The Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics at DePauw University seeks applicants for a one-year visiting position as The Nancy Schaenen Scholar of Ethics.
We invite applications for the 2013-2014 academic year appointment of a scholar or artist with strong interest, expertise, and record of accomplishment in ethics through the lens of any discipline. We seek candidates who are passionate about the teaching and study of ethics in the liberal arts undergraduate curriculum.
The Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics provides a compelling physical space and a distinctive forum for DePauw students as they explore their beliefs and values and shape their ethical identities in dialogue with faculty, visiting scholars, local community members and one another. The Institute sponsors lectures and symposia on significant ethical issues and hosts programs at the intersection of professional and personal ethics. The Prindle Institute also assists DePauw faculty members in developing ethics-related research projects and courses that stress ethical perspectives on life and leadership.
The Nancy Schaenen Scholar will contribute to the Prindle Institute and the DePauw intellectual community with a portfolio that can include a blend of the following responsibilities:
- Teaching two or more courses during the academic year.
- Working with the Prindle Institute undergraduate interns; offering public lectures; leading reading groups; contributing to symposia at the Institute; participating in faculty seminars on ethical issues; consulting with faculty and students on ethics-related projects; creating teaching materials on ethics-related topics.
- Conducting research for publication or creating an artistic work in an ethics-related area.
To apply: Submit a letter of interest, c.v., statement of proposed courses/projects, and evidence of teaching effectiveness electronically to Dr. Sharon Crary, Academic Coordinator at the Prindle Institute for Ethics, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN 46135.
Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin November 1, 2012; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
For further information see http://prindleinstitute.depauw.edu and: http://www.depauw.edu/academics/centers/prindle/
DePauw University is an equal opportunity employer. Women and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.