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Assistant Professor in Social or Political Philosophy

Position overview

Position title: Assistant Professor

Application Window

Open date: September 30, 2022

Most recent review date: Friday, Nov 25, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Saturday, Sep 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Philosophy, University of California, San Diego (http://philosophy.ucsd.edu) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in social or political philosophy (broadly construed) at the Assistant Professor rank. AOS: social or political philosophy; AOC: open. We seek candidates with a demonstrated promise of exceptional research and teaching. Duties include active research, graduate supervision, classroom teaching at all levels, and service. The standard teaching load is four courses per year. The appointment is expected to begin July 1, 2023, but is negotiable.

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

The Department of Philosophy at UC San Diego is committed to both academic excellence and diversity in the faculty, staff, and student body.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

ABD in Philosophy

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

Ph.D. in Philosophy prior to appointment.

Preferred qualifications

Evidence of experience and leadership contributions in the arena of equity and diversity ( see link below for further information) https://facultydiversity.ucsd.edu/recruitment/contributions-to-diversity.html

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • 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

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required
Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03357

Help contact: mvileta@ucsd.edu

Campus Information

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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Job location

La Jolla, CA