Ancient Greek & Roman Philosopher

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University of Michigan

Department of Philosophy


(all materials due by 5:00 pm EST, Monday, October 17, 2022)


The Department of Philosophy at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track or tenured position in ancient Greek or Roman philosophy, to begin August 29, 2023. This is a university year appointment, with the level of rank being open. We seek a scholar who will be able to play an active role in the Program in Ancient Philosophy, and who has a strong commitment to excellence in research, teaching, and service. 


All application materials should be submitted online through:

Materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, teaching evaluations and other evidence of teaching excellence, and a statement of current and future research plans. Additionally, please include a statement that addresses your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through scholarship/research, and/or teaching/mentoring, and/or service/engagement. There may be some overlap with your research proposal and teaching statements (1-3 pages each).


Junior applicants should in addition include a sample of written work and arrange for the submission of at least three letters of recommendation. Senior applicants should include in the curriculum vitae a list of references, who will be contacted only for finalists.  


For any questions, please contact the Philosophy Executive Assistant, at To be assured of full consideration, the completed application should be received by 5:00 pm, EST, Monday, October 17, 2022.


Offers for this appointment are contingent on successful completion of a background screening. The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.


This offer is contingent upon reporting your COVID19 proof of vaccinations no later than one week before your appointment start date. You may request a medical or religious exemption; however, successful completion of the exemption process must occur prior to your start date. If you will not be up to date on your vaccinations at the time of hire (defined as receiving all recommended doses in the primary vaccine series and one booster when eligible), you may request an exemption. A temporary postponement may be requested if you are unable to receive the primary series or booster in your country of origin or current location. More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website.