John and Daria Barry Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow
AOS: Ethics (with some substantive engagement with normative ethics)
AOC: Open with preference for Early Modern Ethics, Medieval Ethics, or Kant’s Ethics
The John and Daria Barry Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship is a one-year, non-renewable position. The selected candidate will be appointed at the rank of Instructor, and the position will begin August 30, 2021. The John and Daria Barry Foundation Fellow will pursue their research under the mentorship of a Department of Philosophy faculty member, will teach at least one philosophy course each year (and no more than two courses), will help to organize and participate in the Practical Philosophy Workshop, and will participate in extra-curricular programming in moral philosophy.
This is a full-time position with salary and benefits.
The successful candidate will have an active research agenda in ethics, some serious engagement with normative questions, some background in the history of moral philosophy, interest in philosophical pedagogy for students who want to integrate intellectual and personal development, and a willingness to participate in a lively intellectual community. We especially seek candidates with a specialty in Early Modern Ethics, Medieval Ethics, or Kant’s Ethics.
To be eligible for this position: (1) all requirements for the doctoral degree in Philosophy must be completed no later than the start date of the appointment: August 30, 2021; (2) individuals must have no more than five years of cumulative experience working in a research university following receipt of the PhD.
Applicants must upload the following materials by the deadline of 10:59 p.m. Central Standard Time on November 9, 2020: cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement, at least three letters of reference.
All items must be submitted through the University of Chicago's Academic Recruiting website at http://apply.interfolio.com/78450.
Short listed applicants will be asked to submit the following additional materials: writing sample and full teaching dossier, including teaching evaluations and at least three syllabi.
We anticipate arriving at a short list and soliciting additional materials in early December, and scheduling interviews (conducted remotely) in early January.
Questions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading ETHICS POST-DOC.
Position subject to budgetary approval.
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Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Department of Philosophy, Lawrence University
Job category: Junior faculty/Tenure-track or similar
Workload: Full time
Location: Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
Start date: September 1, 2021
The Department of Philosophy (http://www.lawrence.edu/academics/study/philosophy) at Lawrence University, a liberal arts college and conservatory of music in Appleton, Wisconsin, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate must compellingly demonstrate a capacity to teach metaphysics, broadly construed. Candidates are expected to have an ongoing program of high quality scholarship. In addition, we seek candidates with broad teaching competencies and an interest in advancing the philosophy curriculum. The successful candidate will be passionate about working with undergraduates in a liberal arts setting, and contribute to one or more interdisciplinary programs at Lawrence. This includes contribution to our Freshman Studies program, which presents an interdisciplinary introduction to the liberal arts intended to support new students’ fundamental skills as readers, writers, and thinkers.
Duties include 6 courses per year on a 10-week term system (2 classes each term), research, academic advising of students, and university and department service toward shared governance. The successful candidate will have earned a Ph.D. in philosophy by the time of appointment (September 1, 2021).
Lawrence is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We encourage applications from individuals who will help us create a more inclusive Lawrence by: (1) further diversifying the faculty, (2) demonstrating experience with successful diversity-related initiatives, creative activity, or research, or (3) showing interest in developing inclusive pedagogy to address the needs of a diverse student body.
Closing Date: For full consideration, all materials should be submitted by December 1, 2020.
To Apply: Applicants should submit the following at https://lawrence.peopleadmin.com by 12/1/2020: (1) a cover letter, in part explaining their commitment to diversity and inclusion, (2) a current curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of current and future research plans, (4) a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching excellence, (5) a sample of written work. Applicants should also have at least three letters of reference sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by 12/1/2020.
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