Monday, November 10, 2008

Job Announcement - Senior Search in ASPECT (Virginia Tech)

In addition to the other search that I already announced, here's another for a senior-level scholar for our new, expanding graduate program in the Liberal Arts & Humanities @ Virginia Tech. Pre-modernists (more than) welcome!

ASPECT Senior Position at Virginia Tech
Job Announcement

ASPECT (Alliance for Social, Political, Ethical and Cultural Thought) announces a senior-level faculty position, pending final funding approval, to begin in August, 2009. ASPECT is a theory-based, interdisciplinary, and problem-centered Ph.D. program administratively located in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences at Virginia Tech (see and Candidates must demonstrate a teaching and research record appropriate to appointment at the rank of professor (or advanced associate professor). The search is open to theoretically oriented scholars who have worked in any intellectual tradition, geographic areas and historical periods. Substantial background in more than one discipline is highly desirable. Commitment to team teaching and collaborative research is essential, as is demonstrated familiarity with the scholarly literature on interdisciplinarity.

The successful candidate will hold tenure in one of the four core departments of the program (History [], Interdisciplinary Studies [], Philosophy [], and Political Science []). The position’s two course per semester teaching load will be divided between the program and the tenure department.

All applicants must apply online search posting number 081072. In addition, a full CV, list of three references, a writing sample, and any materials not readily posted online should be mailed to: ASPECT Search Committee, c/o Wolfgang Natter, Director, 202 Major Williams Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061. Questions about the application process may be directed to Tamara Sutphin, tsutphin AT Review of applications will begin January 5, 2009.

Virginia Tech is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women, people of color, veterans, and people with disabilities.

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