive in addition to their Fulbright Fellowship. Thus, the total financial support received by Program Fellows is likely to be in the range of at least $35,000-$40,000 per year. Applications for 2013/2014-2014/2015 Fulbright Post-Doctoral Fellowships must be submitted to the Council for International Exchange of Scholars by August 1, 2012. Further details on the program and on application procedures may be found at: http://www.fulbright.org.il/index.php?id=1317; http://catalog.cies.org/viewAward.aspx?n=3400; http://www.cies.org/us_scholars/us_awards/Application.htm. Potential candidates should contact Ms. Judy Stavsky, Deputy Director, USIEF ([email protected]; +972-3-517-2392) for advice and assistance. (193W); Posted 3/27/12.
39. LOYOLA UNIVERSITY NEW ORLEANS, New Orleans, LA. The Philosophy Department seeks applications for a one year visiting position beginning Fall 2012. Teaching load is 4/4. AOS: Open. AOC: Ethics, History of Philosophy. Prior teaching experience and the ability to teach introductory logic is desirable. Ph.D. preferred, ABDs considered. Loyola University is a highly selective, Jesuit, Catholic institution dedicated to liberal education, whose primary mission is undergraduate education. Applicants should send letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, and transcripts to Prof. Mark Gossiaux, Philosophy Department, Loyola University New Orleans, New Orleans, LA 70118. Review of applications will begin April 23, 2012. Loyola University is an AA/EEO employer.
*†38. STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK GENESEO, GENESEO, NY. The Department of Philosophy at SUNY Geneseo invites applications for a one-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor or Lecturer (pending final budgetary approval). Position to begin August, 2012, with possibility of renewal for an additional year. AOS: open, but we especially welcome applications from individuals who will allow the Department to expand the diversity of its course offerings (e.g., by offering courses in Social/Political/Legal Philosophy, or Aesthetics, or Medieval Philosophy, or Islamic Philosophy, or African Philosophy). The successful candidate will teach Business Ethics, a first-year writing seminar on a topic of the candidate's choosing, and intermediate- or upper-level courses in his/her AOS. PhD in Philosophy preferred; strong ABDs considered. The College strives to provide a diverse learning environment for an increasingly multicultural society and interconnected world. For further information about SUNY Geneseo, please see our home page at: http://www.geneseo.edu. To apply, submit an online faculty application at https://jobs.geneseo.edu and attach a cover letter, vita, writing sample, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants should arrange for academic transcripts and three recent letters of recommendation to be sent directly to: David Levy, Search Committee Chair, Department of Philosophy, SUNY Geneseo, 1 College Circle, Geneseo, NY 14454. To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by April 15, 2012. Review will continue until the position is filled. All applicants are subject to criminal background checks. SUNY Geneseo is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.(193W); Posted 3/23/12.
37. FRIEDRICH SCHILLER UNIVERSITY OF JENA, JENA, GERMANY. Chair of Philosophy with special reference to Theoretical Philosophy (W3). The Institute of Philosophy at the Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena invites applications for the W3-Chair of Philosophy with special reference to Theoretical Philosophy, which will become vacant from 1 October 2012. The successful candidate is expected to have a track record of excellence in research, a well-specified research plan and be prepared to offer teaching covering the entire field of theoretical philosophy. S/he will also be expected to cover the areas of Philosophical Anthropology and Philosophy of Mind. Research interest in at least one area of the history of philosophy and participation in contemporary systematic debates would also be desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in the institute’s bachelor and master programmes (B.A. and M.A. Philosophy). Willingness to participate in the university’s interdisciplinary projects is also expected. A doctoral degree and a postdoctoral lecture qualification (Habilitation) or equivalent scholarly achievement, as well as teaching skills are required. The Friedrich-Schiller-University endeavours to increase the number of female staff members and strongly encourages appropriately qualified female scholars to apply. Severely disabled applicants with equivalent qualifications and experience will be given preferential consideration. If this is a candidate's first professorial appointment, employment will usually be limited, but exceptions to this are possible. Applications including CV, list of academic publications, courses taught, a statement of research interests, external funding and copies of certificates should be submitted by 26th of April 2012 to Dekan der Philosophischen Fakultät, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Fürstengraben 1, D-07743 Jena. (193W); Posted 3/22/12.
*36. LYMAN BRIGGS COLLEGE, EAST LANSING, MI. Lyman Briggs College—an undergraduate, residential science program grounded in the liberal arts at Michigan State University—invites applications for an instructor in history, philosophy, and/or sociology of science (HPS). Please note that this position is contingent upon administrative approval. The term of appointment will be the 2012-2013 academic year, with the possibility of renewal. Candidates must be committed to undergraduate teaching, and should hold at least a Master’s degree with a specialization in the history, philosophy, and/or sociology of science or technology, or a closely related field. The successful candidate will teach a total of five courses: two or three sections of our first-year Introduction to HPS course, and two or three upper-division HPS courses. Salary is commensurate with experience. This position is posted on the MSU Applicant Page (MAP), posting #5987. Applications must be submitted through Michigan State University, https://jobs.msu.edu, and should include a cover letter, CV, teaching portfolio, and three letters of recommendation. Deadline to ensure consideration of applications is April 29, 2012, but review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding this position may be directed to Dr. Robert Pennock ([email protected]), or at Lyman Briggs College; 35 East Holmes Hall; Michigan State University; East Lansing, MI 48825-1107. More details about this position, including the teaching portfolio required by all applicants, can be found at http://lbc.msu.edu/faculty/openPositions.cfm. (193W); Posted 3/22/12.
35. UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER, ROCHESTER, NY. Two-year visiting assistant professorship, beginning July 1, 2012. AOS: ethics. AOC: Ancient Greek philosophy. A 5 course (2-3) academic year teaching load in introductory ethics, Ancient Greek philosophy, introduction to philosophy, introductory logic, and reason and argument. Completed PhD strongly preferred. Competitive salary and benefits. Applications should be completed on-line at https://www.rochester.edu/fort/phl3/ and should include a c.v., at least three letters of recommendation, a writing sample, and documentation of excellence in teaching. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. The University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education. (193W); Posted 3/20/2012.
34. SOUTHERN UTAH UNIVERSITY, CEDAR CITY, UT. Tenure-track position in Philosophy. Rank: Assistant Professor. AOS: Modern Philosophy. AOC: Metaphysics, Epistemology, or Logic. The position begins fall semester, 2012. Ph.D. is required by August, 2012. We currently offer a Minor and Major. We seek an outstanding teacher with an active research program. Service on departmental and university committees required. The teaching load is 4 and 4, undergraduate. The annual salary and benefits are competitive. SUU is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Review of the applications will begin April 12 and will continue until the position is filled. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to those who meet the aforementioned requirements. Apply online at http://jobs.suu.edu. For problems or questions, please contact Human Resources (435) 586-7754 or [email protected]. (193W); Posted 3/20/2012.
33. JOHN CARROLL UNIVERSITY, CLEVELAND, OH. See revised ad above (55).
John Carroll University, the Jesuit University in Cleveland, Ohio, invites applications for a one-year (with possible renewal for a second year) Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor position beginning August 27, 2012. AOS: Feminist Philosophy; AOC: Asian and Comparative Philosophy and Epistemology. Ph.D. preferred. 4/4 teaching load. In addition to teaching Introduction to Philosophy, the successful candidate will be required to teach a mid-level undergraduate course in Asian and Comparative Philosophy, and advanced undergraduate courses in Feminist Philosophy and Epistemology. Review of applications will begin March 30th and continue until the position is filled. Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy, and teaching evaluations to: Professor Dianna Taylor, Chair, Department of Philosophy, John Carroll University, 20700 North Park Blvd., University Heights, OH 44118. John Carroll University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to diversity in the workplace and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.(193W); Posted 3/16/12.
32. UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. The University of Virginia's program in Political Philosophy, Policy & Law (PPL) invites applications for one full-time fellow for the academic year beginning August 25, 2012, renewable for a second academic year. Renewals are subject to availability of funding and performance. Applicants should specialize in contemporary political theory/philosophy, particularly as it applies to the evaluation of important issues in public policy. A background in jurisprudence or legal theory is also desirable. PPL is a selective interdisciplinary undergraduate major in which fourth year students develop substantial research projects in the context of a capstone seminar. The fellow will preside over this seminar during the spring semester as well as teach one fall semester course in his or her area of interest. Applicants for the fellowship must have achieved the status of ABD prior to August 1, 2012. Candidates must combine strong research potential with commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching. To apply, please complete a Candidate Profile online through Jobs@ UVA (https://jobs.virginia.edu), and electronically attach the following: a current CV, cover letter, statement of teaching, unofficial transcript and writing sample. Search on posting 0609512. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by April 13, 2012; however, the position will remain open until filled. Also, under separate cover by mail, please arrange for three (3) letters of recommendation to be sent to: PPL Fellow Search Committee c/o Colin Bird, Department of Politics, P.O. Box 400787, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904-4787. Questions regarding the position should be directed to: Dr. Colin Bird, 434-924-3615, [email protected] Questions regarding the application process or [email protected] should be directed to: Sue Sherrill, 434-924-6990, [email protected]. The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. (193W); Posted 3/15/12.
31. WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY, DETROIT, MI. One-year Lecturer position, non-tenure-track, beginning Fall 2012. 6 courses/year (3/semester), undergraduate and graduate. AOS: open. AOC: applied ethics. Salary competitive. Send CV, a writing sample, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and at least 3 letters of recommendation to: Lecturer Search, Dept. of Philosophy, 5057 Woodward Ave. Rm. 12202, Wayne State University, Detroit MI 48202. Applicants must also apply online at https://jobs.wayne.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=466658. Review of applications to begin immediately; for fullest consideration, materials should be received by April 2. Wayne State is an equal-opportunity employer. (193W); Posted 3/14/12
30.THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN – MADISON, MADISON, WI. Assistant Professor of Ancient Greek History. The Department of History at the UW-Madison invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Ancient Greek history beginning in August 2013. Applicants should hold a doctorate or anticipate its completion by the time of the appointment. Candidates should demonstrate evidence of creativity and excellence in any subfield of or approach to ancient Greek history. The ideal candidate will actively engage in the intellectual life of our large history faculty with temporally, geographically and methodologically diverse interests, as well as embrace departmental commitments to undergraduate and graduate education and engage in significant ongoing research. The successful candidate will be the first holder of the John and Jeanne Rowe Chair of Ancient Greek History. Interested candidates should send hard paper copies of their letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a writing sample of approximately 50 pages, as well as three signed hard paper copies of letters of recommendation (electronic versions will not be accepted) to Ms. Nicole Hauge, Ancient Greek History Search Committee, Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 3211 Mosse Humanities Building, 455 North Park Street, Madison, WI 53706-1405. We also request that you send PDF copies of your letter of application, curriculum vitae, and your writing sample of approximately 50 pages to [email protected]. If the writing sample forms part of a larger book manuscript or dissertation, please include an abstract and table of contents or a statement of how the writing sample fits in with the larger project. For full consideration, complete applications must be received by August 14, 2012. Preliminary interviews will be conducted by phone or Skype in the second half of September. The UW-Madison is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. State law requires a criminal background check as a condition of employment. (193W); Posted 3/9/12.
†29. UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH, GALVESTON, TX.Assistant Professor—Health Policy. Candidates should have a Ph.D., M.D., J.D., or equivalent terminal degree, with substantial training and background in health policy. The candidate should be interested in teaching and research in health policy within a setting of interdisciplinary scholarship in medical humanities, public health, and the social sciences. Willingness to engage in interdisciplinary collaboration, ability to teach both health professional and graduate students, and potential to secure external grant funding are essential qualifications. Interest and experience in one or more of the following is highly desirable: health care for the underserved; health disparities; history of medicine; comparative or international health policy studies. The Institute for the Medical Humanities (IMH) at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position. The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary faculty in ethics, history, law, literature, religious studies, social medicine, and visual studies who engage in research and teaching of medical students, trainees, and graduate students in the biomedical sciences. The IMH also offers an ethics consultation service in the university’s hospitals. The IMH is home of the nation’s only Ph.D. program in medical humanities. Please apply online at http://www.utmb.edu/hcm/ and include contact information for three references. Job Opening ID# 29388. UTMB is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution which proudly values diversity. Applicant of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. (193W); Posted 3/9/12.
28. CITY UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG, KOWLOON, HONG KONG. Worldwide Search for Talent. City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students’ talent and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement. Currently, the University has six Colleges/Schools. Within the next two years, the University aims to recruit 100 more scholars from all over the world in various disciplines, including science, engineering, business, social sciences, humanities, law, creative media, energy, environment, and other strategic growth areas. Applications are invited for: Assistant Professor [Ref. C/115/49] Department of Public and Social Administration. Responsibilities: Be an active researcher, dedicated to university teaching and supervision of students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD degrees. The appointee is also required to undertake administrative responsibilities as assigned by the Head of Department. Requirements: A PhD in Philosophy/Political Science or related disciplines with ethics and political philosophy broadly construed. Specialization in comparative philosophy and command of at least one East Asian language are desirable. Evidence of teaching ability including student evaluations should be provided. (Those who have responded to the previous advertisement in November 2011 need not re-apply.) Salary and Conditions of Service: Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual performance. Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable). Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract. Information and Application: Further information on the post and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong [Fax : (852) 2788 1154 or (852) 3442 0311/email : [email protected]]. Please send the application with a current curriculum vitae to Acting Head, Department of Public and Social Administration, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong, or e-mail to "[email protected]”. Applications received before 1 April 2012 will receive full consideration. Shortlisted candidates will be requested to arrange for at least 3 reference reports sent directly by their referees to the Department, specifying the position applied for. The University reserves the right not to fill the position. Personal data provided by applicants will be used strictly in accordance with the University’s personal data policies, a copy of which will be provided upon request. The University also offers a number of visiting positions through its "CityU International Transition Team” for current graduate students and for early-stage and established scholars, as described at http://www.cityu.edu.hk/provost/cityu_international_transition.htm. City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, especially those who will enhance the diversity of our staff. City University of Hong Kong was ranked the 110th among the world’s top universities and the 15th in Asia according to the Quacquarelli Symonds 2011 surveys. http://www.cityu.edu.hk(193W); Posted 3/9/12.
