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Assistant Professor of Philosophy: Comparative Philosophy

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Position Information

Position Information

Requisition Number: 0171057
Division: Academic Affairs
Department: Philosophy
College: Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts
Academic Title: Assistant Professor of Philosophy: Comparative Philosophy
Rank: Assistant Professor
Tenure Status: Tenure Track
Work Status: Full-time Regular
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Assistant or Associate Professor, tenure-track, beginning Fall 2018. 2-2-2-3 courseload over 4 semesters. Undergraduate and M.A.-level teaching. AOS: Comparative Philosophy. AOC: Open. Ph.D. prior to appointment strongly preferred. Salary competitive.

As a pluralistic philosophy department that values and respects a broad range of intellectually diverse perspectives and scholarship, we seek applicants who will value and add to our diversity and who will contribute to the broad Catholic tradition of philosophical inquiry. Our department is at the center of a Catholic university whose mission is inspired and still guided by the traditions of the Jesuits and the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary. The department is particularly interested in candidates with the ability to contribute to one or more of LMU’s interdisciplinary programs, such as Asian and Asian American Studies, African American Studies, Chicana/o Studies, etc. Interest in and value for university citizenship and engagement are important for faculty at LMU.

Loyola Marymount, founded in 1911, is a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education. Located on the west side of Los Angeles overlooking the Pacific, LMU is one of the nation’s 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and five Marymount institutions. It serves 5600 undergraduates and over 2500 graduate students in the Colleges/Schools of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Communication and Fine Arts, Film and Television, Education, and Law. LMU seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, the service of faith and the promotion of justice. (Visit for more information.)

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Send complete dossier, including (1) a letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) evidence of teaching effectiveness, (4) a writing sample not to exceed 25 pages, and (5) three confidential letters of recommendation to Dr. Robin Wang, Search Committee Chair, and send it by email to Complete applications must be received by December 1, 2017. Pre-arranged interviews by video call will be conducted no later than January 12, 2018.

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Posting Date: 08/14/2017
Application Deadline Date: 12/01/2017

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