Job: UC Irvine, History and Philosophy of Science preference

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor:

The Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science at UC Irvine anticipates making a number of appointments over the next several years of tenure-track or tenured faculty at the rank of Assistant, Associate, and/or Full Professor. AOS/AOC: open, but with a preference for areas that enhance or naturally complement the department’s existing Research Groups (discussed in further detail on the research page of our departmental website at

All applicants are asked to provide a cover letter and a full curriculum vita. In addition, junior applicants are strongly encouraged to include a writing sample and at least 3 letters of recommendation (senior applicants may simply provide a list of potential references). The application process may be initiated by clicking the following link:

Candidates wishing to be guaranteed consideration for the current recruitment cycle should apply no later than November 1, 2015. LPS will continue to accept applications until the position available for the current recruitment cycle is filled. The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.

UCI asks all applicants to submit a separate statement addressing how their “past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion will advance UCI’s commitment to inclusive excellence.” Please note that such contributions are conceived of quite broadly, as encompassing teaching, mentorship, and service activities, as well as the content of one’s own academic research, while diversity itself is understood as a variety of personal experiences, values, and worldviews that arise from differences of culture and circumstance, including race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, language abilities/disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic status, geographic region, and more. Such a statement might indicate awareness of inequities and challenges faced by historically underrepresented or economically disadvantaged groups, demonstrate a track record of engagement in such activities, and/or articulate any specific plans for further contributions to them.

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