The Department of Philosophy at Washington and Lee University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position to begin July 1, 2019. AOS: Open.AOC: one or more of the following: Africana/African American Philosophy, Arabic and Islamic Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, East or South Asian Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Latin American Philosophy, Native American Philosophy, Philosophy of Gender, or Philosophy of Race.
The successful candidate will contribute regularly to one or more of the following interdisciplinary programs by offering courses in that program or philosophy courses that contribute to that program: Africana Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Middle East and South Asia Studies, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Teaching load is 5 undergraduate courses over two 12-week semesters, plus one 4-week intensive May term course every other year. Thesis and independent study supervision. Normal departmental service. No summer teaching. Ph.D. prior to appointment.
Washington and Lee University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As such, the University and the Department of Philosophy are deeply committed to a community of excellence, equity, and diversity and encourage applications from women, underrepresented groups, persons with disabilities, sexual minority groups, and other candidates who will contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives. Applications accepted online only. A complete application will include: cover letter, CV, research statement, one article-length writing sample, teaching statement, evidence of excellence in teaching, and at least three letters of recommendation. Deadline: November 8, 2018.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Washington and Lee University
Washington and Lee University is an independent liberal arts university founded in 1749, named for an early benefactor (George Washington) and an innovative president (Robert E. Lee). The campus is a national historical landmark, the city offers small-town charm, and the Allegheny and Blue Ridge Mountains provide unparalleled surroundings. Students govern themselves in a community based on trust and honor. The faculty of teacher-scholars pursues a student-oriented approach to scholarship and nurtures lifelong relationships with the pupils. The curriculum blends traditional liberal arts and sciences with pre-professional programs in business, journalism and law. W&L prepares graduates for a life of learning, achievement, leadership, service and engaged citizenship in a global society.