Vanderbilt University — Assistant Professor, Early Modern Philosophy

The Vanderbilt Philosophy Department invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin in the fall semester of 2020. AOS: Early Modern Philosophy. AOC: Open. Four courses/year (2/2), undergraduate and graduate.  Usual non-teaching duties.

Applicants must have successfully defended a PhD dissertation by the start of the Fall 2020 semester, must show promise of leading-edge scholarship in early modern philosophy, and must have a record of teaching effectiveness.

Applicants should send a dossier containing a letter of application, a CV, a statement of research, a writing sample, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and graduate transcripts electronically via the link below. Applicants should also arrange to have three references submit confidential letters of recommendation. In order to ensure full consideration, all materials must be received by November 15, 2019.  Initial interviews will be conducted via Skype.

Vanderbilt University has a strong institutional commitment to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of faculty. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups, in particular, are encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link here .

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