Visiting Assistant Professor of Applied Ethics
Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is accepting applications for a three-year visiting assistant professor of applied ethics, appointment beginning July 1, 2015. This position has the possibility of continuation to a ten-year contract track pending future funding.
We seek candidates with broad teaching competence in applied ethics, and with specialization in one or more areas of applied ethics, such as but not limited to environmental ethics, including food and agriculture ethics, technology ethics, organizational/leadership ethics, or ethics of global resources and interventions. Candidates whose work is interdisciplinary and involves or intersects with work in the social, cognitive or natural sciences, the arts or humanities, or experimental philosophy approaches to ethics, are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. in Philosophy by the time of appointment. We are particularly interested in candidates who are able to contribute to interdisciplinary undergraduate teaching, advising, and program-building with our Ethics and the Common Good initiative, and serve on the advisory committee for the initiative. An interest in integrating community engaged learning activities and projects in courses is also a plus. The successful applicant will be expected to teach two courses per semester and supervise independent student work.
Hampshire is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates.
We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefit program. Please submit a letter highlighting teaching and professional work, a CV (including email address), sample course syllabi, a writing sample, and the names and contact information of three professional references tohttps://jobs.hampshire.edu/. No hard copies will be accepted. Review of applications will begin November 21, 2014.
Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to diversity in education and employment.
USF Ethnic Minority Dissertation Fellowship
University of San Francisco
Academic Affairs/Provost Office
The University of San Francisco invites applications from underrepresented ethnic minority scholars for the USF Dissertation Fellowship Program for academic year 2015-2016.
Scholars complete their dissertation and initiate an ongoing program of scholarly or creative work, while becoming familiar with the usual service responsibilities of a university faculty member. Scholars teach one course in their discipline each semester and serve the University in various capacities. The program provides compensation of $36,000 and limited support for relocation and research-related expenses. Additional support includes office space, computer and library privileges.
Scholars are members of one of the following groups: African-Americans, Asian-Americans, Pacific Islanders, Hispanics/Latino/as, or American Indians, and are U.S. citizens or Permanent Residents. Candidates must have completed all course work leading to their doctorate by Summer 2015, and must be considering a career in college teaching in one of the following fields:
Arts & Sciences: Economics, Media Studies, Communication Studies, Politics, Environmental Studies, Critical Diversity Studies, International Studies (BAIS) Program, English, History, Philosophy, Rhetoric and Language, Theology and Religious Studies.
Education: Counseling Psychology, Leadership Studies, Learning and Instruction, International and Multicultural Education, Teacher Education.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: http://apptrkr.com/544813
The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. As a matter of policy, the University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.
The Macalester College Department of Philosophy invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy to begin fall semester of 2015. The successful candidate should have a PhD in Philosophy (in hand or expected) and show potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching. AOS: Moral Theory (Normative Ethics and Metaethics). AOC: Applied Ethics (especially Bioethics and Environmental Ethics). The department is interested in strengthening its curricular offerings in non-western and feminist ethics. Ability to engage and make connections with empirical disciplines such as psychology, biology, economics and environmental science is also desirable. The normal teaching load is five courses per year, with the usual non-teaching duties expected. Salary and benefits are competitive. To apply, submit letter of interest, CV, three letters of recommendation, writing sample and evidence of teaching effectiveness atwww.academicjobsonline.org. Online applications only. Complete applications received byDecember 1, 2014 will be given full consideration. Initial interviews will be conducted in person at the Eastern Division Meeting of the APA, in December. Questions concerning the application should be addressed to Prof. Geoffrey Gorham: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant and diverse Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, which has a population of approximately three million and is home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota. Macalester’s diverse student body comprises over 1900 undergraduates from 49 states and the District of Columbia and over 90 nations. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. We are especially interested in applicants dedicated to excellence in teaching and research/creative activity within a liberal arts college community. As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applicants from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.
UNC Charlotte invites applications for our new Multicultural Postdoctoral Fellowship program (www.diversitypostdoc.uncc.edu) to support its commitment to diversity, inclusion, and building a strong intellectual community of scholars from different backgrounds. The purpose of the Multicultural Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is to support the early development of scholars who show promise of distinguished research careers and who are from historically underrepresented groups.
Postdoctoral fellows will be engaged full-time in research and may teach up to two courses per academic year as part of their appointment. Fellows are required to be in-residence each semester during their appointment. The postdoctoral fellow will receive extensive university and program mentoring throughout their appointment.
Applications for study in any discipline represented on campus are welcome. STEM applications are strongly encouraged. Please specify your discipline of interest when applying.
Applicants must have completed their doctoral degree within the past five years and no later than July 1st of the current year. The primary criterion for selection is evidence of scholarship potentially competitive for tenure track appointments at a research university. A critical secondary criterion is the support of prospective departments.
All applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents at the time of application; The University of North Carolina at Charlotte strongly encourages applications from African American, Native American and Hispanic scholars. Selection is contingent on the availability of an appropriate mentoring environment.
Please include the following materials with your application: curriculum vitae; a statement of research plans (1-3 pages) (this should describe your commitment to pursuing an academic career); graduate transcripts; a personal statement on why you should be selected for this program (1-3 pages); Writing samples (e.g. publications and/or dissertation chapters); three letters of recommendation. One letter should be from the applicant’s dissertation advisor or faculty mentor.
Applications are taken on-line at http://jobs.uncc.edu, position #POST40.The application deadline is December 1, 2014 at 5:00 PM EST. Please contact Dr. Shawn D. Long at email@example.com or 704-687-0783 if you have any questions.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research university and has an enrollment of approximately 26,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Located in the state's largest metropolitan area, UNC Charlotte is among the fastest growing universities in the UNC system.
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. Therefore, we celebrate diversity that includes, but is not limited to ability/disability, age, culture, ethnicity, gender, language, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. Applicants are subject to criminal background check.