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Social Metaphysics, Philosophy of Science

Department: WCAS Philosophy

Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. Full-time, tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Philosophy, beginning fall quarter, 2024. Ph.D. in Philosophy by time of appointment is required. 4 courses/year spread over 3 quarters (e.g., 2-2-0), undergraduate and graduate. Thesis supervision. Usual non-teaching duties. AOS: Social Metaphysics/Philosophy of Science. AOC: Open. Salary competitive.

The Department of Philosophy is searching for a scholar 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 writing sample, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. All candidates must submit documents electronically via the below application link by November 27, 2023 to ensure full consideration.

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Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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