The Department of Philosophy at West Virginia University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor starting August 2019.

The WVU Philosophy Department is an intellectually vibrant, supportive, and collegial undergraduate program with all of the opportunities and expectations of a research university. WVU is a comprehensive, land-grant, research university located in Morgantown, WV, and is home to approximately 29,000 students. The Morgantown metro-region has a population of approximately 120,000, and is frequently ranked as one of the best college towns in the US. Morgantown is a safe, inclusive, and family-friendly city, approximately 75 miles south of Pittsburgh; 200 miles from Washington, DC, Baltimore, and Cleveland; and 300 miles from Cincinnati and Philadelphia. The region offers outstanding outdoor recreation and stunning natural beauty.


A doctorate in philosophy by the time of appointment is required. The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong program of research and excel at undergraduate teaching. The teaching load is three courses per semester.
AOS: at least one of the following: Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science (including neuroscience), Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Sex and Gender.
AOC: At least two of the following: Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Sex and Gender, Metaphysics, Environmental Philosophy, Philosophy of Technology.

To apply, upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a writing sample. The cover letter should address research accomplishments and future research plans as well as your teaching experience and approach to teaching. In addition, arrange for 3 letters of reference to be sent electronically to WVUPHILJOB@mail.wvu.edu. Review of completed applications will continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding this position should be directed via email to: Sharon.Ryan@mail.wvu.edu

WVU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.