Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Clinton, New York
Sep 25, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Philosophy at Hamilton College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2018. We seek candidates to teach in:

AOS: Social and Political Philosophy

AOC: Ancient and Philosophy of Technology or Aesthetics

We seek candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would advance the College's goal of building a diverse educational environment. For candidates’ information, the College recently instituted a Social, Structural, and Institutional Hierarchies requirement students must take in their concentrations which requires that:

            …students gain an understanding of structural and institutional hierarchies based      on one or more of the social categories of race, class, gender, ethnicity, nationality, religion,      sexuality, age, and abilities/disabilities. The requirement should encourage students to     think critically about accomplishments, experiences, and representations of various social      groups in the United States and/or other countries.

The teaching load for this position is four courses during the first year and five courses thereafter.

We will consider ABD candidates provided the Ph.D. is expected by the July 1, 2018 appointment.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, and teaching materials, and arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted via Interfolio at We will only consider applications submitted via Interfolio. Questions regarding the search may be directed to Katheryn Doran, Search Committee Chair, at Deadline to apply: November 15, 2017.

Hamilton ( is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at, as well as additional information at (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits identical to married partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.

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