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Colgate Job Ad (11/23/11)

The Philosophy Department at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Philosophy to begin Fall Term 2012.  Applicants must have an AOS or strong AOC in either (i) some area of non-Western philosophy (Chinese philosophy, Indian philosophy, etc.), or (ii) philosophically important issues of diversity (queer theory, philosophy of race, feminist philosophy, etc.). 3/2 teaching load; highly competitive salary.  Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire.

In addition to teaching courses within the department’s curriculum, all members of the philosophy faculty are expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.  Further information about Colgate’s philosophy department and its Core Curriculum can be found on the University’s website,  Questions about the position should be addressed to the chair of the search committee, Jason Kawall ( Review of applications will begin November 23, 2011.  Candidates should submit a dossier containing a CV, three letters of reference, a writing sample, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. All application materials must be submitted through

Colgate is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body furthers the University’s educational mission. Women and minority scholars are especially encouraged to apply for this position. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at



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