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Associate Professor—Director of Ethics Institute

Louisiana State University

Job category Senior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Ethics
AOS categories Ethics
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Start date Fall 2019
Job description

Associate Professor - Director of Ethics Institute

Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies

Louisiana State University

Louisiana State University, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of the LSU Ethics Institute. The LSU Ethics Institute, founded in 2017, seeks to promote ethical literacy and encourage ethical leadership as well as to foster collaborative, interdisciplinary ethics research designed to address significant social issues and pressing world problems. It conducts teaching workshops across the disciplines, sponsors a speaker series, and a film series, provides grants for interdisciplinary research by faculty, awards scholarships to students for research, both essay and digital, and works closely with the LSU Foundation fund raising efforts.  The position of Director is to be filled at the Rank of Associate Professor, beginning August 15, 2019.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in philosophy or related field

Applicants should have scholarly credentials commensurate with an appointment in Philosophy at a major research university, demonstrate administrative experience or evidence of administrative potential, have the ability to manage the ongoing grant and development activities of the Institute, and the flexibility to lead a multi-disciplinary, cross-college unit with existing and potential partnerships with multiple programs across the college and the university. Candidates should have a strong record of ethics-informed teaching and research.  The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is prepared to make investments commensurate with maintaining and enhancing the Institute’s national and international reputation. Tenure will be held in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, and the appointment will include appropriate teaching and research responsibilities.

Interested parties should submit a formal letter of application, which includes a statement of how their work is relevant to and promises to build on the Ethics Institute’s mission, current curriculum vitae, writing sample, teaching portfolio, and the names and contact information of three referees.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For more information about the LSU Ethics Institute, please visit our website at www.lsu.edu/ethics. 




Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; annual and sick leave; 14 paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption; training and development opportunities; employee discounts and more!

LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity/equal access employer

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Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu.

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Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information http://www.lsu.edu/ethics
Time created November 13, 2018, 2:48pm EST
Scheduled expiry date June 1, 2019, 8:43am CST
Last updated November 19, 2018, 1:42pm EST
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