Assistant Professor (AOS: Social and Political Theory)

Stanford University in California

Deadline October 01, 2014
Date Posted August 1, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

STANFORD UNIVERSITY, Stanford, CA., has an opening for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in SOCIAL and POLITICAL THEORY.  The position may be in the Political Science or the Philosophy Department.  The term of appointment would begin September 1, 2015. Successful candidates must demonstrate substantial evidence of a creative research career, prospective or actual impact on his or her field of study, and a commitment to excellence in teaching and advising students at both graduate and undergraduate levels. Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the interdisciplinary Center for Ethics in Society (through teaching, advising, and participation in the intellectual life of the Center). 




Applicants should send three professional letters of recommendation, a CV, and a writing sample. Additional papers and manuscripts may be requested at a later date. The committee will begin reading applications on October 1, 2014, but may consider files received after this date. Interested individuals should apply with the requested materials via Interfolio.


Deadline for receipt of applications:  October 1, 2014.



Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women and members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the universitys research and teaching missions.

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