The Department of Philosophy at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2020. Areas of specialization and teaching competence are open but we are seeking a candidate whose research and teaching interests complement the strengths of the Bryn Mawr/Haverford departments. Complementary areas include (but are not limited to): Kant, Phenomenology, History of Modern Philosophy, History of Continental Philosophy, Aesthetics, Comparative Philosophy, and Philosophy of Religion. The successful candidate will be expected to be part of developing and teaching a diverse and inclusive curriculum, including contributing to college-wide initiatives such as the 360 Program and the Emily Balch Seminars. Candidates must have completed all Ph.D. requirements by the start date.
To apply for this position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, research statement, statement of demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion, and writing sample by November 1, 2019 to the Department of Philosophy Search Committee via Interfolio at: https://apply.interfolio.com/65050. In addition, arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Department of Philosophy Search Committee. Applications received by November 1, 2019 will receive full consideration.
Bryn Mawr College is a distinguished liberal arts college for women with a vibrant faculty of scholar-teachers, a talented staff and intellectually curious students eager to make a difference in the world. The College is committed to increasing the diversity of its students, faculty, staff, and curricular offerings with a particular focus on enhancing ethnic and racial diversity and advancing social justice and inclusion. We believe diversity strengthens our community and enriches the education of our students. We have a student body of 1,350 undergraduates (34 percent are U.S. students of color and 22 percent are international students). There are 310 graduate students in coeducational graduate programs in social work, humanities and science. Bryn Mawr College is located in metropolitan Philadelphia and enjoys strong consortial relationships with Haverford College, Swarthmore College, and the University of Pennsylvania. Bryn Mawr College is an equal-opportunity employer; candidates from underrepresented groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: PHIL-ASST PRO-8012019
About Bryn Mawr College
The mission of Bryn Mawr College is to provide a rigorous education and to encourage the pursuit of knowledge as preparation for life and work. Bryn Mawr teaches and values critical, creative and independent habits of thought and expression in an undergraduate liberal arts curriculum for women and in coeducational graduate programs in arts and sciences and social work and social research. Bryn Mawr seeks to sustain a community diverse in nature and democratic in practice, for we believe that only through considering many perspectives do we gain a deeper understanding of each other and the world.