Assistant Professor in Philosophy at Georgetown University

Bryce Huebner shared this new posting for Georgetown University:

The Department of Philosophy at Georgetown University is searching for a tenure-track assistant professor, beginning August 2019. The teaching load will be two courses per semester, with teaching responsibilities at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

 

We are looking for candidates who take a philosophical approach to race, or whose work is substantively engaged with a disadvantaged or marginalized racial, ethnic, or regional group; candidates who are working on questions in metaphysics, epistemology, or philosophy of science that intersect with the study of race, broadly construed, are encouraged to apply.

The AOS categories listed are African/Africana Philosophy, Arabic and Islamic Philosophy, Asian Philosophy, Latin American Philosophy, Native American Philosophy, Philosophy of Race.

I asked Prof. Huebner how broadly to understand the clause “whose work is substantively engaged with a disadvantaged or marginalized racial, ethnic, or regional group.” For instance, would someone working on Nyāya metaphysics but who does not thematize race be a potential candidate? He said they would..

About Malcolm Keating

Malcolm Keating is Assistant Professor of Philosophy in the Humanities Division at Yale-NUS College, Singapore.

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