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Tenure track Assistant Professor: Philosophy of Action, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind, or Epistemology

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 6th, 2018
Last review date: November 16th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: December 16th, 2018
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Philosophy at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for Assistant Professor, tenure track in the following areas – AOS: Core areas of analytic philosophy such as Philosophy of Action, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind, or Epistemology.

Position responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate teaching, 4 courses per year on the quarter system, thesis supervision, and standard non-teaching duties. A Ph.D. in Philosophy is required at time of appointment as well as compelling evidence of commitment to publication and research. The successful candidate must be committed to teaching effectively at all levels, including graduate mentoring. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Appointment will be effective July 1, 2019.

Complete applications must include a cover letter of interest, current CV, sample of research, evidence of teaching excellence/teaching evaluations, a statement of contribution to diversity, and at least three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin November 16, 2018 and may continue until filled. Applicants should submit their materials by that date to be assured of full consideration. We will not interview at the Eastern APA, but will conduct Skype interviews in mid- to late December or early January.

Applicants who use Interfolio may utilize a feature provided by the Interfolio Service to allow Interfolio to upload their letters directly into AP Recruit. Applicants can input an Interfolio-generated email address in place of their letter writer's email address. Interfolio refers to this as Online Application Deliveries. The following link on the Interfolio website shows how to set this up ( ).

Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.

For additional information, you may contact Luca Ferrero at

UCR is a world class research university with an exceptionally diverse student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for under-represented and first generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Riverside, CA

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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Sample of Research Work

  • Evidence of Teaching Excellence/Teaching Evaluations

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity, and/or service.

  • Misc/Additional Space for Teaching or Research; if needed (Optional)

  • Misc/Additional Space for Teaching or Research; if needed (Optional)

  • Misc/Additional Space for Teaching or Research; if needed (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-4 letters of reference required

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