Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley

Job Type: Faculty, Tenure Track

Application Deadline: October 25, 2019


Open September 24th, 2019 through Friday, Oct 25, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


The Department of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for an Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (tenure track or tenured) position in the areas of Epistemology, Philosophy of Science, Moral/Political Philosophy, or Ancient Philosophy, with an expected start date of July 1, 2020.

Job responsibilities include teaching 4 courses/year at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and conducting thesis supervision. Area of Specialization: Epistemology, Philosophy of Science, Moral/Political Philosophy, or Ancient Philosophy.

Minimum Basic Qualifications: PhD (or equivalent international degree), or completion of all requirements for the PhD (or equivalent international degree) except the dissertation at the time of application.

Preferred Qualifications: PhD (or equivalent international) degree by the start date of the position. At the Associate or Full Professor level, preference will be given to applicants with a distinguished record of research and publication.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at UC Berkeley and the Department of Philosophy. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity and inclusion.

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Applicants at the Assistant Professor level are required to provide three letters of recommendation and may provide up to eight. Applicants at the Associate or Full Professor level have the option to provide contact information only for up to eight references; letters of reference will only be solicited for finalists, who will be informed before references are contacted.

All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality prior to submitting their letters.

Applications must be received by October 25, 2019.
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Posted: October 14, 2019