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Open Rank Professor Ethics or Social/Political/Legal Philosophy

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 3rd, 2019
Last review date: Tuesday, Nov 5, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

The Department of Philosophy invites applications for an open level position in Ethics or Social/Political/Legal Philosophy at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level with an expected start date of July 1, 2020.

Apply to https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF01564. A complete application will include a letter of application, CV, writing sample, and at least three letters of recommendation. Applicants at the assistant level should also submit a dissertation abstract or research statement, teaching statement, and evidence of teaching excellence.

The Department also invites applicants to apply to the Tenure Track Assistant Professor position JPF01591, http://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01591.

The minimum requirement to be considered an applicant is the completion of all requirements for a PhD in Philosophy or a related field (or equivalent degree) except the dissertation (or equivalent) at the time of application. We invite applicants who already have a PhD as well.

Individuals should submit their application at the Assistant Professor level if they meet one of the following conditions: Current or recent PhD candidate or graduate; current or recent Postdoc; current Assistant Professor. Individuals should submit their application at the Associate and Full Professor level if they meet one of the following conditions: Current tenured professor; position equivalent to tenured professor (e.g. at an international university).

To ensure full and primary consideration, all application materials must be received by November 4, 2019. The position will remain open until filled.

For your letters of recommendation you will be asked to submit the names and email addresses of your references. The online system will then contact your references with instructions about how to upload their letters. All application materials should be in a standard electronic form, preferably pdf.

Inquiries may be addressed to philsearch201920@philosophy.ucsb.edu. For additional information about the Department of Philosophy see http://www.philosophy.ucsb.edu.

The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service. We strongly encourage applicants to submit an optional Statement of Contributions to Diversity. These statements, if submitted, will be reviewed for evidence of teaching, research, professional and/or public service contributions that promote diversity and equal opportunity, such as effective strategies used for the educational advancement of students in various under-represented groups; demonstrated contributions to the advancement of equitable access and diversity in education; and contributions furthering diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through participation in such activities as recruitment, retention, and mentoring of scholars and students.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA

Levels

Assistant Professor

Individuals should submit their application at this level if they meet one of the following conditions: Current or recent PhD candidate or graduate; current or recent Postdoc; current Assistant Professor.

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research or dissertation abstract

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.
    (Optional)

  • Writing Sample - Writing Sample

  • Evidence of Teaching Excellence

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

Associate or Full Professor

Individuals should submit their application at this level if they meet one of the following conditions: Current tenured professor; position equivalent to tenured professor (e.g. at an international university).

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research or dissertation abstract (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.
    (Optional)

  • Writing Sample - Writing Sample

  • Evidence of Teaching Excellence (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required