Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellowship

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
College of the Liberal Arts


The Department of Philosophy invites applications for its Alain Locke Fellowship, a one-year post-doctoral teaching fellowship in critical philosophy of race. The fellowship will begin Fall 2011 and be coordinated with Penn State’s Rock Ethics Institute. Our department is grounded in the history of philosophy pursued in an international context, with specialties in Continental and American philosophy. In addition to these specialties, the department has considerable expertise in critical philosophy of race. Our faculty and graduate students are involved in a number of critical race projects, including ones with a global outreach. During their residency, fellows will teach one course per semester and will contribute to the various initiatives in critical philosophy of race in the philosophy department and Rock Ethics Institute. Successful applicants will have completed their dissertation before beginning the fellowship. Salary competitive. Applicants should submit a dossier that includes a letter of application explaining both their teaching experience and their research plans for the post-doc year; a CV; a graduate transcript; and a writing sample. They should also arrange to have sent three confidential letters of recommendation. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by November 29, 2010, at: Search Committee, Department of Philosophy, 240 Sparks Building, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802-5201. Tel: 814-865-6397; fax: 814-863-7986.

How To Apply On This Position

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088