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History of Philosophy - Open Rank

University of Texas at Austin
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 28, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Philosophy
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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History of Philosophy - Open Rank

College/School/Unit: College of Liberal Arts
Department: Philosophy
Posted: Oct 22, 2021
Apply By: Open until filled


The Department of Philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for an open-rank position in the History of Philosophy, to begin Fall semester, academic year 2022-23. We are interested in all periods and traditions.

Teaching responsibilities will include graduate courses and dissertation supervision in the Department of Philosophy, undergraduate courses for Philosophy majors, and undergraduate courses on philosophical texts that will be shared between the Philosophy Department and the Program in Core Texts and Ideas, a certificate program that enrolls students in all majors in a close reading of significant literary, philosophic, religious, and political texts with a view to illuminating questions of enduring human concern. The standard teaching load is two courses per long semester (four courses per academic year).

Other duties include maintaining an active research agenda and providing service to the Department, College of Liberal Arts, and the University.


The position is open to scholars of any rank, and area of specialization is open within the History of Philosophy or any of its subfields. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. for appointment as Assistant Professor or higher ranks, or expect to obtain it within a year of joining the faculty as Instructor. Demonstrated excellence in research is required. We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research and service.

Application Instructions

Applicants should upload a CV, a writing sample, a dissertation summary or research statement, evidence of teaching ability, and at least three letters of reference.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries and correspondence should be directed to Stephanie Hollub-Fletcher at

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Position funding is subject to budget availability.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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