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Full Professor

Department of Philosophy, Harvard University

Job category Senior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Ethics
AOS categories Ethics
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number F01734
Location Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Start date July 1, 2020
Job description

Position Description:  The Department of Philosophy seeks to appoint a tenured professor in the field of ethics, broadly construed to include normative ethics, metaethics, moral psychology, theories of agency and responsibility, practical ethics (including the ethics of AI and other technologies), the history of ethics, and feminist and non-Western approaches to these topics. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2020. The professor will teach and advise at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Basic Qualifications:  Candidates are required to have a doctorate.

Additional Qualifications:  Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching and research is desired. Candidates should also evince intellectual leadership and impact on the field and potential for significant contributions to the department, university, and wider scholarly community.

Special Instructions:  Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (https://academicpositions.harvard.edu). To receive full consideration, applications should be submitted by November 1, 2019; however, applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Teaching statement (describing teaching approach and philosophy)
  4. Research statement
  5. Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas.
  6. Writing sample

Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/9198
Deadline for full consideration: November 1, 2019, 11:59pm EST
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Contact name Emily Ware
Contact email
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Scheduled expiry date February 28, 2020, 5:54pm EST
Last updated August 13, 2019, 1:42pm EST
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