About Vassar College Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college of about 2450 undergraduates.
Position Summary and ResponsibilitiesThe Department of Philosophy at Vassar College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin in August of 2019. Vassar College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Individuals from groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply.
Qualifications AOS: Twentieth Century Continental philosophy. AOC: Gender Studies or Philosophy of Race or Philosophy of Art and Media or Environmental Philosophy or Social and Political Theory or an underrepresented philosophical tradition (e.g., Africana, Indian, Indigenous American, Islamic, Jewish, or Latin American philosophy). Salary competitive, teaching load is 2-2 in the first year and 2-3 thereafter (semester system), undergraduate only, with usual non-teaching duties. PhD expected by time of appointment. Please follow the link for this position to apply. Candidates should upload a letter of application, C.V., diversity statement highlighting contributions to and/or future plans for promoting diversity and inclusion through teaching, research and/or professional involvements, graduate school transcript (unofficial copies accepted for initial application), writing sample, evidence of teaching ability, and at least three letters of recommendation. Applications must be received by November 1, 2018.
Required Applicant Documents Vita Cover Letter Transcripts 1 Other 1 Other 2 Diversity Statement
Optional Applicant Documents Other 3
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Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
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Founded in 1861, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the country, Vassar is renowned for pioneering achievements in education, for its long history of curricular innovation, and for the beauty of its campus.