Assistant Professor of Moral, Political, or Social Philosophy (EXPIRED)
Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Utrecht University
|Job category||Junior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent|
|AOS||Moral, Political, or Social Philosophy|
Philosophy of Gender
Philosophy of Law
Philosophy of Race
Social and Political Philosophy
|Organization's reference number||1203737|
|Location||Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands|
|Start date||August 1, 2023|
We are looking for a new colleague in moral, political, or social philosophy. The successful candidate's research specialization and teaching competence is in at least one of the following areas:
We are especially interested in philosophers from diverse perspectives, whose work is informed by sustained engagement with global philosophical traditions, theoretical perspectives, and/or lived experiences that tend to be marginalized or underrepresented within philosophy departments in The Netherlands.
We are looking for a colleague who:
The candidate appointed to this position will be expected, in due course, to be able to teach in Dutch and English. International candidates will be helped to acquire Dutch language skills in the first two years of their appointment.
About the organization
Within the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, the academic staff of the Ethics Institute pursues research in a wide range of subfields within practical philosophy, including social, economic, and political philosophy, applied ethics, ethical theory, aesthetics, and moral psychology. Within Utrecht University, the Ethics Institute also plays a key role in addressing a wide range of societal issues and promoting ethical reflection in research, education, and outreach. More information about this position (and the 8 other Philosophy positions currently being advertised), see FAQ Vacancies in Philosophy - Utrecht University
We offer a full-time position (1.0 FTE). Upon positive evaluation during the one-year probationary period, the appointment becomes permanent. The allocation is permanently set to 40% research and 60% teaching. Within the 60% for teaching, there is 10% free space that will not be scheduled. The gross salary - depending on previous qualifications and experience - ranges between €3,974 and €6,181 (scale 11-12 according to the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities) per month for a full-time employment. Salaries are supplemented with a holiday bonus of 8% and a year-end bonus of 8.3% per year. In addition, Utrecht University offers excellent secondary conditions, including an attractive retirement scheme, (partly paid) parental leave and flexible employment conditions (multiple choice model). For more information, please visit working at Utrecht University.
|How to apply|
Please note the updated deadline of March 1, 2023 (midnight CET). This is th e same submission site as for the Philosophy of PPE position. Please indicate in your cover letter which position(s) you are applying to. Full instructions can be found on the web page for this position. Apply using the "Apply Now" button at the bottom of that webpage. We would like to receive the following information with your application: (1) your motivation letter; (2) your CV and publication list; (3) a concise research plan showing alignment with the research profile of the department/team (max. 400 words). (4) a concise a teaching statement, outlining your approach to and experience with teaching (max. 400 words); (5) a key publication (max. 20 pages).
|Web address to apply||https://ssl1.peoplexs.com/Peoplexs22/CandidatesPor...|
|Hard deadline||March 1, 2023, 11:59pm CET|
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|Contact name||Joel Anderson|
|Time created||January 31, 2023, 4:49pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||March 1, 2023, 11:59pm CET|
|Expired on||March 3, 2023, 12:46am CET|
|Last updated||March 2, 2023, 11:46pm UTC|
|Last update notification||
The deadline for the position of assistant professor of moral, political, and social philosophy that was announced on the Utrecht University site was Feb 26, 2023 (midnight CET). Because of conflicting announcements about the deadline for that position, we have now extended that to March 1, 2023 (midnight CET). This is also the deadline for the Position Philosophy of PPE. If you wish to submit an application for either or both of these positions, you should submit via the vacancy of the PPE position here, indicating in your cover letter to which position you are applying. (If you have already applied, there is nothing further you need to do.) The direct link for submitting your application is here: https://ssl1.peoplexs.com/Peoplexs22/CandidatesPortalNoLogin/ApplicationForm.cfm?PortalID=4124&VacatureID=1204915
February 27, 2023, 10:51am UTC
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|Job Market Calendar||
This institution has indicated that the position advertised will not follow the APA's recommended job market calendar. An explanation, if provided, appears below.
The timing is tied to the specific implementation, by the Faculty of Humanities at Utrecht University, of an initiative to increase staffing within higher education in The Netherlands, funded by the Ministry of Education.