Howard University, Philosophy

Position ID:Howard University-Philosophy-ASSTPROF [#22742]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Subject Area: Philosophy / Feminist Philosophy
Appl Deadline:2022/11/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/09/12, listed until 2023/03/12)
Position Description:    

Howard University Department of Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy in the College of Arts and Sciences (COAS) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with research interests in the areas of Feminist Philosophy, Ethics, or Normative or Applied Global Justice, with a start date of August 16, 2023. We seek outstanding applicants with a demonstrated track record of excellence in research and teaching. Successful candidates are expected to develop vigorous, extramurally funded research programs in their areas of expertise, actively participate in the Department's teaching and curriculum development at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and mentor undergraduate and graduate students. Evidence of interest and success in mentoring underrepresented students is highly desired.

Howard University, a culturally diverse, comprehensive, research intensive and historically Black private university, provides an educational experience of exceptional quality at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels to students of high academic standing and potential, with particular emphasis upon educational opportunities for Black students. Howard University is currently classified as an R2 research university with aspirations and actions underway to achieve R1 status within the next few years. It is a residential campus of approximately 10,000 students located in the heart of the nation’s capital, Washington, DC.

The Department of Philosophy currently consists of seven tenured faculty members, conducting pure and applied research with specializations in Africana Philosophy, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Law, and Pragmatism. It offers a BA degree in Philosophy and is a leading unit in the Bioethics Interdisciplinary major. In collaboration with the Howard University Law School, the Department also offers a 3+3 BA-JD program.

Required Qualifications: • Earned doctorate in Philosophy from an accredited institution; • Record of scholarship, teaching, and professional service commensurate with the rank of assistant professor; • Effective communication and organizational skills; and • Evidence of successful grant writing experience.

Complete applications consist of:

1) Cover letter addressing qualifications listed above; 2) Current curriculum vita; 3) Two-page statement of research accomplishments, interests and future plans; 4) Two-page statement of teaching experience and philosophy; 5) At least three (3) letters of reference; 6) Writing Sample

Completed applications should be addressed to the Chair of the search committee: Dr. Brandon Hogan, and submitted electronically at:

Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, complete applications must be received by November 15, 2022. The desired starting date is August 16, 2023. Additional details and information can be found at https://philosophy.howard.edu/.

The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, marital status, religion, disability or protected veterans status. Veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Inquiries regarding provisions for persons with disabilities or veterans status, Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX should be directed to the Office of Employee Relations and Equal Employment Opportunity at 202-806-1280.


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