Assistant Professor, Ethics
Department of Philosophy, Purdue University
|Job category||Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar|
|Organization's reference number||22199|
|Location||West Lafayette, Indiana, United States|
|Start date||August 2023|
The Department of Philosophy at Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN) has two openings in Ethics at the Assistant Professor level. AOS: Ethics. AOC: Open, but the department has an interest in strengthening its profile in political philosophy.
Principal Duties: Purdue is a member of the American Association of Universities, and thus a strong research profile is expected of the successful candidate in addition to graduate mentoring. Standard non-teaching duties. Teaching load is 4 courses/year (2/semester), undergraduate and graduate, including two courses per year in the College of Liberal Arts’ Cornerstone Integrated Liberal Arts first-year curriculum (SCLA 101 or SCLA 102). This curriculum is highly flexible but emphasizes student engagement with primary texts in philosophy, literature, and history.
Additional departmental duties may include teaching some of the following courses in applied Ethics: Biomedical Ethics, Environmental Ethics, or Ethics and Animals.
Qualifications: Ph.D. in philosophy or related field required prior to appointment.
The College of Liberal Arts at Purdue University is embarking upon 45 faculty searches for positions beginning in Fall 2023. These positions will advance research within and across disciplines, and intersect with technology, data science, and engineering in relevant and important ways. These positions include teaching in our innovative, nationally-recognized Cornerstone Integrated Liberal Arts Program that educates students across the university.
To apply, please visit careers.purdue.edu Req# 22199 Applications must include: (i) a brief cover letter, (ii) curriculum vitae (including dissertation abstract and research statement), (iii) copies of official graduate transcripts, (iv) names, email addresses, and institutional affiliations of at least three references, (v) a writing sample of approximately 8-10K words. Letters of reference and evidence of teaching effectiveness should not be included in the initial application but should be prepared for quick submission if requested. If letters are requested from the candidate at a later stage, instructions for how to submit letters will be communicated directly to the candidate. As Purdue Philosophy is conducting multiple searches, please indicate clearly in your cover letter that you are applying for one of the ethics positions. For additional information, contact the search committee chair, Dr. Jacqueline Mariña at [email protected]
Purdue University, the College of Liberal Arts, and the Department of Philosophy are committed to free and open inquiry in all matters. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values free inquiry and academic freedom.
Purdue University, the College of Liberal Arts, and the Department of Philosophy are committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including discovery, instruction, and engagement. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values diversity and inclusion.
Screening of applicants will begin November 15th and continue until the position is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
|How to apply|
For additional information contact Dr. Jacqueline Mariña at [email protected]
|Web address to apply||https://careers.purdue.edu/|
|Email to apply|
|Deadline for full consideration:||
November 15, 2022, 12:00am EST
(applications under review)
|Hard deadline||Tomorrow, 11:59pm EST|
|Web address for more information||https://www.cla.purdue.edu/academic/philosophy/ind...|
|Contact name||Dr. Jacqueline Mariña|
|Time created||September 23, 2022, 5:30pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||Tomorrow, 11:59pm EST|
|Last updated||September 23, 2022, 10:11pm UTC|
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