Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Philosophy, Brown University

Rhode Island, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Oct 08, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Philosophy Department invites applications for one position, tenured or tenure track, effective July 2021. AOS: Political philosophy, philosophy of social science, philosophy of economics, philosophical political economy, philosophy of rational choice theory, or related areas. AOC: Open. Graduate and undergraduate teaching, with the usual advising and administrative responsibilities. The successful candidate will also be a member of Brown’s Political Theory Project, which is committed to diverse approaches to conceptual problems, including both normative and empirical interests, concerning policies and practices, ideas and institutions that make societies free, prosperous, and fair. Interests in political economy and interdisciplinary research are therefore desiderata for this position.  We seek candidates who contribute to diversity and/or have demonstrated support for diversity and inclusion through their teaching and research. Candidates are asked to include in their teaching dossier a statement of how their teaching is designed with an eye to contributing to an inclusive educational environment. A similar contribution from one’s research can also be cited if relevant. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2020.


PhD in philosophy or other relevant field, publications and teaching experience suitable to rank


Application Instructions

Candidates for untenured appointment are to submit CV, writing sample, research statement and teaching dossier, and three letters of recommendation; applicants for tenured appointment can submit CV and we will request letters of recommendation if desired. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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