Philosophy Opening at Butler University

Philosophy Opening at Butler University September 9, 2016

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Professor of Philosophy, Tenure-Track – College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Position Overview

The Department of Philosophy, Religion, and Classics at Butler University seeks to hire a tenure-track philosopher with scholarly expertise that extends beyond the Anglo-American analytical philosophical tradition, with facility and teaching ability in continental philosophy and the history of modern philosophy.  Teaching competency in one or more of the following is also highly desirable: environmental philosophy, Asian/African/African-American/Latin American philosophy, ethics, philosophy of race/class/gender.  In addition to the undergraduate philosophy program, candidates should be prepared to teach regularly in Butler’s first year seminar program, and able to contribute to one or more of the college’s interdisciplinary programs: Science, Technology, and Environmental Studies; Neuroscience; Peace and Conflict Studies; and/or Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies.  The successful candidate will demonstrate clear signs of being a program builder, and will possess an infectious enthusiasm for undergraduate teaching.  Candidates should expect to complete PhD by August 1st, 2017.


To Apply

Applicants must submit a Butler application along with:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • 1- or 2-page cover letter briefly outlining research interests and teaching philosophy/experience
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
  • Writing sample
  • Thorough evidence of teaching experience/excellence (evaluations, etc.).


Application and completed support materials should be submitted via email to:

Claudia Johnson, Administrative Specialist – Department of Philosophy, Religion, and Classics


Or via mail to:

Claudia Johnson, Administrative SpecialistButler-Logo_0-150x35

Department of Philosophy, Religion, and Classics

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Butler University

4600 Sunset Avenue

Indianapolis, IN 46208


Complete applications must be received by October 28, 2016 to be assured consideration. Only completed applications will be considered.


Butler University is committed to enhancing the diversity of the student body and our faculty and staff. In addition hiring decisions are made on the basis of an individual’s qualifications, past experience, overall performance, and other employment-related criteria. Butler University provides equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals, regardless of age, gender, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.

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