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Associate or Full Professor

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 25th, 2019

Last review date: Monday, Nov 25, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The UCLA Department of Philosophy is pleased to invite applications for a tenured professorship at the rank of either Full or Associate Professor.

AOS: Metaphysics, Epistemology; Philosophy of Science (including Philosophy of Biology); Logic.

AOC: Open. The department has special interests also in the fields of history of philosophy, and philosophy of gender and of race.

Responsibilities: Four (quarter-length) courses per year, at both the undergraduate and graduate level; graduate supervision; usual departmental duties. A Ph.D. in Philosophy and a strong record of excellent teaching and scholarly publication is expected.

Please submit:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. CV
  3. Statement of current and future research plans
  4. Teaching Statement (describing teaching approach at both undergraduate and graduate levels)
  5. Statement describing the candidate's efforts to encourage and foster equity, diversity, and inclusion in in the classroom and the profession
  6. Writing Sample

For full consideration, please apply by Nov 25, 2019. However, applications will continue to be reviewed throughout the academic year.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA


Document requirements
  • Cover Letter - Letter of Application

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Research - Statement of current and future research plans.

  • Statement of Teaching - Describes teaching approach at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

  • Writing Sample - A sample or publication.

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate‚Äôs past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

Reference requirements
  • 3-6 required (contact information only)