Job no: 510585
Work type: Faculty Full Time
Location: UMass Amherst
Categories: Faculty, College of Humanities & Fine Arts
About UMass Amherst
UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.
Rank: Assistant Professor. (Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at the rank of Associate Professor may receive consideration.) Starting Date: September 1, 2022.
AOS: Open, but with a preference for philosophy of mind, ethics broadly construed (so as to include social and political philosophy), or philosophy of race and/or gender.
AOC: Open, but with a preference for teaching competence in some area of non-Western philosophy or 19th or 20th century continental philosophy.
Undergraduate and graduate teaching, two courses per semester, with usual non-teaching duties. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Ph.D. in Philosophy or closely related field required by time of appointment.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV, a writing sample, evidence of effective teaching, and the names and email addresses of at least three references.
Priority Deadline: Applicants should apply by December 6, 2021 to ensure consideration.
Questions about the position should be addressed to the Search Committee Chair: Hilary Kornblith <[email protected]>
UMass Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University. To fulfill that policy, UMass Amherst is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. It is the policy of the UMass Amherst to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.
Advertised: Nov 2 2021 Eastern Daylight Time