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Instructional Faculty

[C14-050] - Philosophy Department: Assistant Professor

Position Information

Instructional Faculty


Contact Person:
David Blitz
Phone: (860) 832-2915

Job Description

Central Connecticut State University’s Department of Philosophy invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position beginning Fall 2014. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses and contribute actively and effectively to student growth, service, and scholarship. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Philosophy (completion of the Ph.D. is required by August 2014);
  • Area of specialization: History of Philosophy;
  • Area of competency: Analytic Philosophy; and,
  • Commitment to serving culturally, ethnically and linguistically diverse communities.

Preferred Qualification:

  • College teaching experience;
  • Evidence of scholarly activity; and,
  • Commitment to pluralism in philosophy.

The University: CCSU is one of four state universities with the Board of Regents for Higher Education Connecticut State Colleges & Universities. Excellent professors and a wide array of academic programs prepare students for success in whatever field they choose. CCSU’s motto is more than a slogan; it articulates the University’s commitment to students: “Start with a dream. Finish with a future.” The Princeton Review selected CCSU as one of "The Best Northeastern Colleges." CCSU serves approximately 12,200 students - 9,500 undergraduates, and 2,700 graduates. CCSU is richly diverse: more than 20 percent of students are of traditional minority heritage. Visit our web site at

The Community: CCSU is located in New Britain, a city of some 70,000, within a 10-minute drive to the state capital in Hartford. New Britain is home to the nationally recognized New Britain Museum of American Arts and offers a range of cultural opportunities, including the New Britain Symphony Orchestra, the New Britain Rock Cats (Double A professional baseball), two theatres, and an extensive park system. The University is approximately 2 hours (by car) from both Boston and New York City.

Application & Appointment: For full consideration, applications must be received by February 3, 2014. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. To begin the application process, click on the Apply Now button and submit the following in a single file in the order given below:

  • Letter of interest addressing all required qualifications for the position;
  • Current curriculum vitae;
  • Names of three current professional references with mail and email addresses, and phone numbers; and,
  • Unofficial transcripts.
  • ABD candidates, include a letter from thesis advisor stating anticipated date of completion.

No hard or emailed copies will be accepted. Please redact any personally identifiable information (e.g., Social Security Number) on any documents submitted.

For more information, contact Dr. David Blitz at (860) 832-2915 or blitz



CCSU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Members of all underrepresented groups, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are invited and encouraged to apply.