Assistant/Associate Professor, Philosophy, Job Code 803WPU


Posting Date: September 13, 2017

Closing Date: Open until filled

William Paterson University’s Department of Philosophy invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant or associate professor effective fall 2018. 

An earned Ph.D. in Philosophy by time of hire, a record of scholarly achievement, and teaching experience are required. 

We are seeking applicants with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching who bring research and teaching expertise in social areas of philosophy, with preference for specializations in Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Race, Ethics, or Social and Political Philosophy.  Additional preferences include experience in program administration, online teaching, and liberal or general studies.  The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in area of specialization, in support of the department’s Liberal Studies major, and/or in offerings related to the University Core Curriculum, as needed.  Service expectations will also include support for and eventual leadership of the department’s interdisciplinary program in Liberal Studies.

William Paterson University is a public institution of higher learning. The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs which range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 11,500 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370 acres suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, current CV, a writing sample, evidence of teaching excellence and scholarly productivity, as well as three (3) letters of reference to ​Dr. Pete Mandik, Department Chairperson, at socrates@wpunj.edu.​ Applicants must reference Job Code in letter of application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  For further information about the University, and its academic programs visit http://www.wpunj.edu.



William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.