The Department of Philosophy is Hiring

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Memphis invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin Fall 2024, pending availability of funds. 

Area of specialization (AOS): Ancient Philosophy
Area of competence (AOC): Open
Rank: Assistant Professor Tenure Track 

The Department has a long-standing emphasis on work from diverse approaches, including philosophy in the analytic and continental traditions, as well as the history of philosophy. The University of Memphis is an Equal Opportunity employer that strongly encourages applications from women and minorities. 

The University of Memphis is a metropolitan Carnegie R1 research institution that offers competitive pay and benefits. Review of applicants will begin November 3, 2023. The Department expects to conduct first round teleconference interviews in early December. Search ends when position is filled. 

PhD required by date of employment. Successful candidates will possess a strong research program and excellent teaching skills.

Applications must be submitted online at https://workforum.memphis.edu

Please submit the following materials:

  1. Letter of application
  2. CV
  3. Evidence of teaching excellence
  4. Writing sample
  5. Contact information (including email addresses) for at least three professional references