Assistant Professor of Philosophy

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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 11/17/2016

University of California - San Diego San Diego, CA

San Diego, CA
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Doctoral Degree



Job #JPF01256

* Arts and Humanities - PHILOSOPHY


Open September 1st, 2016 through November 15th, 2016
If you apply to this recruitment by November 15th, 2016, you will have until December 1st, 2016 to complete your application.


The Department of Philosophy ( at the University of California, San Diego invites applications for a junior (tenure-track) position in philosophy. AOS: some area(s) of non-Western philosophy, including but not limited to Asian Philosophy (including Chinese, Japanese, and Indian Philosophy), Latin American Philosophy, Native American Philosophy, African Philosophy, or Arabic Philosophy. AOC: OPEN. The appointment is expected to begin 1 July 2017. Duties include active research, graduate supervision, normal committee service, and classroom teaching at all levels, including general education courses, courses for undergraduate majors and graduate seminars. The standard teaching load is four courses per year.

The department is particularly interested in recruiting candidates who display the highest standards of excellence in research, teaching and professional activity. Applicants should expect their PhD by the appointment's start time. The Department of Philosophy at the University of California, San Diego is committed to both academic excellence and diversity in the faculty, staff, and student body, so applicants should be prepared to describe how they can help develop a campus climate that supports equity and diversity.

Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

Closing date: applications received by 15 November 2016 will be assured of full review.

To Apply: Applications, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, teaching evaluations, and three to five letters of recommendation, will be accepted electronically at . The letters of recommendation should be uploaded electronically by the letter writers. Applicants should include in their cover letter a personal statement summarizing research agenda, teaching experience and interests, and leadership efforts. They should also include a separate personal statement summarizing their experience and leadership contributions in the arena of equity and diversity (see for further information).


San Diego, CA




Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

Cover Letter

Statement of Research

Statement of Teaching

Statement of Contributions to diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

Writing Sample


3-5 letters of reference required