Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Dept. of Philosophy, tenure-track

Oct 01, 2017 Nov 01, 2017

The Department of Philosophy at Hobart and William Smith Colleges invites applications for a tenure track position to begin July 1, 2018. Areas of Specialization: open. Area of Competence: teaching upper-level Ancient Philosophy, with research potential in this area.

In addition, preference will be given to candidates able to teach environmental ethics; we are also particularly interested in candidates able to teach philosophy of race or philosophy of mind. Evidence of dynamic teaching, especially at the introductory level, and potential for excellent scholarship are required. Preference will be given to candidates whose Ph.D.’s are complete. 3/2 teaching load. Salary and benefits are competitive.

Application instructions: Please submit a complete dossier, including a letter of application, CV, a writing sample, evidence of teaching excellence, three letters of recommendation, a teaching statement, a diversity statement, and other supporting material by November 1st. Applicants should submit all materials through Interfolio. Alternatively, materials may be sent to: Judy Mahoney-Benzer, Faculty Secretary, Philosophy Department Search Committee, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY 14456, or emailed to Mahoney-Benzer.

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