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Tenure-Track Professor in Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, Harvard University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Ethics (broadly construed)
AOS categories Ethics
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Start date July 1st, 2022 or later
Job description

Position Description:  The Department of Philosophy seeks to appoint a tenure-track professor in the field of ethics, broadly construed to include normative ethics, metaethics, moral psychology, applied ethics (including the ethics of AI and other technologies), and the history of ethics. We welcome applications from candidates who take a range of approaches to these topics, including (but not limited to) approaches that draw on feminist, Africana, Latin American, and non-Western philosophical traditions. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2022. The tenure-track professor will be responsible for teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Basic Qualifications:  Doctorate or terminal degree in Philosophy or related discipline required by the time the appointment begins.

Additional Qualifications:  Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching and advising is desired.

Special Instructions:  Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/10512). To receive full consideration, applications should be submitted by October 15, 2021. Applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Teaching/advising statement (describing teaching philosophy and practices)
  4. Research statement
  5. Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas.
  6. Names and contact information of 3–5 referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received. At least one letter must come from someone who has not served as the candidate’s primary undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral advisor.
  7. Publications or writing samples

Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/105...
Deadline for full consideration: October 15, 2021, 12:00am EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/105...
Contact name Emily Ware
Contact email
Time created August 13, 2021, 8:14pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date December 10, 2021, 5:43pm EST
Last updated August 17, 2021, 8:32pm UTC
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