Department of Philosophy is seeking to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor.
AOS: Ethics, understood to include metaethics, moral epistemology and/or moral psychology.
AOC: Open, but, other things equal, ability to contribute to more than one research area in the Department and/or to teach courses outside of Ethics in the undergraduate curriculum, is an advantage.
Position begins August, 2013, with Ph.D. by appointment. The University of Tennessee is a Research 1 university and the flagship state university in Tennessee. The Department of Philosophy is a smaller department with an active faculty delivering undergraduate and graduate education (conferring the degrees of B.A., M.A. and Ph.D.).
The successful candidate will demonstrate potential for high quality research/publication and excellent teaching at all levels, including the supervision of graduate students. The successful candidate will also demonstrate a willingness and ability to perform effectively the usual administrative and advising duties, and to engage in institutional and professional service. Salary and benefits are competitive (nine month appointment; possible summer work for additional pay). Women and members of other under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.
To apply please upload a full dossier and any reference letters to http://www.interfolio.com/apply/14078. A full dossier includes at least three letters of reference, writing sample, CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness and cover letter expressing interest in the position. Confidential or candidate reference letters may be uploaded free of charge through Interfolio by the candidate or letter writer. Applications received by October 26, 2012, are ensured review. The position will remain open until filled. Information about the department is available at philosophy.utk.edu. All applicant materials will be reviewed through Interfolio.
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