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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Philosophy

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Description

The Department of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor faculty position, with an expected start date of July 1, 2015. Job responsibilities include teaching 4 courses/year at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and conducting thesis supervision. Area of Specialization and Area of Concentration: open, though the Department particularly welcomes applications from candidates working in Early Modern Philosophy, Metaphysics and Epistemology, Moral and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, or Post--Kantian Continental Philosophy. A Ph.D. or equivalent in Philosophy or a related field is required within one year of the start date. Applicants for an Assistant Professor position must, at a minimum, have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. or equivalent degree except the dissertation at the time of application. Applicants for an Associate or Full Professor position must have a Ph.D. or equivalent at the time of application. At the Associate or Full Professor level, preference will be given to applicants with a distinguished record of research and publication.

Applications must be received by November 5, 2014. Please direct questions to philsearch+prof@berkeley.edu.

Candidates applying at the Assistant Professor level must submit the following materials for a complete application: cover letter; recent curriculum vitae, including a complete list of publications; dissertation abstract; teaching dossier; one writing sample; and three to eight letters of recommendation. Candidates may optionally submit a research statement; up to two additional writing samples; and a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

Candidates applying at the Associate or Full Professor level must submit the following materials for a complete application: a cover letter; a recent curriculum vitae, including a complete list of publications; and names and contact information for three to eight referees. Do not request the letters through the system; we will only contact your referees if you are a finalist for the position. Please note that although your application will appear incomplete when you do not request the letters, it will receive full consideration. Candidates may optionally submit a research statement; a dissertation abstract; a teaching dossier; up to three writing samples; and a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

Please refer potential referees to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality
(http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters, even if the letters are provided via a third party (such as a dossier service or career center). All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law.

The department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please contact the CALcierge office at calcierge@berkeley.edu or visit calcierge.berkeley.edu. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - recent curriculum vitae, including a complete list of publications

  • Dissertation Abstract - required for applicants at the Assistant Professor level (Optional)

  • Research Statement - optional for all applicants (Optional)

  • Teaching Dossier - required for applicants at the Assistant Professor level (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service; optional for all applicants (Optional)

  • Writing Sample 1 - required for applicants at the Assistant Professor level (Optional)

  • Writing Sample 2 - optional for all applicants (Optional)

  • Writing Sample 3 - optional for all applicants (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-8 letters of reference required