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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Haverford College
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 20, 2023

Haverford College invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Philosophy to begin Fall 2024

The Department of Philosophy seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning Fall semester, 2024. Area of Specialization (AOS): Philosophy of Language, broadly construed. Areas of Competence (AOC): Open, with interests in areas such as Philosophy of Place or Time, Latin American, Critical History of Modern Philosophy, Philosophy of Art (non-exhaustive list of potential AOCs). The successful candidate will contribute to a pluralistic and inclusive philosophy curriculum and will complement the research and teaching offerings of the Haverford and Bryn Mawr Philosophy Departments. The teaching load is 5 teaching credits/academic year: 2 regular courses/semester, plus one credit for a senior thesis course co-taught by all philosophy faculty. The 4 regular courses typically include 1 course at the introductory level, 2 at the intermediate, and 1 at the advanced.

Haverford College’s long-standing commitment to social justice is reflected in the diversity, inclusion, and ethical engagement of our students, faculty, and staff. The College and Department are committed to building and supporting a diverse community of scholars and encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented or historically marginalized groups and who have experience teaching and mentoring diverse student populations.

Haverford is a leading liberal arts undergraduate college located outside Philadelphia. It is known for its academic rigor, Student Honor Code, and ethics-centered educational mission. The College seeks a diverse community of faculty, staff, and students. Additional information about the position and the College is available here.

Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. in Philosophy (or in an affiliated discipline, with equivalent philosophical training) or be on schedule to defend, by June 1, 2024.

All application materials must be submitted by November 1, 2023 via Interfolio ( ). Application materials should include a cover letter, CV, writing sample of no more than 25 double-spaced pages, research statement and teaching statement of 1-2 pages each, and evidence of teaching excellence (relative to career stage). A successful applicant will demonstrate their commitment to anti-racist, anti-sexist, and inclusive practices within their research and teaching statements. Applicants should also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted directly by the recommenders via Interfolio.

Questions regarding the position or application process should be directed to hc-philsearch @ . For technical questions, please contact Interfolio directly at 1-877-997-8807 or help @ .

Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, and providing equal opportunities and access to all individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, disability, or veteran status. Women, non-binary and transgender individuals, people of color, Indigenous people, and those with other or multiple historically marginalized and/or underrepresented identities are especially encouraged to apply. Haverford College and our consortial partners are located on Lenape lands.

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