Mar 19 2018


Job - Department Head - University of Georgia

The Department of Philosophy invites applications for the position of Department Head. The preferred start date is January 2019. We seek a scholar at the advanced associate professor or full professor level, with an outstanding record of research and teaching and relevant service or administrative experience. The successful candidate will provide fresh perspectives and seasoned leadership for a department of 12 tenured or tenure-track faculty, a robust undergraduate program, and a graduate program offering M.A. and Ph.D. degrees. A Ph.D. in Philosophy or related discipline is required.

Applicants must submit a cover letter describing teaching and research interests, a curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references, and a statement describing administrative experience and approach. All the materials should be submitted via Formal letters of reference will be requested for shortlisted applicants. Review of applications will begin on April 2, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries should be addressed to Professor Yuri Balashov, at

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ( Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Faculty members are expected to support the college’s goals of creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive learning environment. Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor and urban activities ( UGA is a land and sea-grant institution located in Athens, 70 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital (;

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