26., *27.ST. NORBERT COLLEGE, DE PERE, WI. invites applications for one, possibly two, positions for a Teaching Fellow in Philosophy, non-tenure track. Start August 2012. Annually renewable up to two years, contingent on performance reviews. ABDs and PhDs are eligible. Must be able to teach an introductory-level course in the philosophy of human nature as well as an intermediate-level course on another topic. Applicants with expertise in Early Modern Philosophy, Metaphysics and Epistemology, or Medieval Philosophy/Philosophy of Religion are especially welcome. Two courses per semester, no committee or advisement duties. Competitive salary and benefits. St. Norbert College is a Catholic, liberal arts college in the Norbertine tradition. We are committed to providing an educational environment that is intellectually, spiritually, and personally challenging. Please visit the College website at www.snc.edu/mission and the Philosophy page at www.snc.edu/philosophy for information regarding the College mission and the Philosophy Program’s relation to it. Send application letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a list of graduate courses taken, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to: Dr. David Duquette, Associate Dean of Humanities and Fine Arts, St. Norbert College, 100 Grant St., De Pere, WI 54115-2099. Electronic submissions encouraged and can be sent to [email protected], addressed to Dr. David Duquette. Screening of applications will begin March 30, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. EEO. (193W); Posted March 8, 2012.
*24., *25.ST. MARY’S COLLEGE OF MARYLAND, ST. MARY'S CITY, MD. St. Mary’s College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary’s City is accepting applications for two one-year positions with the possibility of a one-year renewal as Visiting Instructors of Philosophy, beginning in August 2012, pending budgetary approval. We seek individuals who are committed to teaching undergraduates in a public liberal arts setting, and who have experience teaching at established liberal arts institutions. AOS: open. AOC: open. Teaching load: three courses per semester. The department has teaching needs in Logic, Ancient Philosophy, Early Modern Philosophy, and South Asian Philosophy. Women and ethnic minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary's College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in Historic St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland's public honors college. With highly selective admissions policies, academically talented students, and a rigorous curriculum, we offer a small college experience similar to that found at exceptional private colleges. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and by our proximity to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore. To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, names and contact information of three references, and evidence of teaching excellence to: John Schroeder, Chair, Professor of Religious Studies Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, 18952 E. Fisher Rd., St. Mary’s City, MD 20686-3001. Submission deadline is March 30, 2012. St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. (193W); Placed 3/7/12.
23. BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, BLOOMSBURG, PA. Philosophy Department. One year full-time position (AA# 28-1-245) beginning Fall 2012. AOS: applied ethics. 4/4 load with three preparations per semester. Salary and benefits competitive. Ph.D. in philosophy preferred, ABDs considered. Minimum requirements are ABD and teaching experience (includes teaching assistantships); full-time teaching experience is preferred. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations required. Application process: send three letters of recommendation, CV, evidence of effective teaching, and graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts accepted) to Dr. Wendy Lee, Philosophy Department, Bloomsburg University of PA, 400 E. Second Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815. All materials must be postmarked by April 4,2012 for full consideration. Interviews conducted by Skype. Finalists for this position must communicate well and successfully complete an interview process as judged by the department faculty; a recommendation for hiring is needed by a majority of the regular full-time department faculty. Completing this search is contingent upon available funding. Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check. Please see our website at http:/www.bloomu.edu/departments/philosophy/pages/phildept.html. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities and is an AA/EEO Employer.(193W); Posted 3/7/12.
22. ST. MICHAEL'S COLLEGE, COLCHESTER, VT. The Philosophy Department at St. Michael’s College is seeking a Visiting Instructor for the 2012-13 academic year to teach 7 sections, most at the 100 level (a requirement for all students of the College). The design of the course is left to the discretion of the instructor, but it is expected that he or she will include at least one Platonic dialogue (instructor’s choice). The contract is for one year. Ph.D. in Philosophy and teaching experience at the college level. Applicant must apply online at http://smcvt.interviewexchange.com and include a cover letter, current C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information for at least three references who can speak to the candidate’s teaching ability. Review of applications will begin on March 20, and continue until the position is filled. Saint Michael’s is a Catholic, residential, liberal arts college with an undergraduate enrollment of 2,000 students. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate teaching and be supportive of the mission of the College. Saint Michael's College is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering and affirming an inclusive, multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment for its students, faculty, and staff. In their cover letters, applicants are encouraged to address their potential contribution to the promotion of this diversity. (193W); Published 3/7/12.
21. JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY, HARRISONBURG, VA. The Department of Philosophy and Religion at James Madison University invites applications for a one year, full-time leave replacement position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2012. AOS: Feminism or History of Philosophy (any period before the 20th century). AOC: open. Teaching experience required; Ph.D. required by time of appointment. Position contingent upon funding. The successful candidate will teach Introduction to Philosophy, Critical Thinking, or Ethical Reasoning in the university's general education program and offer an upper-level course in his/her area of specialty. A typical course load for a semester involves teaching 100 students, split into either two or three courses, depending upon class size. Applicants must complete an application form at the university’s joblink website: joblink.jmu.edu, position posting number 0404511. Also send a letter of application, CV, three letters of recommendation, writing sample, graduate school transcripts (photocopies acceptable) and evidence of teaching excellence to Philosophy Search Committee Chair, Department of Philosophy & Religion, James Madison University, MSC 8006, 61 East Grace Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22807. Applications received by March 26, 2012 will receive full consideration. James Madison University is an AA/EEO employer. (193W); Posted 3/1/12.
FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY, TALLAHASSEE, FL. One year post-doctoral Fellowship, beginning Fall 2012. We are looking for philosophers with an AOS in free will. The Fellow is expected to teach four courses per year in the Philosophy Department. Salary: $40,000. Please send dossier (including letter of application, CV, writing sample, three letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching effectiveness) to Post-doc Search Committee, Department of Philosophy, 641 University Way, P.O. Box 3061500, Florida State University, Tallahassee FL 32306-1500. Fax 850-644-3832. Applications must be received by April 15, 2011. Women and members of minority groups under-represented in academia are especially encouraged to apply. Florida State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to diversity in hiring, and a Public Records Agency. Inquiries to Piers Rawling, Chair, [email protected], or 850-644-1483. (193W); Posted 3/1/12.
19. UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO, BOULDER, CO. The Department of Philosophy invites applications for a three-year, non-tenure-track instructor position. The AOS is open, and all strong applicants are encouraged to apply, but the department has special interest in someone with an AOS in epistemology, broadly construed. The appointment will begin in August 2012, and the appointee's PhD must be in hand by then. Also, applicants must have received their PhD within the past three years. The salary will be around $40,000, plus benefits. The position has a 3/3 teaching load, with typical non- teaching duties. Applicants should send a dossier including CV, writing sample, and at least three letters of recommendation to Search Committee, c/o Bradley Monton, Dept. of Philosophy, University of Colorado, 232 UCB, Boulder CO 80309-0232. Applications should ideally arrive by March 20, but will be accepted until the position is filled. The University of Colorado at Boulder is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment, and we encourage applications from members of groups underrepresented in Philosophy. (193W); Posted 2/29/2012
18. Montana State University, Bozeman MT.Visiting Assistant Professor, one year, non-tenure track, beginning Fall 2012.AOS: ethics.AOC: open.Competence in environmental ethics, contemporary moral problems, and gender theory preferred.Six courses per year (3/semester), including lower and upper division undergraduate courses and a multicultural introduction to ethics course. Undergraduate teaching experience and Ph.D. are required. Salary will be competitive depending on qualifications. Include a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching excellence.We encourage applications from women and minorities. Montana State University is a land grant institution with approximately 14,000 students located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, about 80 miles north of Yellowstone National Park.Send materials to: Professor Sara Waller, Chair, Philosophy Search Committee, Department of History and Philosophy, Montana State University-Bozeman, Bozeman MT, 59717-2320.[email protected].406-994-4396. Screening begins March 26th and will continue until the position is filled.ADA/EO/AA/VETERAN’S PREFERENCE. (193W); Posted 2/28/2012.
*17. AUBURN UNIVERSITY, AUBURN, AL. The Department of Philosophy is seeking candidates for potential openings for instructors beginning with the 2012-2013 academic year. Based on qualification we are accepting applications for one year instructor positions. These positions are for teaching responsibilities only. A fulltime, 9-month appointment runs from mid-August to mid-May; course load is four classes per semester and the salary is $32,000.00, final appointment is contingent upon funding. We strongly desire applicants with Ph.D.s in Philosophy (ABDs considered). Area of Specialty: Open. Area of Competence: Open. Review of applicants will begin April 30th, 2012 and continue until position is filled. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment; excellent communication skills required. Send letter of application, current CV, student/teacher/course evaluations if available, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to: Search Committee Chair, Department of Philosophy, 6080 Haley Center, Auburn University, AL 36849-5210. (Incomplete applications will not be considered.) See web page at www.auburn.edu/academic/liberal_arts/philosophy. Auburn University Is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. (193W); Posted 2/27/2012.
16. GEORGIA COLLEGE & STATE UNIVERSITY, MILLEDGEVILLE, GA. Georgia College & State University is seeking a dynamic teacher with the ability to teach primary sources in both western and non-western philosophy. This will be a full time lecturer position with the possibility of renewal. Limited non-teaching duties. Ph.D. preferred, ABD required. Possibility of summer work. GCSU is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Review of applications will begin 3/21/2012 and continue until the position is filled. We are particularly interested in finding someone who can show philosophy's relevance to contemporary issues of gender and class as well as relate philosophy to contemporary global issues. Ability to teach critical thinking is also desired. This person will also have the opportunity occasionally to offer upper level philosophy courses in their area of expertise. The position will have a 5/5 teaching load. Applicant should submit Resume/Vita, Cover Letter, short Writing Sample, List of 3 References with contact information. Application must be submitted on line: www.gcsujobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=52485(193W); Posted 2/24/2012.
