Assistant Professor in Ancient Greek Philosophy

Institution Name 
Queens College CUNY
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Ancient Greek Philosophy
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
December 10, 2017

The Department of Philosophy at Queens College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor in the field of Ancient Greek Philosophy, to begin in Fall 2018. We seek candidates with a strong scholarly background who are committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and identify with the mission of Queens College and the City University of New York. The person appointed will teach introductory and advanced courses in Ancient Philosophy, including courses co-listed with Classics; elective courses for Philosophy majors and minors; and general education courses offered by the department. The teaching load for faculty active in research in 3/3, reduced by 8 courses in the first five years.The successful applicant is expected to maintain an active research agenda and to participate in the department's advisement and service responsibilities. PhD. by date of appointment. Knowledge of Ancient Greek required. 

At Queens College, a large and diverse student body receives a high degree of personalized attention. This formula has made us one of New York's premier educational institutions. Our mission is to prepare students to be leading citizens in an increasingly global society. We offer a rigorous education in the liberal arts and sciences under the guidance of a faculty dedicated to teaching and research. Recognized as one of the most affordable public colleges in the country, Queens College offers a first-rate education to talented people of all backgrounds, whatever their financial needs. The college occupies a beautiful 80 acre campus in Flushing.

Interested candidates should submit their dossier (cover letter, cv, teaching and research statements, teaching portfolio, scholarly writing sample) to sgrover@qc.cuny.edu, and arrange for letters of references to be sent in a timely manner to the same address. In order to be considered, applicants must also complete an application through CUNYFirst: - Go to cuny.jobs - In the box under "What", enter "17789" - Click on "Assistant Professor - Ancient Greek Philosophy" - Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the instructions. Please note that the candidates must upload a cover letter describing related qualifications and experience, resume, and the name and contact information of three (3) professional references as ONE DOCUMENT in any of the following formats: .doc, .docx, or .pdf format. Please use a simple name for the document that you uploaded, for example: JDoeResume. Documents with long names cannot be parsed by the application system.

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply.  At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups.  Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.  

Course Load 
3-3
Placement Year 

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