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UMass Amherst Ancient Job


Rank: Assistant Professor. Starting date: September 1, 2012. AOS: Ancient Philosophy. AOC: Open. Undergraduate and graduate teaching, two courses per semester, with usual non-teaching duties. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants should submit: a letter of application, a CV, at least three letters of reference, a writing sample, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Ph.D. in Philosophy by August 31, 2012 preferred; ABD considered. Electronic applications preferred. Please send application materials to: Hard copy materials may be sent to: Search Committee, Department of Philosophy, 352 Bartlett Hall, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003. To be considered for an interview at the Eastern APA meetings, applications must be received by November 15, 2011. Applications will be reviewed until position is filled. UMass/Amherst is a member of the Five College Consortium along with Amherst, Smith, Hampshire, and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and is also a member of the Academic Career Network, a resource for dual career couples. The University of Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The department is committed to developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, student body, and curriculum. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.


CfP: Ancient Philosophy Society (due 11/15/11)

Ancient Philosophy Society
19-22 April 2012 at the University of San Francisco

  1. Papers are invited by e-mail attachment to on any topic in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy. In light of the vibrant political scene of the city of San Francisco, papers on the theme of polis are particularly welcome. Deadline: Tuesday 15 November 2011.
  2. The author’s name, institution, or references pertaining to the identity of the author must be omitted from the paper, notes, and bibliography. The e-mail accompanying the submission must include the author’s name, the title of the paper, address, telephone, and e-mail address.
  3. Papers must be written in English.
  4. Submission implies that the paper is entirely the author’s own unpublished work and that, where appropriate, the contributions of others are acknowledged.
  5. Those who participate in the meetings of the APS must be members in good standing.
  6. Membership information is available at
  7. Papers may not exceed 3,000 words of text (30 minutes’ reading time), exclusive of footnotes and bibliography. Longer papers will not be forwarded to the Program Committee; abstracts will not be considered for the program.
  8. Papers may be submitted in MS Word™, rtf, or pdf (and pdf is preferred if untransliterated Greek is used).
  9. Because papers selected for presentation are collected and provided to meeting participants, please observe the following conventions: single-spacing, 1-inch margins on all sides, pages numbered, 12-point font for text, 10-point for footnotes.
  10. Only one submission per author will be considered and no one may present a paper in consecutive years.
  11. Receipt of papers will be acknowledged by e-mail.
  12. Decisions will be reached by early January 2012 and authors will be notified by e-mail.
  13. For current information about the meeting, consult the APS website:
  14. Please direct all inquiries to

APS 2012 Local Arrangements Committee:
Marjolein Oele,
Office: (415) 422-4369


T-T at Georgetown

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GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY, Washington, DC. Assistant Professor. Starting August 2012. One position, tenure track. Teaching load of 2 courses per semester, graduate and undergraduate. The Philosophy Department is looking for candidates with expertise (including the ability to teach graduate seminars upon arrival) in one or more of the following areas:

  1. Ancient Philosophy;
  2. Early Modern Philosophy;
  3. Kant, focusing on M&E;
  4. the Catholic philosophical tradition.

Candidates must show strong promise of excellence in teaching and research. Ph.D. prior to appointment. Salary competitive. AA/EOE. Georgetown is a Jesuit and Catholic university. Please send CV, transcript, at least three letters of recommendation, and a paper to William Blattner, Chair, Search Committee, Philosophy Department, 215 New North, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057. Deadline: Nov. 14, 2011, preferably earlier.



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