Philosophy

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy at Williams College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2017.  Area of Specialization: Early Modern (including Kant).  Area of Competence: Open.  The teaching load is 2/2, all undergraduate, and includes an Early Modern survey course and a first-year philosophy seminar each year, plus a pass-fail Winter Study course every other January.  Ph.D. should be completed by time of appointment.

We seek a candidate who is committed to working with a broadly diverse student population and who will contribute to the intellectual vibrancy and diversity of our academic community through their teaching, research and service. We especially invite applications from members of historically under-represented groups, and we encourage all applicants to note in their cover letter any specific knowledge, skills, and experience related to building a diverse educational environment.

Applications should be submitted through Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/36735. Please include the following: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a concise statement of teaching and research plans, a writing sample, three confidential letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching excellence. All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check. Further information is available here: http://dean-faculty.williams.edu/prospective-faculty/background-check-policy.

Application deadline:  November 1, 2016.

Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts. The college has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its approximately 2,000 students.  Please visit the Williams College website (http://www.williams.edu). Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive.

Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive.