AOS, AOC: 19th and 20th century European philosophy, Open rank (tenure-track or tenured)

The Department of Philosophy at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for the following position – AOS, AOC: 19th and 20th century European philosophy. Rank: Open (tenure track or tenured). We are searching for a philosopher who can make a significant contribution to our program, which is known for its strength in 19th and 20th century European philosophy among other areas of strength. Philosophical and historical competence with respect to 19th and/or 20th century philosophy are prerequisites.

Deadline: The position is open until filled, but review of applications will begin November 3, 2023.  Applicants should submit their materials by that date to be assured of consideration.

Position available July 1, 2024. PhD by the time of appointment.

The position includes graduate and undergraduate teaching, 4 courses per year on the quarter system, thesis supervision, and standard non-teaching duties. Candidates will show promise of, or have an established record of excellence in research and teaching and must be committed to teaching effectively at all levels, including graduate mentoring. The successful candidate will join an active, collegial and nationally ranked department, which is known for its strengths in 19th and 20th century European philosophy. Many faculty work in multiple areas and there is significant interaction between the different areas of strength in the department.

UCR is a world class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. UC Riverside has joined the Association of American Universities (AAU), an organization of 71 of the country’s leading research universities. The honor and opportunity follow decades of continuous commitment to excellence in research, education, and innovation. UCR is also a member of the Alliance of Hispanic-Serving Universities (HSRU) and shares the goals of both the AAU and HSRU member organizations. UCR’s mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for under-represented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

We are accepting electronic applications only, at https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF01789. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, sample of research, evidence of teaching excellence/teaching evaluations, a statement of contributions to diversity, and for junior candidates, at least three letters of recommendation. Senior candidates need only submit names of references; letters of recommendation will be solicited at a later date. (Confidential Letters are solicited via AP Recruit System Only – Applicant inserts reference names and references are solicited by APRecruit at time of application. For applicants using Interfolio, see the note below.) The application letter should be addressed to: Professor Alexandra Newton, Chair, 19th and 20th c. European Search Committee, Department of Philosophy, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA 92521-0201.

Applicants who use Interfolio may utilize a feature provided by the Interfolio Service to allow Interfolio to upload their letters directly into AP Recruit. Applicants can input an Interfolio-generated email address in place of their letter writer's email address. Interfolio refers to this as Online Application Deliveries. The following link on the Interfolio website shows how to set this up (http://product-help.interfolio.com/m/27438/l/266289-confidential-letter-uploads-to-online-application-systems.)

Department Contact person: Crystal M Petrini (crystal.petrini@ucr.edu) or Professor Alexandra Newton (alexandn@ucr.edu).

The University of California values salary transparency and reports salaries annually in the UC Annual Wage Database. Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input. The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See Table(s) [https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2023-24/oct-2023-acad-salary-scales/t1.pdf]. The salary range for this position is $74,600 -$197,100. “Off-scale salaries” and other components of pay, i.e., a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.