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Post Doctoral Scholar - Center for Ethics and Human Values (EXPIRED)

Center for Ethics and Human Values, The Ohio State University

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Political Philosophy, Political Theory or Philosophy of Education
AOS categories Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Columbus, Ohio, United States
Start date July 1, 2024
Job description

The Center for Ethics and Human Values (CEHV) is a faculty-led, University-level center that promotes practical reflection and discussion on the ethical challenges that shape professional and public life. As part of its mission, CEHV has initiated a “Civil Discourse for Citizenship” program that supports a culture of free and respectful discussion that advances robust debate and inclusive community. More information about our Civil Discourse for Citizenship initiative can be found here: https://cehv.osu.edu/civil-discourse-citizenship .

This position is for a 2-year term appointment that will commence on or around July 1, 2024. 

Working closely with the Director and Steering Committee of CEHV, the Civil Discourse Post Doctoral Scholar will:

  • Conduct research on issues related to civil discourse, including topics such as free speech, diversity, toleration, pluralism, reasonable disagreement, and relational equality
  • Teach one 3-credit course on civil discourse each year, entitled “Conversations on Morality, Politics, and Society”
  • Support CEHV staff and faculty working with undergraduate Civil Discourse Fellows to organize civil discourse-related events on campus
  • Support the CEHV Director in organizing an annual Workshop on Democracy and Social Change

Minimum Education Required

Doctoral degree in Philosophy, Political Science, Philosophy of Education, or related field.

Required Qualifications

Advanced knowledge of debates around freedom of speech, pluralism, diversity, toleration, and inclusion.

How to apply
Application type Online
Apply online at the link below. Applicants should submit: (1) a cover letter, (2) a current CV, (3) a writing sample, (4) a teaching portfolio, and (5) three letters of recommendation. Referees should sent the confidential letters of recommendation directly to Dr. Piers Turner at [email protected].
Web address to apply https://osu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/OSUCareers/job/C...
Deadline for full consideration: March 1, 2024, 12:00am EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://osu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/OSUCareers/job/C...
Contact name Piers Turner
Contact email
Contact phone 614-292-7914
Time created December 1, 2023, 10:27pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date May 29, 2024, 5:30pm EST
Expired on May 29, 2024, 5:46pm EST
Last updated May 29, 2024, 9:46pm UTC
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