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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, Tulane University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Political Philosophy or Applied Ethics
AOS categories Applied Ethics
Philosophy of Law
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Ethics, Political Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Economics
AOC categories Applied Ethics
Normative Ethics
Philosophy of Law
Social and Political Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number None
Location New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Job description

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA:  Assistant Professor of Philosophy, tenure-track.  2 courses/semester, undergraduate and graduate, supervision of doctoral theses, typical committee and departmental duties.  Teaching will be 2 courses per year in the Murphy Institute’s program and 2 courses per year in the philosophy department. Area of Specialization: Political Philosophy and/or Applied Ethics.  Area of Competence:  All candidates must have demonstrated competence in contemporary political philosophy; other areas of interest include Philosophy of Law and Philosophy of Economics.  PhD required by time of appointment.  This position is intended to add to our growing strength in moral and political philosophy, for which we now have a separate track in our PhD program.

This is a joint position with Tulane's Murphy Institute, which, through its Center for Ethics and Public Affairs, supports many lectures, seminars, and conferences, along with three one year faculty fellowships each year.  (Please note:  applicants for the Murphy Institute’s one year faculty fellowships, generally intended for those already in a tenure-track or tenured position, should apply for that separately.)

Application deadline: December 1, 2018.  Initial interviews will be conducted via Skype or Google+. Tulane University is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action/persons with disabilities/veterans employer committed to excellence through diversity.  Tulane will not discriminate against individuals with disabilities or veterans.  All eligible candidates are invited to apply for position vacancies as appropriate.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Initial application should include a cover letter, CV, writing sample (of less than 35 pp.), evidence of teaching ability, and three to five letters of reference, which may be addressed to Chair, Philosophy Search Committee. Applications should be submitted at apply.interfolio.com/56582
Web address to apply http://apply.interfolio.com/56582
Hard deadline December 1, 2018, 11:59pm CST
Contact
Web address for more information http://apply.interfolio.com/56582
Contact name Bruce Brower
Contact email
Contact phone 504-616-4304
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Time created November 7, 2018, 12:05pm EST
Scheduled expiry date December 1, 2018, 11:59pm CST
Last updated November 7, 2018, 12:05pm EST
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