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Postdoctoral Fellow/Teaching Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, PPE Program, and Applied Epistemology Project, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Epistemology and/or social and political philosophy, ideally with an AOC in the other area.
AOS categories Epistemology
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC The candidate should also be able and willing to teach courses that count toward the PPE minor.
AOC categories Epistemology
Philosophy of Social Science
Applied Ethics
Social and Political Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number FAC0004763
Location Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
Start date July 1st, 2024
Job description

The Department of Philosophy and the Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seek to appoint a non-tenure track Teaching Assistant Professor and core faculty member in the PPE Program, to begin July 1, 2024. The initial appointment will be for a term of two years with the possibility of renewal for a third year. The successful candidate will also hold the title of Postdoctoral Fellow in the Applied Epistemology Project (aep.unc.edu), a multi-year PPE project directed by Prof. Alex Worsnip that began in 2022, and will work as an integral part of that project. 
The successful candidate will teach two undergraduate PPE-related courses per semester and be actively involved in the Applied Epistemology Project and its events. This candidate should have an AOS in epistemology and/or in social and political philosophy, ideally with an AOC in the other area. They should also be able and willing to teach courses that count toward the PPE minor. Further information about the PPE Program and its courses is available at ppe.unc.edu. 
The position offers salary commensurate with qualifications and state health benefits. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

How to apply
Application type Online
Applicants should submit the following materials: a cover letter (which speaks directly to the candidate’s qualifications and enthusiasm both for contributing to the Applied Epistemology Project and for teaching PPE), CV, writing sample, and evidence concerning quality of teaching. Candidates will also be asked to provide the names and contact details of a minimum of three and a maximum of five professional references at the time of application. To guarantee full consideration, candidates should apply by December 1, 2023, when review of applications will begin. Please direct questions regarding the position to Alex Worsnip, Applied Epistemology Project Director; [email protected].
Web address to apply https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/266874
Deadline for full consideration: December 1, 2023, 11:59pm EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://aep.unc.edu/
Contact name Alex Worsnip
Contact email
Contact phone 919-843-4500
Time created October 4, 2023, 9:41pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date April 1, 2024, 7:39pm EST
Last updated October 4, 2023, 9:41pm UTC
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