The Philosophy Department at the University of Missouri is seeking
applications for the Florence G. Kline Chair in Philosophy
a generously endowed professorship, from candidates with
outstanding scholarly records and success in undergraduate and
graduate teaching and mentoring.
, which has longstanding MA and PhD programs, and
which offers both BA and BS degrees, provides a collegial and
supportive environment for research and teaching. The successful
candidate will join 12 regular faculty colleagues, all with active
research programs. The Department maintains, and seeks to expand,
links with other academic units on campus.
The Department seeks to recruit an outstanding philosopher whose
excellent professional reputation will attract students to its
The Department welcomes applications from qualified candidates at
the current rank of associate as well as full professor, with any
combination of AOS and AOC.
- A PhD in philosophy or equivalent by time of appointment
Candidates will be evaluated on their:
- Record of peer-reviewed publication (for their career
- Research agenda
- Record, or significant promise, as a mentor of graduate
- Record of effective teach ing
Initially, applicants should submit 1) a letter explaining their
interest in and suitability for the position and 2) a CV (including
the names of three possible references). Finalists will be asked to
submit further materials.
Questions about the job should be directed to the chair of the
Search Committee, Andrew Melnyk ( email@example.com
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) for any
questions about the application process.
Review of applications will begin on Dec. 1, 2022, and will
continue until the position is filled.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University
offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental
and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For
additional information on University benefits, please visit the
Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and
expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of
teaching, research and engagement.
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