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Assistant Professor in Philosophy (Job 12143)

The School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies invites applications for a full-time, tenure-eligible Assistant Professor in Philosophy with an anticipated start date of August 2018.  The successful candidate will be expected to: contribute to curriculum development; deliver instruction at the undergraduate, master's and doctoral levels; supervise honors, masters, and doctoral students; conduct research publishable in top-tier academic journals in the discipline; and participate in professional and university service.. Areas of Specialization (AOS): Contemporary Philosophy of Mind and/or Metaphysics (excluding Meta Ethics) (AOC): Open


Required Qualifications:

  • PhD or equivalent in Philosophy or related discipline by time of appointment.
  • Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching at the university level.
  • Demonstrated potential for excellence in research
  • Area of Specialization (AOS) in Contemporary Philosophy of Mind and/or Metaphysics

Desired Qualifications:

  • Expertise in practical or applied philosophy that complements the School’s existing PhD program and its focus on practical and applied philosophy.  For clarification of how we construe “applied” and “practical”, please see: https://shprs.asu.edu/content/philosophy-phd-0
  • Ability to contribute to our online undergraduate program
  • Demonstrated success meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities

To guarantee full consideration, applicants must apply online at: http://apply.interfolio.com/45845 submitting complete Dossier which consists of the following:

1) a cover letter, stating qualifications;
2) a CV, clearly identifying areas of specialization and competence (ABD must include the extent to which the doctoral requirements have been completed and the expected date of completion of the remaining requirements);
3) at least three letters of reference;
4) a research statement;
5) evidence of teaching excellence;
6) a writing sample. 

Applicant’s last name should appear in each uploaded file name. Cover letter can be addressed to Professor Steven Reynolds, Search Committee Chair.  Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair at Steven.Reynolds@asu.edu

Application deadline is November 19, 2017, 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time; if not filled, applications will be reviewed every week thereafter until search is closed. A background check is required for employment. 

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.