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Jobs for Kantians (JFK)

Over the summer of 2011, we began circulating information about job-related opportunities in the field of Kantian studies.  The idea was received enthusiastically by many of our members, particularly those experiencing the brutal nature of the job market or with fresh memories of it.  We decided to have a special page in our website posting academic opportunities in areas of specialization that NAKS members would be expected to have. Although this information is generally available in the APA’s Jobs for Philosophers and other professional publications, we thought it would be mutually beneficial for job-seekers and prospective employers to have a special venue for it in our website, where they could reach scholars precisely with the expertise they are looking for. To make this project successful, we need the collaboration of our members. If your department is looking for a candidate who specializes in areas related to Kantian studies, please send the information to Pablo Muchnik, pablo_muchnik@emerson.edu. We will make sure it reaches fellow Kantians.

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  • 23 May 2012 3:08 AM | Anonymous

    Assistant Professor (tenure-track), beginning Fall 2013.  Four courses/year, beginning undergraduate to graduate level.  Usual advising, committee, and other non-teaching duties.  Ph.D. required.  AOS:  Kant.  AOC:  history of philosophy.  Review of applications begins November 19, 2012; videoconference interviews will take place beginning in early December; finalists will visit campus beginning in January.  Applications must include:  a cover letter that addresses the position description; a current CV; a writing sample; a teaching portfolio; and, three confidential letters of reference.  Send applications to Faculty Search, Department of Philosophy, 214 Bowden Hall, 561 South Kilgo Circle, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322 USA.  Nominations are invited.  Emory University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and actively seeks applications from women and minorities.

  • 23 May 2012 3:06 AM | Anonymous

    The Department of Philosophy at Carleton College invites applications
    for a tenure-track position beginning September 1, 2013, at the rank
    of assistant professor.

    AOS: Ancient Philosophy or History of Modern Philosophy (including Kant)
    AOC: Open (although the department will favor candidates who can help
    it diversify
    its course offerings)

    We seek candidates with potential for high-quality scholarship and a
    commitment to excellent teaching in a liberal arts setting.  PhD or
    its imminent completion is required.  We are particularly interested
    in candidates committed to teaching a diverse student body.  The
    teaching load for this position is five courses per year. Carleton has
    three ten-week terms.

    To apply, please visit the Carleton College Web site at
    https://jobs.carleton.edu/ and complete the online application,
    including a letter of application, c.v., two sample syllabi, a
    statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests,
    graduate transcripts (photocopies acceptable), a writing sample and
    three letters of recommendation by November 1, 2012.

    Letters of recommendation can be uploaded to the Carleton College Web
    Site. We are planning to conduct initial interviews via Skype in
    mid-December.

    Carleton College is committed to developing its faculty to better
    reflect the diversity of our student body and American society.  Women
    and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
    creed, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, marital status,
    veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender
    identity and expression, status with regard to public assistance,
    disability, or age in providing employment or access to its
    educational facilities and activities.

  • 23 Feb 2011 3:18 AM | Anonymous
    University of Sheffield is looking for a
     
    Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Faculty of Arts & Humanities. Salary: Grade 8 (£36,862 to £44,016 per annum, with potential to progress to £49,539) or Grade 9(£46,696 to £52,556 per annum, with potential to progress to £60,928). Closing Date: 26th April 2011.

    This is an ideal opportunity for a scholar with an outstanding publication record and excellent teaching ability to join one of the top Philosophy Departments in the United Kingdom. You will contribute to the Department's internationally recognized research, and to teaching both undergraduates and postgraduates. Although the post is open to those with expertise in any of
    the main areas of philosophy, the department would particularly welcome applications from those able to teach Kant's theoretical philosophy and/or post-Kantian continental philosophy. An ability to contribute, at present or in the near future, to the Department's impact' (i.e. the extent to which research in the Department has influence beyond academia) will also be
    advantageous. The level of appointment (either Lecturer or Senior Lecturer) will depend on the candidate's depth of experience in teaching and their record in publication and grant capture. For further information, please refer to the departmental website: http://www.shef.ac.uk/philosophy/ You can view the supporting documentation by clicking on About the Job and About the University located near the top of your screen.
  • 23 May 2010 3:22 AM | Anonymous
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      Universität Tübingen, An der Philosophischen Fakultät der Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen ist zum 1. April 2011 eine W 3-Professur für Philosophie mit dem Schwerpunkt Kant und Deutscher Idealismus zu besetzen. Der Bewerber/Die Bewerberin soll das Fach in Forschung und Lehre vertreten. Einstellungsvoraussetzung ist die Habilitation oder eine gleichwertige Qualifikation sowie didaktische Eignung.
     
    Die Universität Tübingen strebt eine Erhöhung des Anteils von Frauen in Forschung und Lehre an und bittet entsprechend qualifizierte Wissenschaftlerinnen nachdrücklich um ihre Bewerbung. Schwerbehinderte werden bei gleicher Eignung bevorzugt berücksichtigt.
     
    Bewerbungen mit den üblichen Unterlagen (Lebenslauf und Darstellung des wissenschaftlichen Werdegangs, Kopien von Urkunden, Verzeichnis der Publikationen, Verzeichnis der Lehrerfahrung, Übersicht über die Forschungsschwerpunkte und eingeworbene Drittmittel) sind bis zum 15. September 2010 zu richten an die

    Geschäftsführende Direktorin des Philosophischen Seminars
    Universität Tübingen
    Bursagasse 1
    D-72070 Tübingen
  • 23 May 2010 3:20 AM | Anonymous
    • The Philosophy Program at the University of Melbourne is pleased to call for applications to the G. Higgins Lectureship in Philosophy (History of Philosophy)
    AOS: History of Philosophy

    AOC: Open

    This position is a 3-year Lectureship (Level B) in the area of the
    History of Modern Philosophy, up to the end of the nineteenth century,
    including the rise of the rationalist and empiricist traditions, as well
    as the Kantian and post-Kantian era. You will be expected to research,
    teach and administer at levels commensurate with the level of the
    position. You must be a proven and successful teacher with a strong
    record of research.

    Further details can be found online

    http://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/jobDetails.asp?sJobIDs=658220

    Closing date: 15 August 2010 (Australian Eastern Standard Time)

    For more inquiries about the position, please contact Greg Restall:
    restall@unimelb.edu.au
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