Philosophy, Swarthmore College

Position ID:Swarthmore-Philosophy-AP [#3155]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Philosophy / Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, Peace and Conflict Studies, Environmental Studies, Philosophy of Law
Appl Deadline:2013/11/01 finished (posted 2013/09/09, finished 2014/05/04, listed until 2013/11/01)
Position Description:    

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

The Philosophy Department at Swarthmore College invites applications for a tenure track position at the level of assistant professor beginning in the fall of 2014. AOS: Ethics. AOC: Social and Political Philosophy. We are especially interested in candidates who have the ability to contribute to the Program in Peace and Conflict Studies and/or the Program in Environmental Studies. The ability to teach Philosophy of Law would be an advantage. Ph.D. preferred. Applicants should be committed to combining teaching and research at a small liberal arts college. Swarthmore is currently transitioning from a teaching load of five courses per year to one of four courses per year. Salary is very competitive.

To apply, candidates should submit a letter of interest, CV, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample (including abstract) here. If unable to submit on-line, send to Tamsin Lorraine, Chair of the Philosophy Department, Philosophy Department, Swarthmore College, 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081-1397. Applications must be received by November 1, 2013 to guarantee full consideration. Any questions may be sent to Tamsin Lorraine at

Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college, located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to inclusive excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices. The College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world.

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

Further Info:
Department of Philosophy
Swarthmore College
500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081

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