Assistant Professor of Philosophy, SUNY New Paltz, AOS: 19th-20th Century Continental

The Department of Philosophy at the State University of New York at New Paltz invites applications for a tenure track position (Assistant Professor of Philosophy) beginning in Fall of 2014. AOS: 19th- and 20th-century continental philosophy. The new faculty member will be responsible for teaching Introduction to Philosophy, Existentialism, Phenomenology, 19th Century Philosophy, as well as other upper-division courses in his/her specialization. AOC: open, but we have teaching needs in aesthetics, philosophy and literature, philosophy and film, and philosophy of technology.

A Ph.D. in philosophy is preferred; ABD candidates with a firm defense date (no later than August 2014) will be considered. Commitment to excellence in both teaching and scholarship is essential. Teaching load is 20 credits (6-7 courses) per year. Other duties include committees and participation in department and university life. We especially encourage applications from individuals who can bring diverse cultural and ethnic perspectives and experiences to the campus and who can advise and mentor all members of our diverse student body.

Contact Information: Electronic submissions required. Please submit a cover letter (addressing research, teaching, and service), CV, writing sample, three letters of recommendation (at least one of which addresses the candidate’s teaching), sample syllabi, and any other evidence of teaching effectiveness to:
Dan Werner, Chair, Philosophy Search Committee
State University of New York at New Paltz
1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY 12561

Please note Search #F13-31 on all materials submitted.

Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; priority given to applications received by November 1, 2013. We intend to conduct preliminary interviews at the Eastern APA meeting December 27-30, 2013 in Baltimore.

Recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs, New Paltz is a highly-selective public college with about 8000 students. It is located on a beautiful campus 75 miles north of New York City in a picturesque area at the foothills of the Catskill Mountains with easy access to the City and nearby cultural and recreational amenities.

The State University of New York at New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer.