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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Assistant Professorship (tenure-track) & Instructorship in Metaphysics and Epistemology, USA

http://www.k-state.edu/philos
Contact: philosophy@ksu.edu

The department of philosophy at Kansas State University (USA) has commenced searches for the following two positions, to begin in August 2011. -Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA

Assistant Professor, tenure track, beginning August 2011. AOS: Metaphysics and Epistemology broadly
construed to include related areas in History of Analytical Philosophy, Philosophical Logic, Philosophy
of Mind and General Philosophy of Science. Some preference may be given to candidates approaching 
these areas formally or empirically. AOC: Open, but willingness to teach History of Ancient or 
Modern Philosophy is a plus. 
Advanced ABDs will be considered at the level of Instructor, but Ph.D. 
completion should occur by August 2012. Five undergraduate courses a year. 
Substantive research program. Standard service duties. Opportunity for summer teaching.

Address personal letter of application to Bruce Glymour, M&E Search Committee Chair, Department of
Philosophy. Send entire application package (letter, CV, writing sample, three letters of recommendation
and evidence of teaching effectiveness) electronically as Word or PDF documents to the department 
assistant at philosophy@ksu.edu. Review of applications will start on April 28th and will continue
until the position is filled. Kansas State University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity 
Employer actively seeking diversity among its employees. The Philosophy Department strongly encourages
applications from women and minorities. In accordance with Kansas Board of Regents policy, the
University is required to run a background check on the final candidate.

Contact
E-mail: philosophy@ksu.edu
Web: http://www.k-state.edu/philos
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Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA Instructor, One-Year Position
Deadline:

Full-time one year replacement position at the rank of instructor, beginning August 2011. 
AOS: Open. AOC: Open, but willingness to teach Medical and Business Ethics is required. 
The Department of Philosophy is an undergraduate only program within a research university. 
Duties include three courses (two preparations) per semester. Opportunity for summer teaching. 
The successful candidate will be asked to contribute to the teaching and service missions of the
department. Advanced ABD required, PhD prior to appointment preferred. Candidates applying to the 
tenure track position and who also want to be considered for this position should make this 
explicit in their tenure-track application. Address personal letter of application to Amy Lara, 
One Year Position Search Committee Chair, Department of Philosophy. Send entire application package
(letter, CV, writing sample, three letters of recommendation and evidence of teaching effectiveness)
electronically as Word or PDF documents to the department assistant atphilosophy@ksu.edu.

Candidates applying to the tenure track position and who also want to be considered for this position
should make this explicit in their tenure-track application (no need to send duplicate applications). Review of applications will begin May 6th and will continue until the position is filled. Kansas State University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer actively seeking diversity among its employees. The Philosophy Department strongly encourages applications from women and minorities. In accordance with Kansas Board of Regents policy, the University is required to run a background check on the final candidate.