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The Department of Philosophy at the University of Missouri, Columbia invites applications for a renewable, non-tenure-track Assistant Teaching Professor. Appointment is to begin August 1, 2020 and is eligible for renewal and promotion, depending on need, funding, and performance. The teaching load is six courses per academic year. A Ph.D. in Philosophy by time of appointment is required.

Dr. Peter Markie

Distinguished Curators' Teaching Professor Peter Markie is retiring in September but will continue his association with the Department as a Chancellor’s Professor, a position the Chancellor created for select retired professors. Dr. Markie has a PhD from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and is interested in epistemology, ethics and the philosophy of the mind. He began teaching in the Philosophy Department at MU in 1976. Dr.

Dr. Joseph Bien

Dr. Joseph Bien strengthened the Philosophy community at Mizzou during his roughly 40 years of teaching at the university.

Dr. Bien earned his Bachelors and Master’s degrees at Xavier University. He earned his Doctorate in Philosophy at the University of Paris-Sorbonne in 1968.

Andrew Melnyk

Many students would have difficulty navigating the rules, regulations, and requirements of campus life without the help of academic advisers. This spring, students in the College of Arts and Science tapped in the Department of Philosophy as their favorite academic adviser.

It is our pleasure to inform that Dr. Ariew's Research Board Application, "Darwin, Statistics and Evolution", was approved for funding at the February Board meeting.

It is our pleasure to inform that Dr. Heckel's Research Board Application,"What Makes a Philosophical Interlocutor (In)appropriate", was approved for funding at the February Board meeting.Congratulations Dr. Marta Heckel on winning the UM System's Research Board Grant. 

Stacey Andreasen won Arts & Science Staff Appreciation Award!

Congratulations to Stacey Andreasen, who won the A&S Staff Appreciation Award! Stacey is Bussiness Support Specialist for Philosophy and efficiently handles the Departments of Philosophy, German& Russian Studies and Romance Languages and Literatures. 
We know it’s not easy and we appreciate all your efforts.

Marta Heckel

Marta Heckel has joined the Philosophy Department as an assistant professor.  Her specialization is ancient western philosophy, especially Plato.  

She earned her Ph.D. in 2017 at Cornell University and served there as the Philosophical Review Visiting Lecturer during 2017–2018.  We are delighted to have her on board and bid her a warm welcome!  

 Joseph Bartzel

University of Missouri alumnus Joseph Bartzel has been named one of 21 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows for 2018 by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.

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