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Sawyier Pre-doctoral Teaching Fellowship

Department of Humanities, Illinois Institute of Technology

Job category Graduate fellowship / Fixed term
AOS Ethics and moral theory
AOS categories Ethics
Meta-Ethics
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location 10 W 35th St, Chicago, IL 60616, Illinois, United States
Start date August 2020
Job description

ILLINOIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, CHICAGO, IL.  Fay Horton Sawyier Pre-Doctoral Teaching Fellowship in Philosophy.  One year fellowship, renewable for a second year, intended for graduate students at the dissertation stage of their studies.  Begins August 2020.  Salary is $38,000 per year plus benefits and relocation assistance. Additional summer teaching opportunities possible. We are interested in candidates in ethics/moral theory whose research displays a naturalistic approach to problems in their field, drawing on evidence and methods from psychology, neuroscience, biology, and other related fields.  First year course load of 1-2 -- one upper-level undergraduate and two lower-level humanities courses. If renewed, the courseload would be 2-2, consisting of two upper level and two lower-level courses.  Funding for travel to professional conferences is available on a case by case basis. The successful candidate would be joining a vital philosophical community in Chicago. Candidates must have completed all the requirements for the Ph. D. except for the dissertation, which they should plan to defend during the tenure of this fellowship.  Illinois Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Send or have sent a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and three confidential letters of recommendation to sawyier2019@gmail.com. Inquiries may be directed to Warren Schmaus, Department of Humanities; Illinois Institute of Technology; 3301 S. Dearborn, Chicago, IL 60616.  Email:  schmaus@iit.edu.  Applications must be received by the deadline of November 18, 2019, in order to receive consideration.

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Application type Email
Email to apply
Hard deadline November 18, 2019, 11:59pm CST
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Web address for more information https://web.iit.edu/
Contact name Warren Schmaus
Contact email
Contact phone 312.567.3473
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Scheduled expiry date November 18, 2019, 11:59pm CST
Last updated September 9, 2019, 11:16am EST
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