University of California San Diego — Assistant Professor in History of Philosophy

Assistant Professor in History of Philosophy

University of California San Diego

Position overview Position title: Assistant Professor, Academic Year Application Window
Open date: November 15th, 2021

Last review date: Monday, Dec 6, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Tuesday, Nov 15, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Philosophy, University of California, San Diego ( invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the history of philosophy at the Assistant Professor rank. The Department is especially interested in candidates with research and teaching competence in ancient or modern philosophy. Duties include active research, graduate supervision, classroom teaching at all levels, and service. The standard teaching load is four courses per year. We seek candidates whose research, teaching, and service records demonstrate their capacity to contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The appointment is expected to begin 1 July 2022, but is negotiable.

Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

The Department of Philosophy at UC San Diego is committed to both academic excellence and diversity in the faculty, staff, and student body.
Qualifications Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Ph.D. in Philosophy prior to appointment; demonstrated excellence in research, teaching, and professional activity; and a commitment to an equitable and diverse intellectual community.
Preferred qualifications

Evidence of experience and leadership contributions in the arena of equity and diversity (see for further information).
Application Requirements Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity – Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
  • Writing Sample
Reference requirements

  • 3-5 letters of reference required

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