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Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships in Ancient Greek Philosophy in São Paulo

The Research Project on Greek Classical Philosophy: Plato, Aristotle, and their Influence in Antiquity announces three (3) postdoctoral positions at the Philosophy Department, University of São Paulo, in the following areas:

  • Plato’s Philosophy (1 Fellowship)
  • Aristotle’s Philosophy (1 Fellowship)
  • Hellenistic or Plotinus’ Philosophy (1 Fellowship)

The fellowships will be appointed to a two-year term, renewable for an additional term, beginning in March 2011. Each fellowship carries a departmental application and the responsibility of joining in the research activities of the Research Project (research seminars, conferences, meetings). These fellowships correspond to a research position, with no teaching responsibilities attached.

The fellowships are sponsored by FAPESP. Chosen candidates will earn R$ 5,028.00 (Brazilian currency) per month, tax free.

Applicants may apply to more than one position.

They should have completed the PhD in Philosophy or Classics, preferably no earlier than 2006. For each position, the applicant must include :

  • an updated Curriculum Vitae;
  • a statement of proposed research (no more than 4 pages, plus 1 separate page for bibliography), specifying the topic(s) to be studied, including a research schedule for the first two years and a list of expected publications;
  • a writing sample (dissertation chapter or other paper);
  • one sealed letter of recommendation, to be sent directly by the person making the recommendation to the address below.

All documents should be submitted in printed form; please note that the materials will not be returned. Candidates will be notified by e-mail once their dossier has been processed (please provide an e-mail address in the application).

All dossier materials and the selection committee’s evaluations remain confidential. The committee is not able to provide feedback on individual applications.

Closing date for all applications: November 13th 2010.

Applications (in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, or Portuguese) should be submitted (as print materials) to:

Prof. Marco Zingano
Philosophy Department
Av. Prof. Luciano Gualberto, 315
05508-900 São Paulo, SP

More information can be obtained in these sites:

Research Project: http://www.bv.fapesp.br/en/projetos-tematicos/7226/greek-classical- philosophy-plato-aristotle/
USP Department of Philosophy (www.fflch.usp.br/df)
Journal of Ancient Philosophy (www.filosofiaantiga.com)
FAPESP (www.fapesp.br)

For information not available in these sites, please contact Prof. Marco Zingano at mzingano@usp.br .

Visiting Position at Skidmore College

The Department of Philosophy and Religion at Skidmore College invites applications for
a one year, Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy for the 2010/2011 academic year.
Six courses per year, undergraduate teaching. AOS: Open//AOC: Greek. Person hired
will be responsible for teaching Introduction to Ancient Greek Philosophy, Seminar in
Plato, Introduction to Philosophy, and other courses in her or his specialty as the
schedule permits.

Minimum qualifications: ABD with significant teaching experience. PhD preferred.

Review of applications begins immediately with the position open until filled.

To learn more about and apply for this position please visit Skidmore’s website at:

Job: UNC Charlotte

Below is a job announcement from UNC Charlotte.  They asked that I post this here and encourage our members to consider applying.  It seems that they are open to someone who has been out a few years or even someone who has been recently tenured.  The announcement below is also found in Jobs for Philosophers.

40, *41. UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, CHARLOTTE, NC The Philosophy Department invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor, beginning August 2009. The area of specialization is open, but we have particular needs in Ancient Philosophy, Ethics/Applied Ethics, non-Western philosophy, or some combination of these areas. Teaching load: two courses per semester, undergraduate and graduate. Teaching experience appropriate to rank; Ph.D. required; publication appropriate to rank. Research and service interests that enhance our ability to pursue external grants are desirable.

UNC Charlotte is a rapidly growing doctoral-level state university located in a thriving urban area with a student body of more than 22,000 and a full-time faculty of over 750. The department currently has 13 full-time and 7 part-time faculty, including two Distinguished Professors. We offer a traditional and applied major, a Graduate Certificate in Applied Ethics, and an M.A. in Ethics and Applied Philosophy. Our M.A. is linked to a number of interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs on campus and we provide research ethics courses for many of them. So we have a strong tradition of interdisciplinary studies involving all seven of the University’s colleges. We are closely affiliated with UNC Charlotte’s Center for Professional and Applied Ethics, where the successful candidate is expected to be an active faculty associate.

Please visit our web site: www.philosophy.uncc.edu. Please submit electronically only a letter describing your qualifications, CV, and writing sample as attachments on the following UNC Charlotte website: https://jobs.uncc.edu. A transcript and three letters of recommendation should be sent through regular mail to: Michael Kelly, Chair, Department of Philosophy, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28223. Screening of electronic applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. We may be interviewing at the 2008-2009 APA Meetings. UNC Charlotte is an AA/EOE employer, values diversity in its faculty and students, and strongly encourages applications from women and underrepresented minorities.