Assistant Professor, Philosophy of Mind

Montclair, NJ
Sep 07, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Montclair State is New Jersey's second largest university. It offers the advantages of a large university - a broad undergraduate curriculum with a global focus, a wide variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level, and a diverse faculty and student body - combined with a small college's attention to students.

Posting Date September 6, 2017

Position Title Assistant Professor, Philosophy of Mind

Vacancy # V-F32

Department Philosophy

Division Academic Affairs

Job Description

The Department of Philosophy at Montclair State University intends to make a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin 1 September 2018. AOS: Philosophy of Mind, AOC: Metaphysics. The successful candidate will be expected to teach three courses per semester (two sections of the same introductory-level course and one upper-level course), engage in an active program of scholarly research, and perform service appropriate for the rank of appointment. A Ph.D. in philosophy is required. Women and members of under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Information about our department and its programs can be found at

Qualifications & Requirements

A Ph.D. in philosophy is required. The degree must be conferred by July 1, 2018. College teaching experience required.

Salary Range
Commensurate with experience.

Anticipated Start Date September 2018

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Attach the following documents in PDF format only: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a sample syllabus), and writing sample. Three letters of reference are also required and should be submitted via Interfolio (or emailed directly from the candidate's recommenders as attached PDFs, with the candidate's name in the email subject heading). Applications should be sent to:

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Montclair State University
Montclair, NJ 07043

Apply By November 1, 2017

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