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Must apply via Interfolio for this position. Submit cover letter, CV, three letters of reference; a statement of current and future research plans; a statement of teaching philosophy; discussion of teaching experience; and evidence of teaching excellence to:

To ensure full consideration for a possible interview, all application materials must be received by December 1st, 2018. The committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.      

Currently this classification is considered exempt in compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Job Summary

The University of Michigan-Dearborn (UM-Dearborn) is one of the three campuses of the University of Michigan. UM-Dearborn, a comprehensive university offering high quality undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing education to residents of southeastern Michigan, attracts more than 9,000 students. Our faculty comes from respected universities and doctoral programs, are recognized for excellence in research and teaching, and are active in professional and academic service roles in their respective fields. US News and World Report recently recognized our campus as a Best Regional University.

The campus is located on 200 acres of the original Henry Ford Estate. Dearborn is centrally located within one of America's largest business regions. The geographically diverse area provides faculty with a variety of urban, suburban, and rural areas within a reasonable commute, including Detroit, Detroit suburbs, and Ann Arbor.

The Department of Literature, Philosophy, and the Arts is seeking an Assistant Professor, tenure track, beginning September 1, 2019. Ph.D. in hand by August 2019. Area of Specialization: 19th and 20th Century Continental Philosophy. Area of Concentration: Feminist History of Philosophy, including Modern Philosophy; or Philosophy of Race, or Philosophy of the Body. Teaching responsibilities include Introduction to Philosophy and/or Critical Thinking and upper level courses in the candidate’s areas of specialization. Evidence of both scholarly promise and evidence of excellence in teaching required.

Background Screening

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U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.