15. UNIVERSITY OF ESSEX, COLCHESTER, UK. Lecturer in Moral and Political Philosophy (Medical Ethics). (Ref. ACR571) We wish to appoint a full-time Lecturer (with eligibility for permanency) to start on or about 1 September, 2012. A PhD in Philosophy, evidence of research activity and experience of teaching in a higher education environment or the demonstrable potential to achieve this are all essential. The postholder will be expected to contribute to teaching and research in the area of medical ethics (broadly conceived to include the ethics of health and/or social care). The postholder will be expected to carry out a range of teaching, research and administrative duties, and to contribute to the research mission of the School. Salary: £37,012-£44,166 per annum. Closing date: 11 March 2012. Apply online. If you have a disability and would like information in a different format telephone (01206) 873521/874588. http://jobs.essex.ac.uk. (193), (193W); Posted 2/24/12.
14. UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, CALGARY, AB, CANADA. Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Calgary. The Department of Philosophy at the University of Calgary invites applications for a two-year limited term position at the rank of Assistant Professor starting on September 1, 2012. The area of specialization for this position is ethical theory. The area of competence is ancient philosophy. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels in both areas. A PhD in philosophy and evidence of research and scholarship in the area of specialization are required. Specific inquiries about this position may be directed to: Ali Kazmi, Head, Department of Philosophy, University of Calgary. Email: [email protected]. Complete dossiers, including a CV, at least three letters of reference, and a recent sample of writing, may be sent to: Merlette Schnell, Manager, Department of Philosophy, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4 CANADA. Email: [email protected] . Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of the applications will begin on March 23, 2012. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Calgary respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. (193W); Posted 2/23/12
13.THE CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG, HONG KONG. The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong invites applications for: Professor, Department of Philosophy (Ref. 1112/140(430)/2), initially three-year contract from August 2012, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later. Outstanding applicants may be offered substantive appointment forthwith. 4 courses/year (2/semester) in philosophy (undergraduate and postgraduate) and general education. Some thesis supervision. Usual non-teaching duties. Solid teaching experience and a good research record. AOS: Chinese philosophy, preferably in Pre-Qin period and/or Song-Ming period (preference for those with additional competence in East-West comparative philosophy). AOC: open. Salary competitive. Please send complete dossier to: Professor Kai-Yee Wong, Chairman, Department of Philosophy, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong. Deadline for applications: March 16, 2012. (193W); Posted 2/22/12.
12. UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD, OXFORD, UK. Alexander Tamas Research Fellowship: Machine Superintelligence and the Future of AI with the Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology. University of Oxford. Faculty of Philosophy. The Future of Humanity Institute, Oxford Martin School. Grade 7: £29,099–£39,107 per annum. Protocol reference number: HUM/11042F/E. Applications are invited for a fixed-term, three-year Research Fellowship within the Oxford Martin Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology, an interdisciplinary programme at Oxford University. The Programme, directed by Professor Nick Bostrom, analyzes long-range technological change and potential social impacts of future technologies. Research foci include the future of computing and machine intelligence, existential risks, and related philosophical issues. The postholder will research topics related to the long-term future of machine intelligence, focusing on impacts, risks, current technical developments and foundational issues. Possible backgrounds include computer science, mathematics, or philosophy. Further particulars and application details available at: www.fhi.ox.ac.uk/get_involved/future_tech_vacancies/futuretech. Contact: [email protected]. Application deadline: Wednesday 7th March. (193W); Posted 2/22/12.011. WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY, ST. LOUIS, MO.
The Department of Philosophy is accepting applications for a McDonnell Postdoctoral Fellowship for the 2012-2013 academic year in the Department’s program in Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology (PNP). Housed within the Department of Philosophy, the PNP program promotes formal and informal interaction with Washington University psychologists and neuroscientists. The program includes both graduate and undergraduate degree offerings, a wide range of courses and seminars, and regular colloquia and research group meetings. A PNP postdoctoral fellow would be expected to teach two courses per year in the Department of Philosophy, present two or three public lectures, carry out independent research, and coordinate a variety of PNP functions. There is a strong probability that, with successful performance, fellowships would be renewed for a second year, 2013-2014. More information on the PNP program is available at http://pnp.artsci.wustl.edu/
. Interested candidates should submit curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, a succinct writing sample, and a brief statement of teaching and research interests online at https://jobs.wustl.edu/
, reference job requisition number 23335
. For guaranteed review, submit by March 2nd, 2012. Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. (193), (193W); posted 2/22/12.
*9., *10.UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, SEATTLE, WA. Two one-year full-time Lecturer positions, 2012-2013, pending budgetary approval. 1) AOS: modern philosophy. 2) AOS: metaphysics or epistemology. Positions require teaching five courses over three quarters, ranging from the introductory undergraduate to the graduate level, including large lecture classes with graduate teaching assistants. Salary and benefits competitive. Ph.D. required. Please email application letter, cv, writing sample, and evidence of teaching excellence to either [email protected] or [email protected] and send 3 letters of recommendation to either Search One or Search Two, Department of Philosophy, University of Washington, Box 353350, Seattle WA 98195-3350 by March 7, 2012. The University of Washington is building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. (192W), (193W); posted 2/1/12.
8. UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, COLUMBIA. SC. Center for Bioethics Postdoctoral Fellowship. Postdoctoral position which involves teaching and research in the area of bioethics (broadly defined) with the Center for Bioethics at the University of South Carolina starting August 2012. The position is for 10.5 months with a salary of $36,000. Duties of the position include: Conduct research in an area of the candidate’s interest. Teach two courses per semester in the areas of health care ethics/bioethics/medical ethics during the Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 semesters (4 courses total). These will be taught in the Department of Philosophy. Topic, course numbers and enrollment will be assigned by the department chair. Assist the Director of the Center for Bioethics in organization and development of programs at the University of South Carolina and at the Palmetto Health Alliance. This may include organization of workshops, grant writing, web page development, and work with hospital initiatives in quality, diversity, and/or administrative and organizational ethics. Application Procedure: Applications should be submitted electronically at https://uscjobs.sc.edu. A cover letter which includes a description of the candidate’s research interest/s, curriculum vitae, and 3 letters of references should also be included with your applications. Deadline for applications is April 6, 2012. For additional information regarding this position contact George P. Khushf, Director, Center for Bioethics, University of South Carolina (803)-777-0299 or email khushf@ sc.edu. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status.(193), (193W); posted 2/22/12.
7. UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA, ATHENS, GA. The Department of Philosophy invites applications for a non-tenure track, annually renewable lecturer position beginning Fall 2012. AOS: open, AOC: teaching competence in history of philosophy. Four courses per semester, lower and upper division undergraduate, some split level upper undergraduate/graduate courses. Summer teaching may be available. Some non-teaching duties. PhD required at time of appointment. Competitive salary, full benefits. To be assured of full consideration applications must be complete be March 23, 2012. To apply for this position please visit http://recruitment,franklin.uga.edu/philosophy and supply the requested information, including the names and email addresses of three references, at least one of whom should be asked to address teaching. References will be contacted to submit their letters through this website on receipt of application. The rest of the application should be uploaded as a single PDF file. It must include a letter of application, current CV, statement of teaching philosophy, writing sample and evidence of excellence in teaching. The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Georgia is an EEO/AA institution. (193), (193W); posted 2/22/12.
6. TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE STATION, TX. Texas A&M University seeks to hire at the level of Associate or Full Professor a dynamic scholar with an established record in digital humanities research and academic leadership to participate--as Associate Director--in establishing an interdisciplinary Institute for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture. The Institute has been designated one of eight Texas A&M Initial University Multidisciplinary Research Initiatives (and thus is the recipient of substantial start-up funding). The new appointment would be hired with tenure in an academic department that is closely associated with his or her main research direction, including Texas A&M’s innovative Visualization Department. Possible research areas include but are not limited to Visualization (including information and scientific visualization), Computer Science, Anthropology, Architecture, Digital Rhetorics, Ethics, or Philosophy. The Institute for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture supports interdisciplinary scholarly and creative work that broadly explores the relationship between computing technologies and culture. Candidates may be trained in disciplines related to visual culture and media literacy, broadly construed, and globalization and internationalization of culture. Furthermore, we are interested in scholars who bridge the gap between critical and creative studies as well as those who have an interest in developing grant and funded projects. The appointee’s responsibilities include working with the Director to initiate and develop an internal research program and facilities (including a new digital humanities laboratory), actively engaging external partners (including other research programs, educational institutions, and leaders in the technology industries, securing supplemental funding from such external agencies as NEH, Mellon, ACLS, and NEA), and teaching. The successful applicant will have an outstanding scholarly or artistic record in digital humanities, digital media, and/or digital culture, including substantial experience in interdisciplinary, collaborative research and in obtaining and administering grant funding. Classroom teaching expected outside the Institute for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture, within the successful candidate’s home department. Texas A&M University already supports a variety of high-profile and emerging projects involving digital humanities and offers a Digital Humanities Certificate (http://idhmc.tamu.edu). The new appointee will help to develop these existing strengths into a top-echelon, interdisciplinary Digital Humanities Institute and program. A copy of the whitepaper that established this research area is available upon request. Minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. Texas A&M is an AA/EEO employer, is deeply committed to diversity, and responds to the needs of dual-career couples. Please send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and 4-6 recommendation letters. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Professor Laura Mandell Director, Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture Department of English, 4227 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843-4227. [email protected]. (193W); Posted 2/22/12
5. OXFORD UNIVERSITY, OXFORD, UK. Applications are invited for a two-year fixed-term Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Philosophy of Psychiatry: Mind, Value, and Mental Health. The postholder will be expected to take up appointment between 1 September 2012 and 1 January 2013. Eligible candidates must hold a PhD, completed within the past four years (from 1 October 2012), excluding justified career breaks. The Fellow will be expected to pursue and publish the results of independent research in philosophy of psychiatry broadly conceived; undertake on average 2-3 hours of teaching each week during term time, for the University or a college; and play a pivotal or leading role in Faculty initiatives in the area of philosophy of psychiatry. Further particulars, including details of how to apply, can be obtained from the Oxford Philosophy Faculty website (http://www.philosophy.ox.ac.uk), or by writing to [email protected]. The deadline for receipt of applications and references (which should be submitted by email to the address above) is 12noon on Monday 19 March 2012. (193W); posted 2/22/12.
4. MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY MOORHEAD, MN. Philosophy, full-time, Fixed-Term Position. Begins August 21, 2012. PhD in philosophy required by date of appointment. Areas of competence: applied ethics and philosophy of art. Will teach in areas of competence and others according to expertise and departmental needs (4/4 load). Screening of completed applications begins March 23, 2012. Position open until filled. For more information and for application details, please see: http://web.mnstate.edu/vacancy/1226F-Philosophy-1.pdf. MSUM is committed to diversity in its programs and activities and actively seeks to hire persons who share in that commitment. AA/EOEE. A member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System.(193W); posted 2/22/12.
3. COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY, CONWAY, SC. The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Coastal Carolina University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy, three-year term. Appointment is effective August 16, 2012. Ph.D. in Philosophy is required at time of appointment. The department seeks an experienced teacher with broad training to teach upper-division courses in ethics, including business ethics, as well as courses in the introduction to philosophy. AOS: Ethics (normative ethical theory, applied ethics, and/or metaethics). Initial teaching load is seven courses per academic year. Coastal Carolina University is a public mid-sized, comprehensive liberal arts-oriented institution. Coastal Carolina University is located in Conway, South Carolina, nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort of Myrtle Beach. It has an enrollment of more than 8,900 students and is expected to have continued growth for the next several years. Coastal Carolina University is a part of the South Carolina system of public education and has close ties with its founder, the Horry County Higher Education Commission. Candidates should submit electronically at http://jobs.coastal.edu a letter of application (outlining interest in the position, qualifications, and approach to teaching), a current CV, teaching portfolio (with syllabi), writing sample, and transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work (PDF copies acceptable at this time). Letters of recommendation may be requested at a later date. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by March 15, 2012. Coastal Carolina University is building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates. CCU is an EO/AA employer. (193W); posted 2/22/12.
2. AMHERST COLLEGE, AMHERST, MA. VISTING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR. Philosophy. The Amherst College Department of Philosophy invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professorship in philosophy beginning July 1, 2012 with the possibility of renewal for one additional year. AOS: Social and Political Philosophy. We especially welcome applications from candidates who can teach courses in environmental philosophy. In addition to teaching two courses per semester, candidates will be expected to supervise senior honors projects and participate in the life of the department. Candidate must have the Ph.D. degree in hand or all requirements for the degree fulfilled by the start of the appointment. To apply, please submit as PDFs or Word documents to https://jobs.amherst.edu/view/opportunity/id/418 a CV, letter of application describing research and teaching interests, one writing sample (25 pages maximum), and the names and email addresses of three individuals to whom we may write to solicit recommendations. Review of applications will begin March 15, 2012, and continue until the position is filled. Amherst College is a private undergraduate liberal arts college for men and women, with 1,700 students and 200 faculty members. Located in the Connecticut River Valley of western Massachusetts, Amherst participates with Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts in the Five-College Consortium. Candidates should have a strong commitment to undergraduate and interdisciplinary teaching in a liberal arts context, and a well-articulated plan for sustained research. Amherst College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities to apply. The College is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff. (193W); posted 2/22/12.
1. AMHERST COLLEGE, AMHERST, MA. VISTING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR. Philosophy. The Amherst College Department of Philosophy invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professorship in philosophy beginning July 1, 2012. AOS: Ethics. In addition to teaching two courses per semester, candidates will be expected to supervise senior honors projects and participate in the life of the department. Candidate must have the Ph.D. degree in hand or all requirements for the degree fulfilled by the start of the appointment. To apply, please submit as PDFs or Word documents to https://jobs.amherst.edu/view/opportunity/id/417 a CV, letter of application describing research and teaching interests, one writing sample (25 pages maximum), and the names and e-mail addresses of three individuals to whom we may write to solicit recommendations. Review of applications will begin March 15, 2012, and continue until the position is filled. Amherst College is a private undergraduate liberal arts college for men and women, with 1,700 students and 200 faculty members. Located in the Connecticut River Valley of western Massachusetts, Amherst participataes with Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts in the Five-College Consortium. Candidates should have a strong commitment to undergraduate and interdisciplinary teaching in a liberal arts context, and a well-articulated plan for sustained research. Amherst College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities to apply. The College is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff. (193W); posted 2/22/12.