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Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Illinois Wesleyan Universtiy

Illinois Wesleyan Universtiy

Bloomington, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Illinois Wesleyan University invites applications for the tenure line position of Assistant Professor in the Philosophy Department. Area of Specialization: Epistemology and/or Metaphysics. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching interest in Logic and/or Modern Philosophy. Our curriculum also has needs in Philosophy of Feminism and Philosophy of Race.

The position will begin in Fall 2024. Candidates must have earned a PhD in Philosophy or related field by August 1, 2024. The position requires one to be an active scholar and a skillful teacher. The typical teaching load is three classes per semester. Tenure track faculty members also provide academic advising to students and participate in department and university service. Candidates must be dedicated to undergraduate education, enthusiastic about professional engagement with students in and out of the classroom, and able to work in teams in a collegial environment.

Illinois Wesleyan is a small liberal arts institution in Bloomington, IL. We are strongly committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse, inclusive, and civil community of faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to supporting and further building our community in these dimensions. Illinois Wesleyan University is an EEO employer.

Application Instructions

Submit the following attachments to IWU Philosophy Department Administrative Specialist Erin Burnison at eburniso@iwu.edu:

  1. Cover letter addressing qualifications for the position, including commitment to diversity
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Writing sample
  4. Teaching Statement
  5. Three letters of recommendation

Further materials may be requested by the search committee.

We will begin reviewing applications on October 16 and continue until the position is filled.