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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, University of Nebraska, Lincoln †

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Ethics, broadly construed
AOS categories Ethics
AOC Open, but Applied Ethics and Political Philosophy preferred
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number F_190153
Location Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
Start date August 17, 2020
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Philosophy, beginning Fall 2020. Responsibilities include teaching four courses per year (two per semester), both undergraduate and graduate; some thesis supervision; and the usual non-teaching duties. AOS is ethics (broadly construed). AOC is open. The department has teaching needs in applied ethics and political philosophy. Salary is competitive. Summer work may be available.

Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in Philosophy or a closely related area by position start date and research and teaching expertise in ethics, broadly construed.

Preferred qualifications include exceptionally promising and accomplished research and teaching in ethics, broadly construed; strong potential for publications, as documented in the application materials, particularly the writing sample; teaching expertise in political philosophy; and teaching expertise in applied ethics.

Please submit complete dossier (including CV, letters of reference, evidence of teaching, and a writing sample) in PDF format to philosophysearch@unl.edu

or by mail to Search Committee, Department of Philosophy, 315 Louise Pound Hall, PO. Box 880321, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln NE 68588-0321.

In addition, applicants must complete the Faculty/Academic Administrative form at http://employment.unl.edu, requisition F_190153. To be guaranteed of full consideration, completed applications must be received by October 20, 2019.

As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

How to apply
Application type Other
Instructions
Click the link below, and then click "Apply to this job" and complete the information form. In addition, submit complete dossier (including CV, evidence of teaching, and a writing sample) in PDF format to philosophysearch@unl.edu OR by mail to: Search Committee Department of Philosophy 315 Louise Pound Hall PO. Box 880321 University of Nebraska-Lincoln Lincoln NE 68588-0321. Also, have at least three confidential letters of recommendation sent to philosophysearch@unl.edu or the mailing address above. All documentation needs to be received by the review of applications date to be guaranteed consideration.
Web address to apply https://employment.unl.edu/postings/66433
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: October 20, 2019, 5:00pm CST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information https://www.unl.edu/philosophy/
Contact name Mark van Roojen
Contact email
Contact phone (402) 472-2425
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Time created September 13, 2019, 4:01pm EST
Scheduled expiry date March 31, 2020, 1:38pm CST
Last updated October 21, 2019, 10:10am EST
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