Colgate University, Department of Philosophy

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Position ID:Colgate-Department of Philosophy-TT [#10286]
Position Title: Philosophy Tenure Stream
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map]
Subject Area: Philosophy / Open
Appl Deadline: finished (2017/10/24, finished 2018/10/17)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The philosophy department at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure stream position in philosophy at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2018. AOS: Open. AOC: any area in the history of philosophy with the exceptions of ancient philosophy and Kant and nineteenth-century philosophy. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research program. He or she will also be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

Candidates are asked to submit a cover letter, CV, at least three reference letters, a writing sample, a statement about research, and a statement about teaching through Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their application how their approach to teaching, scholarship, or service might create an inclusive educational environment.

Review of applications will begin on November 26th and continue until the position is filled. Short-listed candidates will be invited for Skype interviews in mid to late December; shortly after those, three candidates will be invited for on-campus interviews to take place in late January.

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

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation ​or​​ ​g​ender identity and expression, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other category covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. The normal teaching load is five courses per year. Further information about the philosophy department can be found at

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
102 Hascall Hall
Colgate University
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346

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