Chicago: Assistant Professor in philosophy of science, tenure-track

Position Title: Assistant Professor in Philosophy of Science, Tenure-track

Req # 00958

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Chicago invites applications for a tenure-track position in Philosophy of Science. Rank: entry-level Assistant Professor. Minimum teaching load: four courses/year; graduate and undergraduate; usual dissertation, committee responsibilities. PhD preferred by October 1, 2012.

Required elements of the dossier are: cover letter, CV, teaching statement, dissertation abstract, teaching evaluations, research statement, three letters of reference, syllabi, and writing sample. Optional elements are up to four publications and a second writing sample which may also be a publication. Additional letters of reference may also be submitted. Everything except the letters of reference must be submitted via the Academic Careers Website (

At least three letters of reference must be submitted 1) through the Academic Careers website ( by your referee(s) (strongly preferred) or 2) through Interfolio beginning Sept. 2, 2011 (strongly preferred) or 3) by mail to: Philosophy of Science Search Committee Chair, Department of Philosophy, 1115 E. 58th St., Chicago, IL 60637-1511.

Application review begins on Monday, Oct. 31, 2011, and continues until position is filled. For full consideration, all electronically uploaded materials including letters, and mailed materials including letters, must be received by October 31, 2011 when review begins. No applications or dossier materials will be accepted after November 11, 2011.

Questions may be sent through the Academic Careers website ( (preferred) or with the subject heading SCIENCE SEARCH.

Position contingent upon budgetary approval.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.


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