Tenure-track position in Ancient Philosophy. Standard teaching load is four courses per year, including one graduate seminar. Position duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate coursework in philosophy; developing and maintaining a nationally or internationally recognized research program in philosophy; participating in department, college and university committees; and advising and mentoring students.

Required Qualifications:
1) PhD in Philosophy completed by the time of appointment;

2) Evidence of excellence in teaching is required;

3) Evidence of excellence in research/scholarship, or evidence of potential for excellence in research/scholarship, in Ancient Philosophy;

4) Ability to articulate a coherent agenda of research or scholarship

5) Effective communication skills

6) Occasional travel to attend professional conferences and meetings; and

7) Must have a criminal background check.

Must have a conviction check?

How to Apply for this Job:
Applicants should complete the faculty application online at www.jobs.vt.edu posting #TR0170075. Applicants should include a current curriculum vitae, a letter of application, three letters of recommendation, a writing sample, and evidence of teaching excellence.

Employee Category:
Instructional/Research Faculty

Appointment Type:

FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime

Tenure Status:
Tenure Track

Academic Year or Calendar Year?
Standard Academic Year


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Applicant Documents:


  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Reference #1
  4. Letter of Reference #2
  5. Letter of Reference #3
  6. Other Doc
  7. Other Doc #2