University Human Resource Services

Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies

Tenure-track faculty position available August 15, 2014.  

Responsibilities:  teaching three philosophy courses per semester; keep abreast of recent scholarly developments and publish in area of specialization; provide service to the department as needed.  

Minimum qualifications:  Ph.D. in philosophy prior to start date with specialization in comparative philosophy, metaphysics, continental philosophy, or area of study concerning an underrepresented population; evidence of research productivity; evidence of teaching effectiveness. 

Preferred qualifications: earned doctorate in philosophy at time of application; competency in one or more of the following—philosophy of law, philosophy of film, philosophy of literature, philosophy of sex and love, environmental philosophy, intersectionality, or aesthetics; demonstrated potential to excel in mentoring non-majority students, inclusive pedagogy, and diversity issues.

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate school transcripts, three letters of recommendation, writing sample, brief statement of teaching philosophy, and brief statement of research interests to:  

Philosophy Search
 Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
 Ball State University
 Muncie, IN  47306 
or to

Electronic submission is strongly preferred. 

Review of applications will begin November 25, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber.  

Ball State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community.