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Assistant Professor in Philosophy of Race or Philosophy of Law

Job Announcement

Type: Assistant Professor in Philosophy of Race or Philosophy of Law
Institution: Department of Philosophy, University of Washington
Location: Seattle, WA (USA)
Date: from September 2020
Deadline: 25.11.2019

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Washington invites
applications for an Assistant Professor of Philosophy with AOS:
Philosophy of Race or Philosophy of Law, and AOC: Philosophy of Law
or Philosophy of Race. This is a full-time, tenure track position
with an anticipated start date of September 2020. Tenure track
faculty have an annual service period of nine months (Sept 16-June
15). All University of Washington faculty engage in research,
teaching, and service.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop a robust
research program that complements existing scholarship in the
department; teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including
an undergraduate course in philosophy of law; serve on dissertation
committees and mentor graduate and undergraduate students; actively
participate in service to the university, profession, and broader
communities; and promote a diverse and inclusive community of
faculty, staff, and students.

The UW Department of Philosophy is a vibrant community of
philosophers committed to excellence in research and teaching. With
an expansive vision and an outward focus, the department aspires to
practice “engaged philosophy,” believing our discipline has vital
contributions to offer all areas of inquiry. We aim to foster
interdisciplinary conversations in which philosophical tools and
methods are brought to bear upon problems and topics of public
interest. Our faculty form the core of the UW Program on Ethics, and
we have a strong research cluster in philosophy of science. The
department hosts the Neuroethics Thrust research team and the Center
for Philosophy for Children. We are the editorial home for the
journal Philosophy of Science. We invite you to learn more about the
Department by visiting:


Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in
Philosophy or a closely allied field by the start of the appointment.
Applicants must provide evidence for excellence in research and

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit the following materials:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Dissertation abstract
- Diversity Statement summarizing commitments, contributions, or
 experience regarding diversity in research, teaching, mentoring, or
 community engagement
- Writing sample
- Research Statement outlining anticipated research agenda for the
 next 3-5 years
- Teaching Portfolio (including Teaching Statement and evidence of
 teaching experience and effectiveness)
- 3 letters of recommendation

Applications will only be accepted through Interfolio. An Interfolio
account will automatically be created for you. Please be sure all
information is entered completely and correctly. All uploaded files
must be in Adobe PDF format. Files in another electronic format (e.g.
MS Word) should be saved or “printed to” PDF format before uploading. 

Complete applications received by November 25 will be given preferred