Assistant Professor of Philosophy

San Diego
Sep 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

The University of San Diego is an independentRoman Catholic Institution and has a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, the University strongly encourages applications from a broad and diverse applicant pool, including, importantly, members of underrepresented groups.

Detailed Description
The Philosophy Department seeks candidates with an Area of Study in Political and Social Philosophy, with a strong background of work at the intersection of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE).
AOC: Open.The position will be in philosophy, but the successful candidate will be affiliated with USD's Center for Ethics, Economics, and Public Policy, and will be expected to teach regularly in USD's developing program in PPE.

Job Requirements
Position begins Sept. 1, 2018. Two semester academic term. 3/3 teaching load is normal (all levels undergraduate). Teaching in the core curriculum is expected, as is an active research program. Usual non-teaching service duties. Ph.D. prior to appointment is required.

Additional Details
The University of San Diego offers competitive salaries as well as an attractive benefits package.

The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Candidates from underrepresented and underserved groups are encouraged to apply.

Persons offered employment must successfully complete a pre-employment background check.
They also will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes. Serious candidates are encouraged to request official transcripts to help expedite the hiring process.

How To Apply
To apply, go to, search for IRC25258 and apply as an applicant. DO NOT submit any other of the below materials through this site.

Electronic submissions of all application materials through Interfolio is required; after establishing an account, candidates can search for this position in the system
Candidates must submit: A letter of application, C.V., sample of scholarly work, statement of teaching philosophy (with evidence of teaching effectiveness), and 3 letters of reference. Applications are due by October 31, 2017. Interviews will be conducted via Skype.
For full consideration, all of the above mentioned materials must be received by October 31, 2017 by 5:00 p.m. (PST).
Please direct any questions to Leeanna Cummings at