New School for Social Research, New York, Department of Philosophy, Tenure-track

Sep 20, 2016 Oct 21, 2016

The New School for Social Research and Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, in New York City seek applicants for a tenure-track appointment with the Department of Philosophy to begin Fall 2017.

The areas of specialization are Philosophy of Race and Racism/Postcolonialism and/or Critical Environmental Studies. We are searching for an outstanding philosopher whose research interests will support and harmonize with the traditional research strengths of the NSSR Philosophy Department: Modern European Philosophy, History of Modern Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy. The successful applicant must have a significant record of research excellence, as well as a demonstrated commitment to quality undergraduate and graduate teaching. Our teaching load is the equivalent of five courses per year which consists of four classroom courses, two undergraduate, two graduate, with the usual non-teaching duties; the fifth course is comprised of dissertation supervision. Salary competitive.

The deadline for applications is October 20, 2016.

The New School is committed to actively recruiting applications from a diverse pool. We encourage candidates from groups underrepresented in US higher education to apply.

Applicants apply on-line using the faculty application on The New School human resources website NewSchoolCareers. Using our online application system, candidates should submit a letter of interest, a current CV, the names of and contact information for five referees, evidence of teaching excellence and a writing sample. Candidates should also arrange for three of their referees to submit letters as follows. Letters of reference should be sent by email attachment to Despina Dontas.

Information about The New School for Social Research, Eugene Lang College, and the Philosophy Department can be found at:



Benefits: Comprehensive University benefits package including health and retirement plans, tuition remission. Visit: HumanResources

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