Washington University of St. Louis Department of Philosophy and the Philosophy in St. Louis, Missouri

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Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Department of Philosophy and the Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology Program. This position is for the Danforth Campus.

Essential Functions

Faculty (open rank) / Tenured, continuing or permanent

AOS - Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of the Sciences of the Mind (including Philosophy of Psychology, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy ol Neuroscience)

AOC - Open

The Philosophy Department and Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology (PNP) Program invite applications for a full-time faculty position in Philosophy, including affiliation with the PNP Program.

Rank: Open

AOS: Any relevant area, including Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Psychology, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, and Philosophy of Neuroscience. We seek a colleague whose teaching and research interest fit well with the interdisciplinary spirit of the PNP program and whose presence would enhance the standing of the program and of the Philosophy Department. PNP includes, in addition to a sizeable undergraduate major, a track within the Ph.D. program in Philosophy, and enjoys strong curricular and collaborative connections with colleagues in neuroscience, psychology, and related disciplines. Responsibilities include teaching (four courses per year, two per semester), writing for publicatiion, thesis supervision, and normal non-teaching departmental and university duties.

Diversity and inclusion are core values at Washington University, and the strong candidate will demonstrate the ability to create inclusive classrooms and environments in which a diverse array of students can learn and thrive.

Required Qualifications

A Ph.D. in a relevant field is required at any level. In addition, candidates at or above the associate professor rank must, through research and publication, have made a significant contribution to Philosophy.

Salary Range

The hiring range for this position is commensurate with experience.


  • Retirement Savings Plan

  • Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children

  • Free Metro Link/ Bus pass

  • Free Life Insurance

  • Health, Dental, Vision

  • Health Savings Accounts (HSA)

  • Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Flex Spending Plan

  • Other Benefits

Human Resources website (hr.wustl.edu)

Applicant Special Instructions

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is closed. To ensure full consideration, candidates for Assistant Professor should send a curriculum vitae, three (3) letters of reference, a succinct writing sample, evidence of teaching excellence, and a brief statement of teaching interests by November 1, 2018, to the Department's administrator, Dee Stewart, stewart.d@wustl.edu. Candidates for Associate or Full Professor should send a curriculum vitae and a list of references. Direct inquiries to Casey O'Callaghan, Chair, PNP Search Committee (casey.ocallaghan@wustl.edu).

Washington University is an equal opportunity employer and seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans, and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Title: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Department of Philosophy and the Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology Program, Washington University in St. Louis - 41572

Job ID: 41572

Location: Danforth - Main Campus

Regular/Temporary: Regular