Jobs in Philosophy in Americas

Kansas State University,
August 10, 2011
September 15, 2011

Instructor, one semester, beginning January 2012. AOS: Open. AOC: Open. PhD or Advanced ABD. Four introductory undergraduate courses for Spring Semester 2012. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to and appreciation for teaching students from diverse, multi-cultural backgrounds. Salary $25,000, with benefits. Send application package (letter of application, CV, teaching statement and evidence of teaching competence submitted as a single PDF file) plus 3 letters of recommendation to philosophy [__at__] ksu [dot] edu. Review of applications will start on September 15th and will continue until the position is filled. Kansas State University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer actively seeking diversity among its employees. The Philosophy Department strongly encourages applications from women and minorities. In accordance with Kansas Board of Regents policy, the University is required to run a background check on the final candidate.

Pontificial Catholic University of Chile,
Santiago de Chile,
August 1, 2011
October 21, 2011



The Faculty of Philosophy at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile invites applications to fill two full-time positions at Assistant Professor Level, from 1 March 2012. The positions are for two years with the potential of a tenure track that will depend on academic evaluation.


• Philosophy Doctor (Ph. D.)
• Relevant experience in research and teaching on one of the following field of studies: Metaphysics, Philosophy of Arts, Philosophy of Sciences or Applied Ethics.
• Conversational skills.
• Availability to give a talk.


• Application letter to the Chair of the Faculty.
• CV
• Legal copy of the title.
• A selection of the most relevant publications (books, articles, etc).


Applicants should send the information to the Chair of the Faculty (Campus San Joaquín, Av. Vicuña Mackenna 4860, Macul, ZIP: 7820436) no later than October 21st, 2011.


Faculty Office: Phone number 56-2-354-1469; e-mail: vrojasm [__at__] uc [dot] cl

Arkansas State University (the Main Campus at Jonesboro, Arkansas),
Jonesboro, Arkansas,
July 9, 2011
Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy (2)

The Philosophy Department of Arkansas State University (the Main Campus at Jonesboro, Arkansas) invites applications for two possible full-time visiting positions in philosophy, with AOS and AOC open, for the 2011-2012 academic year (2 semesters), starting in late August 2011 and ending in May 2012. Pending final administrative approval, appointments will be made either as Visiting Assistant Professor (philosophy PhD in hand, salary $45,000) or Visiting Instructor (philosophy PhD candidate ABD, salary $43,000). These are temporary replacement positions and it is not now expected that they will be renewable. Instead, it is expected, pending final administrative approval, that there will be a separate and later search for tenure-track positions for the 2012-2013 academic year for these lines. The teaching load is 4 courses, with 2 preparations, per semester (typically, 3 sections of Introduction to Philosophy and 1 upper level course per semester). The university is located in Jonesboro, Arkansas, which is approximately 70 miles by highway from Memphis, Tennessee.

Please send an e-mail message of interest as soon as possible (with subject line “Philosophy Search Committee”), including as (Word or PDF) attachments a cover letter, CV and the names and contact information for your referees, to BOTH of these e-mail addresses: jsart [__at__] astate [dot] edu and ecave [__at__] astate [dot] edu.

Universidad de los Andes,
June 28, 2011
Assistant Professor
October 1, 2011

The Department of Philosophy at the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia, invites applications for a permanent full-time position to begin in January 2012. Rank: open. AOS: Any area within the analytic tradition. AOC: Open. 2/2 teaching load during the first year; 3/2 thereafter. Start-up fund of $12,500 per year during the first three years. Ph.D. in Philosophy required by time of appointment. Teaching experience strongly preferred. Responsibilities include introductory and advanced undergraduate philosophy courses as well as graduate seminars. The language of instruction is Spanish and the candidate will be expected to teach in that language from the beginning. Please send a letter of application, a current CV, copies of recent publications, and two letters of recommendation to: Dr. Andrés Páez, Chair. Departamento de Filosofía. Universidad de los Andes, Carrera 1 No. 18A-10. Bogotá DC, Colombia. Applications can also be sent by e-mail to: filosofía [__at__] uniandes [dot] edu [dot] co. Applications must be received by October 1st, 2011, in order to receive full consideration.

The Ohio State University,
Columbus, Ohio,
May 27, 2011
Chair in Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

The Mershon Center for International Security Studies at The Ohio State University is seeking candidates to fill an endowed Chair in Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. The holder of the chair will be expected to lead an active multidisciplinary program in conflict resolution involving research, teaching, and public service. The center is open to candidates in numerous fields including Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Philosophy, History, Economics and Law. A distinguished record of publication, teaching, and service is expected. The successful candidate will be appointed as a tenured professor at The Ohio State University, salary and rank will be commensurate with the level of distinction. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The Ohio State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and the names of three references to mershon [dot] peace [__at__] osu [dot] edu. Questions should be directed to Courtney Sanders, Peace Chair Search, Mershon Center for International Security Studies, 1501 Neil Ave. Columbus, Ohio 43201-2602.

May 17, 2011
Part-Time Professor of Liberal Arts – Philosophy (Adjunct)

SCAD Atlanta seeks qualified candidates for a part-time faculty position in philosophy. Qualified candidates must have the terminal degree, or its equivalent, in philosophy, as well as college-level teaching experience. The successful candidate must be able to teach Aesthetics; secondary interests in World Religions and Ethics would also be advantageous.

For complete submission requirements, please visit our website using the URL listed below and follow application instructions.

