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Moral and/or Political Philosophy

Department: WCAS Philosophy

Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.   Tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Philosophy, beginning fall quarter, 2023. 4 courses/year spread over 3 quarters (e.g., 2-2-0), undergraduate and graduate.  Thesis supervision.  Usual non-teaching duties. AOS: Moral and/or Political Philosophy. AOC: OpenSalary competitive. Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in Philosophy by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research in and teaching of Moral and/or Political Philosophy. We are especially interested in scholars whose research interests mesh with those of the present faculty and who will contribute to the department’s active role in interdisciplinary research and teaching initiatives.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, a complete CV, three letters of recommendation, a 1-2 page summary of their dissertation or current research, and a writing sample.

All candidates must submit documents electronically by November 1, 2022 to ensure full consideration. Review of applications will begin immediately.

AA/EOE. Northwestern requires all staff and faculty to be vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to limited exceptions. For more information, please visit our COVID-19 and Campus Updates website. The Northwestern campus sits on the traditional homelands of the people of the Council of Three Fires, the Ojibwe, Potawatomi, and Odawa as well as the Menominee, Miami and Ho-Chunk nations. We acknowledge and honor the original people of the land upon which Northwestern University stands, and the Native people who remain on this land today. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Please address any questions about this position to nuphiljobs@northwestern.edu.




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