BYU Faculty Positions in Philosophy

Brigham Young University in Utah

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted January 31, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time


Brigham Young University invites applications for: (1) a full-time professorial, continuing-status (BYU’s equivalent of tenure-track) position in Philosophy; (2) a 1-semester or 1-3 year Visiting Faculty or Visiting Instructor, non-continuing (non-tenure track) position in Philosophy; and (3) multiple part-time, adjunct-faculty non-continuing (non-tenure track) positions in Philosophy.  The continuing position requires a PhD in philosophy (or a closely related field with substantial graduate training in philosophy) at time of hire, and expectations include regular contributions to scholarship in philosophy and a teaching load of 6 undergraduate courses per year; the continuing position also prefers expertise in one or more of the following areas—medieval philosophy, Post-Kantian German idealism (including Fichte, Schelling, Hegel and Schopenhauer), contemporary European (Continental) philosophy, philosophy of religion, pragmatism, social and political philosophy, non-Western philosophy, or ethics.  Teaching responsibilities for all positions may include courses in philosophical writing, introduction to philosophy, history of philosophy, as well as core courses (such as epistemology, metaphysics, ethics, aesthetics, logic, etc.) in accord with the candidate’s areas of training and competence, and upper-division figures/topics courses in accord with the candidate’s areas of specialization. 

BYU, an equal opportunity employer, requires all faculty to observe the university’s honor code and dress and grooming standards. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

To apply for this position, please read carefully the full job descriptions and complete an online application at  Please include a list of logic and/or language skills with an indicated level of expertise/fluency.

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