University of California, Irvine, Department of Philosophy

Position ID:University of California, Irvine-Department of Philosophy-ASSTPROF [#26009]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Irvine, California 92697, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Philosophy / Early Modern Philosophy
Appl Deadline:2023/11/30 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/09/30, listed until 2024/11/30)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Philosophy at the University of California, Irvine, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Early Modern philosophy and/or Kant and the Kantian tradition. Applicants with competence in social philosophy, philosophy of race, Latinx philosophy, or feminist philosophy are strongly encouraged to apply.

AOS: Early Modern Philosophy, and/or Kant and the Kantian Tradition AOC: open

Requirements: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in hand by July 1, 2024.

Application Procedure: Submit the following materials via UC Irvine’s on-line application system, AP Recruit, located at

The online application includes: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, dissertation abstract, research statement, writing sample (20-30 pages), a teaching statement, inclusive excellence activities statement, and three reference letters upon request. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2023 and continue until the position is filled (start date is July 1, 2024). Applications completed by November 30, 2023 will be granted full consideration.

The inclusive excellence activities statement should communicate how your research, teaching, and professional activities contribute to diversity and foster inclusion. For more information please visit:

For guidelines on how to prepare a reflective teaching statement please visit:

This statement should:

Indicate the candidate’s teaching experiences to date, including experience with teaching undergraduates/graduate students, or other populations, as well as their areas of interest. This should also include mentorship that they have given to others in the line of research or outreach activities.

Detail the candidate’s teaching approaches and philosophies, as to how they will engage in effective teaching strategies.

For more information, please contact Gloria Simpson, Philosophy Department Manager at

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. As a recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.

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Contact: Gloria L Simpson
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University of California, Irvine
Dept of Philosophy
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Irvine, 92697-4555
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