College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: Assistant Professor - Department of Philosophy (102277)

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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Department of Philosophy is searching for a full-time tenure-track assistant professor of philosophy. AOS: logic, philosophy of math, philosophy of language, and/or philosophy of mind. AOC: philosophy of computer science. We are seeking someone engaged in investigating philosophical issues at one or more of the intersections of computer science and the areas of philosophy indicated in the AOS. Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the new B.S. in Computer Science and Philosophy within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. (For more information, see and

Target start date: August 16, 2019. Qualifications: Ph.D. in philosophy or a related discipline, appropriate background in AOS and AOC, and evidence of ability to contribute significantly to the department and discipline through both research and teaching.

Candidates with superior qualifications who will complete all the Ph.D. requirements within the first appointment year may be appointed at the rank of Instructor. After the Ph.D. requirement is met, the appointment will be changed to Assistant Professor.

Duties: normally two courses per semester, one introductory or intermediate and one advanced; independent study and thesis supervision; committee assignments; establish and maintain an active and independent research program. Some summer teaching possible.

Salary: competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, CV, writing sample, a teaching portfolio and the Interfolio ID or contact information for at least three professional references.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 5, 2018. Only applications submitted through the University of Illinois Job Board ( will be considered.

For further information about the application process, contact Erin Tarr, (217) 300-3887, [email protected]. Information about the department can be found at

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit

College Name or Administrative Unit: LAS
Category: 1-Faculty
Title: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: Assistant Professor - Department of Philosophy (102277)
Open Date: 08/31/2018
Close Date: 11/05/2018
Organization Name: Philosophy





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Posted: 10/31/2018
Application Due: 12/30/2018
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