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  Job Title: Assistant Professor - Ancient Greek Philosophy
  Job ID: 17789
  Department: Philosophy
  Location: Queens College

​The Department of Philosophy at Queens College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor in the field of Ancient Greek Philosophy, to begin in Fall 2018. We seek candidates with a strong scholarly background who are committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and identify with the mission of Queens College and the City University of New York. The person appointed will teach introductory and advanced courses in Ancient Philosophy, including courses co-listed with Classics; elective courses for Philosophy majors and minors; and general education courses offered by the department. The teaching load for faculty active in research in 3/3, reduced by 8 courses in the first five years.The successful applicant is expected to maintain an active research agenda and to participate in the department's advisement and service responsibilities.

At Queens College, a large and diverse student body receives a high degree of personalized attention. This formula has made us one of New York's premier educational institutions. Our mission is to prepare students to be leading citizens in an increasingly global society. We offer a rigorous education in the liberal arts and sciences under the guidance of a faculty dedicated to teaching and research. Recognized as one of the most affordable public colleges in the country, Queens College offers a first-rate education to talented people of all backgrounds, whatever their financial needs. The college occupies a beautiful 80 acre campus in Flushing.


​Specialization: Ancient Greek Philosophy. PhD. by date of appointment. Knowledge of Ancient Greek required. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.


​CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


​Interested candidates should submit their dossier to, and arrange for letters of references to be sent in a timely manner to the same address.
In order to considered, applicants must also complete an application through CUNYFirst.

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Open until filled with review to begin December 9, 2017

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CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on the job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.
The City University of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer which complies with all applicable laws and regulations, and encourages inclusive excellence in its employment practices.
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