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Carleton Postdoctoral Fellowship in Philosophy

Carleton College
Northfield, Minnesota
Posted Date
Dec 30, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Philosophy
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Carleton College, Department of Philosophy, invites applications for a two-year Cowling postdoc starting on September 1, 2023. The position involves half-time research and writing and half-time teaching for a total of five courses over a two-year, six-term period (2-3 courses per year) as well as helping to organize a workshop on the candidate’s topic of choice in their research area that would take place at Carleton during the second year of their residence here.

The candidate must have a Ph.D. in hand (received less than five years ago) by the start date of the position.

AOS – One or more of the following: Philosophy of Race, Africana Philosophy, Indigenous Philosophy, Latinx Philosophy, or other non-Western Philosophical traditions.

AOC – Open, but we have needs in courses in Decolonial Studies, Decolonial Feminism, Philosophy of Technology, Aesthetics or at the intersection of these fields. 

We are particularly interested in candidates committed to teaching a diverse student body. Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, status with regard to public assistance, disability, or age in providing employment or access to its educational facilities and activities. Carleton is committed to developing its faculty to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society.  Women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Carleton is a highly selective liberal arts college with a student body of approximately 2,000. Located in the thriving two-college town of Northfield, Minnesota, it is forty-five miles from the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, in easy reach of a vibrant metropolitan area that is home to three million people and rich cultural resources.

To apply, please visit and submit an online application that includes a cover letter, c.v., two to three sample syllabi, a statement about teaching students from diverse backgrounds in an undergraduate, residential liberal arts environment, a writing sample, a research statement, and names and contact information of three references, at least one of which should address your teaching. We will contact your letter-writers directly to request their electronic submissions. Please send inquiries to Anna Moltchanova (, Chair, Department of Philosophy, Carleton College, Northfield, MN. Review of applications will begin February 16, 2023.


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