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Law and Philosophy Fellow

The Law School, University of Chicago

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Political philosophy, with knowledge of issues of global justice and migration essential
AOS categories Philosophy of Law
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Chicago, Illinois, United States
Start date July 1, 2019
Job description

THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO LAW SCHOOL. The University of Chicago Law School seeks a Law and Philosophy Fellow, appointed with the rank of Lecturer, for the academic year 2019-20. This is a twelve month appointment and is expected to begin July 1, 2019. A Ph.D. in philosophy by time of appointment is expected, though in unusual cases a Ph.D. in a related discipline, or a J.D. accompanied by strong training in philosophy, will be considered. Applications welcome from new or recent PhDs or tenure-stream faculty interested in spending a year at the Law School. The Fellow will co-teach the Law & Philosophy Workshop with Martha Nussbaum on the theme of “immigration, Citizenship, and Belonging.”  AOS:  Political philosophy, with knowledge of issues of global justice and migration essential; AOC:  open.  Visiting speakers will be prominent philosophers and law academics working on these issues.  The Workshop will meet about 12 times over the course of the year, with some initial sessions devoted to discussing key texts with enrolled students, and the rest to discussing the papers of the invited speakers with them and with students and faculty.  The Fellow will also be asked to supervise student papers, and to contribute to the intellectual life of the Law School, as well as pursue his or her research. Salary $55K + benefits + superb research environment.  To be considered a candidate for this position you must apply on-line through the University website at https://tinyurl.com/yasugkf4 by January 21, 2019. Resume, cover letter, writing sample, reference contact information and research statement should be submitted electronically on the web site at the time of application. Three confidential letters of recommendation should be mailed to Mr. Joe Pellettiere at The University of Chicago Law School, 1111 E. 60th St., Chicago, IL 60637 with a postmark not later than January 21, 2019.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at http://www.uchicago.edu/about/non_discrimination_statement/. Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email ACOppAdministrator@uchicago.edu with their request. 

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
To be considered a candidate for this position you must apply on-line through the University website at https://tinyurl.com/yasugkf4 by January 21, 2019. Resume, cover letter, writing sample, reference contact information and research statement should be submitted electronically on the web site at the time of application. Three confidential letters of recommendation should be mailed to Mr. Joe Pellettiere at The University of Chicago Law School, 1111 E. 60th St., Chicago, IL 60637 with a postmark not later than January 21, 2019.
Web address to apply https://tinyurl.com/yasugkf4
Hard deadline January 21, 2019, 11:59pm CST
Contact
Web address for more information https://tinyurl.com/yasugkf4
Contact name Joe Pellettiere
Contact email
Contact phone 7737029567
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Time created November 19, 2018, 12:00pm EST
Scheduled expiry date January 21, 2019, 11:59pm CST
Last updated November 19, 2018, 1:32pm EST
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