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Assistant Professor of Philosophy - Bioethics

Oakland University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Bioethics
AOS categories Biomedical Ethics
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Rochester Hills, Michigan, United States
Start date August 15, 2022
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at Oakland University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, beginning August 15, 2022. Area of specialization: Bioethics. Areas of competence: Open. Teaching load is 5 courses per year. We are especially interested in candidates prepared to teach sections of "Introduction to Ethics in Health Professions”, “Clinical Ethics”, and “Public Health Ethics” and to assist in growing our new Bioethics minor. Strong record or promise of scholarly publications and evidence of teaching excellence required. Candidates must demonstrate experience with, and a commitment to, diversity and inclusion. For qualified candidates who are interested, there may be opportunities for clinical ethics consultation at local hospitals, and for supplemental teaching at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine and Beaumont Health.  

Minimum Qualifications:

PhD in Philosophy, Bioethics, or Health Care Ethics by August 15, 2022 is required for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral university of high research activity located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 142 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. As an anchor institution in southeastern Michigan, Oakland University is committed to building ongoing and collaborative relationships with the surrounding communities. Community and civic engagement enhances the lives of our students and has a positive impact on our broader community.

Special Instructions:

Candidates will provide a Diversity Statement that describes their interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality. Submit brief cover letter, CV, unofficial graduate transcripts, writing sample, diversity statement, and evidence of teaching excellence through the application portal here: https://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/21702.  Contact information for references will be requested in the online application and a link will be provided through which references can submit letters. Please direct any questions to search committee chair Dr. Ami Harbin at [email protected] Applications will be reviewed starting October 1, 2021, and may continue until the position is filled. 

EEO:Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/21702
Deadline for full consideration: October 1, 2021, 11:59pm EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/21702
Contact name Ami Harbin
Contact email
Time created August 13, 2021, 8:13pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date December 10, 2021, 4:52pm EST
Last updated August 13, 2021, 8:13pm UTC
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