Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Position Information

Position Information

Present Position Number F0946W
Role Title Assistant Professor/9-Mth
Position Title Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Position Summary

The Department of Philosophy at the College of William & Mary seeks applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The specialization is open, but the successful applicant will be responsible for, and must be qualified to teach, undergraduate courses in either non-Western or 20th Century Continental Philosophy and must contribute to a College-wide general education curriculum for freshmen through seniors. The candidate must be committed to excellence in both scholarship and teaching. Teaching expectation is 2 courses per semester.
Information on the Department of Philosophy at William & Mary may be found at

Required Qualifications

Must be qualified to teach undergraduate courses in either non-Western or 20th Century Continental Philosophy. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Philosophy at the time of appointment (August 10, 2018).

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience in teaching undergraduates.

Department Philosophy - 3KD600
Location William & Mary
Job Open Date 09/11/2017
Review Begin Date 11/01/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled No
Job Category Instructional Faculty
Special Application Instructions

To apply submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter including statement of research and teaching interests, a writing sample, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions for how to submit a letter of reference. For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, Nov. 1, 2017. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed. Applicants missing any requested materials cannot be hired will not be considered.

Background Check Statement

The College of William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

EEO Statement

The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Supplemental Questions

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc
  4. Writing Sample
Optional Documents