Full Time Tenure-Track
Assistant Professor in Philosophy
Department of Philosophy

POSITION and qualifications:

Assistant Professor, tenure-track, beginning August, 2016.  The Philosophy Program of Northeastern Illinois University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level, beginning August 2016. AOS: Feminist Philosophy. AOC: one or more of the following: History of Analytic Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, and/or Philosophy of Science. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a 3-3 course load--including a variety of introductory courses, advanced courses, and courses in our General Education program--and will be an active scholar and participant in our vibrant department.  Ph.D. in philosophy required at time of appointment. 


Please submit an electronic dossier including

  • a letter of application
  • CV
  • teaching dossier/evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • writing sample
  • research plan
  • three letters of reference, one of which must provide evidence of teaching excellence

Please submit all materials to: Philosophy@neiu.edu.by December 15th

For more information on Northeastern Illinois University, please visit our website at www.neiu.edu. For more information on the Philosophy Program please visit http://www.neiu.edu/academics/college-of-arts-and-sciences/departments/philosophy.


Northeastern Illinois University is a comprehensive state university of over 12,000 commuter students located on a 67-acre campus in a residential neighborhood on the northwest side of Chicago.  Along with quality academic programming consistent with the University’s mission of excellence and access, the University is known for support of the fine arts, global education opportunities for students, a strong track record in external grant funding, and leadership in teacher preparation and education. Northeastern is nationally recognized as having the most ethnically diverse student body in the Midwest.

In addition, the University has outreach centers in the metropolitan area:  The Center for Inner City Studies addresses educational needs in the African-American community on the south side of Chicago, El Centro provides educational opportunities in the Hispanic community on the northwest side of Chicago, and the Chicago Teachers’ Center is actively engaged in Chicago public school reform.  The University is an active participant in the Multi-University consortium campus in the northern suburbs.

Northeastern Illinois University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications from Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities, as well as other qualified individuals. Northeastern Illinois University positions are contingent upon the University's receipt of its State of Illinois appropriation.