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Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Philosophy Faculty Los Angeles, California

The School of Philosophy in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences at the University of Southern California seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position as Assistant Professor of Philosophy beginning August 2020. Area of Specialization: Political Philosophy, Social Philosophy, or Legal Philosophy. The position will be filled only at the highest level of promise or distinction. A Ph.D. or equivalent is required by time of appointment. Demonstrated excellence in research required, and successful classroom experience valued. Duties include active research, graduate supervision, normal committee service, and classroom teaching at all levels. The standard teaching load is two courses per semester. Applications require a covering letter, a CV, a writing sample, and at least three letters of reference. Recent Ph.D.’s should also include a transcript of graduate coursework. We do not plan to interview at the APA. The review of files will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by November 1st will be guaranteed full consideration. Inquiries and correspondence should be directed to: Search Committee, School of Philosophy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0451, email: In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the "Apply" link at the top or bottom of this page.  

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.

REQ20080297 Posted Date: 09/09/2019

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