Should you have questions regarding your application package, you may submit an email to Human Resources at scadfaculty [__at__] scad [dot] edu.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The Savannah College of Art and Design is the most comprehensive art and design university in the world, offering more degree programs and specializations than any other art and design university. SCAD is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution conferring bachelor’s and master’s degrees in distinctive locations and online to prepare talented students for professional careers. SCAD offers students a choice of degree programs in 46 majors and 50 minors in locations in Savannah and Atlanta, Georgia, in Lacoste, France, online through SCAD eLearning, and now in Hong Kong. SCAD is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and welcomes all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation or disability.

The Art Institute of Tampa,
Tampa, FL,
May 2, 2011
Adjunct Instructor
June 2, 2011

* Provides competency-based education which aligns with the EDMC model of curricula as well as supports the EDMC style of system delivery.
* Designs and delivers class instruction through the development of instructional plans to meet course competencies, the development of activities which support lesson objectives, and (in the case of online instructors ONLY) delivers the instruction as approved.

* Enables the achievement of pre-described exit competencies for student achievement and evaluation of learning by providing instruction which fosters competencies and establish student performance criteria and evaluation.
* Delivers learning-centered instruction by establishing a classroom environment conducive to learning and student involvement as well as effectively planning and preparing for classes and student success.
* Promotes student success by showing flexibility in style and work schedule as well as exhibiting a passion for teaching and students and engaging students in the learning process.
* Manages the learning environment through keeping accurate records, submitting grades and other reports on time, and enforcing school/campus academic and attendance policies.
* Contributes to a learning culture by participating on curriculum and system task forces, supporting local campus events such as orientation and graduation, and participating in various other workshops and meetings.
* Relates professional/life/industry experience to learning by the continuation of professional/technical skills development, the introduction of industry perspective into courses, and the active awareness of professional/industry trends and opportunities.

* Master's degree in Philosophy required.
* One to three years experience in instruction or formalized education process, preferably in a post-secondary or college institution.
* Membership in a professional association tied to area of instruction preferred.

Start date is July 11th.

St. Bonaventure University,
St. Bonaventure,
April 28, 2011
One -Year Visiting Lecturer or Assistant Professor, Philosophy
May 30, 2011

One-year Lecturer or Assistant Professor position, rank commensurate with credentials, starting August 2011.

Area of specialty: Ethics. Areas of competence: Critical Thinking , Argumentative Writing and Composition. Ph.D. Preferred, ABDs considered. 4 courses each semester; 7 sections of either “Composition and Critical Thinking” or “The Good Life,” (courses taken by all undergraduates as part of the undergraduate core offered through Clare College) and 1 course in upper level Philosophy (contingent upon enrollment) per academic year. Evidence of both teaching experience and a creative/innovative approach to undergraduate teaching.

Candidates should send their letter of application, CV, 3 letters of recommendation, graduate transcript, and evidence of successful teaching to Dr. Wolfgang Natter, Dean of Arts and Sciences, 109 Plassmann Hall, St. Bonaventure University, NY 14760; or electronically c/o sgodfrey [__at__] sbu [dot] edu. Preliminary interviews will be conducted by telephone. To ensure consideration, applications must be received by May 30th. For further information about the position and the department, contact Professor Anthony Murphy, Acting Chair, Philosophy, tmurphy [__at__] sbu [dot] edu.

St. Bonaventure University, a Catholic university dedicated to educational excellence in the Franciscan tradition, is located in the beautiful Allegheny foothills of Western New York. For more information visit, especially the pages covering philosophy and Clare College. St. Bonaventure University has a strong commitment to diversity and, building upon recent success, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women and minorities. EO/AAE.

Cane College,
Hillsborough, NH,
April 26, 2011
2 year Teaching Postdoctoral Positions

Cane College invites applications for up to four two-year postdoctoral positions (with possibility of renewal as full-time faculty). Duties include co-teaching year-long introductory seminars (equivalent to a 3/3 load) in philosophy (with both historical and topical elements) and curriculum design. Preferred areas of specialization include the History of Philosophy, Metaphysics, Epistemology, and Ethics. Start date of Spring or Fall of 2012. Ideal candidates will have a Ph.D. in philosophy by start date, publications commensurate with experience, and background in both the teaching of first-year undergraduates and in curriculum design. Send cover letter, resume, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and at least three letters of reference (addressing both scholarship and teaching) to: canecollegepostdoc [__at__] gmail [dot] com. Consideration of applicants will begin April 2011 and continue until all positions have been filled.

Cane College is a new liberal arts college in scenic Hillsborough, NH dedicated to the study of classical ideas and works of Western culture.

Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM),
April 20, 2011
Early Modern Philosophy Prof., open rank, tenure-track (December 2011 or June 2012)
August 31, 2011

Université du Québec à Montréal, Montreal, Canada. Open rank, tenure-track, beginning December 2011 or June 2012. Normal teaching load : 4 courses/year (undergraduate/graduate). Some thesis supervision. Usual non-teaching duties.
AOS : Early Modern Philosophy;
AOC : Open. Ph.D. prior to appointment.
Salary competitive. EO/AAE.

All qualified candidates encouraged to apply; however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Fluency in french expected.
Send complete dossier (including a c.v. in french, a sample of written research and 3 letters of recommendation) to :

Professor Dominique Leydet, Chair
Dépt. de philosophie Université du Québec à Montréal
C.P. 8888, Succursale Centre-Ville
Montréal, Qc
Canada, H3C 3P8
(1- 514) 987-3000, ext. 8951.