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Philosophy Logic Search

Recruitment Period

Open date: January 9th, 2018
Last review date: February 9th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: June 30th, 2018
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 Department of Philosophy of the University of California, Davis announces a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. The Area of Specialization (AOS) for the position is Logic, including philosophy of logic and philosophical logic, and the Area of Competence (AOC) is open. Although the AOC is open, the Department has programmatic needs in a variety of fields, including especially ethics, history of modern philosophy, and epistemology. The Department aims to reinforce its existing strengths and interests in such fields as moral philosophy, philosophy of language, formal epistemology, philosophy of mind, philosophy of science and mathematics, and metaphysics. The successful candidate will be expected to play an active role in the life of the Department in research as well as instruction at all levels.

Duties include research, graduate supervision, committee service, and a teaching load of four quarter courses per year. The successful candidate will be expected to carry out a research program in philosophy of logic and philosophical logic. The appointee will be required to teach undergraduate logic courses at both the introductory and advanced levels and a graduate level course in his or her area of specialization. Supervision of graduate students, student advising, participation in departmental programs, curricular development, and performance of Departmental, College, and University service are expected. Finalists for this position must possess outstanding potential as researchers and teachers of philosophy.

This position is open until filled. To be assured of full consideration, applications must be finalized in our online system by 9 February 2018.

The principal qualifications for the candidate are a strong research record and the ability to teach at the undergraduate and graduate level. Ph.D. in Philosophy or related field is required.

Applicants must submit a letter of application, cv, three letters of recommendation, and a sample of written work through the online application system found at:

For additional information or assistance, write or email Professor Elaine Landry, Chair, Logic Search Committee, Department of Philosophy, University of California, Davis, CA 95616-8673 (email: Alternatively, contact the Department’s personnel coordinator for this search, Mary Meyerzon (

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Davis, CA




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