Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Penn State: Kant

Job #59727
Assistant Professor of Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy (http://philosophy.la.psu.edu) at the Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a position at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track). Area of Specialization: Kant. The department has particular needs in Kant’s theoretical philosophy. AOC: Open. Preference will be given to candidates whose work will augment the department’s longstanding strength in continental philosophy and its specialties in feminist philosophy and critical philosophy of race, all of which are approached through attention to the history of philosophy. Teaching load: 2 courses per semester.

Applications must be submitted electronically. Please submit a letter of application that includes a statement of current research projects, a CV, a writing sample, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Please arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to Robin Haynes at rjh3@psu.edu. Review of applications will begin on Nov. 1, 2015, but the position will remain open until filled. The start date for the position is August 2016. Candidates must hold a PhD by the date of appointment. Inquiries may be directed to Professor John Christman, chair of the search committee, at jpc11@psu.edu. Apply online at https://psu.jobs/job/59727

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