Wiki page for Academic Jobs in Philosophy advertised during the 2020-2021 hiring season.

Please note that many philosophy jobs tend to be posted on PhilJobs

See also Critical Theory and Ethnic Studies.

Instructions[edit | edit source]

Please add jobs in the following format and order them alphabetically by institution.

  1. Example University (State/Province, Country). Position Title. Specializations. Deadline. TT/NT. FT/PT. Link to Job ad(s). Updates: 

TT/NT: Tenure-track or Non-tenure track.

FT/PT: Full-Time or Part-Time

For the sake of user-friendliness, please do not add more detailed content of the job ad on this page. (This is a departure from previous years, when these pages tended to become difficult to navigate. The new guidelines are modeled on more user-friendly Academic Wiki pages serving other disciplines.)

Add updates to the end of each entry as they come in: Additional materials requested, video interview scheduled, campus visit scheduled, offer extended, offer accepted, rejection received.

Please post "Have you heard?" questions below, under Word on the Street.

Please contribute to transparency in the academy by adding yourself and your advisors to the Literature Tree project.

See also Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2020-2021 .

Jobs with 2020 Application Deadlines[edit | edit source]

  1. Baylor University (Waco, TX, USA). Postdoctoral Research Associate. Moral Psychology. Deadline: December 1, 2020. NTT. FT. https://ejof.fa.us2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX/job/10677 Updates:
  2. Brigham Young University (Provo, UT, USA). Assistant or Associate Professor of Philosophy. AOS open. Deadline: October 8, 2020. TT. FT. https://yjobs.byu.edu Updates: Rejection letters sent.
  3. Lawrence University of Wisconsin (WI, USA). Assistant Professor of Philosophy. Metaphysics. Deadline: December 1, 2020. TT. FT. http://lawrence.peopleadmin.com/postings/417. Updates: first-round interviews requested
  4. University of Geneva (Switzerland) Postdoc. Metaphysics, Language. Deadline: October 31, 2020. NT. FT. https://listserv.liv.ac.uk/cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind2010&L=PHILOS-L&P=R100649. Updates: offer accepted.
  5. University of Houston (Houston, TX, USA). Assistant Professor of Philosophy. AOS open. Deadline: October 30, 2020. TT. FT. https://philjobs.org/job/show/15974 Updates: Letters of recommendation requested.
  6. UNC Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC, USA). Assistant Professor of Philosophy. AOS open. Deadline: November 21, 2020. TT. FT.
  7. University of Washington (Seattle, WA, USA). Assistant or Associate Professor in Bioethics and Humanities. Deadline: October 1, 2020. TT. FT. https://apply.interfolio.com/73836. (Note: this is one of two similar postings; the other one is for Assistant Professor; see below.) Updates: Rejection letter sent
  8. University of Washington (Seattle, WA, USA). Assistant Professor in Bioethics and Humanities. Deadline: October 1, 2020. TT. FT. https://apply.interfolio.com/73837. (Note: this is one of two similar postings; the other one is for Assistant OR Associate Professor; see above.) Updates: Rejection letter sent (for Assistant Professor position) x3.
  9. University of Toronto (Toronto, ON, CA). Assistant Professor in Continental Philosophy. Deadline: November 16, 2020. TT. FT. https://careers.insidehighered.com/job/2029989/assistant-professor-continental-philosophy/. Updates: 12/03: Request for additional writing sample x3 Anyone heard anything? x2; 12/21: Interviews scheduled for end of feb x2
  10. California State University (Fullerton, CA). Assistant Professor in History of Philosophy. Deadline: November 12, 2020. TT. FT. https://philjobs.org/job/show/15970?fbclid=IwAR2YBmOsJba1teVpySYg24nsTQhAmcRO2l6U-vNoy7Ms-HE484hg47zj8GY. Updates: 12/16: First-round interviews scheduled

Jobs with 2021 Application Deadlines[edit | edit source]


  1. George Mason University (Fairfax, VA). Assistant or Associate Professor of Critical Race Studies. Deadline: January 5, 2021. https://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/49041 Updates:
  2. Bard College (Annandale-on-Hudson, NY). Assistant Professor. AOS Open but "particularly interested in candidates with teaching competence in one or more of the following areas: nineteenth- and twentieth-century Continental philosophy, non-Western philosophy, philosophy of race, feminist philosophy, philosophy of sex and gender, and environmental philosophy." Deadline: January 5, 2021. TT. FT. https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/302442/tenure-track-assistant-professor-of-philosophy-/ Updates: Any news? (1/15)
  3. Western Connecticut State University (Danbury, CT). Macricostas Endowed Teaching Fellowship in Hellenic and Greek Studies. Deadline: Feb. 8, 2021. NT. PT. http://www.wcsu.edu/hr/wp-content/uploads/sites/57/2021/01/Philosophy_-Macricostas_Endowed_Teaching_Fellow_PA_0121.pdf Updates:

Word on the Street[edit | edit source]

Looks like not many people are using the Wiki this year. There seems to be more activity here: https://philosopherscocoon.typepad.com/blog/2020/09/job-market-reporting-thread-2020-21-season.html

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