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Job Opening for Assistant or Associate Professor
Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS either South Asian Buddhist or ancient Greek philosophy
AOS categories Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
Asian Philosophy
AOC at least one of Continental philosophy, epistemology, philosophy of science, philosophy of mind, moral and political philosophy
AOC categories Continental Philosophy
Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Science
Applied Ethics
Social and Political Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Start date August 1, 2018
Job description

The UH-Manoa Department of Philosophy invites applications for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position at the rank of either assistant or associate professor (depending on qualifications), beginning August 1, 2018, subject to position clearance and availability of funds. Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in philosophy (ABDs will be considered provided that all degree requirements are completed by August 1, 2018). AOS: Either (1) South Asian Buddhist philosophy (with language competency in Sanskrit) or (2) ancient Greek philosophy (with language competency in ancient Greek). Desirable Qualifications: Demonstrated excellence in teaching and research; one or more years’ prior experience as an assistant professor at a research university. AOC: one or more of Continental philosophy, epistemology, philosophy of science, philosophy of mind, moral and political philosophy, and ability to teach introductory inductive logic. Duties: Pursue original academic research program, teach courses in areas of specialization and competence, dissertation supervision, service on department committees, and other duties as assigned by the Chair. Pay range: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. To apply: Submit cover letter, CV, three current letters of recommendation, graduate transcripts, writing sample, and evidence of teaching excellence, preferably as e-mail attachments, to: For additional information, contact Ron Bontekoe, Chair, (808) 956-8649, Review of applications will begin on December 11th, 2017. Skype interviews of shortlisted candidates will be conducted in late January/early February.

How to apply  Please email application materials;  do NOT upload to Interfolio. 
Application type Email
If an applicant prefers to send materials as hard copies, they may be sent to: Ron Bontekoe, Chair, Department of Philosophy, University of Hawaii-Manoa, 2530 Dole Street #D301A, Honolulu, HI 96822.
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Deadline for full consideration: December 11, 2017, 11:59pm HST
Hard deadline December 26, 2017, 11:59pm HST
Web address for more information
Contact name Ron Bontekoe
Contact email bontekoe[here goes you know what sign]
Contact phone (808) 956-8649