Assistant Professor of Philosophy, General Faculty

Charlottesville, VA
Mar 31, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Assistant Professor of Philosophy, General Faculty

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Philosophy

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 03-30-2018

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia Department of Philosophy seeks applications to fill an Assistant Professor position on the Academic General Faculty (tenure-ineligible) during the 2018-2019 academic year with an anticipated start date of August 25, 2018. Subject areas of particular need include, but are not limited to, ethics and political theory. The successful candidate will teach two courses in the fall and two courses in the spring, with the balance of duties (34%) being comprised of research on the faculty member's own project. Compensation will take the form of full-time salary with full-time benefits.

Applicants must hold a terminal degree at the time of application or be on track to receive a Ph.D. (or appropriate terminal degree) in the relevant field by June 2018. Applicants must hold the terminal degree at the time of appointment. Candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching. Applications will be considered beginning April 20, 2018. The position will remain open until filled.

To apply, please complete a Candidate Profile online through [email protected] (, and electronically attach the following: a current CV, cover letter, complete contact information for three professional references, evidence of teaching effectiveness [Other 1], and a brief writing sample (no more than 8,000 words)[Writing sample 1]. Search on posting 0622827.

Questions regarding this position or the online application process should be directed to:
Glenda S. Notman, Administrative Supervisor
Phone: 434-243-4041
Email: [email protected]

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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