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Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Recruitment Period

Open August 3rd, 2018 through November 15th, 2018
If you apply to this recruitment by November 15th, 2018, you will have until December 1st, 2018 to complete your application.


The Department of Philosophy, University of California, San Diego ( invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in philosophy of science, especially philosophy of physics. 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 appointment is expected to begin 1 July 2019.

Qualifications: The department is particularly interested in recruiting candidates who display the highest standards of excellence in research, teaching and professional activity. Required: Ph.D. in Philosophy or expect to complete Ph.D. prior to start of the appointment; track-record of research publications and teaching experience; experience or a willingness to participate in teaching, mentoring, research or service towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment. The Department of Philosophy at UC San Diego is committed to both academic excellence and diversity in the faculty, staff, and student body.

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

Closing date: Review of applications will begin on 1 November 2018, and continue until the position is filled.

To Apply: Applications must be submitted to the UC San Diego on-line application collection system, AP-On-Line Recruit, at

AA-EOE: The University of California is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to excellence and diversity (

Job location

La Jolla, CA

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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

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